Ducati Hypermotard used in the Warner Bros. feature film “CHIPS” opening on March 24. It was was one of four Ducati Hypermotard police motorcycles used in the making of the film, of which only two remain.
This motorcycle is being auctioned by Ducati North America to benefit PATH.
The Ducati “CHIPS” Hypermotard was featured in a live stunt sequence on the January 11, 2017 “Jimmy Kimmel Live” appearance by the film’s leads, Dax Shepard and Michael Peña. The motorcycle will have also been on display at the ArcLight Theater in Hollywood during the month of March.
The plot line of “CHIPS” has our two heroes switching from traditional police motorcycles to the Ducati Hypermotards in order to catch the bad guys. The stunts and action in the movie are a delight for motorcycle fans and the general public alike.
The chance to purchase a vehicle utilized in any Hollywood production rarely comes up, but the opportunity to own one of these motorcycles is unique.
This Ducati “CHIPS” Hypermotard is liveried with graphics used in the film and outfitted with movie prop police lights and siren. Please note that in some states this police livery may be not legal for road use. Therefore this motorcycle is being sold as a unique collectible, with all proceeds to benefit a special and deserving charity: PATH.
PATH was chosen as the the charity to benefit from the sale of this motorcycle by Ducati North America to support the crucial work PATH has done in ending homelessness for individuals and families in California for over 30 years.
This Ducati Hypermotard will come with a Letter of Authenticity from Ducati of North America and with the motorcycle personalized with signatures from “CHIPS” stars Dax Shepard and Michael Peña.
CHIPS Official Movie Site: http://chipsthemovie.com
Motorcycle must be delivered to a dealership within the Ducati North America dealer network, in the United States, Canada or Mexico, where the Bidder will pick up the bike. It is sold as a used motorcycle, with a warranty expiration of August 21, 2017.
Minimum Bid Price: $5,000 USD
Hypermotard Official Product Description
The Hypermotard delivers a thrilling and fun-filled experience, whether on the daily commute or ripping up the track.
The Hypermotard features the 110 hp Ducati 821 cc Testastretta 11° engine in a trellis frame equipped with top-of the range chassis components. The Hypermotard uses sharp and sleek styling to maintain that essential supermotard look. Combine these two worlds of performance with excellent ergonomics and the Ducati Safety Pack of latest generation 2 and 3-level ABS, 8-level Ducati Traction Control and integrated Riding Modes, and the Hypermotard takes on a relevance that makes perfect sense in modern motorcycling.
High ground-clearance combined with a thin waistline and commanding riding positions gives the rider an instant supermotard feeling, with the added luxury of latest motorcycle comfort and component quality. The Hypermotard is intended for both the casual and extreme rider who demands the very highest performance and styling.
This model takes the Hypermotard concept forward with refined design and user-friendly technologies that enhance its enjoyment for a wider range of riders.
Hypermotard 821 Specifications
Note: Due to customization of this motorcycle for the movie “CHIPS”, some specifications listed below may have changed.
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Q. Is bidding open internationally?
A. Yes, but only to Canada and Mexico. Only legal residents of the United States, Canada and Mexico are eligible to bid on this particular auction.
Q. I've won the auction! What happens next?
A. A representative of Matchfire will contact the winning bidder via email or phone to congratulate him or her as well as confirm the payment amount and payment instructions. Payment must be in US funds and received within three (3) days of the close of the auction.
Q. What are the accepted methods of payment?
A. We accept the following methods of payment: Bank wire transfer.
Q. Will a receipt be provided?
A. Yes, a receipt for the final bid amount paid will be provided by Matchfire.
Q. Who pays for shipping and how will the “CHIPS” Ducati Hypermotard be delivered?
A. All delivery fees will be paid by Ducati. The vehicle will be shipped to an authorized Ducati North America dealer where the winning bidder will take delivery. Bidder will be responsible for $500 Dealer courtesy fee which will be added to the final bid price. Ducati North America will pay for freight, and uncrating or handling charges provided by the dealer.
Q. What is the condition of title?
A. The vehicle has a clear title.
Q. Will there be tax, transfer of title and registration fees?
A. Yes. The winning bidder or their designee is responsible for paying all fees associated with tax, transfer of title, and registration according to their own state's requirements. Fees will be collected at the time of pick-up at the Ducati North America dealer. Tax will be based on the final bid amount.
Q. Is this purchase tax deductible?
A. Please contact your personal tax advisor for information on this issue.
Q. Is a warranty included? Does it follow the transfer of ownership?
A. As a used bike the warranty is already running and will expire on August 21, 2017. Ever Red, an extended warranty and service program is available in the United States through Ducati Financial Services.
Q. How many miles will be on the "CHIPS" Ducati Hypermotard?
A. The vehicle will be delivered with less than 230 miles on the odometer.
Q. Will a Letter of Authenticity be provided?
A. Yes, a Letter of Authenticity signed by a representative of Ducati North America will be sent to you along with the item.
Q. What is the estimated delivery time?
A. Barring unanticipated circumstances, the expected delivery time to the agreed upon dealer is 3-4 weeks after final payment is received and acknowledged. Delivery will be to a Ducati North America authorized dealer as agreed between the bidder and Ducati North America.
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