⏩ Four power modes are available in the bike named Low, Medium, High and Full.
⏩ Ducati is also offering a number of riding aids on the DesertX.
⏩ The bike has been designed to tackle off-road terrain.
New Delhi. Ducati India has shared a new teaser of its upcoming motorcycle on social media. This is the upcoming new DesertX adventure tourer from Ducati, which will be launched on 12 December. The LED daytime running lamps of the DesertX ADV have been shown in the teaser. As of now, no more details have been shared by Ducati. The DesertX is the first off-road adventure tourer from Ducati.
The Indian variant of the DesertX will come with slightly different equipment and features than the global variant. The DesertX model sold in global markets has a 5-inch TFT screen, which is placed vertically. This screen is standardly available on the bike. Apart from this, it comes with Bluetooth connectivity. Apart from this, 6 riding modes Touring, Urban, Wet, Rally, Enduro, and Sport are available in the bike. Along with this, four power modes namely Low, Medium, High and Full are also offered in it.
The bike is equipped with many tourer features
Ducati is also offering a number of riding aids on the DesertX. It gets cornering ABS, traction control, IMU from Bosch, bi-directional quick-shifter, wheelie control, and engine brake control. It also gets cruise control, which comes in handy on long tours of the rider. Ducati allows the rider to set three levels of ABS. It is also equipped with full LED lighting and Ducati brake lights.
This bike is made for bad roads
The DesertX has been specially designed to tackle off-road terrain. The bike gets 21-inch front and 18-inch rear tires. Ducati says that the ground clearance of the bike is 250 mm and the frame has been designed to withstand the toughest conditions. The motorcycle is equipped with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tubeless tires. The suspension setup includes 46 mm upside-down forks at the front and mono-shock at the rear.
The engine is very powerful
Talking about the engine of the bike, it gets a 937 cc desmodromic engine. This engine produces 110 Bhp of maximum power at 9,250 rpm and 92 Nm of peak torque at 6,500 rpm. This engine is 1.7 kg lighter than its predecessor and comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Ducati has re-tuned the engine and shortened the ratios.