First unveiled at the 2017
Ducati World Premiere, Ducati India launched the Monster 797 and the
Multistrada 950. These motorcycles are the first of the five all-new
motorcycles that are going to be launched in the country.
The Monster 797 is now
available across all Ducati dealers in Ducati Red, Star White Silk and Dark
Stealth colours at an introductory price of Rs 7,77,000 (ex-showroom, New
Delhi). The Ducati Multistrada 950 is available in Ducati Red for Rs 12,60,000
(ex-showroom, India, based on GST w.e.f July 1, 2017). Deliveries commence in
July 2017 and the star white silk colour variant will be available from
November this year.
With the addition of the
Monster 797 and Multistrada 950, consumers now have options ranging across 19
Ducati models available at dealerships across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Pune,
Bangalore, Ahmedabad & Kochi.
The Monster 797’s air-cooled
803 cc Desmodue L-twin engine housed in the tubular Ducati Trellis frame is
capable of delivering 75 Bhp at 8250 rpm and maximum torque of 69 Nm at 5,750
rpm. The Monster 797 engine also features 12,000 km maintenance intervals.
The Monster 797 mounts a
headlight with LED positioning lights and an easy-to-see LCD screen. The low
seat, wide handlebars and a wide steering angle ensures agility in urban
conditions and stability on highways. The upside down front Kayaba forks, fully
adjustable rear Sachs shock absorber and a Brembo braking system featuring
Bosch 9.1 MP ABS with 320 mm front discs, provide enhanced rider confidence.
Helping riders in continuous
start-stop of city traffic, the six-speed gearbox unit with APTC wire-controlled
wet multi-plate clutch ensures light lever action and excellent responsiveness.
The Monster 797 combines durability with constant grip thanks to the 10-spoke
alloy wheels with Pirelli Diablo Rosso II dual-compound tyres.
On the design front, with its
iconic monster tank and headlight and tapered tail, the Monster 797 lines are
agile and dynamic while being elegant and muscular.
Powering the Multistrada 950
is the 937cc Testastretta 11° engine that churns a maximum of 113 Bhp at 9,000
rpm and a maximum torque of 96.2 Nm at 7750 rpm. The instrument panel consists of a large LCD
panel that displays the four riding modes – Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro,
each of which gives the Multistrada 950 a distinctive personality.
The DSP (Ducati Safety Pack)
which includes a Brembo braking system, with ABS, controlled by the Bosch 9.1
MP control unit, together with the DTC (Ducati Traction Control) enhances the
Multistrada 950’s performance, optimising control and safety levels.
The 19’’ front wheel, 48 mm
forks with 170 mm wheel travel, adjustable rear suspension and a double sided
swing arm provide a high level of riding comfort while ensuring great agility.
The Multistrada 950 is equipped with alloy wheels and Pirelli Scorpion Trail II
tyres. Superior braking on the Multistrada 950 is enabled by the Brembo M4.32
monobloc radial caliper on the dual 320 mm front discs and a Brembo floating
caliper at the rear.
A whole range of accessories
are available for the Multistrada 950, including accessory packages like
Touring, Sport, Urban and Enduro which help customers transform their
motorcycle’s character. The Enduro accessories package (includes supplementary
LED lights, engine crash bars, aluminium radiator guard, aluminium sump guard, broader
kickstand base and off-road rider pegs) when combined with the accessory
tubeless spoke rim set, gives customers a complete off-road setup on the
The Multistrada 950 is the
ideal choice for anyone embarking on a cross country trip, for their daily
urban ride or even enjoying a weekend run. Bookings for the Multistrada 950 are