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Ducati Motorcycles

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Founded: 1926
Age: 96 years
Country: Italy
Website: www.ducati.com
Total series: 58
Active series: 11
Discontinued series: 47
The Ducati Company manufactures racing inspired bikes that are engineered to deliver excellent performance on the track. Ducati bikes are highly sophisticated and are reported to be the most desired bikes for the road. The bikes, sold in over 60 countries worldwide effectively indulge even the most extreme motorcycle enthusiasts with its high performance and handling. The technology incorporated into the bikes is state-of-the-art with engine features unique only to this label. With more than 50 years of experience in the field, the Ducati Company continuously makes significant innovations in engineering and bike design and has the reputation of being one of the top bike companies in the world.

Active series

Series
Produced
Variations
2011 - 2022
3
2007 - 2022
6
1995 - 2022
21
2002 - 2022
9
2015 - 2022
7
1968 - 2022
19
2009 - 2022
4
2014 - 2022
1
2003 - 2022
4
2016 - 2022
5
2022
1

Discontinued series

Series
Produced
Variations
1984 - 1986
2
2010
2
2012 - 2014
2
1960 - 1978
5
2015 - 2020
2
1964 - 1967
1
1961 - 1963
1
1961 - 1974
4
1969 - 1990
8
1968 - 1974
3
1975 - 1983
4
1981 - 1998
4
2003
1
1987
1
1995 - 2003
2
2003 - 2006
2
1971 - 2002
8
2003
1
2010 - 2013
2
1989 - 1992
3
1974 - 1978
1
1993 - 1994
1
2014 - 2015
1
1975 - 2002
6
1989 - 1991
1
1991 - 1993
1
1994 - 1998
1
2016 - 2018
1
1999 - 2001
1
2002 - 2003
1
2003 - 2006
1
2007 - 2008
1
1961 - 1966
1
1959 - 1965
1
2007 - 2010
1
2006
1
2013 - 2016
1
1994 - 1995
1
2001
1
2002
1
1965 - 1968
1
2007 - 2010
1
2006 - 2010
1
1995 - 2002
3
1997 - 2007
3
2006 - 2012
4

Brand timeline

1926
  • founded as Società Scientifica Radio Brevetti Ducati to produce vacuum tubes and other radio components
1935
  • establishing of new factory
1944
  • Bombing destroys factory
1950
  • first Ducati motorcycle 48cc bike weighing 44kg - Cucciolo
1953
  • company is split into Ducati Meccanica SpA (motorbikes) and Ducati Elettronica (electronics)
1985
  • Cagiva buys Ducati
1996
  • Cagiva sells 51% Ducati shares to Texas Pacific Group
1998
  • Texas Pacific Group buys almost all remaining shares
1999
  • Company is renamed Ducati Motor Holding SpA
2012
  • Audi buys Ducati