For all you guys out here (in the US) who are waiting on a 1098S Black like me, this is the current word on delivery for them from Ducati North America:
In a subsequent email he also cautioned, of course, that:Hello Van,
Thanks for sharing our excitement about our new SuperBike!
The best information we have at this moment is that it will probably be available the end of Spring early Summer. When better information is available it will be posted on our www.ducatiusa.com website or through your dealership.
DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Helpdesk
So it looks like for me that, unless I catch a lucky break, I won't get my 1098 until I return in JuneThere is always a risk of me getting burned by giving an answer to be helpful then having it changed by circumstances beyond our control and knowledge though.