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Oct 06

Posts: 1

robzxr400 says:

What if... Ducatis were made in India

I read that Hero motocorp were looking to buy Ducati in the news yesterday:

Personally i've ridden one of their 'cheap' bikes before and even though it was heavily based on a Honda it just didn't feel right!

Is it only me that's concerned what might happen to Ducati if they were bought out by Hero?

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Oct 08

Posts: 95

r1stevie says:

ducati sanyasong 193

get used to it china is going to be the no 1 economy by next year shit the west was begging them for help with the debt mountain we all have :blink:

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Aug 09

Posts: 2714

MarcusMarsh says:

Hero buying Ducati

When Volkwagen bought Skoda the VW cars didn't sink to Skoda build quality.  It was the other way round - Skoda's became better cars based on the VW input and superior quality control.

In this case Hero are probably looking for Ducati's experience and expertise to raise the quality of their own bikes.  So why is everyone assuming that Ducati's are going to become some third-world piece of crap under Hero's Ownership?  You you really think they are going to invest all that money in buying a premium brand just to wreck it?  I don't think so.        

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brutale r


Dec 07

Posts: 3248

brutale r says:

so what who owns them

R.E are doing ok

and money is money  ducati will allways be a ducati

the guys who own hero also own a large amount of yam  and also bits in car companies

so stop the panic

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Mar 09

Posts: 937

RoadieRoger says:


In the past Ducati quality was a joke , poor finish , poor electrics etc . Their bikes in the 60`s were sporty but the wheels rusted in a week !

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Oct 05

Posts: 3175


thats the attraction for them.... unreliable bikes ....micron thin paint finish are all not that far away in ducati's history 

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Dec 10

Posts: 11940

preunit says:

What if... Ducatis were made in India

Then you'd have

Ducati - Hypermassala

Ducati - Streetfood and StreetfoodS

Ducati - Number 848

Ducati - Paniani

Ducati - Diavansak

Ducati - Mondraser

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Apr 10

Posts: 740

CB13 says:

What does it matter...

where a bike is made?Parts for lots of bikes of many different brands are made in China,Taiwan,India.Even that good old lump of American muscle(:lol:)Harley Davidson has loads of parts with "Made in Taiwan"on them. 

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