We're talking bets we'll see those Poggipolini magnesium case covers for our Multistrada in the next Ducati Performance Parts Catalog.

Stefano Poggipolini's
Somewhere in Italy, February 1st, 2004 -Ducati enthusiasts know of Poggipolini as the small Italin manufacturer of exotic aftermarket race components for their Bolonga bombers. Company president Stefano Poggipolini designs and manufacturers lightweigh titanium components used by many MotoGP and Superbike teams including NCR and Ducati Corse. Their Ti subframes and components are featured in the Ducati Performance Parts Catalog.

So when Stefano decided he want to build his own racebike you had to expect it would probably be the lightest, most exotic, simple and functional bikes on the plant featuring a Ducati powerplant. Carrying the simplicity of that bike as far as possible, the bike was to be based on Ducati's most basic and simple air cooled powerplant, the DS1000 V-twin introduced in the Multastrada.

The result is Stefano's beautiful MILLONA 1000NE. This is a purpose-built track bike with incredible attention to detail. Designed by Aldo Drudi, the MILLONA has gone through several incarnations in its developmental cycle. Abundantly blessed with carbon fiber and a hand-formed aluminum gas tank, the MILLONA strikes a perfect balance of form and function. The Ducati 1000 DS emgine is nestled in a custom Cr.Mo. frame. Ohlins front and rear, Marchesini wheels, Dunlop racing slicks and Poggipolini Titanium components hold everything in place. The exhaust is a titanium SilMotor with single exhaust and the clutch is STM.

The limited production MILLONAs are being built to order with an expected production run anywhere between 10 to 30 depending on demand. There are no "standard" MILLONAs. Each bike is hand built and configured to each customer's requests.

More Details and Pictures:  Millona 1000NE

Macchia Nera
May 2004 -
On display at World Ducati Week 2004 was this latest showcase of Poggipolini engineering magic named the Macchina Nera, the most outrageous monster naked bike imaginable. The Nera features a vast array of titanium components from its trellis Ducati replica frame, to the unique full-race exhaust system and various controls and engine components that are separately available from Poggipolini. The engine is a full race Ducati Testastretta engine rated around 180hp, housed in a bike that weighs just 297lbs. With all that power and almost no weight stuffed in a short 55.5 inch wheelbase you can bet the Nera is a serious wheelie monster. MORE

More Details and Pictures:  Millona 1000NE  •  Maccchia Nera

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