Ducati India has launched its new Multistrada 1260 and its premium variant 1260S bike in India. For the premium variants, the company has to shell out Rs 18.06 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the premium model, while the company has kept the price of the standard model at Rs 15.99 lakh (ex-showroom).
Four variants of Ducati Multistrada 1260 in the international market are available for sale. Apart from the standard model, the remaining variants Multistrada 1260 S, Multistrada 1260 D-Air and Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak. However, only the two models mentioned above in India have been launch.
The new Multistrada 1260 is the most powerful bike in the company’s Multistrada lineup. It has 1262cc, L-twin, Testastretta engine. This engine has been connected with 6-speed transmission. This fuel injected engine generates a power of 158 bhp and a peak torque of 130 nm.
Multiple riding modes are also given in this motorcycle. Talk about the electronics package, Multistrada 1260 features such as wheel control, cruise control, ABS and skyhook Suspension. Apart from this, this new variant has been given a colored TFT instrument cluster and a Ducati Multimedia system.
In the market, Ducati Multistrada 1260 will be competing with Triumph Tiger 1200 and BMW R 1200 GS in its segment.