Ducati Motor Holding SpA (NYSE: DMH, Borsa Italiana SpA: DMH), a leading manufacturer of high performance motorcycles, today announced that its Internet division, Ducati.com SpA, has put a selection of Ducati accessories and apparel for sale online. The items are available on the Ducati website at http://www.ducati.com.

"The online sale of a selection of our accessories and apparel is an important step forward for Ducati's Internet activities," said Federico Minoli, president of Ducati Motor Holding and CEO of Ducati.com. "Ducati is in a unique position to explore the potential of the Internet. Thanks to the success of the MH900e in January and the 996R in September, Ducati is among the leaders in online sales in Europe."

Ducati.com currently attracts 400,000 visitors per month. Fifty per cent of visitors come from the United States, 14 per cent from Italy and 36 per cent from the rest of Europe, Australia and Japan.

Founded in 1926, Ducati builds racing-inspired motorcycles characterised by unique engine features, innovative design, advanced engineering and overall technical excellence. For more information about the company, please visit its website at http://www.ducati.com.