Ducati MultiStrada Review
Ducati once again showcases its iconic motorcycle that make their place among the top sports bikes in the world. This time, the Ducati released Multistrada with the aggressive styling and designing equipped with a powerful engine of 1198.4 cc Ducati Testastretta DVT with Desmodromic Variable Timing L- twin cylinder which offers a peak power of around 160 hp and the decent torque of around 136 Nm. The company has configured power modes which include Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack(concerning ABS+DTC), Ducati Wheelie Control, Cruise Control along with Anti-theft preparation.
Ducati the Italian manufacturer well known for its latest innovations, aggressive styling and sports victories. The Ducati proved to be a successful amalgamation of the traits of both supersport and sports tourers. The designing of the bike is perfectly based on the aerodynamic concept. The bike is equipped with a powerful engine of 1198.4 cc which churns out the peak power of around 160 hp at 9500 rpm while the maximum torque of around 136 Nm at 7500 rpm. The vehicle comes up with five different variants i.e. 1200, 1200 S, 1200 S Dlair, New -1200 Pike Peak and New 1200 Enduro.
The Ducati Multistrada comes up with a lot of additional advanced features along with slim and alluring designing and necessary muscles at just right places. The bike comes up with independent seats for both rider and the pillion, seats are designed in a such a manner to ensure excellent comfort during long journeys.The appearance of the bike is quite alluring which attracts the visitor in very first sight. The length of the bike is around 2200 mm and the width is about 945 mm and the height is 1455 mm. The dry weight of the bike is around 232 kg along with a wheelbase of 1529 mm.
Engine, Economy and Performance:
In terms of performance the bike is equipped with a powerful engine of around 1198.4 cc Testastretta DVT with Desmodromic Variable Timing, L- liquid cooled twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder which generates a maximum power of around 160 hp at 9500 rpm and a peak torque of 136 Nm at 7500 rpm. The top speed of the machine is around 250kmph. The bike comes up with 6-speed gear transmission to balance the torque and speed requirements.
In terms of handling the bike is blessed with Pirelli Scorpion trail tyres of 120/70 ZR 17 in front while 190/55 ZR 17 at the rear along with attractive alloy wheels which increase the grip and stability on all kinds of roads surfaces. The iconic machine avails stress-free and comfortable ride either in heavy traffic as well as in long journeys.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous:
Ducati Multistrada has been configured with various safety features like Ducati Safety Pack which includes along with advanced ABS technology with three mapping, Ducati Traction Control along with Cruise Control. It comes up with effective braking which includes twin 330 mm brakes in front and 265 mm at the rear along with standard ABS. It also has large LED headlights that give clear vision even on the darkest side of roads.
The bike has outstanding performance along with four different purpose riding modes so the rider can adjust his riding according to his own requirement. In terms of designing Multistrada is one of the advanced innovation of Ducati.