Ducati launches Multistrada V4

Italian luxury motorcycle manufacturer Ducati on July 22 announced the launch of its adventure tourer, Multistrada V4 and V4 S.

The bikes are priced at Rs 18.99 lakh and Rs 23.10 lakh respectively (ex-showroom pan-India).

The Multistrada V4, said a press release, is an all-new motorcycle from the ground up that will headline Ducati’s family of adventure yourer bikes in both capability and technology prowess. This 4th generation of Multistrada represents the best of Ducati’s technology, performance, and capability, it said further.

With this all-new generation, Ducati has also reimagined this iconic do-it-all machine, said the release. The biggest change starts with the heart of the project, its powerful engine called the V4 Granturismo, tuned for all terrain performance, and derived from the highly acclaimed Desmosedici Stradale which does duty on the Panigale V4 and the Streetfighter V4.

The all new V4 Granturismo engine guarantees extremely smooth operation at low revs and a linear torque curve as well. So, riders will be able to conquer more technical and difficult terrains with an engine that delivers more power in an effortless manner giving rider more control, and confidence to rule all roads.

The Multistrada, according to the release, is a one-of-a-kind motorcycle that not only combines the pleasure of on-asphalt sporty riding, but also gives overall satisfaction and easy off-road handling together with unprecedented comfort on longer journeys and in everyday use.

Mr. Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India said, “The wait was long, but I am sure it will be worth for all the Ducatisti that waited patiently for the bike. There’s no other way of saying this but the Multistrada V4 is a state-of-the-art technological marvel, which can take you across the globe with ease. The new Granturismo V4 engine is specifically designed keeping touring and off-road riding in mind and it is the heart of this whole project.”