Ducati Multistrada V4 launched in India at Rs 18.99 lakh, the first bike to feature radar assist – Technology News, Firstpost

Ducati Multistrada V4 launched in India at Rs 18.99 lakh, the first bike to feature radar assist – Technology News, Firstpost

Ducati Multistrada V4 launched in India at Rs 18.99 lakh, the first bike to feature radar assist – Technology News, Firstpost

Ducati has finally launched its adventure touring flagship, the Ducati Multistrada V4, in India. The basic Ducati Multistrada V4 costs Rs 18.99 (ex-showroom lakh), while the higher spec Multistrada V4 S will cost you Rs 23.10 lakh or Rs 23.30 lakh, depending on which of the two options. color on offer you choose. The new Multistrada models are slated to hit showrooms across India early next week.

The Multistrada V4 is powered by the new V4 GranTurismo engine that is tuned to better suit the sporty touring character of this motorcycle, unlike the Desmosedici Stradale V4, which offers more explosive power in Ducati Panigale V4 and Ducati Streetfighter V4. The V4, which is inside the aluminum monocoque frame of this Ducati, generates 172 hp at 10,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 125 Nm at 8,750 rpm.

The unique thing about this engine is that it ditches the complex Desmodromic valve system and instead features a simpler spring valve return system. This change in engine valve closure technology resulted in a huge 60,000 km service interval extension period, which is more than double that of the old Ducati Multistrada 1260 with V-twin engine.

The Ducati Multistrada V4 is the first production motorcycle to feature a front and rear radar driver assistance system. Image: Ducati

The most notable feature of the new Multistrada V4 is its front and rear radar driver assistance system. The Multistrada V4 is the first production bike to incorporate this type of technology. The front radar enables adaptive cruise control, which controls the speed of the Multistrada V4 based on the distance to the vehicle in front, while the rear radar sensor detects and reports oncoming vehicles at points Blind passengers through indicator lights in the rear. -Rear view mirrors. The Multistrada V4 S will also be offered with spoked wheels later this year.

In terms of its electronics package, the Ducati Multistrada V4 gets an updated IMU with cornering ABS, wheelie control with eight levels of settings, and cornering traction control. While the better-equipped Multistrada V4 S features turn signals, vehicle hold control, a two-way quick shift lever, and cruise control.

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