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Ducati Multistrada 1200 Development Video

Video Overview

The new 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 motorcycle combines innovative design and unprecedented technology to unleash four-bikes-in-one. Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro riding modes now enable a truly enjoyable and customizable riding experience separated by just one click.

The ground-breaking design makes instant adjustment to power and torque delivery in addition to electronic adjustment of suspension settings and traction control, transforming the Multistrada 1200 to the rider’s needs, and not the other way around.

Hailed as a true ‘game-changing’ motorcycle, the technologically-advanced Multistrada 1200 is sure to attract all types of riders by opening up the borders between motorcycle categories.

With the new 150hp Testastretta 11° engine, a class-leading dry weight of just 189kg (417lb) and the application of advanced ergonomics, the Multistrada 1200 is not only powerful and playful, but also a comfortable and versatile motorcycling adventure.

The Multistrada 1200 offers ABS as optional, while the flagship Multistrada 1200 S presents ABS and Ducati Electronic Suspension by Öhlins as standard equipment. The 1200 S is available in ‘Sport Edition’ with carbon fibre components or ‘Touring edition’ with side luggage, heated grips and centre stand.

Click video to learn more about the Ducati’s development and testing on the Multistrada 1200.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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