2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S Travel & Radar
2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S Travel & Radar

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Ducati
Ducati
Model Year
2021
2021
Model
Multistrada V4 S Travel & Radar
Multistrada V4 S Travel & Radar
Model Code
MULTISTRADAV4S
MULTISTRADAV4S
Color
Aviator Grey
Aviator Grey

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 2 x Ø 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo M50 Stylema monobloc 4-piston 2-pad callipers, radial master cylinder, Cornering ABS

Rear - Ø 265 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating calliper, Cornering ABS

Front - 2 x Ø 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo M50 Stylema monobloc 4-piston 2-pad callipers, radial master cylinder, Cornering ABS

Rear - Ø 265 mm disc, Brembo 2-piston floating calliper, Cornering ABS

Wheels

Front - Light alloy cast 3 x 19 in.

Rear - Light alloy cast 4.5 x 17 in.

Front - Light alloy cast 3 x 19 in.

Rear - Light alloy cast 4.5 x 17 in.

Tires

Front - Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120 / 70 ZR 19

Rear - Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 170 / 60 ZR 17

Front - Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120 / 70 ZR 19

Rear - Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 170 / 60 ZR 17

Dimensions

Weight
Kerb - 536 lb. (243 kg)
Kerb - 536 lb. (243 kg)
Wheelbase
61.7 in. (1,567 mm)
61.7 in. (1,567 mm)
Seat Height
Adjustable, 33.1 - 33.9 in. (840 - 860 mm)
Adjustable, 33.1 - 33.9 in. (840 - 860 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - 6 speed
Gearbox - 6 speed
Primary Drive
Straight cut gears, ratio 1.8 : 1
Straight cut gears, ratio 1.8 : 1
Final Drive
Chain, Front sprocket z16, rear sprocket z42
Chain, Front sprocket z16, rear sprocket z42

Electrical

Instrumentation
6.5 in. TFT colour display with Ducati Connect and full-map navigation system
6.5 in. TFT colour display with Ducati Connect and full-map navigation system
Lighting

Daytime Running Light

Ducati Brake Light

Full LED headlight

Daytime Running Light

Ducati Brake Light

Full LED headlight

Advanced Electronics

Riding Modes

Power Modes

Ducati Traction Control

Ducati Wheelie Control

Vehicle Hold Control

Ducati Quick Shift

Cruise Control

Hands-free

Riding Modes

Power Modes

Ducati Traction Control

Ducati Wheelie Control

Vehicle Hold Control

Ducati Quick Shift

Cruise Control

Hands-free

Engine

Engine
V4 Granturismo, V4 - 90°, 4 valves per cylinder, counter-rotating crankshaft, Twin Pulse firing order
V4 Granturismo, V4 - 90°, 4 valves per cylinder, counter-rotating crankshaft, Twin Pulse firing order
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Horsepower
170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
Displacement
1,158 cc (71 ci.)
1,158 cc (71 ci.)
Bore x Stroke
83 x 53.5 mm
83 x 53.5 mm
Torque
125 Nm (92 ft. lb., 12.7 kgm) @ 8,750 rpm
125 Nm (92 ft. lb., 12.7 kgm) @ 8,750 rpm
Compression Ratio
14.0:1
14.0:1
Gear Ratio

1st - 40 / 13

2nd - 36 / 16

3rd - 34 / 19

4th - 31 / 21

5th - 23 / 29

6th - 25 / 27

1st - 40 / 13

2nd - 36 / 16

3rd - 34 / 19

4th - 31 / 21

5th - 23 / 29

6th - 25 / 27

Clutch
Multiplate wet with hydraulic control, self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
Multiplate wet with hydraulic control, self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
Fuel System
Electronic fuel injection system, Ø eq 46 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system
Electronic fuel injection system, Ø eq 46 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system
Exhaust
Stainless steel muffler, double catalytic converter and 4 lambda probes
Stainless steel muffler, double catalytic converter and 4 lambda probes
Emissions

Standard Euro 5

CO2 - 162 g / km

Standard Euro 5

CO2 - 162 g / km

Fuel Capacity
5.8 US gal. (22 l)
5.8 US gal. (22 l)
MPG Rating
Consumption - 6.5 l / 100 km
Consumption - 6.5 l / 100 km

Operational

Frame
Aluminum monocoque
Aluminum monocoque
Front Suspension

Ø 50 mm fully adjustable usd fork, electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Ducati Shyhook

Travel - 6.7 in. (170 mm)

Ø 50 mm fully adjustable usd fork, electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Ducati Shyhook

Travel - 6.7 in. (170 mm)

Rear Suspension

Fully adjustable monoshock, electronic adjustment with Ducati Shyhook, aluminum double-sided swingarm

Travel - 7.1 in. (180 mm)

Fully adjustable monoshock, electronic adjustment with Ducati Shyhook, aluminum double-sided swingarm

Travel - 7.1 in. (180 mm)

Rake
24.5°
24.5°
Trail
4 in. (102.5 mm)
4 in. (102.5 mm)
Seat
2 person capacity
2 person capacity
Handlebars
Backlit switches
Backlit switches

Other

Additional Colors

Ducati Red

Aviator Grey

Ducati Red

Aviator Grey

Warranty

24 months (48 months*), unlimited mileage

Maintenance - 9,000 miles (15,000 km) / 24 months

Valves clearance check - 36,000 miles (60,000 km)

24 months (48 months*), unlimited mileage

Maintenance - 9,000 miles (15,000 km) / 24 months

Valves clearance check - 36,000 miles (60,000 km)

Features

Aerodynamics

  • “We channeled all the Ducati aerodynamics knowledge on comfort and stability" Ducati’s aerodynamic research on aero-driven stability has been deeply harvested to assure the most firm touring experience. But aerodynamic has been given a new purpose: minimizing vibrations and air flows exposure to ensure the rider most complete protection and comfort.
  • ADJUSTABLE DYNAMIC WINDSHIELD: So simple, yet so advanced. The windshield is equipped with adjustable winglets and shaped for maximum protection.
  • WIND COOLER BYPASS: Side aerodynamic bypass help deviating and controlling the air flow around the rider to improve the overall comfort.
  • AERODYNAMIC SPLIT RADIATORS: Redesign of the positioning of the front radiators to maximize aerodynamic efficiency.
  • FRONT WINGLETS: Increase stability with vertical load and improve thermic comfort by deviating the radiators’ hot air away from the rider.
  • SLICE THROUGH THE WIND: Aerodynamic research has explored every bit of the bike’s profile to maximize rider’s protection. The beak, the fairing, the shoulders of the tank and the exit of the bypass radiators have been examined in order not to let flows of hot air fall on the rider and to protect it in general to maximize the coverage of the rider and a better penetration into the air that results in comfort and lower consumption.
  • THERMIC COMFORT: Aerodynamic research plays a crucial role in maintining the perfect thermic comfort too: front winglets and bypass design keep the radiators’ hot air flow away from the rider, channeling fresh air and granting the perfect temperature. Thermic comfort is also supported by the engine rear cylinder deactivation. This specific function, taken from the Desmosedici Stradale model, is triggered when the engine is running at low speed, shutting off the rear bank, the one closest to the seat, improving comfort for both rider and passenger, thanks to the decrease in temperatures whilst optimizing consumptions.

Design

  • The work on the design of the Multistrada V4 was strongly influenced by its technical soul. Shaped by comfort, robustness and aerodynamic innovations, the design of the new Multistrada V4 is the encounter between functionality and Italian design
  • COMMANDING LOOK: Signature DRL headlight confers to the new Multistrada V4 the unmistakable Ducati family feeling.
  • COMPACT BODY: Multistrada V4 improves the family’s sporty and handling-oriented. The 22l muscular tank and the compact chassis proportions make its flyline unique.
  • THE STYLE OF ROBUSTNESS: Designed for heavy use. Built-in turning signals, new generation rear swingarm and subframe. Every detail of the new Multistrada V4 speaks of solidity.
  • TECHNOLOGY FEELING: Hi-tech inside and out. The rear lights and the DRL projector, the radar and the large TFT dashboard give the new Multistrada V4 a technological equipment that intensely characterizes its look.
  • ENJOY THE DETAILS: DRL Headlight, sharp flyline and new generation double-sided swingarm are just a few of the defining design details of the new Multistrada V4.
  • DRL HEADLIGHT: The new Ducati-feeling FullLED cornering DRL headlight carves the imposing stare of the Multistrada V4 dominant look.
  • WIND-SHAPED CURVES: Aerodynamics shapes the new design of the Multistrada V4 both to increase stability and to ensure thermal and aerodynamic comfort in all rding conditions.
  • WELCOMING SHAPE: Like every Ducati, the Multistrada V4 is modeled around the rider, to instill the feeling of greater control and riding pleasure.
  • FROM THE SKETCH: We immediately worked on aesthetics and dimensions that were not in line with the rest of the segment, maintaining the compact body typical of the Multistrada family, with respect for lines, harmony and large surfaces. Italian style, not fragmented and harmonious. To visually enhance the overall feeling of solidity we worked on the proportions, on the compactness of the bike body within the wheelbase of the bike.
  • TO THE PROJECT: Every detail is designed to combine Italian design and functionality, from the arrows incorporated in the motorbike body, not exposed to shocks in off-road activities, to the redesigned dome to raise the eyes DRL, designing an aggressive look, able to cut the dust, but also to leave the necessary space for the electronic evolution of elements such as the innovative radar. Even the turning lights relate to the idea of ​​solidity of the bike. The arrows are integrated into the sides, increasing the volume of the bike and maintaining compactness while remaining protected from small lateral blows. The front radar, in particular, has gone from being a functional part to a characteristic and powerful element of the style of the bike, form follows function.

Electronics

  • "The most advanced on-board technologies make the bike extremely intuitive for the rider” An electronic design that represents our state of the art and the state of the art also for the motorcycle world in general. Equipment that makes the bike customizable in every aspect, from the riding style, to the choices of performance, connectivity, comfort and safety.
  • ADVANCE CONNECTIVITY: With the new Ducati Connect system, your phone connects to the bike allowing you to control different actions through the handlebar joystick.
  • RADAR SYSTEM: The new Multistrada V4 is the first motorcycle in the world to mount both front and rear radar systems, making it possible to install riding support technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection.
  • SEMI-ACTIVE SHYHOOK SUSPENSION: 4 riding modes, 4 load modes, and over 400 parameter combinations for semi-active suspension that allow you to have exactly the bike you want, whenever you want.
  • DUCATI EVO SYSTEMS: Straight from the racing experience. The new Multistrada V4 is equipped with the best electronic riding assistance systems such as DTC, ABS Cornering, DWC, DQS.
  • EVOLVING THE TWO WHEEL EXPERIENCE WITH RADAR AND IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY: The new Multistrada V4 is equipped with Ducati's state of the art electronics. The front / rear radar and the new generation Ducati Connect mirroring system allow for a more enjoyable, safe and comfortable riding experience.
  • RADAR-POWERED FUNCTIONS: One of the great new innovations of the new Multistrada V4 is the adoption of the front and rear radar, new to the two-wheeled world. A useful system for the implementation of driving aid applications such as the Adaptive Cruise Control and the Blind Spot Detection that helps the rider to identify potentially dangerous situations.
  • 6.5-INCH DASHBOARD: Adjustable in inclination to be perfectly visible whatever the rider's height, the large dashboard houses a 6.5-inch TFT screen. In color, with high resolution and perfect visibility in any light condition, the new TFT features a new HMI interface, completely redesigned to be more intuitive, easy to use and pleasant to look at. Available in 6 languages, the dashboard integrates all the information the pilot needs during the journey - including the dynamic navigation map - and is the first dashboard equipped with optical bonding technology, which improves the visibility of the interface and enables dark mode. graphics even during the day.
  • DUCATI CONNECT: Thanks to the Ducati Connect system, compatible with iOs and Android, through smartphone mirroring you can do everything you may need during the trip. Search your contacts or type a phone number using the keypad; play your favorite music by scrolling through folders, artists, albums and playlists; set your destination and follow the navigation on the complete map view integrated in the dashboard. The entire HMI interface, and therefore all the functions of the Ducati Connect, can be comfortably controlled by an innovative joystick, located on the control block on the left side of the handlebar and equipped with buttons with backlit characters. Once the connection between smartphone and dashboard via Bluetooth and Wifi has been established, the rider can put the phone in his pocket, or insert it in the dedicated compartment on the tank, waterproof, equipped with a convenient USB socket for charging.
  • DYNAMIC INTELLIGENCE: Sports, long-distance tourism, alone or as a couple, off-road or even simply for urban use, the electronics allow you to always have the ideal bike for any condition and use.
  • SKYHOOK SUSPENSIONS: The exclusive Ducati Skyhook semi-active suspension system, with its 400 possible configuration combinations, offers the full potential for customizing the riding experience.
  • LOAD MODE AND RIDING MODES: 4 riding modes to customize the delivery and power of the bike according to your wishes, auto-leveling and 4 load modes to adapt the bike to the load.
  • QUICK SHIFT: The evolved quick shift, derived from Ducati's racing experience, interacts with the inertial platform to optimize the gear performance.
  • There are many technological solutions introduced by Ducati to adapt to the needs of the rider, whether they are oriented towards comfort or the desire for a sportier ride. These include the auto-leveling system that recognizes the bike's load setting and adjusts it autonomously to bring the saddle to the ideal height from the ground in the different riding configurations, adding to the (manual) options already available for the user: rider, pilot plus panniers, pilot and passenger, pilot and passenger with panniers. Or the latest generation Quick Shift, which implements the use of information transferred from the inertial platform to improve the performance of the device both downshifting and upshifting.

Engine

  • THIS ENGINE IS BORN OUT OF A COLLECTIVE OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS: Lightness and compactness, fluidity and regularity, durability and comfort. These are the pillars that define the innovative strength of the new V4 Granturismo. A paradigm shift designed to elevate Ducati sportiness towards new horizons of usability and solidity.
  • 4 IS LIGHTER THAN 2: A V4 engine which is 1.2 Kg lighter and more compact compared to the previous V2 Multistrada generation engine. An achievement that guarantees effective and reliable performance.
  • THE POWER IS SMOOTH: Up to 170 hp to achieve slick and smooth-running performance on demand. A smooth engine at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.
  • BUILT TO TRAVEL FAR: The 37,300 mile valve clearance adjustment interval is an absolute milestone that raises the standard of reliability and reduces maintenance costs.
  • THE FUTURE SOUNDS FAMILIAR: Signature twin-pulse firing order and MotoGP derived counter-rotating crankshaft make the new V4 Granturismo engine more Ducati than ever.
  • ENJOY THE ENGINE DOCUMENTARY: Three years developing the new V4 Granturismo engine. A collective effort of Ducati engineers to bring a new concept of power to life.
  • 37,300 MILES OF FREEDOM: 37,300 miles: 1.5 times the earth’s circumference. This is the interval for checking valve clearance. This is the value that describes the robustness and durability of this new engine. A figure that for the rider means above all one thing: more time to enjoy in the saddle. The know-how developed on the desmodromic system, applied to the spring distribution, allows the valve clearance check interval to be extended to 37,300 miles, compared to an industry average of 15,535 miles, less than half.
  • THE POWER OF SMOOTHNESS: The V4 Granturismo figures clearly define its unique character: A sporting-spirit DNA, yet boasting a smooth and well-balanced output along the entire torque curve. A very powerful 170hp engine, smooth and fluid at low revs, progressive and firm in the mids, with a peak torque of almost 127 Nm. Really exciting at high revs. Excellent in all conditions, perfect for all riding modes.
  • DEDICATED GEARSHIFT: No detail has been overlooked in the engine design. The gearbox is also totally dedicated with ratios that make it more versatile. A shorter first gear and a longer sixth gear than the Desmosedici Stradale engine, allow the bike to be adaptable in all situations of use: from off-road, to low-speed maneuvers to riding on the motorway.
  • COUNTER-ROTATING CRANKSHAFT: The adoption of the counter-rotating crankshaft - borrowed from the Desmosedici Stradale - allows to significantly reduce the gyroscopic effect that the wheels impart to the vehicle, improving handling and agility and reducing pitching during acceleration and braking. This technical choice improves riding safety and comfort in daily road use or traveling.

V4 Granturismo

  • 170hp on the most smooth Ducati engine ever. The new V4 Granturismo is a one-of-a-kind platform that delivers maximum versatility to be at the same time progressive and powerful at demand.
  • SMOOTH POWER: 4 cylinders powered smoothness. An innovation that translates into smooth delivery at low revs, great torque at mid-range and a sporty spirit at high speeds.
  • LONGLIFE: 37,300 Mile maintenance interval. A drive unit that translates into a smooth delivery at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.
  • COMPACTNESS: This V4 is lighter and more compact than our V2. A drive unit that translates into a smooth delivery at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.

Aerodynamics

  • “We channeled all the Ducati aerodynamics knowledge on comfort and stability" Ducati’s aerodynamic research on aero-driven stability has been deeply harvested to assure the most firm touring experience. But aerodynamic has been given a new purpose: minimizing vibrations and air flows exposure to ensure the rider most complete protection and comfort.
  • ADJUSTABLE DYNAMIC WINDSHIELD: So simple, yet so advanced. The windshield is equipped with adjustable winglets and shaped for maximum protection.
  • WIND COOLER BYPASS: Side aerodynamic bypass help deviating and controlling the air flow around the rider to improve the overall comfort.
  • AERODYNAMIC SPLIT RADIATORS: Redesign of the positioning of the front radiators to maximize aerodynamic efficiency.
  • FRONT WINGLETS: Increase stability with vertical load and improve thermic comfort by deviating the radiators’ hot air away from the rider.
  • SLICE THROUGH THE WIND: Aerodynamic research has explored every bit of the bike’s profile to maximize rider’s protection. The beak, the fairing, the shoulders of the tank and the exit of the bypass radiators have been examined in order not to let flows of hot air fall on the rider and to protect it in general to maximize the coverage of the rider and a better penetration into the air that results in comfort and lower consumption.
  • THERMIC COMFORT: Aerodynamic research plays a crucial role in maintining the perfect thermic comfort too: front winglets and bypass design keep the radiators’ hot air flow away from the rider, channeling fresh air and granting the perfect temperature. Thermic comfort is also supported by the engine rear cylinder deactivation. This specific function, taken from the Desmosedici Stradale model, is triggered when the engine is running at low speed, shutting off the rear bank, the one closest to the seat, improving comfort for both rider and passenger, thanks to the decrease in temperatures whilst optimizing consumptions.

Design

  • The work on the design of the Multistrada V4 was strongly influenced by its technical soul. Shaped by comfort, robustness and aerodynamic innovations, the design of the new Multistrada V4 is the encounter between functionality and Italian design
  • COMMANDING LOOK: Signature DRL headlight confers to the new Multistrada V4 the unmistakable Ducati family feeling.
  • COMPACT BODY: Multistrada V4 improves the family’s sporty and handling-oriented. The 22l muscular tank and the compact chassis proportions make its flyline unique.
  • THE STYLE OF ROBUSTNESS: Designed for heavy use. Built-in turning signals, new generation rear swingarm and subframe. Every detail of the new Multistrada V4 speaks of solidity.
  • TECHNOLOGY FEELING: Hi-tech inside and out. The rear lights and the DRL projector, the radar and the large TFT dashboard give the new Multistrada V4 a technological equipment that intensely characterizes its look.
  • ENJOY THE DETAILS: DRL Headlight, sharp flyline and new generation double-sided swingarm are just a few of the defining design details of the new Multistrada V4.
  • DRL HEADLIGHT: The new Ducati-feeling FullLED cornering DRL headlight carves the imposing stare of the Multistrada V4 dominant look.
  • WIND-SHAPED CURVES: Aerodynamics shapes the new design of the Multistrada V4 both to increase stability and to ensure thermal and aerodynamic comfort in all rding conditions.
  • WELCOMING SHAPE: Like every Ducati, the Multistrada V4 is modeled around the rider, to instill the feeling of greater control and riding pleasure.
  • FROM THE SKETCH: We immediately worked on aesthetics and dimensions that were not in line with the rest of the segment, maintaining the compact body typical of the Multistrada family, with respect for lines, harmony and large surfaces. Italian style, not fragmented and harmonious. To visually enhance the overall feeling of solidity we worked on the proportions, on the compactness of the bike body within the wheelbase of the bike.
  • TO THE PROJECT: Every detail is designed to combine Italian design and functionality, from the arrows incorporated in the motorbike body, not exposed to shocks in off-road activities, to the redesigned dome to raise the eyes DRL, designing an aggressive look, able to cut the dust, but also to leave the necessary space for the electronic evolution of elements such as the innovative radar. Even the turning lights relate to the idea of ​​solidity of the bike. The arrows are integrated into the sides, increasing the volume of the bike and maintaining compactness while remaining protected from small lateral blows. The front radar, in particular, has gone from being a functional part to a characteristic and powerful element of the style of the bike, form follows function.

Electronics

  • "The most advanced on-board technologies make the bike extremely intuitive for the rider” An electronic design that represents our state of the art and the state of the art also for the motorcycle world in general. Equipment that makes the bike customizable in every aspect, from the riding style, to the choices of performance, connectivity, comfort and safety.
  • ADVANCE CONNECTIVITY: With the new Ducati Connect system, your phone connects to the bike allowing you to control different actions through the handlebar joystick.
  • RADAR SYSTEM: The new Multistrada V4 is the first motorcycle in the world to mount both front and rear radar systems, making it possible to install riding support technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection.
  • SEMI-ACTIVE SHYHOOK SUSPENSION: 4 riding modes, 4 load modes, and over 400 parameter combinations for semi-active suspension that allow you to have exactly the bike you want, whenever you want.
  • DUCATI EVO SYSTEMS: Straight from the racing experience. The new Multistrada V4 is equipped with the best electronic riding assistance systems such as DTC, ABS Cornering, DWC, DQS.
  • EVOLVING THE TWO WHEEL EXPERIENCE WITH RADAR AND IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY: The new Multistrada V4 is equipped with Ducati's state of the art electronics. The front / rear radar and the new generation Ducati Connect mirroring system allow for a more enjoyable, safe and comfortable riding experience.
  • RADAR-POWERED FUNCTIONS: One of the great new innovations of the new Multistrada V4 is the adoption of the front and rear radar, new to the two-wheeled world. A useful system for the implementation of driving aid applications such as the Adaptive Cruise Control and the Blind Spot Detection that helps the rider to identify potentially dangerous situations.
  • 6.5-INCH DASHBOARD: Adjustable in inclination to be perfectly visible whatever the rider's height, the large dashboard houses a 6.5-inch TFT screen. In color, with high resolution and perfect visibility in any light condition, the new TFT features a new HMI interface, completely redesigned to be more intuitive, easy to use and pleasant to look at. Available in 6 languages, the dashboard integrates all the information the pilot needs during the journey - including the dynamic navigation map - and is the first dashboard equipped with optical bonding technology, which improves the visibility of the interface and enables dark mode. graphics even during the day.
  • DUCATI CONNECT: Thanks to the Ducati Connect system, compatible with iOs and Android, through smartphone mirroring you can do everything you may need during the trip. Search your contacts or type a phone number using the keypad; play your favorite music by scrolling through folders, artists, albums and playlists; set your destination and follow the navigation on the complete map view integrated in the dashboard. The entire HMI interface, and therefore all the functions of the Ducati Connect, can be comfortably controlled by an innovative joystick, located on the control block on the left side of the handlebar and equipped with buttons with backlit characters. Once the connection between smartphone and dashboard via Bluetooth and Wifi has been established, the rider can put the phone in his pocket, or insert it in the dedicated compartment on the tank, waterproof, equipped with a convenient USB socket for charging.
  • DYNAMIC INTELLIGENCE: Sports, long-distance tourism, alone or as a couple, off-road or even simply for urban use, the electronics allow you to always have the ideal bike for any condition and use.
  • SKYHOOK SUSPENSIONS: The exclusive Ducati Skyhook semi-active suspension system, with its 400 possible configuration combinations, offers the full potential for customizing the riding experience.
  • LOAD MODE AND RIDING MODES: 4 riding modes to customize the delivery and power of the bike according to your wishes, auto-leveling and 4 load modes to adapt the bike to the load.
  • QUICK SHIFT: The evolved quick shift, derived from Ducati's racing experience, interacts with the inertial platform to optimize the gear performance.
  • There are many technological solutions introduced by Ducati to adapt to the needs of the rider, whether they are oriented towards comfort or the desire for a sportier ride. These include the auto-leveling system that recognizes the bike's load setting and adjusts it autonomously to bring the saddle to the ideal height from the ground in the different riding configurations, adding to the (manual) options already available for the user: rider, pilot plus panniers, pilot and passenger, pilot and passenger with panniers. Or the latest generation Quick Shift, which implements the use of information transferred from the inertial platform to improve the performance of the device both downshifting and upshifting.

Engine

  • THIS ENGINE IS BORN OUT OF A COLLECTIVE OBSESSION FOR SMOOTHNESS: Lightness and compactness, fluidity and regularity, durability and comfort. These are the pillars that define the innovative strength of the new V4 Granturismo. A paradigm shift designed to elevate Ducati sportiness towards new horizons of usability and solidity.
  • 4 IS LIGHTER THAN 2: A V4 engine which is 1.2 Kg lighter and more compact compared to the previous V2 Multistrada generation engine. An achievement that guarantees effective and reliable performance.
  • THE POWER IS SMOOTH: Up to 170 hp to achieve slick and smooth-running performance on demand. A smooth engine at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.
  • BUILT TO TRAVEL FAR: The 37,300 mile valve clearance adjustment interval is an absolute milestone that raises the standard of reliability and reduces maintenance costs.
  • THE FUTURE SOUNDS FAMILIAR: Signature twin-pulse firing order and MotoGP derived counter-rotating crankshaft make the new V4 Granturismo engine more Ducati than ever.
  • ENJOY THE ENGINE DOCUMENTARY: Three years developing the new V4 Granturismo engine. A collective effort of Ducati engineers to bring a new concept of power to life.
  • 37,300 MILES OF FREEDOM: 37,300 miles: 1.5 times the earth’s circumference. This is the interval for checking valve clearance. This is the value that describes the robustness and durability of this new engine. A figure that for the rider means above all one thing: more time to enjoy in the saddle. The know-how developed on the desmodromic system, applied to the spring distribution, allows the valve clearance check interval to be extended to 37,300 miles, compared to an industry average of 15,535 miles, less than half.
  • THE POWER OF SMOOTHNESS: The V4 Granturismo figures clearly define its unique character: A sporting-spirit DNA, yet boasting a smooth and well-balanced output along the entire torque curve. A very powerful 170hp engine, smooth and fluid at low revs, progressive and firm in the mids, with a peak torque of almost 127 Nm. Really exciting at high revs. Excellent in all conditions, perfect for all riding modes.
  • DEDICATED GEARSHIFT: No detail has been overlooked in the engine design. The gearbox is also totally dedicated with ratios that make it more versatile. A shorter first gear and a longer sixth gear than the Desmosedici Stradale engine, allow the bike to be adaptable in all situations of use: from off-road, to low-speed maneuvers to riding on the motorway.
  • COUNTER-ROTATING CRANKSHAFT: The adoption of the counter-rotating crankshaft - borrowed from the Desmosedici Stradale - allows to significantly reduce the gyroscopic effect that the wheels impart to the vehicle, improving handling and agility and reducing pitching during acceleration and braking. This technical choice improves riding safety and comfort in daily road use or traveling.

V4 Granturismo

  • 170hp on the most smooth Ducati engine ever. The new V4 Granturismo is a one-of-a-kind platform that delivers maximum versatility to be at the same time progressive and powerful at demand.
  • SMOOTH POWER: 4 cylinders powered smoothness. An innovation that translates into smooth delivery at low revs, great torque at mid-range and a sporty spirit at high speeds.
  • LONGLIFE: 37,300 Mile maintenance interval. A drive unit that translates into a smooth delivery at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.
  • COMPACTNESS: This V4 is lighter and more compact than our V2. A drive unit that translates into a smooth delivery at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.