Reports have surfaced that Ducati is working on a new Multistrada for 2018. Called the Multistrada 1260, information on the new bike surfaced via an official document from California Air Resources Board or CARB. As per this document, the Multistrada will get a bigger 1262 engine. What else will the bike have? Will it better to wait for the new bike or go for the existing Multistrada 1200? To find answers to these questions, keep reading as we tell you more about 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 price in USA, specifications and other details.
Ducati pioneered the naked bike segment with the Monster range of motorcycles. The Monster 1200 is the big, bad member of the lineup. It utilises the same L-Twin engine as the rest of the Ducati bikes. This bike has manic power output with upright ergonomics to ensure you can ride it day-to-day with least hassle. Does it feel like the bike you need for daily use? Then read on as we talk more about the 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 price in USA, specifications and other details.
Confused? Well, please allow us to talk a bit about the past. Ducati began losing in the WSBK as its L-Twin engine was restricted by the regulations. In essence, its power advantage was negated by use of air restricting equipment by WSBK authorities. All this was done in the name of fair play. This left Ducati with no option but to start work on a new V-4 engine to replace the V-Twin. It will have to put the engine into production to meet homologation requirements. Hence, Ducati had to make the decision to junk this engine. However, the love affair between Ducati and the L-Twin engines is a storied one. So, befittingly, the Panigale range was sent off alongside the L-Twin engine with the 1299 Panigale R Final Edition. Here’s all about the Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition price in USA, specifications and other details.
Update: Ducati’s V4 superbike will likely have a double-sided swingarm. This is because the road bikes are likely to make 205-210HP power while the race bikes will make 230HP or even more. A double-sided swingarm will, thus be needed to ensure the Ducati V4 superbike is able to put that power down. The recent test mules spotted also had different exhaust and shock positions, which further lends credence to this aspect.
Ducati is working on a new V4 engine to replace the L-Twin motors in its superbikes. The reason behind this is the World Superbike Championship regulations. These regulations warrant the use of air restricter on V-Twin engines making displacing 1200cc. Hence, any performance advantage a Ducati bike may have in the WSBK is nullified to a great extent, if not fully. Hence, Ducati has no option left but to develop a V4 engine for its superbikes. So, what will the new V4 superbike from Ducati be like? Here’s our take on the Ducati V4 superbike, based on all the available information.
Ducati’s Multistrada range of motorcycles are know for their capability – on and off pavement – around the world. The Multistrada range consists of Multistrada 1200 and Multistrada 950 bikes. The Multistrada 1200 already has a number of variants – S, S D|air, Pikes Peak and Enduro. What the Bolognese company has done is introduce a new variant of the Multistrada 1200 which uses the Enduro trim as its base. The result is what it calls the Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro. What does the new Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro sport over the Enduro variant? Is it worth your money? We answer all these questions by delving into the Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro price in UK, specifications and other details.
Ducati’s 1299 Superleggera has just been delivered to its first customer in the USA. Why is it such a big news? First off, it is the most extreme motorcycle Ducati makes, which we will discuss in detail in a bit. Second, it has bleeding-edge components onboard, making it unique among other limited-edition motorcycles. Lastly, it will see a production run of just 500 units. This means it has a big sticker price, which will only go up with time once it starts showing up at auctions. Here’s more about the Ducati 1299 Superleggera price in USA, specifications and other related details.