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Ducati Multistrada V4 launched in India at INR 18.99 lakh

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Ducati has launched the Multistrada V4 in the Indian market, starting at INR 18.99 lakh ex-showroom. The brand offers the Multistrada V4 in two variants – V4 and V4 S. The V4 S variant comes at the price of INR 23.10 lakh ex-showroom. The fourth-generation Ducati Multistrada V4 has been built from grounds-up, and it is the flagship motorcycle in Ducati’s adventure tourer bikes. 

Ducati Multistrada V4 – Engine Specifications

Powering the Multistrada V4 and V4 S feature a V4 Granturismo engine. The engine comes with a 1158cc 90-degree V4 motor with a counter-rotating crankshaft. The liquid-cooled motor also gets Twin Pulse firing order and a part chain, part gear valvetrain. The four-valve engine produces 170 Hp of power and 125 Nm of torque. The motorcycle also features 46 mm cylindrical-section throttle bodies with an electronic Ride-by-Wire system.

Ducati Multistrada V4 – Design Highlights

The Ducati Multistrada V4 comes with an ultra-compact front, a mass-loaded front end, and a sleek rear section. The motorcycle also features clean and taut character lines and a Perspex windscreen. The bike speaks the language of adventure and comes with a commanding seat height with two seat heights of 840 mm and 860 mm. The brand also offers an 810 mm low seat and 875 mm high seat as accessories. 

Ducati Multistrada V4 – Suspension & Braking

The Ducati Multistrada V4 also comes with a Marzocchi mechanical suspension with an adjustable fork and rear monoshock. In the V4 S trim, the motorcycle comes with semi-active Marzocchi suspension controlled by the Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evolution system. The suspension offers 170 mm wheel travel at the front and 180 mm at the rear. The Multistrada V4 comes with 320 mm brake discs at the front with Brembo M4.32 front callipers, while the Multistrada V4 S is equipped with 330 mm brake discs, along with Brembo Stylema callipers.

Ducati Multistrada V4 – Technology

The brand offers Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection thanks to the front and rear radar system. But it is important to note that the radar system will not be available in the Multistrada V4 and will be standard fitment on the Multistrada V4 S. The motorcycle also comes with a 5-inch TFT display on the V4 and a 6.5-inch colour display on the V4 S.

The bike also comes with Cornering ABS, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Cornering Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Cornering Lights (DCL), Vehicle Hold Control (VHC), active Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) system, Ducati Quick Shift (Up/Down) and Cruise Control depending on the model. 

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