In 2008 Manuel de Liso became the CEO of QD Exhaust which had been in existence since 1984. Initially in the racing-scene the company always looked for the newest technologies. The certified workshop produces by hand a majority of it‘s componets. In addition QD Exhaust offeres a large selection of exhaust systems for mostly european and american bikes that are road compliant. Notable items would be the „EX-BOX“, a „under engine“ solution, that is a one-of-a-kind product or the superlight magnesium end-caps which are used on most of the QD-Exhausts and silencers. QD Exhaust also knew how to enhance the look of the Kawasaki model range since 2007 by producing extremely attracive exhaust solutions. Other Highlights would be the most sold product made by QD-Exhausts, the „HARD ROCK“ for the Ducati Multistrada 1200.