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“Get ready to discover the fourth Multistrada generation. Sportier and more touring, stronger in off-road use and easier in urban action. Lightweight and compact, with the new 170 HP V4 Granturismo engine for a sporty and exciting ride on mixed terrain.
Ready for long journeys thanks to the navigation-system that can be viewed on the dashboard and the innovative rider assistance radar-system, it will offer you excellent riding comfort and a main service-interval only after 60,000 km (Valve clearance check interval), the Oil Service, are now scheduled at 15,000 km or 24 months. After getting back from your adventures, it will offer you ease and confidence in everyday use thanks to state-of-the-art electronic rider assistance systems and sophisticated ergonomics, including an adjustable seat height of up to 790 mm thanks to the low seat and low suspension kit, both available as accessories”
A full 60,000 km of pure comfort and reliability. Equipped with the most advanced travel electronics such as front and rear radar with adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection systems and full integrated navigation and new generation LED lighting.
Highly off-road competent thanks to the new dynamic design and the extremely smooth V4 Granturismo engine delivery. An all terrain control experience due to a completely redesigned ergonomy with an increased ground clearance and the fully customisable electronic suspension system.
Lighter and more compact, the 4th generation of Multistrada unleashes 170HP of V4 goodness, while its electronic equipment help you feeling the full fun control of every corner at your fingertips.
Thanks to the Minimum Preload system, you can set the rear shock preload to the minimum from the handlebar lock, reducing the vehicle height. It will be easier to put your feet on the ground during city riding.
Starting Price £16995
Type V4 Granturismo, V4 – 90°, 4 valves per cylinder, counter-rotating crankshaft, Twin Pulse firing order, liquid cooled
Displacement 1,158 cc (71 cu in), Bore x Stroke 83 mm x 53.5 mm
Compression Ratio 14.0:1, Power 170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
Torque 12.7 kgm (125 Nm, 92 lb ft) @ 8,750 rpm
Fuel Injection Electronic fuel injection system, Øeq 46 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system
Exhaust Stainless steel muffler, double catalytic converter and 4 lambda probes
Gearbox 6 speed
Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.8:1
Ratio 1=40/13, 2=36/16, 3=34/19, 4=31/21, 5=29/23, 6=27/25
Final drive Chain, front sprocket z16, rear sprocket z42
Clutch Multiplate wet clutch with hydraulic control, self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
Frame Aluminum monocoque frame
Front suspension Ø 50 mm fully adjustable usd fork
Front Wheel Light alloy cast, 3″ x 19″
Front Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 ZR 19
Rear suspension Fully adjustable monoshock, Remote spring preload adjustment, aluminium double-sided swingarm
Rear Wheel Light alloy cast, 4.5″ x 17″
Rear Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 170/60 ZR 17
Wheel Travel (Front/Rear) 170 mm / 180 mm (6.7 in / 7.1 in)
Front Brake 2 x Ø 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc 4-piston 2-pad callipers, radial master cylinder, Cornering ABS
Rear Brake Ø 265 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating calliper, Cornering ABS
Instrumentation 5″ TFT colour display
Dry Weight 215 kg (474 lb), Kerb Weight 240 kg (529 lb)
Seat Height Adjustable, 840 mm – 860 mm (33.1 in – 33.9 in)
855 mm – 875 mm (33.7 in – 34.4 in) with high seat accessory
810 mm – 830 mm (31.9 in – 32.7 in) with low seat accessory
Wheelbase 1,567 mm (61.7 in), Rake 24.5°, Trail 102.5 mm (4.0 in)
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 l (5.8 US gal), Number of Seats 2
Safety Equipment Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS Cornering, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Daytime Running Light, Ducati Brake Light
Standard Equipment Backlit handlebar switches, 5″ TFT colour display
Warranty 48 months, unlimited mileage.
Maintenance Service Intervals 15,000 km (9,000 miles) / 24 months
Valve Clearance Check 60,000 km (36,000 miles)
Standard Euro 5
CO2 Emissions 162 g/km
Consumption 7.0 l/100 km