The Ducati Multistrada 1260 has been launched in India in two colors, with costs beginning at Rs. 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Pink shade, and a brand new Sand shade, which has been priced at Rs.20.23 lakh (ex-showroom). The Multistrada 1260 Enduro is the top-of-the-line journey touring bike from Ducati, and can substitute the Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro. The brand new Multistrada 1260 Enduro will get a brand new engine which it shares with the Multistrada 1260, XDiavel, and Diavel 1260, and it additionally will get top-notch elements, together with semi-active digital suspension, cornering ABS, traction management, wheelie management, and extra. This is a have a look at what the brand new Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro presents.
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1. New 1,262 cc DVT Engine
The Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro comes with the all-new 1,262 cc, Testastretta DVT (Desmodromic Valve Timing) L-twin engine, which places out 156 bhp at 9,500 rpm and 128 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. The DVT engine presents Ducati’s model of variable valve timing, which presents extra torque all through the rev vary. In response to Ducati, 85 per cent of the torque is on the market underneath three,500 rpm, and with a 17 per cent enhance in pulling energy at 5,500 rpm in comparison with the Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro it’ll substitute.
2. New Electronics Suite
The Multistrada 1260 Enduro will get 4 driving modes. Sport comes with aggressive throttle response, with the complete 156 bhp energy; Touring presents the complete energy, however with a toned down, and smoother throttle response; City presents energy decreased to 100 bhp, as does Enduro. And every of those driving modes are additional customisable, throughout completely different parameters, with the Enduro mode providing three energy modes. The 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) powers the Ducati Cornering Lights, in addition to the Bosch Cornering ABS which has three settings, and might be switched off. The Wheelie Management has eight settings and might be switched off as effectively, as is the eight-level Traction Management system. The up/down Ducati Fast Shift system presents seamless upshift and downshifts.
The settings on the digital rider aids might be toggled by way of a 5-inch, full-colour, TFT high-resolution dashboard derived from the Panigale V4. What Ducati calls a complicated Human Machine Interface (HMI) has user-friendly switchgear controls and a Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) which might be linked to the rider’s smartphone by way of Bluetooth. The Ducati Hyperlink App permits intuitive use and selection of journey mode (mixture of Load and Driving mode) and permits straightforward customisation of parameters of every driving mode by way of a smartphone.
three. Suspension & Cycle Components
The Sachs shock presents full adjustability, and energy output on the throttle has three ranges – excessive, medium and low. The entrance fork additionally presents 4 ranges of adjustability – comfortable, medium, tougher and hardest. Even the bike load might be programmed, in line with particular person necessities throughout 4 settings – journey, rider with baggage, rider with passenger, rider with passenger and baggage. The semi-active suspension, managed by the Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evolution (DSS) system permits full adjustability and might be set to 400 completely different configurations. The 19-inch entrance, and 17-inch rear wire spoke wheels come shod with Pirelli Scorpion Path II tyres. Braking is dealt with by four-piston Brembo M4.32 monobloc calipers squeezing twin 320 mm discs up entrance, and a two-piston Brembo caliper squeezing a 265 mm single disc on the rear wheel.
four. Dimensions & Ergonomics
The ergonomics have been revised on the brand new Multistrada 1260 Enduro, and a part of that’s as a result of lowered suspension journey and seat top. The chassis has been redesigned, decreasing the suspension journey to 185 mm, down from 200 mm on the 1200 Enduro. Seat top has additionally been lowered because of this to 860 mm making the bike simpler to deal with for all riders. The handlebar has additionally been lowered, and the entrance portion of the seat, in addition to the gas tank is now slimmer. Total dimensions of the bike although stay the identical, with the identical 225 kg dry weight.
5. Worth and Market Positioning
The Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro has been priced at Rs. 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom) for the one in Pink, and if you would like it within the new Sand shade, it’ll set you again by Rs. 20.23 lakh (ex-showroom). At that worth level in India, the Multistrada 1260 Enduro competes head on with the BMW R 1250 GS, and the Triumph Tiger 1200 XCx.
|Engine Dispacement||1,262 cc|
|Most Energy||156 bhp @ 9,500 rpm|
|Peak Torque||128 Nm @ 7,500 rpm|
|Dry Weight||225 kg (254 kg kerb weight)|
|Seat Peak||840-880 mm|
|Gearbox||6-speed with up/down Ducati Fast Shift|
|Entrance Suspension||48 mm totally adjustable USD fork; digital compression and rebound damping adjustment with Evo Ducati Skyhook Suspension|
|Rear Suspension||Totally adjustable monoshock; digital compression, rebound damping and spring pre-load adjustment with DSS|
|Entrance Brake||320 mm semi-floating discs with radially mounted Brembo monobloc M4.32 calipers, cornering ABS|
|Gasoline Tank Capability||30 litres|
|Service Intervals||15,000 km|
|Valve Clearance Verify||30,000 km|
|Security Tools||Ducati Security Pack: Cornering ABS & Traction Management, Driving Modes, Energy Modes, Ducati Wheelie Management, Ducati Cornering Lights, Car Maintain Management|