In this week's episode of the Paddock Pass Podcast, David Emmett discusses Ducati's MotoE project with Jensen Beeler. Fresh back from Bologna, where he attended the launch of the electric bike Ducati has designed for the MotoE championship from 2023 onward, David tells Jensen what he learned at the launch, and what makes the bike unique.
As one of the motorcycle industry's leading experts on electric bikes, and as someone who has ridden pretty much every electric bike on the market, including the current MotoE machine, the Energica Ego Corsa, Jensen puts Ducati's MotoE bike into perspective. What does it mean for a future production bike by Ducati? And what should we read into Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali's enthusiasm for hydrogen machines?
This episode was more than just a discussion of MotoE, and Ducati's new bike. Jensen and David try to put the whole project into a wider perspective, of what it means for motorcycle racing and what it means for road machines.
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