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Ducati Motorcycles

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Founded: 1926
Age: 94 years
Country: Italy
Website: www.ducati.com
Total models: 68
Active models: 5
Discontinued models: 63
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 models

Models
Produced
Variations
2010 - now
22
2006 - now
28
2002 - now
40
1962 - now
12
2017 - now
2

Discontinued models

Models
Produced
Variations
1955 - 1966
3
1984 - 2006
5
2006 - 2009
10
2008 - 2011
9
1964 - 1965
1
1955 - 1979
15
1965 - 1971
1
1957 - 1965
6
1959 - 1965
2
1961 - 1973
11
1968 - 1993
20
1985 - 1996
9
1968 - 1974
6
1952 - 1968
2
1966 - 1968
1
1971 - 1983
11
1955 - 1957
1
1949 - 1953
2
1980 - 1997
17
2000 - 2003
2
1952 - 1958
2
1983 - 1988
2
1994 - 2002
15
2002 - 2006
13
1970 - 2001
48
1962 - 1966
2
2002 - 2003
2
2007 - 2014
14
1958 - 1960
2
1988 - 1993
8
1974 - 1976
2
1992 - 1994
3
1975 - 2002
45
1994 - 1999
14
1952 - 1963
5
1999 - 2002
8
2002 - 2005
6
2003 - 2008
18
1963 - 1963
1
1963 - 1967
1
1961 - 1965
1
1952 - 1954
1
1946 - 1954
5
1956 - 1960
2
2005 - 2010
4
1959 - 1965
1
2005 - 2009
5
2012 - 2016
4
1963 - 1966
1
1967 - 1975
1
1984 - 1985
1
1992 - 2016
106
2011 - 2016
19
1979 - 1983
1
1989 - 1992
4
2007 - 2008
1
1961 - 1968
2
1956 - 1956
1
2005 - 2010
9
1996 - 2007
18
2008 - 2015
12
1992 - 2010
2
1980 - 1984
4

Company 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