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Audi Buys DUCATI For $1.1 Billion

For a time, it was the worst kept secret in the auto industry, but its finally official today when German luxury car maker Audi and its parent company Volkswagen announced the acquisition of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. Founded by Adriano and Marcello Ducati back in 1926, the … READ MORE

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Audi To Buy DUCATI – Official Announcement To Come This Week | Rumor

It will be all smiles for executives at Audi as they present the luxury auto maker’s annual report to shareholders this week. Not only has the Volkswagen division broke a company record of 346,000 vehicles sold in one fiscal quarter during the last 3 months, the Four … READ MORE

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Akira – Shotaro Kaneda’s Motorcycle Comes To Life

In Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 Japanese anime classic Akira, Shotaro Kaneda rides a very awesome, very custom motorcycle through what is now a classic post-apocalyptic world. Now the only officially recognized replica, built by Shinji Tejima from the Showa Studio over the course of seven years for approximately 10 … READ MORE

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Yamaha Y125 Moegi Concept Motorcycle

  Cars usually take center stage at the Tokyo Motor Show, but the second iteration of Yamaha‘s Y125 Moegi Concept Bike is certainly still an eye catcher. This motorcycle-bicycle hybrid has a cool, slim aluminum cast frame with a single-cylinder engine pumping enough power to easily reach … READ MORE

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Diesel x DUCATI Monster

The partnership between Ducati and Diesel began in early 2011, when the Italian denim label announced a sponsorship agreement with the Ducati team in MotoGP. Their relationship has entered a new phase with the unveiling of the special edition “Monster Diesel” motorcycle, based on the Monster 1100 … READ MORE

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Joe Kopp x Latus Motors x Triumph Speed Triple – Pikes Peak World Record | Video

A 12.42 mile route, paved and unpaved, at a steep incline to the finish line at 14,110-feet summit, not forgetting the 156 corners of various degrees along the way, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is more than just a time trial. Rather, its an endurance race … READ MORE

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Lazareth Wazuma V8F – Powered By Ferrari | The World’s Most Expensive Quad

Lazareth is a French company that designs and builds custom vehicles on two, three and four wheels. Their creations exhibit a flair for the dramatic, like their special one-off Wazuma V8F, which is essentially a quad bike with a Ferrari engine. Dramatic? Some might say ludicrous. The … READ MORE

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Yamaha VMAX Hyper Modified – By Ludovic Lazareth | Video

Given what seems to be an impossible task, French customizers Ludovic Lazareth, along with his American counterpart Roland Sands and the German-base Marcus Walz, took up the difficult challenge of altering the Yamaha VMAX, perhaps the best known street fighter motorbike. Perhaps in honoring the futuristic design … READ MORE

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UD Replicas – Star Wars Stormtrooper Motorcycle Suit

Many Star Wars fans may already own a piece of replica gear or two, yet these leather Stormtrooper suits from UD Replicas do much more than copy the original suit. Paying great attention to detail, UD Replicas has made these motorcycle suits to serve as CE-approved body … READ MORE

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Mercedes Benz x Ducati – SLK 55 AMG + Streetfighter 848

Having teamed up in November 2010, Mercedes-AMG and Ducati are celebrating the one-year anniversary of their partnership with the unveiling of an SLK 55 AMG and Ducati Streetfighter 848, both finished in striking Streetfighter Yellow, at the Bologna Motor Show. The SLK 55 AMG’s interior features the … READ MORE

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Honda RC-E – Electric Superbike Concept | “Fast, Quiet, and Green”

After the recent onslaught of criticism over its unimaginative designs, Honda aims to bounce back at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show. In a publicity blitz, the company will unveil seven new concepts for its expansive product range, including this, the Honda RC-E, for its motorcycles division. Already … READ MORE