Ducati is all set to launch the all-new Multistrada 1260 Enduro in India on July 9 this year. According to the company, Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro is equipped with a powerful engine and latest chassis with better ride quality both on and off the road.
The upcoming motorcycle will be powered by the latest Testastretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing) engine. The 1,262 cc motor churns out 158 hp and 128 Nm of peak torque. It further gets the standard Ducati Quick Shift Up and Down (DQS). Further, the exhaust and intake systems of the bike have been redesigned.
As compared to Multistrada 1200 Enduro version, Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro gets a redesigned chassis with reduced suspension travel. It now comes equipped with 185 mm travel for both the wheels. The upcoming motorcycle comes packed with a semi-active suspension that is controlled by the Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evolution (DSS) system and can be set to 400 different configurations. Also, there are standard Pirelli Scorpion Trail II tyres in both the front (19-inch) and rear (17-inch) tyres.
It gets full-LED headlight and a high-resolution colour TFT instrument panel. The newly-designed HMI (Human Machine Interface) is easy to use. The bike also has features like cruise control, hands-free startup and backlit handlebar switches.
On the safety front, it carries features like Ducati traction control, Ducati wheelie control and vehicle hold control in Multistrada 1260 Enduro. The bike also gets the Brembo braking system fitted with the ABS 9.1ME cornering device.
Currently, Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro costs Rs 18.03 lakh (ex-showroom, India). However, the price of Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro is expected around Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Recently, Ducati Hypermotard 950 was launched in India at the starting price of Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The motorcycle is equipped with a new engine, a new chassis, suspension and also an updated electronics package. It is powered by the 937 cc Testastretta L-twin engine that produces 114 bhp at 9,000 rpm and develops a peak torque of 96 Nm at 7,250 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The motor comes with new pistons with a higher compression ratio, new exhaust cam profile, new 53 mm throttle bodies and new engine mapping.