New Delhi: Ducati India has launched the new Ducati Multistrada V2 in India, with prices beginning at Rs. 14.65 lakh (Ex-showroom) for the base variant, while the top-spec Multistrada V2 S is priced at Rs. 16.65 lakh (Ex-showroom).
Check out the variant-wise prices below:
.Multistrada V2 Ducati Red Livery: Rs 14.65 lakh
.Multistrada V2 S Ducati Red Livery: Rs 16.65 lakh
.Multistrada V2 S Street Grey Livery: Rs 16.84 lakh
The Multistrada V2 is the latest-generation entry-level Multistrada model, and is essentially a replacement for the Multistrada 950, and gets some minor updates, including a 5 kg weight reduction, with new engine and vehicle components. The top-spec Multistrada V2 S gets Ducati Skyhook semi-active suspension, along with a few dedicated colour options.
Commenting on the launch, Bipul Chandra, Managing Director, Ducati India said, “The Ducati Multistrada V2 is an all new model which has been extensively worked on to achieve significant weight reduction on engine and chassis. It also features revisions in design and ergonomics, which blend perfectly with a lighter, tried and tested Testastretta 11 degree twin-cylinder engine. It’s fun, accessible, and comes with a cutting edge electronics package, a hallmark of the Ducati motorcycles of the yore. The Multistrada V2 puts the excitement back in the mid Sport touring segment, is built to guarantee long riding hours in the utmost comfort and we’re delighted to introduce it in India!”
According to Ducati, the Multistrada V2 gets revised ergonomics with a seat height ranging from 790 mm to 830 mm, with an optional low seat offering 790 mm seat height. The Multistrada V2 runs on a 19-inch front wheel, and a 17-inch rear wheel combination, with the wheels shod with Pirelli Scorpion Trail II tyres. Both variants are built around the same tubular streel trellis frame with a double-sided aluminium swingarm. Suspension is handled by a 48 mm Kayaba fork up front, and a monoshock rear, both offering full adjustability, with 170 mm of travel at both ends.
The Multistrada V2 is powered by the latest evolution of the 937 cc Testastretta 11-degree L-twin unit. Engine output is 111 bhp at 9,000 rpm with 94 Nm of peak torque at 6,750 rpm. The engine gets new con-rods, a new 8-disc hydraulic clutch and the gearbox has been refurbished too. Ducati recommends oil change every 15,000 km and valve clearance check every 30,000 km. The six-speed gearbox comes with a bi-directional quickshifter.
The Multistrada V2 gets a state-of-the-art electronics package, especially on the S variant, which includes cornering ABS, 8-level Ducati Traction Control, four configurable riding modes (Sport, Touring, Urban, Enduro), cornering lights, and Ducati Brake Light system, which flashes the brake light in the event of sudden braking.
Ducati Multistrada V2 S variant also gets the Ducati Skyhook electronic suspension as standard, cruise control, full-LED headlight equipped with Ducati Cornering Lights function, Ducati Quick Shift up and down, hands-free system, and a high-resolution 5-inch, full-colour TFT instrument console with backlit handlebar controls.