Last month, news broke that Ducati is once again up for sale, with its owner, private equity firm Investindustrial is looking for a “world-class industrial partner” for the noted Italian manufacturer. Since then, a number of potential suitors have popped up as being interested in acquiring Ducati. Audi has reportedly cut to the front of […]
Pope Francis To Auction Harley-Davidson For Charity
During Harley-Davidson‘s 110th anniversary celebrations earlier this year, Pope Francis was given not one, but two Harley-Davidsons, a 2013 Heritage Softail Classic and Dyna Super Glide Custom. Not one for gaudy excess (or a motorcycle ride for that matter), Pope Francis has decided to put both up for auction.
Specifically, the Pope has donated the bikes to the Caritas charity near Rome. The group will then auction each bike, where the proceeds will be used to renovate the hostel and soup kitchen near Rome’s Termini station. The site is known as one that helps the area’s homeless. The location of the auctions is still to be determined.