Ducati's 2006 model line, launched at EICMA in Milan, includes 25 bikes in six families - Monster, Multistrada, Sport Touring, Supersport, SportClassic and Superbike. Also gaining a fair share of attention at the unveiling was a 1,000cc concept bike Ducati dubbed the Hypermotard.
Ducati's Monster family includes the 620, 620 Dark, S2R, S2R Dark, S4R, and new S2R1000 and S4Rs Testastretta; the Multistrada's 620 620 Dark, 1000 DS and 1000s DS; Sport Touring features the ST3 and ST3s ABS; the Supersport line with the 1000 DS; and the exotic SportClassic range, with its GT1000, Paul Smart 1000LE and Sport 1000.
The company's bread-and-butter product, the Superbike family includes the 749, 749 Dark, 749s, 999, 999s, 749R and 999R race models, and a limited 999R Xerox.
See the December 5 edition of Powersports Business magazine for a complete report.
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