An adventure tourer is what you need when you go on a cross country trail traversing through different states, and the Italian luxury motorcycle manufacturer Ducati has launched a motorcycle that will fit the tag well. It has finally launched the Multistrada 1260 Enduro at Rs 19.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Pan India).
The adventure tourer will be powered by a 1,262cc Testastretta DVT engine that will produce 156bhp of power at 9,500rpm and 128Nm of peak torque at 7,500rpm which will be mated to a 6-speed Ducati Quick Shift gearbox. The flow of power will be now smoother with the new Ride by Wire function. From the outgoing model, the performance figures have increased with 85 per cent of power already available below 3,500rpm. This makes the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro the best torque producing motorcycle in its category. The 1260 Enduro’s stopping power comes from Brembo’s 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc M4.32-piston callipers at the front and at the rear it gets 265 mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper, and Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment. Also, the front suspension gets Sachs 48mm fully adjustable USD forks and the rear suspension gets fully adjustable Sachs unit along with an aluminium single-sided swingarm. Both the front and rear suspension have electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment, electronic spring pre-load adjustment with DSS Evo.
Coming to the tyres, at the front, it gets a tubeless spoked alloy wheel wrapped in Pirelli Scorpion Trail II tyres 120/70 R19 and 170/60 R17 at the rear. In terms of safety, the Ducati gets Vehicle Hold Control, Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack which has Bosch Cornering ABS + DTC, Ducati Wheelie Control, and Ducati Cornering Lights. It gets cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, Ducati Multimedia System, Full-colour TFT display, Full LED headlamp, Auto-off indicators, among others. The Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro has a dry weight of 225 kilograms and has a fuel tank capacity of 30 litres, Ducati also claims that it can give an average of 18 km/l. There will two colour options available, Red and Sand. With all these features on offer, do you think the new Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro is worth the price?