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Ducati transforms its XDiavel cruiser into a drag bike for the new DraXter concept at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy.

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Ducati will display three custom Scramblers at the Verona Motor Bike Expo that take inspiration from vintage racers and classic bikes.

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Ducati revealed a special-edition Scrambler cafe racer done up in black and bronze by Italia Independent, the fashion house headed by Fiat scion Lapo Elkann.

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If VW can't pay back its $21 billion in loans on time, it might have to sell important assets like Bentley or Lamborghini.

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After retiring from MotoGP competition in 2012, Casey Stoner is coming back to serve as a test rider and brand ambassador for Ducati, which enjoyed its most successful years with the Aussie rider.

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Ducati wheeled itself into the EICMA show this year with a stunning display of new models, including the new XDiavel, Panigale 959, two versions of the Multistrada 1200, two of the Scrambler, and three of the Hypermotard.

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While leading the race, Italian MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone hit a bird on the second lap of the 2015 Phillip Island Grand Prix with his Ducati GP15. Watch the carnage unfold here.

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Chris Harris swaps four wheels for two to take a ride on the Ducati Scrambler. He gives a novice's opinion of the Italian brand's more beginner-friendly bike.

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And Explores The Full Flexibility Of The Ducati Multistrada 1200

Watch Jamie Robinson demonstrate the four riding modes of the Ducati Multistada 1200 while having what might possibly be the best American riding adventure ever.

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The Ducati Monster 1200 R sharpens the razor of the already impressive 1200 S. Power of the 1.2-liter twin is pushed to 158 horsepower, and weight drops thanks to a few new parts.

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The Volkswagen Group is preparing a massive shakeup to its internal structure that will see the company's brands split into four companies of three brands.

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Rumor Says He Loved It Enough To Consider Doing An Electric Duc

What happens if you put the CEO of a famous Italian brand on an electric conversion of one of its motorcycles? If rumors are to be believed, there may be an battery-powered Ducati sometime in the future.

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Consumer Reports' 2015 motorcycle study still finds Japanese brands to be the most dependable, but riders have the most love for American models from Victory and Harley-Davidson.

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Famed Italian Bikemaker Goes Affordable 'Lifestyle'... Authentically?

Ducati's new Scrambler is a surprisingly funky and affordable motorcycle that aims to court a new audience. Will it succeed? We ride it and place our bets.

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Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Honda and Yamaha Bring Performance To Milan

Each and every year, the world's biggest motorcycle manufacturers gather together in Milan, Italy to show off the latest and greatest machinery that will soon be offered to dealerships the world over. It's called EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), and this year's crop of new motorcycles is just as exciting as ever.

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Just as much as (if not more than) any other automaker, the Volkswagen Group is all about synergies: making the most out of the considerable resources it has at its disposal, and letting one division help the other. But if you wonder what benefit Volkswagen could possibly get from its acquisition of Ducati, and vice versa, wonder now more. Just a few weeks ago VW demonstrated one thing it's gotten out of the Ducati takeover with the XL Sport concept, and now Ducati is showcasing its side of the

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We live in a high-tech supercar renaissance, with the Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and Ferrari LaFerrari all duking it out for performance supremacy. All three members of this power trio place the engine behind the driver and use some kind of hybrid assist. However, each one finds a slightly different way to make that setup work. While all of the tech is insanely cool, let's just admit that we are all really wondering which one is the quickest and which is the fastest. Autocar aims to find out

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Casual motorcycle fans will know Ducati best as purveyors of cutting-edge superbikes and nakeds, but with the market for retro cycles heating up, the Italian manufacturer has finally unleashed its long-awaited Scrambler. First shown earlier this week at the International Motorcycle Fair in Cologne, Germany, the new bike has also been revealed here at the Paris Motor Show adjacent to offerings from its parent automakers Audi and Lamborghini.

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After months of teasing, Ducati is finally premiering the 2015 Scrambler at the Intermot 2014 motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany, but this reinterpreted retro bike doesn't actually hit the streets until January of 2015, so there's still some waiting to do. It will be offered in four trims that are each slightly tweaked to appeal to those looking for vintage style, modern usability or a mix of both.

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Ducati has come a long way since the halcyon days of 1960s and '70s. These days it's known primarily for making sport bikes, with the occasional cruiser (Diavel) and off-road bike (Hypermotard) thrown into the mix. But it's preparing to go back to those simpler times with a new Scrambler.

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Car vs Bike: It's a story we've heard told and seen played out countless times before, but it's one of which we never get tired. Or seldom, anyway, especially when it pits such lust-worthy machinery against each other.

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