Tag: Ducati

Mercedes-Benz AMG ends partnership with Ducati

Following Audi’s announcement of it acquiring Ducati, Mercedes-Benz AMG has released a statement saying it will be ending its marketing relationship with Ducati, the Italian two wheeler company. This decision was taken immediately after Audi made an official announcement to acquire the Ducati brand lock, stock and barrel from Investindustrial Group. Obviously, due to Ducati’s acquisition, Audi and …

VW’s Audi acquires sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati

Supervisory Boards of Audi AG and Volkswagen AG gave the green signal for Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.’s acquisition. Audi has officially announced plans to purchase Ducati from the Investindustrial Group. The terms of the agreement were not released, but Audi is confident the transaction will be completed “as quickly as possible” once approved by government authorities. In a …

VW’s Audi in talks to buy bike maker Ducati

Word on the street is that Audi is talks with Ducati for its lightweight engine know-how and its racetrack achievements and the distinctive sound and styling of its bikes. Sources familiar with the plans say that Audi is in talks with a private equity group that controls Ducati. If the deal goes through, Audi would have got a …

Ducati Motorcycle brand for sale – BMW, Volkswagen and Mahindra some of the interested buyers

One of the most famous motorcycle brands in the world, Ducati is up for sale. Ducati is currently owned by Investindustrial Holdings SpA under the name Performance Motorcycles SpA. Mr Andrea Bonomi, Chairman, Investindustrial Holdings, said, “Ducati is now a perfect company but the further growth it requires needs the support of a world-class industrial partner. This year, …

Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition to debut in Frankfurt

Mercedes AMG and Ducati will launch the Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition on September 15 to 25, 2011, at the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany. The Diavel family’s 2012 flagship model, a tribute to the AMG luxury-sport brand, is meant for avid aficionados of engineering detail, exclusive style and technology. The one-of-a-kind collaboration between Ducati and …

Ducati opens new showroom at Bangalore

Ducati India opened its 4th showroom in India in Bangalore. The Italian motorcycle major inaugurated its Bangalore (Bengaluru) showroom in the presence of Mr. Mirko Bordiga (CEO Ducati Asia Pacific) and with the launch of Ducati Diavel in India. The new showroom displayed its entire bike lineup from the Monster 796 to the Diavel at the Lavelle Road …

2011 Ducati Diavel launched in India

Italian bike maker Ducati has launched the Diavel superbike in India. The latest motorcycle from the Ducati stable is available in two variants, the Diavel Standard and the Diavel Carbon. The bike is priced at Rs. 17.06 lakh for the base, the Carbon variant is priced at Rs. 22.06 lakh and the top end Carbon Red variant is …

Mercedes AMG Partner With Italian Motorcycle Manufacturer Ducati

AMG and Ducati will work together closely in future. The initial aim of the cooperation between the performance brand from Affalterbach and the Italian manufacturer of high-performance motorcycles is to develop common marketing activities. The co-operation agreement was signed November 2010, during a press conference at the Los Angeles Auto Show, by Ola Källenius, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH …