OFFICIALLY! Upcoming Ducati Motorcycles in India

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OFFICIALLY!  Upcoming Ducati Motorcycles in India

Ducati India has announced the list of motorcycles that would reach our shores in 2022. The Indian branch of the Italian manufacturer has confirmed several models for our market, although they have been tight-lipped about the launch timeline. Here’s the full list of upcoming Ducati motorcycles set to launch in India in 2022. Please note that the list is in the order of the photos on the company’s Instagram profile. The starting order may deviate from this.

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Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak

Topping the list is the Pikes Peak variant of the new Multistrada V4 series. Unlike the other variants of the Multistrada V4 series, the Pikes Peak has a 17-inch wheel setup at both ends. The sporty version of Ducati’s flagship Adventure Tourer also gets a special paint scheme, shorter windshield and a single-sided swingarm. The bike also has chassis and ergonomics revisions that are sportier than the standard models.

Meanwhile, mechanical specs are similar to the standard model, and the Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak retains the liquid-cooled 1,158cc, 90-degree V4 cylinder engine. Coupled to a six-speed gearbox, the engine delivers 167.6 hp at 10,500 rpm and maximum torque of 125 Nm at 8,750 rpm.

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Multistrada V2 S

The Multistrada family will also witness the arrival of the new Multistrada V2 S which will replace the existing Multistrada 950 S. This new model from the Italian manufacturer uses the same 937cc Testastretta, two-cylinder engine as the Multistrada 950. The maximum power of 111.5 hp is also comparable to the outgoing version. However, peak torque has increased from 94 Nm to 96 Nm on the V2.

The design remains similar to the Multistrada 950 S, and the new Multistrada V2 S continues to feature a twin-pod headlight, high windshield, half fairing, step stool, side exhaust and 19-inch front and 17-inch alloy rear wheels. The list of features includes an LED headlight, an LED taillight, a digital instrument panel and a comprehensive electronics package.

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Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro

The year 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the air-cooled two-cylinder engine on a Ducati. To celebrate the occasion, Ducati has announced the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro Edition. This new variant, which pays tribute to the history of the bike, features the “Giallo Ocra” livery. The Italian brand used the color on the 1972 twin-cylinder 450 Desmo Mono and 750 Sport. The motorcycle’s styling cues include a round headlamp at the front, body-colored front fender, one-piece seat, twin-pod exhaust and black spoked wheels.

The mechanical specs of the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro include a 1079cc, L-twin, air-cooled engine that delivers 84.4 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and peak torque of 88 Nm at 4,750 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox.

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Scrambler Urban Motorcycle

The new Scrambler Urban Motard is the newest member of the middleweight Scrambler series. The bike has a contemporary design with graffiti style graphics and a two-tone paint theme. The motorcycle’s styling cues include a rounded front headlight, high front fender, wire wheels, flat seat, side number plate design and side-hanging exhaust. The motorcycle uses an 803cc, L-twin, air-cooled engine mated to a six-speed transmission and produces 71.8 horsepower at 8,250 rpm and 66.2 Nm of peak torque at 5,750 rpm.

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Street Fighter V2

The new Streetfighter V2 is the lower displacement of the Streetfighter V4. Drawing styling cues from its bigger brother, the bike features design cues such as a V-shaped LED DRL, muscular fuel tank, silver radiator cowlings, sporty hood, step seat, single-sided swingarm, and underbelly exhaust setup. The Streetfighter V2 uses a 955cc, Euro5 compliant, two-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that delivers 150.9 horsepower at 10,750 rpm and peak torque of 101.4 Nm at 9,000 rpm.

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Streetfighter V4 SP

The Streetfigher V4 SP is a higher specification version of the standard Streetfighter V4 series that benefits from several upgrades. This iteration of the naked roadster range gets BST carbon fiber wheels, Brembo Stylema R calipers, a dry STM slipper clutch and Ohlins SMART 2.0 EC suspension. The SP variant also benefits from the unique Winter Test livery with black paint and an aluminum finished fuel tank with red accents. It continues with the 1103cc Demosedici Stradale V4 engine with a claimed 208bhp and 122Nm of peak torque.

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2022 Panigale V4

Ducati has already introduced the 2022 Panigale V4 in selected international markets. The latest iteration of the company’s flagship supersport model includes a few styling tweaks over the old motorcycle. The winglets of the new model are now more compact and thinner than before. Ducati claims the new, relatively smaller winglets deliver 37kg of downforce at 300km/h. Ducati has also revised the ergonomics of the 2022 model to improve control of the bike during track sessions.

The 2022 model also benefits from performance upgrades and the 1,103cc, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, Desmosedici Stradale engine now delivers 212.5PS at 13,000rpm and 123.6Nm of peak torque at 9,500rpm. The six-speed gearbox has also been updated and the new transmission extends the gear ratios for the first, second and sixth gears.

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Panigale V2 Bayliss

The Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary edition, which is based on the standard Panigale V2, will be produced in limited edition. The motorcycle is already available in the US market where it is priced at $21,000 (Rs 15.66 lakh). The Bayliss Edition retains the design of the stock Panigale V2 and features a twin-pod headlight, fairing-mounted mirrors, full fairing and single-sided swingarm. This limited-edition has a special colorway that consists of green and white colored graphics all over the body.

Mechanical specifications are identical to the standard Panigale V2, and this special edition motorcycle uses the same 955cc, L-twin, liquid-cooled engine that delivers 152.9 horsepower at 10,750 rpm and 104 Nm of peak torque at 9,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox.

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DesertX

The new DesertX will compete in the middleweight segment of the Indian market. Drawing styling cues from the concept bike unveiled in 2019, the bike features a twin-pod headlight, high windshield, semi-fairing design, 21 liter fuel tank, split seats, side-hanging exhaust, bash plate and tubeless tire compatible spoked wheels. Unlike the Multistrada range, the new DesertX uses a 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheel combination. The cross-spoke wheels are wrapped with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tubeless tires.

The mechanical specs include a 937cc, L-Twin, liquid-cooled engine that the DesertX shares with the new Monster and Multistrada V2. Mated to a six-speed gearbox, the engine is tuned to produce 110 PS of power at 9,250 rpm and maximum torque of 92 Nm at 6,500 rpm.