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Rumormill: Volkswagen interested in Ducati... still

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Oct 15th, 2009 at 8:59AM

Ducati 1098R - Click above for high-res image gallery Rumors of a possible motorcycle brand for Volkswagen aren't anything new. It's a well-known fact that Ferdinand Piëch, Chairman of Volkswagen's Board, wishes that the German automaker had purchased Ducati back in 1985 when the Italian bike manufacturer was in dire financial shape. As recently as last year, Piëch – himself a Ducati rider even at age 72 – commented that Volkswagen could still purchase an unnamed motorcycle manufacturer if the conditions were right. Strike up the rumormill again, boys and girls. The... Read More

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