EICMA 2017: tourist motorcycle 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260November 7, 2017
The new tourist motorcycle, 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260, was presented at the EICMA 2017 in Milan. The name change means that the novelty equipped with 1262-cubic engine (with the DVT system), which was originally equipped with only Ducati XDiavel.
In addition to the engine, there are other modifications to the 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260. Ducati engineers have upgraded the Ducati Multistrada 1200 frame, but the engine is still a paramount topic for discussion. The Testastretta DVT 1262 power unit, mounted on the Ducati Multistrada 1260, produces 158 hp power, while 85% of torque is available at revs below 3500 rpm.
As an option, the customer can order a quickshifter to make driving on a motorcycle more comfortable. On the model Ducati Multistrada 1260 S the specified system is installed in the base. The S-version weighs 206 dry kg – almost 3 kg is lighter than the base model.
The price is not known yet.