Ducati was founded in 1926 by Antonio Cavelieri Ducati and his three sons Adiriano, Marcello and Bruno Cavalieri. A globally renowned name in the motoring world, Ducati is known for designing and manufacturing motorcycles. Currently owned by Audi, Ducati’s traces of origin date back to early 1940s when it made its first motorcycle Cucciolo. In 1952 the company switched to producing larger bikes and rolled out a four-stroke motor scooter, Cruiser. The actual recognition came in 1960s when the company came up with Mach 1,a 250cc bike, claimed to be the fastest motorcycle at that time. In 1970s, Ducati commenced production of large displacement V-twin bikes and introduced a V-Twin model in 1973. 1980s marked the introduction of Ducati’s Desmoquattro engine and Paso model followed by the Monster and the very successful 916 models in 1993. In early 2000s, Ducati re-joined MotoGP and clinched the World Championship title subsequently. Ducati entered Indian market in 2008 and currently offers some of the popular models including Hyperstrada, Monster, Multistrada, Scrambler, Hypermotard, Panigale, Monster and Diavel.