We've already seen the new 2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R which is being launched this week in Ascari, Spain but Ducati is not stopping there.
We've already seen the new 2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R which is being launched this week in Ascari, Spain but Ducati is not stopping there. Plans are in place to unveil nine new Ducati models at November’s Eicma show in Milan to add to the Ducati 2016 range.
Ducati say that next year's range ‘represents, beyond any shadow of doubt, the biggest, most decisive attack on the market ever to have been launched by Ducati.’
Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali said in a press release: 'The year 2016 will see continued growth at Ducati. No less than nine new models, including the just-unveiled Monster 1200 R, will be joining the 2016 range. Never before has Ducati presented so many new bikes and EICMA will provide the perfect platform on which to show them to all to our enthusiastic customers.
Two of these will take us into segments in which we’re currently not present and this is going to be one of the greatest challenges of 2016: to extend the Ducati hallmarks of style and performance to motorcyclists who were – until now – beyond our reach.
Following a highly positive 2015, we look to the future with optimism and confidence. Given the results achieved during the first six months of the year, with 22% growth and 32,600 bikes delivered, we can already state that 2015 will see us attain another absolute record as we expect – for the very first time in our company’s history – to break through the symbolic barrier of 50,000 bikes sold before the end of the year.
Nevertheless, our main goal is not so much the pursuit of ever-greater volumes but, rather, to keep on surprising our customers with awe-inspiring bikes. The increase in sales is simply a consequence of just how incredibly well-received our products are – products that stem from implementing strategies that are in keeping with our identity, looking to new markets and taking on tough new challenges every day.'
The 28 September saw the first sneak at a new campaign 'This is Black' which will continue to tease us until 16 November. There have also been spy shots and rumours in the press about a new Hypermotard 939 & SP model, a Hyperstrada 939 and a 959 Panigale…but whatever the Milan Show brings its looking good for Ducati in 2016.