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    Official: Brazil gets special 'Senna' version of Ducati 1199 Panigale S
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    Ducati is bringing a special treat to its customers in Brazil – a special edition of the 1199 Panigale S superbike, exclusive to the South American country, honoring late Formula One world champion and local god Ayrton Senna, who died nearly 20 years ago at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at ...

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    Official: Corvette Stingray gets Monopoly token treatment
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    We collectively rejoiced when Hasbro decided to keep the racecar as a token for Monopoly, but now it appears car lovers will have a new game piece to hoard, on a new version of the classic board game called Monopoly Empire. Instead of vying for fictitious properties and railroads, Monopoly Empire ...

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    Two Wheels: Ducati 899 Panigale gets official introduction in Frankfurt [w/video]
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    Joining the Audi Nanuk Quattro Concept unveiling, Ducati has pulled the covers from the 899 Panigale at Volkswagen Group Night ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The 899 is very similar to its big brother, the 1199 Panigale, except for some key differences intended to make it a more accessible ...

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    Video: Engadget tries Google Glass with motorcycle helmet, results are mixed
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    Our friends at sister site Engadget recently got a chance to give an early version of Google Glass. Tim Stevens went so far as to hop on the back of a Ducati 848 Streetfighter with Glass tucked under his helmet in an attempt to host a Google+ hangout while on a ride. Unfortunately, the system ...

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    Video: 'Born of a Blue Sky' brings the Amelia Island Concours to you
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    The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance has more clout every year and is getting a reputation as Pebble Beach minus the madness. Held in March this year, it celebrated Ducati and the 50-year anniversaries of Lamborghini, the Corvette Sting Ray, Porsche 911 and the Ford GT40. Justin Lapriore was ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale R
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    When 30 Grand For Two Wheels Isn't Too Much Surviving long-term motorcycle riding requires a healthy dose of fear and the heightened awareness that accompanies it. Nothing suffers fools quite as ruthlessly as two-wheeled transport, an axiom that has been relentlessly reinforced by YouTube. The ...

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    Video: Audi R8 V10 Plus takes on Ducati Diavel in straight line
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    The classic car-versus-motorcycle comparison is put to the test as Autocar pits a 2013 Audi R8 V10 against the Ducati Diavel in a run from 0-150-0 miles per hour. While you might expect the 162-horsepower Ducati weighing just 515 pounds to blow away the 542-horse, 3,500-pound Audi, this ...

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    Video: Runway Rumble: Nissan GT-R, Ducati 1098 and Lamborghini Reventon Roadster battle it out
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    One 2.5-mile runway, three different ways to take off: a Ducati 1098, a tuned Nissan GT-R with 580 horsepower and a launch control upgrade, and a Lamborghini Reventon Roadster. You'd naturally expect the Ducati to assert it's lightweight, high-horsepower authority in these matters, but with more ...

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    Video: Watch the Ducati 1199 Panigale RS13 at Mugello
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    Ducati has finally put the finishing touches on its newest race bike: the 1199 Panigale RS13. To celebrate, the team took its newest creation down to Mugello for a quick sprint around the track ahead of its date with the World Superbike Championship. Factory riders Carlos Checa and Ayrton ...

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    Two Wheels: The 2013 Bimota DB11 VLX is a supercharged terror
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    Bimota kicked in the doors at the 2012 EICMA International Motorcycle Show with a whopping 19 models, and while creations like the 1198cc Ducati Testastretta-powered DB11 and the BMW S1000RR-based BB2 are enough get our hearts pumping, the 2013 DB11 VLX can stop them all together. That beast ...

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    Two Wheels: Ducati debuts three new bikes at EICMA 2012
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    The minds at Ducati have been busy lately. The Italian manufacturer pulled back the curtains on three new machines at the 2012 EICMA International Motorcycle Show, including the water-cooled 2013 Hypermotard. Using and 821cc variant of the company's Testastretta 11-degree DS V-twin, the ...

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    Report: CEO says Volkswagen's buying spree is over
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    After adding Italian motorcycle icon Ducati to its stable and spending $5.6 billion on the rest of Porsche, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says he's done shopping for a while. "We have enough to do at the moment in taking our twelve brands to where we want to be," Winterkorn tells German ...

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    Video: Watch Greg Tracy snap the 10-minute Pikes Peak barrier
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    There are the racers who tackle the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on four wheels and then there are the (even more) insane bastards who head up the mountain on bikes. Greg Tracy is without a doubt one of the most talented of those souls. He's collected the Pikes Peak International Hill ...

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    Official: Valentino Rossi leaves Ducati, heads home to Yamaha
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    After an undeniably unsuccessful two-year relationship with Ducati, motorcycle superstar Valentino Rossi has decided to take his talents back to Yamaha, the team he left at the end of the 2010 season for what he hoped would be greener pastures. The deal signed by Rossi will see him wearing ...

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    Report: Is Lamborghini the real owner of Ducati?
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    Will the real owner of Ducati please stand up? It seems things are not as cut-and-dry as we once understood. Audi has just released its 2012 Interim Financial Report, and there is an interesting little bit on its acquisition of Ducati. It seems that not only was the performance motorbike ...

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    Video: Chris Harris pits Porsche 911 GT2 RS against Ducati 1199 Panigale
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    Just because you can't ride a motorcycle doesn't mean you can't appreciate them. Chris Harris is one of those guys who can't ride, but admits to being fascinated by motorcycles. So to that end, he brought his pal Ben Cope from visordown.com to Santa Pod drag strip with a Ducati 1199 Panigale to ...

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    Report: Audi mulling sporty new people carrier and... a scooter?!
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    Autocar says they have spoken to Audi sales and marketing chief Peter Schwarzenbauer who admits his company may soon enter the MPV market (pronounced "minivan" here in the U.S.) market. Of course, with Audi that means a premium minivan with as many as seven seats. Schwarzenbauer tells Autocar ...

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    Official: Robb Report releases 24th annual Best of the Best list
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    Robb Report has released its annual Best of the Best issue, and the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 has been awarded top honors in the automotive category. No surprise there – the Italian supercar was chosen as the magazine's Car of the Year earlier in 2012. Prefer to go topless? In that case, ...

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    Report: Ferrari, Lamborghini among car plants shut down following Italian earthquake
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    An earthquake has rocked northern Italy once again, this time centered approximately 40 kilometers north of Bologna. Early reports indicate at least ten people have been killed in the shock and ensuing aftermath. Reports from Italy also indicate that several automotive assembly plants and ...

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    Video: AWD vs. One Wheel Drive: Audi TT RS Plus pitted against Ducati 1199 Panigale S
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    It was only a matter of time, folks. As soon as Audi finalized its purchase of the Ducati brand, we knew to expect a slew of comparison tests pitting the German automaker's finest wares against the two-wheeled exotica rolling out of Italy's best-known motorcycle maker. The scribes from Germany's ...

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