By Mauro Battocchi Last night at the Wingtip Club in San Francisco, a new feat of Italian engineering was introduced to the American public. Introducing the Energica Ego: the world's first all-electric superbike.   Manufactured in the Italian racing heartland of Modena, the Ego represents a leap forward in innovative motorcycle design with...

by Jason Fogelson Dominique Cheraki has been with Ducati for over 18 years, most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Ducati North America (DNA). Beginning January 1, 2016, he will transition to the position of Ducati Network Development Director at Ducati's headquarters in Bologna, Italy.   Jason Chinnock, most recently Marketing...

Ducati launches its Ride a Song contest and asks competition participants to propose the ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best "road trip" wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends.   The Ride a Song contest...

Giampiero Testoni straddles the sleek Energica Ego motorcycle, hits a few buttons and nothing happens. Dead silence. "Impressive, no?" he says with a smile.   Before getting an answer he's suddenly off, rocketing down curvy Skyline Boulevard with a reporter clinging tenuously to his midriff. Instead of a snarling exhaust, there's only t...

Back in July, Ducati reported that it had set record sales for the first half of the year. Ducati mid-year sales were up 22%, and Ducati Motor Holding CEO Claudio Domenicali attributed this growth to teamwork and the Ducati Corse racing division. Sales were expected to climb throughout the remainder of 2015 due to the top-selling model by the...

Vespa 946 Emporio Armani was developed jointly by Giorgio Armani and Piaggio to celebrate two of Italy's most established symbols of style and creativity.   To mark the year 2015 – the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani and the 130th birthday of the Piaggio Group – Emporio Armani has designed a special version of the Vespa...

La Moto Washington, located in the heart of Arlington, and a short walk from the Clarendon Metro, is the official flagship store for Vespa, Piaggio, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi. Whether you are new to riding, or simply want to add utility and excitement to your morning commute, La Moto Washington has a vehicle to suit your riding level and interest...

di Maurita Cardone   Se l'estate prossima vedrete le strade di New York animarsi dei vivaci colori dello scooter più italiano che ci sia, non stupitevi. A Tribeca ha infatti appena aperto Vespa Manhattan, il primo concept store newyorchese tutto dedicato alle icone su due ruote firmate Piaggio.   Il negozio, al 6 di Grand Street, tra...

di Paolo Lorenzi   Da Mandello a Brooklyn, passando per Seattle, Sacramento, Austin. È il viaggio della riscoperta. Il motociclismo americano è la nuova frontiera di Miguel Galluzzi, il designer argentino che sta portando in giro per gli Stati Uniti gli ultimi modelli della casa lariana per farli conoscere ai motociclisti yankee.   Gr...

by Adam Waheed   Few build a naked bike with more personality and bad boy sport attitude than Ducati with its Monster. Throughout its 23 year history, the Monster has become the rowdy but love-able face of the Italian brand. This spring, it writes a new chapter of speed with its R-spec 1200 ($18,695 in red).   The 'R' expands on the o...