Ducati Announces Ducati 848 Nicky
6th July 2009
Fans Celebrate the 4th of July with Debut of Special
Edition Motorcycle. Ducati North America is proud
to announce the newest addition to its model range,
the 848 Nicky Hayden Special Edition. The special
edition 848 will be unveiled tomorrow at the Red Bull
U.S. Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
In honor of Fourth of July, Ducati
is celebrating American World Champion Nicky Hayden
with a special USA themed 848. This US -exclusive
model will be unveiled at 4pm Saturday July 4 on Ducati
Island at the USGP with Nicky Hayden and Ducati CEO
Gabriele Del Torchio. It will be on display the remainder
of the weekend for fans to view, and available at
Ducati dealers July 7th in limited numbers.
Nicky Hayden Edition is the first of the 2010 model
year 848’s to arrive in the United States. The
distinctive features and 2010 model upgrades on this
motorcycle include the American inspired livery, LED
dash illumination for superior night visibility, a
30mm mirror extension kit for enhanced vision and
cam belt tensioner pulleys for improved acceleration.
Boasting 134hp at 10,000 rpm, the 848
Nicky Hayden Edition is unmatched in the middleweight
torque and power values. The 2010 Ducati 848 Nicky
Hayden Edition is priced at $14,495 and available
at authorized Ducati dealerships this coming week.