Category: Ducati

Ducati recalls 2008 Desmosedici RRs due to insufficient distance between the tail guard and the exhaust

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): DUCATI / DESMOSEDICI RR 2008 Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Mfr’s Report Date: SEP 24, 2009 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V370000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: STRUCTURE Potential Number of Units Affected: 386 Summary: DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 DESMOSEDICI RR MOTORCYCLES. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DISTANCE BETWEEN

Ducati unveiled a new version of its twitchy little torque monster today

The Italian manufacturer’s much-loved Hypermotard will soon be available in a 796 cc version for $2,000 less than its 1,100 cc older brother. Final specs for the bike aren’t yet available, but the mini Hypermotard will be lighter weight with a lower seat height without sacrificing much of its Ritalin-esque appeal. The new 796 L-twin