DUCATI models & history

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Ducati introduced the in 1979; its engine was updated in the 1990s in the SS series. The Sport PRO builds on the base 1100 PRO to bring the best the factory has to offer. bevel actuated, desmodromic valved : 125 cc, 239 cc, 250 cc, 350 cc and 450 cc• The dry clutch eliminates the power loss from oil viscosity drag on the engine, even though the engagement may not be as smooth as the oil-bath versions, but the clutch plates can wear more rapidly. For , raced with and the Italian rider. former CEO• Archived from on 16 May 2008. Testastretta Evoluzione: Desmo four-valve, liquid-cooled, 24. Together with Tamburini's , they were enormously influential in terms of styling. two-stroke, 50, 80, 90, 100, 125 cc• Headed by CEO Federico Minoli, 1996—2001; returning for 2003—2007• On 23 September 2007, clinched his and Ducati's first Grand Prix World Championship. 797• Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak• The retro-modern design language is literally in fashion now, and most of the Scramblers in the 2020 line-up flaunt them. 1100 Pro• bevel actuated, spring valved: 98 cc, 100 cc, 125 cc, 160 cc, 175 cc, 200 cc, 239 cc, 250 cc, 350 cc, 450 cc• , Motorbike News, 10 August 2012, archived from on 3 September 2015• Barely a month after the official liberation of Italy in 1944, SIATA announced its intention to sell this engine, called the Italian for "puppy," in reference to the distinctive exhaust sound to the public. 414, There's an old saying in the auto world: Win on Sunday, sell on Monday• Starting with the clip-on-engined Cucciolo in 1946, the company has since grown in size and sophistication. 2005—2008 — Investindustrial Holdings S. Bled, Slovenia: Global Co-Operation in the New Millennium The 9th European Conference on Information Systems. In December 2005, Ducati returned to Italian ownership with the sale of Texas Pacific's stake minus one share to Investindustrial Holdings, the investment fund of Carlo and Andrea Bonomi. 1200 S• Ducati refers to this configuration as L-twin because one cylinder is vertical while the other is horizontal, making it look like a letter "L". Multistrada 1260• Ducati soon dropped the Cucciolo name in favor of "55M" and "65TL". Wisconsin Diesel even assembled and "badge engineered" the engines in the USA. For MY2018, Ducati released the Scrambler 1100 Sport elevating the family line to a whole new level with some top-shelf suspension components and race-tastic livery meant to appeal primarily to the go-fast crowd. On current Ducati motors, except for the Desmosedici and 1199 Panigale, the valves are actuated by a standard valve cam shaft which is rotated by a driven by the motor directly. Ducati is also famous for using the desmodromic valve system championed by engineer and designer Fabio Taglioni, though the firm has also used engines that use valve springs to close their valves. In 2001, a tragic moment for Ducati took place, namely the death of one of its founders, Bruno Cavalieri Ducati. In and , rider raced with his new teammate , who joined the Ducati team from with a two seasons contract. Between 1981 and 1984 won four TT Formula 2 World Championships riding Ducati bikes. Archived from on 16 May 2007. Diavel 1260• Covering several market segments, Ducati's range of motorcycles is divided into model families which include: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, Scrambler, Streetfighter and Superbike. The teeth on the belt keep the drive pulleys indexed. former Managing Director• Boland, Vincent 12 August 2009 , , , p. Effective July 19, 2012, the Audi Group acquired 100 percent of the voting rights in the motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S. The new management team pulled off some interesting stunts and managed to make the Monster Dark the best selling motorcycle in Italy in 1998 and 1999. Such a win could not go uncelebrated and unexploited and Ducati developed the 750 Supersport in this regard, bike which was launched in 1972. Aiding it will be a torquey motor with high mounted exhaust pipes and knobby tires to take it on terrains otherwise not possible. MotoGP World Championship [ ] Ducati rejoined in , after a 30-year absence. Multistrada 1260S• In 1950, after more than 200,000 Cucciolos had been sold, in collaboration with SIATA, the Ducati firm finally offered its own Cucciolo-based motorcycle. In 2019, Danilo Petrucci joined Dovizioso at the factory team. They can be ordered from the in Europe and online on this site. Cremer, Andreas; Hetzner, Christiaan 17 April 2012. Chairman Emeritus• Hypermotard 950• 1950—1967 — Government IRI management• bevel actuated, desmo valved parallel twin : 125 cc,• In 2013, it terminated its relationship with Precision. 2000s [ ] In 2006, the retro-styled was released, which shared styling cues with the 1973 750 SuperSport itself a production replica of 's 1972 race winning , as one of a series representing the 750 GT, 750 Sport, and 750 SuperSport Ducati motorcycles. All modern Ducati engines are derivatives of the Pantah, which uses a toothed belt to actuate the engine's valves. In 1975, the company introduced the , designed by noted car stylist. Streetfighter V4• To be able to touch with hand and test the ebikes, you can contact the Ducati dealers who have test bikes. In the 1950, the Italian company developed its first vehicle, the 1952 Cruiser 175cc, a scooter which had electric starter and automatic transmission. In , , under the control of the new race team director Gigi Dall'Igna and the new , raced with two Italian riders: and. Desmodromic valves are closed with a separate, dedicated cam lobe and lifter instead of the conventional valve used in most internal combustion engines in consumer vehicles. The design was from the hand of , who also designed the and. His designs ranged from the small single-cylinder machines that were successful in the Italian 'street races' to the large-capacity twins of the 1980s. Ducati has also manufactured engines with one, two, three or four cylinders; operated by pull rod valves and push rod valves; single, double and triple overhead camshafts; and even at one stage manufactured small diesel engines, many of which were used to power boats, generators, garden machinery and emergency pumps for example, for fire fighting. In North America there are several Ducati enthusiasts organizations with varying degrees of factory sponsorship, such as the Bay Area Desmo Owners Club BADOC located in and around the city of San Francisco, CA. I was eager to take a look at this new ride ever since it was revealed at the Milan show, and what I see so far does not disappoint. Ducati revamped its Hypermotard range ahead of MY2019 with the 950 and 950 SP to replace its outgoing Hypermotard 939 models. Panigale V4S Corse• This allows the cams to have a more radical profile, thus opening and closing the valves more quickly without the risk of valve-float, which causes a loss of power that is likely when using a "passive" closing mechanism under the same conditions. Ducati is best known for its , called an L-twin by the company, which is the powerplant in the majority of Ducati-marqued motorcycles. In 1999, TPG issued an of Ducati stock and renamed the company "Ducati Motor Holding SpA". Classic Motorcycles by Sheldon's Emu. , , , , , ,• Year Champion Motorcycle Ducati 996 Ducati 996 RS Ducati 998 F02 F04 RS AMA Superbike Championship [ ] In the , Ducati has had its share of success, with winning the title in 1993 and the following year in 1994. For , campaigned their with former World Champions and. This limited-edition fantasy will come with multi-wings, 234 hp, carbon-fiber chassis and body, and an eye-watering price tag. Roland Brown July—August 2011. chain actuated, desmo valved parallel twin : 500 cc 500SD• He drove a Supersport model elevated to 900cc, bike which was later on turned into a limited edition production called 900 SS Mike Hailwooda Replica. In 1935 they had become successful enough to enable construction of a new factory in the Borgo Panigale area of the city. Panigale V4• When the market moved toward larger motorcycles, Ducati management decided to respond, making an impression at an early-1952 Milan show, introducing their 65TS cycle and Cruiser a four-stroke. Tall, upright handlebars, forward set footpegs, and void of fairings, naked streetfighters are the perfect choice for urban hooligans. However, at that time it looked like that all-enclosed bodywork would be the future for all motorcycles. Minoli, Federico 22 August 2006. The 860GT's angular styling was a sales disaster, and it was hurriedly re-designed for the 1976 season with a more rounded fuel tank. The "Ducati Powered by Thok" Ebikes are produced under license by KP srl. In the 1970s Ducati began producing large-displacement motorcycles and in 1973, released a V-twin with the trademarked design. Taglioni chose this emblem of courage and daring as a sign of respect and admiration for , a heroic World War I fighter pilot who died during an air raid in 1918. In addition to the whopping 160 horsepower output of the powerful engine, its emissions have been improved, as well, to meet Euro 5 emissions requirements. Classic• 821• Year Class Champion Motorcycle F1 1981 F2 1982 F2 1983 F2 1984 F2 See also [ ]• In 1975 Ducati offered hand-built production racers, the 'square case' and later models, built in limited numbers. Nine-time world champion rode for Ducati Corse for the and seasons. Panigale V4S Speciale• Giuseppe Montano took over as head of Ducati Meccanica SpA and the Borgo Panigale factory was modernized with government assistance. Ducati's old logo used from 1997 to 2008 From the 1960s to the 1990s, the Spanish company licensed Ducati engines and produced motorcycles that, although they incorporated subtle differences, were clearly Ducati-derived. Jelassi, Tawfik; Leenen, Stefanie June 27—29, 2001. Sixty2• Italian pronunciation: is the -manufacturing division of Italian company , headquartered in. Dovizioso and Iannone returned for another season in with as official tester. These machines come with the epic combination of sport bike aggression and urban practicality. Despite being described as the most interesting new machine at the 1952 show, the Cruiser was not a great success, and only a few thousand were made over a two-year period before the model ceased production. Founded in 1926, Ducati has been producing sport-inspired motorcycles since 1946. McLaren, Peter 26 March 2016. The ABS feature is of the corner-sensitive variety to give the Nightshift an edge on the streets. They have been expanding their dealership and service network motorcycle portfolio ever since. belt actuated, desmo valved V-twin : Almost all motors since 1986. Icon• Four-cylinder,• Italian luxury car brand was strengthened under VW ownership. bevel actuated, desmo valved V-twin : 750 cc, 860 cc, 900 cc, 973 cc Mille• The first Cucciolos were available alone, to be mounted on standard bicycles, by the buyer; however, businessmen soon bought the little engines in quantity, and offered complete motorized-bicycle units for sale. AUDI AG's Automobili Lamborghini S. In March of 1999, Ducati Motor Holding was one of few automotive companies to listed on the stock market, the Milan Stock Exchanges to be exact. Mike Hailwooda got once again on a Ducati bike in 1978 and managed to win the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy. See also: The chief designer of most Ducati motorcycles in the 1950s was 1920—2001. former Chairman of the Supervisory Board,former CEO• The final version came in 1991 with the 907IE Iniezione Elettronica , now without the name "Paso". 1100 Sport Pro• British Superbike Championship [ ] Ducati has won the twelve times. former CEO• Schultz, Jonathan 18 April 2012 , , , retrieved 18 April 2012• "Neilson retired from racing at the end of the year, but the bike he and Schilling built — nicknamed Old Blue for its blue livery — became a legend," says Richard Backus from Motorcycle Classics: "How big a legend? Newly revised in 2018, the Monster 821 from Ducati benefits from some trickle-down engineering from its big brother, the Monster 1200, and a host of new design touches all its own. Chairman of the Supervisory Board• In , MotoGP reduced the engine size to 800 cc 49 cu in , and Ducati continued to be the fastest with a bike that was markedly quicker than its rivals as was displayed by Casey Stoner on tracks with long straights. 12,• Year Champion Motorcycle F01 F03 F04 F06 F08 R Supersport World Championship [ ] Year Champion Motorcycle FIM Superstock 1000 Cup [ ] Year Champion Motorcycle Ducati has also won the manufacturers' championship for years 2008—2009, 2011 and 2016. Desmodue LC: Desmo two-valve, liquid-cooled ST2• Archived from PDF on 2011-02-21. In addition to the Bologna factory located in the Borgo Panigale area, Ducati has a plant in Thailand, which opened in 2011 and assembles motorcycles for the Asian market, and, since 2012, another in Brazil that assembles motorcycles for South America. bevel actuated, spring valved V-twin : 750 cc, 860 cc• 1990s [ ] In 1993, introduced the , a naked bike with exposed trellis and engine. pullrod actuated, 48 cc and 65 cc Cucciolo• Ducati also supplied bikes to , with and riding for the team in 2009. Another shift in management came in 1996 when the Italian company was taken over by Texas Pacific Group, an investment company from America. But the Ducati motorcycle bandwidth is vastly wider than a track, with approachable like the and series inviting new riders to the sport, the versatile range offering a balance of sport riding, , and commuting prowess, and the exciting , , and power cruiser dishing out a unique brand of two-wheel V-twin performance. subsidiary acquired 100 percent of the shares of Ducati Motor Holding S. owner Motorsport. The new 950 borrows from the supermotard world for general design and rocks sharper angles for a more aggressive look. former Managing Director• The builders in Bologna are also famous for their signature Desmodromic valvetrain and top-notch ride-quality electronics that deliver high-performance along with the safety systems to help you maintain control over the power. MotoTrans's most notable machine was the 250 cc 24 Horas Spanish for "24 hours". : 620, 695, 696, 750, 796, 900, S2R, S4R• 1299 R Final Edition• 1973—1978 — Headed by Cristiano de Eccher• An investment vehicle formed by Investindustrial Holdings, BS Investimenti and Hospitals of Ontario Pension Plan• The Paso design was copied for the and 125. Year Champion Motorcycle 1993 1994 Ducati had an important place in early Superbike racing history in the United States and vice versa: In 1977, editors and took a Ducati 750SS to first place at Daytona in the second-ever season of AMA Superbike racing. Ian Falloon 10 August 2006. Adams, Dean 22 August 2006. [Ducati Group: sales in 2015, sales and earnings growth]. Full Throttle• Diavel 1260 S• Ducati unleashed to the world their most extreme version of their famed V4 R superbike: the V4 Superleggera. Ducati explores its Dark Side with the new-for-2021 XDiavel power cruiser. Hypermotard 950 RVE• Multistrada 950S• Duglin Kennedy, Shirley 2005. Not an entry-level ride by any stretch of the imagination, the Monster 821 does offer an experienced rider a mercurial platform that can shift personalities at the touch of a button for a wide range of conditions and skill levels. Rossi returned to the Yamaha team for the 2013 season. When Ducati re-joined MotoGP in , MotoGP had changed its rules to allow four-stroke 990 cc engines to race. The Ducati Company was founded in 1926 by the three Ducati brothers, Bruno, Adriano and Marcello. Ducati and the TT, Pullen, Greg page 45• A liter-plus mill delivers 86 ponies, and the electronics include corner-sensitive safety features to help you keep it rubber-side down regardless of your experience level and the prevailing conditions. There are more than 400 Ducati clubs worldwide and 20,000 registered users of the Ducati Owners Club web site and 17,000 subscribers to the racing web site. Ducati "Cucciolo", 1950 Meanwhile, at the small firm SIATA Societa Italiana per Applicazioni Tecniche Auto-Aviatorie , Aldo Farinelli began developing a small. pushrod actuated, spring valved V4 : Prototype , only two made. In 1953, management split the company into two separate entities, Ducati Meccanica SpA and Ducati Elettronica, in acknowledgment of its diverging motorcycle and electronics product lines. Ducati Riders of Illinois DRILL located in Chicago, IL. Ducati made its India-return in 2015 and independently this time around. Alan Cathcart January—February 2011. pushrod actuated, 98 and 125 cc• Merchandising [ ] Ducati has a wide range of accessories, lifestyle products and co-branded merchandise bearing their logos and designs. One year later 1953 , Ducati came up with a 98cc version of this vehicle and they soon increased its capacity to 125cc. This is a legit no-compromise hyperbike for the streets. Ducati fills out its large-displacement Scrambler lineup ahead of MY2020 with the Scrambler 1100 PRO that also doubles as the platform for the top-shelf 1100 Sport PRO. In 2014 teamed up with Dovizioso for the season, and he left at the end of the year. Panigale V2• A Ducati racing motorcycle from 1968 Ducati's history with motorsport began with speed records on Cucciolo motorized bicycle in 1951, followed in 1954 with bringing in Fabio Taglioni to found a road-racing program with the. Panigale V4R• The engines have been found in all parts of the globe. Year Champion Motorcycle Superbike World Championship SBK [ ] The company has won 14 and 17 , competing since the series' inception in 1988. , Bologna Italy via Automobili Lamborghini S. This maniac will be a street-legal carbon-fiber rocket, ready to rip on the track and the streets around your million dollar mansion upstate. Ducati also extensively uses a , although Ducati's MotoGP project broke with this tradition by introducing a revolutionary carbon fibre frame for the Ducati Desmosedici GP9. It was finally destroyed by around 40 on Thursday October 12, 1944 as part of the 's Operation Pancake which involved some 700 aircraft flying from airfields in the. Supersport S• Taglioni used the identified with the brand on his Ducati motorbikes. A new tank, tail section, headlight and muffler gives it an all-new variation on the classic Monster look with due consideration for the original Monster 900. The company has a licensing agreement with , launching a collection of eight co-branded pieces in 2006, sold through both of the brands' retail outlets. It carries the mid-range, 803 cc L-Twin engine wrapped in a homejob-custom package with unique components that complete the look. Contents• chain actuated, spring valved parallel twin : 350 cc, 500 cc GTL• via Audi's Automobili Lamborghini S. Archived from on 20 December 2007. Multistrada 1260S Djair• It is an intelligent fusion of an old-school cover over modern technology that is born to live both the city and the wildlife. 5 April 1970 , "Auto Manufacturers Keep One Eye on the Track and the Other on Consumer", , p. 1983 came and Ducati became part of the Cagiva Group as it was purchased by Claudio and Gianfranco Castiglioni. The engines were the IS series from 7 to 22 hp 5. Multistrada 1260 Enduro• The Monster has undergone the most changes of any motorcycle that Ducati has ever produced. There were bikes in the race, driven by Bruno Spaggiari and Paul Smart who managed to win the first and the second place. Archived from on 17 February 2005. After registering a large success with the 450 desmodronic bike, Ducati came up with a 750 twin cylinder desmodronic motorcycle and introduced at the Imola 200 Miles race. Hayden's Ducati move, which will see the 27-year-old line-up alongside 2007 world champion Casey Stoner, has been considered a done deal for months. This site uses different types of cookies, including analytics and profiling cookies its own and from other sites to send you advertising in line with the preferences you have shown while online. In 1993, , Massimo Bordi and Claudio Domenicali designed the. Williams, Evan 8 March 2007. Hypermotard 950 SP• All these models were presented to the public in 1957 at the Milan Salon. Enthusiasts groups [ ] A key part of Ducati's marketing strategy since the 1990s has been fostering a distinct community identity in connection with branding efforts including online communities and local, regional and national Ducati enthusiast clubs. The Paso was a typical "you love it, you hate it" bike. Streetfighter V4S Supersport• 2008—2012 — Performance Motorcycles S. 1978—1985 — VM Group• In the 1960s, Ducati earned its place in motorcycling history by producing the fastest 250 cc road bike then available, the. is part of Audi via its subsidiary Lamborghini, which is owned by the Volkswagen Group , the Italian company is often referred to as the Ferrari of the motorcycle world. In 1985, bought Ducati and planned to rebadge Ducati motorcycles with the "Cagiva" name. They have also produced outboard motors for marine use. former Chairman of the Board of Management• Archived from on 30 September 2007. Only 67 were built between 1993 and 1997. In Superbike Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers' titles and 14 Riders' titles and in 2011 passed the historic milestone of 300 race victories. XDiavel•。 。

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