Ducati bullet-bikes added to Italian Carabinieri arsenal

  • Ducati ‘Stradas ride in for G7 talks security
  • Former 1200 tourers ‘fitted for weaponry
  • ‘Corps can now rely on the pinnacle of two-wheelers’
BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Image: Ducati / Newspress
BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holdings, presents the new police bikes at G7 meeting.  Image: Ducati / Newspress

TAORMINA, Italy – Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 S and Multistrada 1200 Enduro have now officially joined Italy’s Carabinieri Corps’ fleet with their debut at the 2017 G7 summit here over May 26/27.

The two units are intended to strengthen the emergency and territorial control services of the operative squads in the nation’s biggest cities, starting with Rome and Milan, and began operating at an event of global significance.

ALL SET, WITH LIGHTS AND SIRENS

The Multistrada 1200 S and Multistrada 1200 Enduro have been specifically fitted for the purpose and liveried with the corps’ colours and logo.

Production units will be equipped with specific acoustic (sirens, etc! – Ed) and emergency lights as well as radio communication.

BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Image: Ducati / Newspress
BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Domenicali astride one of the new ‘Stradas. Image: Ducati / Newspress

They were also modified to fit the corps’ weaponry.

Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holdings, said at the presentation:

“The Carabinieri Corps can now rely on the pinnacle of two-wheelers, made with Italian Italy technology from the dual touring segment.”

‘SPORTING CHARACTER COUNTS

“He added: “With 120kW, the Multistrada is an exceptional vehicle that combines performance, comfort, rideability, and loading capacity.

“I’m sure Ducati’s typical sporting character, combined with the quality and reliability of our brand, will provide the perfect mix for the purpose at hand.”

BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Image: Ducati / Newspress
BIG BIKES ON BEAT FOR G7 TALKS: Image: Ducati / Newspress
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