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Ducati reports 25.5 percent increase in first-quarter bike sales

August 15, 2008
Filed under Features

Ducati sold significantly more new motorcycles in its fiscal first quarter than a year ago, the company reported.

The Italian manufacturer sold more than 28,700 motorcycles, a 25.5 percent increase over the year-ago period.

As a result, the company’s first-quarter revenues increased 34.7 percent to $473.7 million. Ducati Motor Holding’s net income also increased substantially, up more than 122 percent from the year-ago period to $52.4 million.

Ducati shipped 6,226 motorcycles to North America during its first quarter, a 7 percent increase over the year-ago period.

For more on Ducati’s first quarter, see an upcoming edition of Powersports Business.

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