Designed with the help of zero-style pioneer Shinya Kimura, the XSR700 is a retro alternative to entry-level roadsters like the Ducati Scrambler. It uses the FZ-07’s frame and 74hp 689cc engine.
I’d say it’s been a good week for fans of interesting motorcycles. First Yamaha announces their Ducati Scrambler-fighting XSR700, and now Honda reveals their new Africa Twin adventure bike in an unusual way — a video starring the team that built it.http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/hell-yes-the-h... Read more...
I can remember most of my life saying “I’d kill myself on one of those” as I’d look at a Ducati thunder past. But I’d still stare, longingly as one would pass because of the allure, the perfectly sculpted of the red panels, the throaty rhythmic melody of a glorious V-Twin. Show More Summary
Ducati gets it. Honda is getting it. And now Yamaha nails it. This is the XSR700, the retro-modern roadster based on one of the best bikes in Yamaha’s stable. Read more...
Andrea Dovizioso admits that Yamaha and Repsol Honda have pulled clear of Ducati at recent races, and hopes the gap can be…
Can a full suite of electronic controls help you handle the 162-hp 2015 Ducati Diavel? Be careful -- once you find out, you may feel compelled to buy one.
Italy’s Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. thought they’d caught India’s two-wheeler wave when they proverbially rode into India in 2008. Now they're back for the next circuit.
There’s never been an El Solitario bike that hasn’t polarized opinion. Which is completely fine by David Borras and Co. They’re happy to march to the beat of their own drum, and even adopted “the world’s most hated motorcycles” as their unofficial slogan for a while. But the Spanish outfit is nothing if not eclectic. Show More Summary
The Ducati “Scrambler You Are” video contest has returned for seconds a year after a successful first instalment that received thousands of entries from all over the world. Guess the old adage “if it works the first time, do it again” applies here. Show More Summary
Ducati’s quest to become a bigger presence in the Indian market got off to a rousing start when the company officially announced the opening of the Ducati Store in New Delhi, India, considered as the largest Ducati Store in the world. Show More Summary
If there is one motorcycle manufacturer that’s associated with success in the World Superbike Championship, it has to be Ducati. Ever since the series was established in 1988, Ducati has gone on to win 17 manufacturers titles in 27 seasons. Show More Summary
Italian bikemaker Ducati and motorcycle accessory manufacturer Dainese became the latest recipients of the “Professor Ferdinand Porsche” award in recognition of their roles in developing the latter’s D considered as the best personal airbag deployment system in the market today. Show More Summary
One month after Transport Canada issued a recall of a number of Ducati’s sports bikes, it’s counterpart in the US, the National Highway Safety Administration Bureau, has followed suit with its own recall of the same models. Ohlins’ defective...Show More Summary
As the Wheels & Waves festival winds down, stunning new custom builds are still being unveiled in Biarritz. The latest is this Ducati Scrambler called ‘Magione,’ from Belgium’s Fred ‘Krugger‘ Bertrand. Krugger has two AMD World Championship titles to his name, and he’s known for building cleaner-than-factory bikes. Show More Summary
French custom bike builder Holographic Hammer has unveiled the Ducati Scrambler “Hero 01”, a reimagined take on what the Scrambler ought to look like. It doesn’t have the all-encompassing changes you’d expect from a custom build, but...Show More Summary
Holographic Hammer unveiled their first official take on the Ducati Scrambler, just in time for the Wheels & Waves festival in France. Commissioned by Ducati themselves, in partnership with French magazine Moto Heroes, the motorcycle...Show More Summary
Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso says he is determined to make up for the disappointment of his Mugello retirement at this…
If you were always a little iffy about riding a motorbike because you were afraid of it crashing and pinning you down, those fears could soon be alleviated thanks to Ducati. The motorcycle manufacturer has recently unveiled a new stability system made by Bosch that the folks at WIRED got to take for a test drive. Show More Summary
A new stability control system from Bosch takes anti-lock brake and traction control systems to a whole new level. The post New Ducati Stability System Makes Crashing Near Impossible appeared first on WIRED.