The Ducati Multistrada V4 was the best-selling Ducati in 2021 with nearly 10,000 motorcycles delivered worldwide. It is the world’s first motorcycle equipped with front and rear radar, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) systems. It is currently available in 2 variants and 4 colors and is priced starting at Rs 25.49 lakh while the top variant is priced at Rs 26.75 lakh. Now, Ducati has updated the bike’s electronics and also introduced a new color scheme.
The updated Ducati Multistrada V4 S gets a new Iceberg White livery color range. The color was introduced in international markets in March 2022. The new Multistrada V4 retains most of its design and features from its predecessor, the Multistrada 1260. Even with minor changes the V4 comes equipped with twin pod headlights, a semi-fairing. , an adjustable windscreen, a 22-litre fuel tank, split-style seats, single-side sling exhaust, and a two-way swingarm. Unlike the old model, the new variants ride on 19-inch front/17-inch rear wheels. Electronic aids, which work with the Integrated Platform (IMU), include ABS Cornering, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), and Ducati Traction Control (DTC). The S variant further benefits from electronically adjustable, semi-active Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) control system with cornering lights (DCL), Vehicle Hold Control (VHC), and auto-leveling function.
The Multistrada V4 will get a new semi-automatic electronic suspension and will also come with a ‘Minimum Preload’ feature that allows the rider to lower the ride height of the bike. Additionally, it also includes software updates for the ‘Ducati Connect interface and human-machine interface. Existing Ducati Multistrada V4 owners can also opt for the 2022 updates if they wish. Bike owners who are eligible will be contacted via the MyDucatti app and email, after which they can get their bikes updated at the nearest service center.
The Ducati Multistrada V4 is powered by a BS6 compliant 1,158cc, four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that produces 168bhp of power at 10,000 rpm and 125Nm of peak torque at 8,750 rpm. The Ducati Multistrada V4 comes with both front and rear disc brakes with ABS on both tires. This bike weighs 240 kg and has a fuel tank capacity of 22 liters.