Ducati launches Multistrada 1260, 1260 S for India priced at Rs 15.99 lakh and Rs 18.06 lakh respectively
Italian superbike maker Ducati today announced the launch of Multistrada 1260 and 1260 S in India at an starting price of Rs 15,99,000 and Rs 18,06,000 respectively. The new Multistrada range comes with a powerful 1,262 cc L-twin DVT Testastretta engine which is also seen on the Ducati XDiavel .
The Multistrada 1260 and 1260 S is a testament to our commitment to bring the best of Italian design, engineering and performance to Indian roads.” said Sergi Canovas, Managing Director of Ducati India.
The DVT unit puts out 158 bhp 129.5 Nm. The engine has been re-tuned to maximise low-to-mid range torque. Internationally, the Ducati Multistrada 1260 is available in four different variants, but in India, only two variants will be offered on sale – the standard Ducati Multistrada 1260 and the Ducati Multistrada 1260 S.
Features in the new Ducati MUTISTRADA Range
The new adventure motorcycle are equipped with features such as
- Vehicle Hold Control (VHC)
- Bosch Cornering ABS
- Ducati Traction Control
- Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC)
- Cruise Control
- Backlit handlebar switches
- Ducati Multimedia System (DMS)
- Multiple riding modes like Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro
There are some features which have been kept exclusive to the 1260 S like a colour TFT instrument cluster, full-LED headlight and cornering lights.
The new Multistrada gets updated chassis, the bike now has a longer wheelbase, which includes a swingarm that’s 48 mm longer and an increased steering rake. The wheelbase is also longer at 1,585 mm. In terms of weight, the company has retained the same as before at 209 Kg for the 1260 and 212 Kg for the 1260 S.
Bookings for the Multistrada 1260 and Multistrada 1260 S are now open, and deliveries will start by end of June 2018 across all Ducati dealerships in Delhi–NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Kolkata and Chennai.
We expect the prices of the Multistrada 1260 to begin at Rs. 16 lakh and the Multistrada 1260 S prices to begin at Rs. 18 lakh.