Ducati Malaysia (Next Bike Sdn Bhd) marked yet another milestone, as it officially opened the doors to the brand’s third full-service Ducati showroom located in the Northern state of Penang. The launch marks the beginning of Ducati’s expansion beyond Kuala Lumpur and comes just over a year and a half since the Italian brand solidified its presence in Malaysia with the opening of Asia’s largest and most comprehensive Ducati Centre in Petaling Jaya.
Present at the official opening were Mr. Pierfrancesco Scalzo, Ducati Asia General Manager, Mr. Nik Danial Nik Mahmood, Vice President of NAZA Two Wheels Division, NAZA Group of Companies and Mr. Kheoh Hock Seng, Director of Ducati Penang Showroom and Owner of Sheng Fatt Superbike Sdn Bhd.
“By developing Ducati’s presence in Penang, we aim to provide all Northern Malaysians with greater access to this world renowned brand and offer them a taste of the premium lifestyle that compliments ownership of these motorcycles. We welcome avid bikers and admirers of Ducati to visit the showroom indulge their curiosity in these high-performance masterpieces and embrace the thrilling world of all things Ducati,” said Datuk Wira SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Joint Group Executive Chairman, NAZA Group of Companies.
Datuk Wira further iterated that Next Bike Sdn Bhd, sole importer and distributor of Ducati in Malaysia and a subsidiary of the NAZA Group, “has consistently and successfully aided the development of the brand in the region through the introduction of Ducati’s latest models, by hosting and participating in various regional Ducati events and by expanding its network to better serve Ducati customers.”