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2022 Ducati Multistrada unveiled, will get a brand new color and minor revisions | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The 2022 mannequin will get journey top regulate, and a brand new UI for its infotainment, whereas retaining the a lot beloved Granturismo V4 engine.

Only a yr after it first went on sale, Ducati has already up to date the Multistrada V4 with some minor revisions for the 2022 mannequin yr. This yr’s Multistrada V4 S mannequin will get a contemporary new shade of white as an possibility, which Ducati calls Iceberg white. It additionally will get up to date digital suspension, the place the system robotically reduces preload at low speeds and stops, thereby lowering the journey top – a function we first noticed on the Harley-Davidson Pan America. 

Journey bikes just like the Multi require appreciable suspension journey and floor clearance to fulfil their off-road duties, which often results in a quite excessive seat, and this new function is very helpful in an city setting when the off-road functionality is just not vital (India is an exception!).

The brand new mannequin additionally brings with it software program updates, which embody enhancements to the infotainment system’s UI, and might be availed by current Multi house owners freed from cost. Including to each aesthetics and practicality on the 2022 model are optionally available aluminium panniers and a prime case, that are designed by Centro Stile Ducati, made in collaboration with Givi. Ducati says this works out to 76 litres for the facet panniers and 41 litres for the highest case. One also can go for the inner baggage, which can be found as an adjunct for added performance, and are produced from waterproof cloth with heat-sealed seams.

The Multi continues to get the a lot beloved 1,158cc Granturismo V4 engine producing a wholesome 170hp and 125Nm that comes mated to a 6 velocity gearbox.

Stopping the Multi are the identical twin 320 mm discs with radially mounted Brembo monobloc four piston calipers, coupled with a radial grasp cylinder on the entrance, and a 256 mm disc and two piston floating calliper on the rear. Aiding the Brembos is the inclusion of IMU-assisted cornering ABS.

The 240kg (kerb) Multi is suspended by a 50mm absolutely adjustable fork with 170mm of journey on the entrance, and a completely adjustable monoshock with 180mm of journey on the rear. This leads to a seat top that’s adjustable from 840mm to 860mm. It additionally will get 19-inch and 17-inch alloys, on the entrance and rear, respectively, which come shod in Pirelli’s Scorpion Path 2 tires. 

The Ducati Multistrada is amongst a number of the most beloved Ducatis of all time, and for good purpose. The general Multi bundle is that of a succesful all-rounder, and the updates the corporate has made, whereas minor, ought to provide a significant enchancment for shorter riders, thereby growing the bike’s general attraction.

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