No less than five new Ducati models are included in the Peg Perego play collection 2011, five mini motorcycles that reproduce, under license, the bikes made by the legendary Bologna-based manufacturer: a fantastic way of underlining the long-standing teamwork between two companies renowned for their all-Italian design and quality.
Thanks to Italian rider Valentino Rossi's arrival at Ducati, three of the new battery-powered bikes sport the champion's very own colour scheme, sponsors' logos and the legendary number 46 included.
Even the tiniest tots, from two years upwards, can now dream - thanks to the three-wheeled Ducati Desmosedici Rider and Desmosedici - of ‘racing', safely of course, just like Valentino. Older children can fire up a Ducati GP reproduced in passionate sporting detail, from the throttle grip to the engine roar and rubber tread - just like the real thing. In addition to these models there's also the Ducati GP limited edition in Nicky Hayden's colour scheme, a celebration of the American champion's feats on the Laguna Seca track: with its 24 volt battery it has been designed for sports-minded kids from the age of 6 years upwards and can reach speeds of up to 16 kph. Completing the range is a replica of the Hypermotard, the bike perfect for leisure and road tours that combines ‘motard' style with sports bike technology.
With the new Ducati 2011 line, Peg Perego continues to keep kids of every age dreaming by injecting all the experience, enthusiasm and vitality that Valentino's arrival has brought to the world championship.
So, whatever your age, here's to hours of happy riding...