Talkback: Ducati up for sale?

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13/02/2012 at 15:57
Mahindra!? Dear God no! I'd never see Ducati the same way again if they're bought up by the likes of those who come up with crap like the Mahindra Scorpio 4X4!
13/02/2012 at 21:01
It would be sad to see it sold to a car company. However Honda, BMW, Husquvana and Suzuki both make cars. Kawasaki are a heavy industries company, so the rationale is logical. If so then the best place for it to be is with Fiat surely. They already have close ties with Ferrari.

If it goes to VW Ducati's will instantly lose any character. If to an Indian company then the focus would diverge into smaller and cheaper models. Not happened at Jag but I reckon it would there.
14/02/2012 at 01:16
I just want to point out that £1 billion is not the equivalent of $1.6 million.
14/02/2012 at 11:47
Das Moto?
14/02/2012 at 14:57
I just can't stop thinking:

MV-Davidson... Harley-Agusta... Mahincati? Volcati? Nooooo!!!!!

Why is there at least ONE cage driver every day that seems out to kill me?

14/02/2012 at 14:59
@lol lol - Pretty close, though:

1,000,000,000.00 GBP = 1,570,090,430.01 USD - www.xe.com

Why is there at least ONE cage driver every day that seems out to kill me?

15/02/2012 at 06:45
That's a joke right? Cause it's off by about a 1000 times.
15/02/2012 at 13:26
Quite right lol lol. lol
15/02/2012 at 16:54
Nah that's Just the state of the British economy right now. The person who wrote that clearly is capable of predicting the future. I advise everyone buys some dollars immediately :-)
16/02/2012 at 11:46
@ skoop. Try reading it again bud. ;-)

To be honest, as long as Ducati are left alone to get on with doing their thing I doubt it will be a big issue. The new owner won't want to devalue the brand. For example rebadging them 'Ducati by Mahindra' or whatever isn't likely to happen.
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