Ducati recently published information regarding its updated Multistrada range for 2013. A brief description of the bike and quality images is now available in the Ducati official website. A press introduction of this motorbike will be held in Bilbao, Spain soon, giving journalists a chance to test drive and image this super-bike. Wait till then for detailed information regarding the bike’s specs.
As far as the website indicates, the most highlighted feature is the Ducati Skyhook Suspension System, which will be fitted in the S versions of Multistrada. This system is being developed in cooperation with Sachs. This innovative technology is said to maintain optimum steadiness of the bike irrespective of the terrain and doesn’t have the drawbacks of conventional suspension.
Another notable feature is the Bosch Brembo braking system, which finds place in the Ducati Safety Pack for Multistrada 2013. This braking technology has been tested and used in race tracks and has proven to provide high-end security as well as stability at very high speeds. Ducati claims this technology provides zero-compromise performance irrespective of the drive terrain.
The new Multistrada gets a proven 2nd generation Testastretta 11° DS engine. This machine has undergone vital enhancements for an increased torque of 91.8 lb-ft and guarantees smoother operation with mid range power delivery. The engine also gets proven technologies from the 1199 Panigale’s Superquadro engine to further boost performance.
2013 Multistrada will be available in four riding modes, namely Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro. INTERMOT Motorcycle Show will witness the debut of this super-bike on October 3rd at Cologne, Germany. 2013 Multistrada will hit dealerships by December. Ducati has not revealed any clues regarding the price range of new Multistrada as of yet. We will keep you posted as and when it becomes available. You can check a couple of 2013 Ducati Multistrada images below (Image Courtesy: Ducati).