Limited Edition Neiman Marcus Ducati Hypermotard Featured In Fall Men's Book

Cupertino, CA (8 October, 2008) - This week Ducati North America launched a limited edition Ducati Hypermotard with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus. The limited production motorcycle is featured in the Neiman Marcus Fall Men's Book and can be ordered through the Neiman Marcus website.

The Neimen Marcus Ducati Hypermotard features a Termignoni full exhaust system with performance ECU, Ducati Performance race seat, a specially designed "Tricolore" color and graphics package and an array of carbon fiber accessories - all conceived and executed by Advanced Motorsports, one of the premier Ducati dealerships in North America.

"The collaboration of our brands is a natural fit that highlights the strength of design of premium products," commented Michael Lock, CEO Ducati North America.

Production is limited and each unit carries an individually numbered plaque signifying its exclusivity. These special bikes are built to order and will be delivered to the Ducati dealership of your choice. For details on how to reserve this limited production model please visit the Men's Fine Toy section of the Neiman Marcus website.

Founded in 1926, Ducati builds racing-inspired motorcycles characterized by unique engine features, innovative design, advanced engineering and overall technical excellence. The company produces motorcycles in six market segments which vary in their technical and design features and intended customers: Superbike, Desmosedici RR, Monster, Multistrada, SportClassic and Hypermotard. The company's motorcycles are sold in more than 60 countries worldwide, with a primary focus in the Western European, North American and Japan markets. Ducati competes in the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In World Superbike, Ducati won both the 2008 Manufacturers' and Riders' titles, bringing the total to 15 of the last 18 Manufacturers' titles and 13 Riders' titles. Competing in MotoGP since 2003, Ducati won both the Constructors' and Riders' world titles in 2007. For more information, please visit our web site at