Ducati's two entry-level models, Monster 797 and Multistrada 950, is all set for its launch in India on June 14. While the Monster 797 will join 821, 1200, 1200 S and 1200 R range of motorcycles in the country, the Multistrada 950 will be the youngest in the adventure-tourer motorcycle. Monster 797 and the Multistrada 950 will be brought t India as Completely Built-up Unit (CBU) from Thailand.
Ducati Monster 797
The naked Ducati Monster 797 comes powered by an air-cooled 803cc Desmodue L-twin motor that is tuned to churn out 75hp at 8,250rpm and a maximum torque of 69NM at 5,750rpm, mated to a six-speed gearbox. To be offered in three colour options-- Star White Silk, with red frame and wheels; the classic Ducati Red, with black frame and wheels; smart Dark Stealth with black frame and wheels. The Monster 797 employs 43mm front fork and Sachs monoshock, pre-load and rebound adjustable at the rear. The braking is taken care of by 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc with Bosch ABS at the front and 245 mm disc, 1-piston calliper with Bosch ABS at the rear. In India, the Ducati Monster 797 is expected to be priced at around Rs. 8 lakh.
Ducati Multistrada 950
Ducati unveiled its new member in Multistrada family, Multistrada 950, at the 2016 EICMA show in Milan. At the heart of the Multistrada 950 is tried-and-tested 939 Testastretta L-Twin that also powers the new SuperSport. The engine makes 113hp and maximum torque of 96.2Nm mated to a six-speed gearbox. With its Testastretta 937 cc and 19" front wheel, the new Multistrada 950 is perfect for riding on all terrain, even for urban daily commuting. It features Bosch electronic fuel injection system, KYB 48 mm fully adjustable USD fork and fully adjustable Sachs monoshock unit at the rear. The Multistrada 950 has a minimum ground clearance of 183.5mm and offers LCD instrument panel, four Riding Modes (Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro), Brembo braking system with ABS, LED tail light and indicators and DTC (Ducati Traction Control).