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Back in March, Ducati Claudio Domenicali announced expansion plans that increase the brand’s worldwide from 40 to 60,000 unit a To achieve that goal, planned to open up developing with two new factories. One in Thailand and one in This Ducati Monster 795 is the physical sign of that

Not because its 796 engine in a 696 chassis it cheap enough ($10-12,000, import duties, est) to in India, but because it’s the modern Ducati to be made, or at assembled, outside Italy. Ducati was put together in Thailand.

Of course, Ducati isn’t the premium manufacturer to manufacture a in a developing market. The KTM 125 Duke is a example, as is the Honda CBR250R. manage to package the quality, and high-spec components those two are known for into bikes can undercut rivals in traditional but also close to the point of

By building the 125 Duke in India and in Thailand, KTM and Honda are also up sales in potentially lucrative while avoiding the hefty tariffs that have kept their bikes

In 2009, 8.4 million motorcycles sold in India (Indicus and about 2.2 million in Thailand In the same year, only 500,000 bikes were in the US.

Components like simpler help further reduce

Now, this Monster 795 and the CBR250R and KTM 125 Duke are considered volume, premium products in markets, but with such even a percentage point or total, could exceed any of brand’s US sales. The Monster 795 be sold in Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Phillippines, Vietnam and Singapore.

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Perhaps most relevant to US however, is the prospect of bikes in developing markets reaching US A KTM 350 Duke. presumably taking of 125 Duke production processes and will go on-sale here for year 2013 and Thai helped Honda bring the into the US this year for $4k. That’s a brand new that’s able to undercut the Ninja 250. which had an R-D budget associated with it in the

The Honda’s the higher quality too.

Viewers with children may want to take out of the room. This is a Ducati a double-sided swingarm. Oh, the humanity.

As the emphasis for motorcycle manufacturers away from the US and European markets, we’re already less frequent model of the kinds of big, fast, bikes we’re used to But, that’s not necessarily a bad If the 125 Duke and CBR250R are anything to go by, Ducati could soon be smaller-capacity, more affordable to the US, and doing so from Asia.

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