Good God The Ducati Scrambler Sounds Amazing

There was never any doubt the Ducati Scrambler was going to sound good. It's using a variant of the same V-twin as the old Monster 796, which always delivered an unmistakable Italian aria once it was uncorked. But nothing prepared us for the aural delights of the new Duc with its first aftermarket can. Oh yes, the… » 12/02/14 12:27pm 12/02/14 12:27pm

​The 2015 Ducati Multistrada Is Four Bikes Rolled Into One

If I'm honest, I'd take this new Ducati Multistrada over the just-announced 1299 Panigale in a heartbeat. I love sports bikes as much as the next leather-clad Power Ranger, but the dual – no, quad – purpose Duc has got a lot going for it. Except for that beak. Damn. And we thought Acura took the cake for worst schnoz. » 11/03/14 5:13pm 11/03/14 5:13pm

Haters-Be-Damned, The Ducati Scrambler Is Rad

Everyone with a keyboard and an opinion has been dissing the new Ducati Scrambler before the first pic landed. Yes, the endless teasers were loathsome, the hipster-driven social media campaign was inane, and I still don't know what the hell this thing was about. But the haters are brand-fellating elitists without a… » 9/30/14 1:36pm 9/30/14 1:36pm

Ducati's New Superbike Outed By Accident

We love the guys at MotoCorsa. They're the Portland Ducati dealer that took the 1199 Panigale S, added some knobby tires, and made a $25k off-roading superbike. But in the process of celebrating their win as the top-selling Ducati dealer in the U.S., they blew the lid of the brand's newest superbike. » 9/18/14 8:11pm 9/18/14 8:11pm

Volkswagen Is Reportedly Making A Sick XL1 With A Ducati Engine

What happens when you take the ultralight, 261-mpg hybrid car of the future, yank out its hybrid guts, and then throw in an engine from a high-strung Italian sport motorcycle? You could get something truly amazing. It's what the folks in Wolfsburg reportedly want for the Volkswagen XL1. Where do we sign up? » 9/27/13 4:45pm 9/27/13 4:45pm