DUCATI IS PLANNING TO BRING SOME SCALED DOWN MODELS OF ITS BIG BIKES AND THE MULTISTRADA IS ALSO GOING TO JOIN THIS ENTRY-LEVEL LINE-UP.
Ducati seems to be building an army of scaled down products based on its existing models. After the entry-level Monster, now the smaller version of Multistrada has been spotted testing. This scaled down model of the 1200cc adventure tourer is expected to share the powertrain as well as other components with the existing Hyperstrada 939.
In the only spy picture of the upcoming entry-level Ducati Multistrada, the bike looks a lot similar to its elder sibling. In fact, it retains the same steel trellis frame as well. However, the company has replaced some components to make it a cost-effective product. You can see that the single-sided swingarm has been eliminated. Moreover, the suspension set-up and the braking system also look like the one on the Hyperstrada 939.
Powering the stripped-down Ducati Multistrada will be the new Euro-4 compliant, 937cc Testastretta L-twin engine which is powering the new Hypermotard and Hyperstrada models as well. The litre-class Multistrada will be lighter and might have a lower seat height compared to the existing 1200cc model. These factors will make it a less intimidating bike for novice riders and help the company in fetching a completely new group of customers.
We believe that the Italian manufacturer will offer the Multistrada 939 with features like ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), traction control and riding modes, while it can miss high-end features like cornering ABS and Ducati Multimedia System (DMS). This new Ducati Multistrada will challenge the likes of other litre-class adventure tourers, such as theHonda Africa Twin, Triumph Tiger 800s, Kawasaki Versys 1000, BMW F800GS and the KTM 1050 Adventure.
Pricing for the Ducati Multistrada (On Road Price of Delhi)
Variants On Road Price*
Ducati Multistrada 1200 15,37,900