Ducati India has launched the off-road prepared model of its adventure-touring bike, the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro, with costs beginning at Rs. 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The primary Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro was launched globally in 2016 and now, the brand new Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro has been launched in India, with a brand new engine, new options and a very new electronics suite. In India, the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro will compete towards the likes of the BMW R 1250 GS, and Triumph Tiger 1200 XCx. The brand new Multistrada 1260 Enduro is obtainable in two colors – Ducati Pink priced at Rs. 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom) and Sand, priced at Rs. 20.23 lakh (ex-showroom).
“With its debut again in 2016, Multistrada 1200 Enduro made its place among the many hearts of journey motorcyclists and now, Multistrada 1260 Enduro presents a way more refined and an out-and-out journey biking expertise. The all-new journey tourer is armed with all the required credentials to tackle the hardest terrains that may be thrown at it. Constructed to impress, the all-new Multistrada 1260 Enduro is now extra accessible and is poised to impress and excite hardcore journey riders. Occupying the sporty finish of the journey bike spectrum, the Multistrada 1260 Enduro marks an all-new chapter for true off-road fanatics and journey tourers in India,” mentioned Sergi Canovas, Managing Director, Ducati India.
The brand new Multistrada 1260 Enduro is powered by the 1,262 cc Testastretta DVT (Ducati Variable Timing) engine and up to date electronics. The DVT engine with variable valve timing provides pulling energy throughout the rev vary, with 85 per cent of most torque already obtainable at three,500 rpm with a 17 per cent enhance at 5,500 rpm as in comparison with the torque curve on the engine of the earlier mannequin. The engine places out 156 bhp at 9,500 rpm and 127 Nm at 7,500 rpm. In contrast to the forged alloy wheels of the usual Ducati Multistrada 1260, the Multistrada 1260 enduro will get wire-spoke wheels in a 19-inch entrance and 17-inch rear configuration.
The brand new Multistrada 1260 Enduro comes with Journey By Wire, and 4 using modes – Sport, Touring, City, and Enduro. It additionally comes with digital semi-active Sachs suspension (with 185 mm of journey at each entrance and rear) and a 30-litre gas tank which is claimed to supply greater than 450 km vary. The ergonomics have additionally been revised with the seat, handlebar and centre of gravity all decrease than the Multistrada 1200 Enduro.
The brand new and superior electronics package deal boasts of a 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) which controls the Bosch Cornering ABS, Ducati Cornering Lights, and Ducati Wheelie Management. Each the Ducati Traction Management and Ducati Wheelie Management techniques will be adjusted to eight completely different ranges and will be utterly deactivated as effectively. The Multistrada 1260 Enduro additionally has customary Automobile Maintain Management (VHC), which makes uphill begins simpler. The IMU additionally interacts with the semi-active Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evolution management system.
All of the electronics and different connectivity options will be simply accessed by way of a 5-inch, full-colour TFT show and the Ducati Multimedia System (DMS). The DMS connects the bike to the rider’s smartphone by way of Bluetooth, giving entry to all key multimedia features (incoming calls, textual content messaging, music). The brand new Multimedia 1260 Enduro comes with lengthy upkeep intervals, with oil modifications required at 15,000 km, whereas a Desmo service (to regulate the valve clearances) required at 30,000 km. Bookings for the brand new Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro are at the moment open throughout all Ducati dealerships in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad.