1. Ducati North America posts 106% growth in the month of June, year-over-year
2. The first half of 2015 is the most successful semester in Ducati North America’s history
3. New products such as the 1299 Panigale, Multistrada 1200 and Scrambler models contribute to sales increase
Cupertino, Calif. (July 9, 2015) – Ducati North America reported 106% year-over-year sales growth during June, marking the best-ever month in the history of the company, with 1,981 motorcycles sold. The arrival of several highly anticipated new models, such as the 1299 Panigale, Multistrada 1200 and Scrambler fueled this record-breaking month and the most successful first-half of any year to-date, totaling 6,961 motorcycles sold and 12% growth compared to the same period in 2014.
”This record is the result of the hard work and dedication of the entire Ducati organization and our network of dealer partners who strive to deliver the most premium motorcycle ownership experience imaginable to our customers,” said Dominique Cheraki, CEO of Ducati North America. ”This commitment is reflected in the world-class design, technology, performance and quality of our products as well as the premium level of customer service.”
Continued growth and record sales in North America have solidified its position as Ducati’s strongest global market. With customer orders still to be fulfilled, Ducati is poised to maintain this momentum throughout 2015.
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Founded in 1926, Ducati has been producing sport-inspired motorcycles since 1946. Today, their motorcycles are characterized by performance engines with Desmodromic valve actuation, innovative design and avant-garde technology. Covering several market segments, Ducati's range of motorcycles is divided into model families which include: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, Streetfighter, and Superbike. In 2015 Ducati presents the Ducati Scrambler: not just a new motorcycle but rather a new brand, offering a whole new world made up of bikes, accessories and apparel that provide the last word in self-expression.
These authentic icons of “made in Italy”, together with an extensive range of associated accessories and technical and lifestyle apparel, are distributed in 90 countries around the world, with concentration on the European, North American and Asia-Pacific markets. In addition to the Bologna factory located in the Borgo Panigale area, Ducati has a plant in Thailand, which opened in 2011 and assembles motorcycles for the Asian market, and, since 2012, another in Brazil that assembles motorcycles for South America. In 2014 Ducati delivered 45,100 motorcycles to customers, an all-time company record.
Ducati competes in both the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In Superbike Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers' titles and 14 Riders' titles and in 2011 passed the historic milestone of 300 race victories. Ducati have participated in MotoGP since 2003, winning both the Manufacturers' and Riders' titles in 2007
From: Ducati Press Management