There’s plenty to like about the 899 Panigale’s performance, including its light agile chassis and the everyday driveability of its Superquadro engine, but just…
On the eve of the 90th annual Pikes Peak hill climb, Audi and Ducati have come together to support the people that help keep their favourite roads safe.
The famous ‘Race to the Clouds’ hill climb at Pikes Peak, Colorado gets underway this weekend and past-winner Audi is celebrating the event with a special edition Audi Sport RS 5 together with a Multistrada 1200S Pikes Peak Edition from newly acquired motorcycle maker, Ducati.
Audi has released a statement confirming its purchase of thoroughbred Italian motorcycle maker Ducati, in a deal that is thought to be worth €860 million ($1.12 billion). The transaction will be now completed as quickly as possible once authorised by the competition authorities.
The incestuous relationship between Mercedes-AMG and Ducati continues as the brands stage a joint appearance at the Bologna Motor Show, starting this Friday.
The collaboration between Mercedes-AMG and Ducati is beginning to bear fruit as the Bologna-based motorcycle company launched its first AMG enhanced model at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The Diavel AMG Special Edition is inspired by the unmistakable design of the AMG performance brand, which Ducati hope will imbue their range with a mixture of exclusivity and bahn-storming performance.
Today a novel step was taken to bring the car and bike industries just that little bit closer – AMG and Ducati have agreed to work together closely in future to develop common marketing activities and sponsorship propositions. The cooperation agreement was signed during a press conference at the Los Angeles Motor Show by Ola Källenius, CEO of Mercedes-AMG GmbH and Gabriele del Torchio, President and CEO of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
Aston Martin were today announced as the coolest brand in the UK, outdoing Apple’s iPhone which held the top spot last year. The index was drawn up from a potential list of more than 10,000 brands which are whittled down and rated by a panel of 35 ‘style-experts’, before 2,100 members of the public provided their ratings.
Rossi and Lorenzo remaining in the same team for 2011 is looking very unlikely.