Ducati rolls out 1 millionth motorcycle from its Borgo Panigale plant – IAB report

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Factory established in 1946.

Ducati’s Borgo Panigale production facility has surpassed a significant production milestone of 1 million units recently. The milestone product was a red Ducati Monster 1200 S ordered by Ducati loyalist Ernesto Passoni.

Ducati Monster 1200 S Borgo Panigale plant 1 million milestone product
The Monster 1200 S’ 1198 Testastretta 11° DS engine produces 145 bhp.

The historical motorcycle was handed over to its owner by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding in the presence of Prof. Rupert Stadler (Audi Group CEO) and Luca de Meo (Member of the Board for Marketing and Sales, Audi AG).

The now-Audi-owned Italian sportsbike manufacturer’s Borgo Panigale factory came into existence in 1946 and it took nearly 7 decades to produce the one millionth motorcycle.

Ducati Monster 1200 S Stripe side at the EICMA 2014
Ducati recently introduced a special edition version of the flagship naked motorcycle called the Monster 1200 S Stripe.

Also read: Ducati Monster 1200 S Stripe Edition showcased at EICMA 2014

The milestone Monster 1200 S receives special customization including a laser serigraph on the top handlebar bracket showing the chronological number reached by production at Ducati’s Borgo Panigale facility.

More details and quotes are available in the press release below the gallery.

Ducati Monster 1200 S Stripe Edition – Image Gallery (Unrelated)

Ducati’s Borgo Panigale plant rolls out one millionth motorcycle – Press Release

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