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    Could KTM Buy Ducati? KTMís CEO Thinks So

    The Austrians Gaze Lovingly at the Italians In an interview with the German website Speedweek, Stefan Pierer, the CEO of KTM, said he would be interested in Ducati to continue KTM’s current positive momentum. Pierer discussed Ducati as a possibility after being asked if KTM could continue to compete with its twin-cylinder engine or if it’ll ...
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    Imho Ducati have refined their bikes in recent times since the Audi takeover with more reliability and the quality is also now good. KTM on the other hand has let their quality slip with corrosion appearing too easily on the smaller models, poor fuelling on the new 790's and indeed poor workmanship on the motors of those models also with leaking countershaft seals and other niggles. It would be a pity if the same poor corporate practices were enforced on Ducati in a takeover.
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