The first bricks have been laid in constructing the world’s first motorcycle-themed amusement park, Ducati World. Amongst a variety of other rides, there will be a roller coaster simulating what it’s like to ride a Panigale V4. Neat!
Borgo Panigale / Ravenna, 5 July 2018 – The partnership between Ducati and Mirabilandia announced last November now takes shape with the official laying of the first stone inside the famous Italian amusement park located in Ravenna, in the Emilia-Romagna region.
“Ducati World” will occupy some 35,000 m2 inside Mirabilandia, making it the first themed area in the world to be inspired by a motorcycle brand.
In addition to the management of Mirabiliandia, the opening of the building site was attended by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati, and MotoGP and SBK flag bearers Andrea Dovizioso and Marco Melandri. The two champions, both hailing from the area, witnessed the start of the work and can’t wait to try out the new Ducati World attractions for themselves.
The Ducati World attractions will include a racing-inspired interactive roller coaster, which simulates a ride on a Panigale V4. This stunning attraction transforms passengers into real riders. It lets them control vehicle acceleration and braking, making every run an authentic head-to-head between bikes roaring along parallel rails. The area will also host a facility entirely dedicated to the Ducati Experience, with latest-generation ride simulators, unprecedented family attractions and a Ducati Shop offering apparel and accessories. There will also be three Ducati and Ducati Scrambler-themed refreshment areas.
“Thanks to the partnership with Mirabilandia, Italy’s biggest amusement park, Ducati World will be able to provide a truly thrilling experience, with interactive motorcycling-themed attractions for adults and children alike”, stated Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati. “Our company has always been about passion and engagement and aims to offer Ducati enthusiasts a system that goes …read more