CUPERTINO, CA – November 17, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – After unveiling its newest 2017 motorcycles at EICMA in Milan, Italy, Ducati will showcase its newest flagship Superbike, the 1299 Superleggera, for the first time in North America at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from November 18 to 20. In total, the iconic Italian brand will have four new products on display, including the SuperSport, Multistrada 950 and Scrambler Desert Sled.
- Ducati North America CEO Jason Chinnock will present four new Ducati motorcycles to the press in Long Beach
- North American Debuts of 1299 Superleggera, SuperSport, Multistrada 950 and Scrambler Desert Sled
Ducati is celebrating record-breaking sales performance in its 90th anniversary year of 2016. Motorcycle sales broke the barrier of 50,000 units, in thanks to new products, innovative technology and forward-thinking strategy aimed at the future.
Images of the four new motorcycles are attached.
North American Debuts Slated for Long Beach IMS
(MSRP $80,000 / Available May 2017) – The fastest twin-cylinder in history (215 HP), the first production, street-legal motorcycle with a full carbon fiber structure and the new benchmark for Superbike technology.
(MSRP $12,995 / Available April 2017) – The SuperSport perfectly balances sport and comfort to guarantee excitement and riding pleasure. With its 113 HP, this is the road-going sports bike to suit everybody: beautiful, fun, versatile. Whether on the motorway or in city traffic, the SuperSport allows anyone to indulge in their sports instinct.
(MSRP $13,995 / Available January 2017) – The Bologna-based manufacturer’s entry “multibike,” designed to provide all the excitement of the Multistrada in a way that makes it more accessible and versatile.
Scrambler Desert Sled
(MSRP $11,395 / Available March 2017) – The first fully on and off-road-capable Scrambler is a bike that evokes the spirit of American dual-sport bikes of the ’60s and ‘70s. With a reinforced frame and adjustable suspension, as well as spoked wheels (19″ at the front), the bike is simply perfect for those who want to get off the asphalt.
In addition to showcasing many of the company’s newest models, several brand favorites will be back for 2017 and on display in Long Beach, including the 1299 Panigale, 959 Panigale, Multistrada 1200 Enduro, Multistrada 1200, XDiavel, Diavel, Hypermotard 939 and Monster 821 as well as the Scrambler Icon, Full Throttle and Sixty2.
Source: Ducati Motor Holding spa