Ducati Picks New Consumer Credit Provider

Publish Date: 
Mar 3, 2009

DUCATI NORTH AMERICA recently partnered with FreedomRoad Financial, a national powersports financing company, to provide Ducati customers with additional financing options.

Ducati is still aligned with GE on wholesale financing, however all the retail financing now is handled by FreedomRoad.

The OEM and financial institution launched their relationship March 1 with an offer to consumers of payments as low as $119/month on the Monster 696 and $179/month on the 848 Superbike. The offer is valid to qualified applicants from March 1 to May 31 on new, previously untitled 2009 models.

For the Ducati 848 Superbike, on a financed $12,595.50, a down payment requirement of $1,399.50 (10% of model MSRP of $13,995) for a term of 84 months with an annual percentage rate (APR) of 5.25 percent results in monthly payments of $179.54.

FreedomRoad is an official sponsor of Team Foremost Pegram Racing, Ducati’s Superbike racing team in the United States.

FreedomRoad Financial is a division of Evergreen Bank Group, an Illinois Chartered Banking Institution and FDIC member. FreedomRoad’s loan production office and customer service center are in Reno, Nev.

- Submitted by Guido Ebert