"CHIPS" Ducati Hypermotard 821

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.

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Basic Information

  • Model Year: 2015
  • Displacement: 821cc
  • Horsepower: 110hp
  • VIN Number: ZDM1YBTS2FB010536
  • Status: Used, 222 miles, excellent running and mechanical condition, cosmetic wear to bodywork, working siren and lights installed.
  • Authentication: Letter of Authenticity from Ducati North America, signed by CEO Jason Chinnock
  • Personalization: Tank signed by Dax Shepard and Michael Peña

Sellling Conditions

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 

  • Ducati Performance Accessory added: full system Termignoni exhaust, new price $2,692.50.
  • $500 Dealer Courtesy fee will be added to the final bid price.
  • Freight, handling and uncrating will be covered by Ducati North America.
  • Tax, registration and license are additional as required by local laws.
  • Buyer must respect any country, state or local restrictions on the ownership or legal street use of a motorcycle equipped with police livery, lights or siren.
  • It is illegal to impersonate a Highway Patrol Officer under federal law. Buyer agrees not to impersonate a Highway Patrol Officer while in possession and use of the motorcycle.

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.

  • Engine: Testastretta 11°, 4-valve-per-cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled
  • Displacement: 821 cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 88 x 67.5 mm
  • Power: 110 hp (80.9 kW) @ 9,250 rpm
  • Torque: 65.8 lb-ft (91 Nm) @ 7,750 rpm
  • Clutch: APTC wet multiplate with control cable.
  • Front Suspension: Marzocchi 50 mm pressurized and fully adjustable usd fork with hard anodized aluminum lightweight slider
  • Rear Suspension: Progressive with adjustable Öhlins monoshock. Aluminum single-sided swingarm.
  • Front Wheel: 3-spoke in forged light alloy 3.50” x 17”
  • Front Tire: 120/70-17 Pirelli Diablo Corsa
  • Rear Wheel: 3-spoke in forged light alloy 5.50” x 17”
  • Rear Tire:  180/60-17 Pirelli Diablo Corsa
  • Seat Heigth: 35 in (890 mm)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 4.2 gallon (16 L)
  • Dry Weight: 377 lb (171 kg)
  • Wet Weight: 427.7 lbs (194 kg)
  • Ducati Electronics: DTC, Riding Modes
  • Additional Equipment: Carbon fiber: Cam-belt covers, front mudguard. Optional Ducati Performance Termignoni exhaust system valued at $2,692.50 is mounted: this system is designed for race use and may not be street-legal in all states and it is the responsibility of the bidder to obey any country, state or local laws or ordinances in this respect.
  • Colors & MSRP: Matte black original color - $12,195 Customized with graphics for "CHIPS" movie.
  • Warranty: Warranty with unlimited miles, expires on August 21, 2017.
  • Desmo Service Interval: 18,000 miles