New Delhi: Ducati Motor Holding SpA on Tuesday launched the Multistrada 1260 Enduro in India. Priced ₹19.99 lakh for the Sand colour variant, the motorcycle is designed to traverse continents, and hence, is equipped with top drawer components to enhance its off-road and touring capabilities, the company said in a statement. It comes in another Red variant that is priced at ₹20.23 lakh.
The Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro will compete against the likes of the BMW R 1250 GS, and Triumph Tiger 1200 XCx in India.
Powered by 1,262 cc Testastretta DVT (Ducati Variable Timing) engine and updated electronics, the Multistrada 1260 Enduro generates 156 bhp at 9,500 rpm and 127 Nm at 7,500 rpm. The Multistrada 1260 Enduro gets wire-spoke wheels in a 19-inch front and 17-inch rear configuration.
It comes with Ride By Wire and four riding modes - Sport, Touring, Urban, and Enduro. It has an electronic semi-active Sachs suspension (with 185 mm of travel at both front and rear) and a 30-litre fuel tank which is claimed to offer more than 450 km range.
The Multistrada 1260 Enduro comes with a 5-inch full-colour TFT display that is powered by the Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) that allows Bluetooth connectivity and gives the rider access to incoming calls, text messaging, music.
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It comes with a new electronics package consisting of a 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) which controls the Bosch Cornering ABS, Ducati Cornering Lights, and Ducati Wheelie Control. Traction control and wheelie control systems come with eight different adjustable levels and can turned off altogether. To assist rider on those difficult uphill starts, the Multistrada 1260 Enduro also has standard Vehicle Hold Control (VHC).
Bookings for the model have commenced across all Ducati dealerships—Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad.