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Ducati Unveils New Multistrada 950 for 2017

 New smaller, more affordable Ducati Multistrada announced at EICMA

Published on 11.07.2016

Ducati announced a new member of the Multistrada family today at EICMA show in Milan, Italy. The new Multistrada 950 was designed with versatility in mind making it able to adapt to many road surfaces and riding styles.

Ducati Multistrada 950


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The new model takes elements of the larger sister models, the Multistrada 1200 and Multistrada 1200 Enduro, using the lightest components of both to produce a unique motorcycle that is more compact and agile.

At the heart of the new Multistrada 950 is the Testastretta twin-cylinder engine, which delivers 113 hp at 9,000 rpm. The new model is also equipped with a 19″ front wheel, adjustable front and rear shocks, 6.7 in (170 mm) of suspension travel and a shell-cast aluminium double-sided swingarm designed specifically for off-road use.

Ducati Multistrada 950

In addition, Ducati will offer four different Performance accessory packs that allow for the customization of Sport, Urban, Touring or more Enduro elements based on the rider’s needs and riding style. The Multistrada 950 is also available in an “Enduro Pro” configuration designed to enhance off-road performance.

Ducati Multistrada 950

The Ducati Multistrada 950 will be launched in the coming year and will be available in ‘Star White Silk’ (MSRP $14,145) and ‘Ducati Red’ (MSRP $13,995).

SPECS

Engine: Testastretta, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, liquid cooled
Displacement: 937 cc
Bore x Stroke: 94 x 67.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 12.6:1
Power: 83.1 kW (113 hp) @ 9,000 rpm
Torque: 96.2 Nm (71.0 lb-ft) @ 7,750 rpm
Fuel Injection: Bosch electronic FI system, cylindrical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire
Gearbox: 6 speed
Final Drive: Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
Frame: Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front Suspension: KYB 48 mm fully adjustable USD fork
Front Wheel: Cast alloy or wire-spoked 19″
Rear Suspension: Fully adjustable Sachs monoshock unit. Remote spring preload adjustment. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
Rear Wheel: Cast alloy or wire-spoked 17″
Wheel Travel(front/rear): 170 mm (6.7 in) – 170 mm (6.7 in)
Dry Weight: 204 kg (459.7 lb)
Kerb weight: 227 kg (500.4 lb)
Seat height: 840 mm; (33.1 in standard; 32.3 – 33.9 accessory seats)
Wheelbase: 1,594 mm (62.76 in)
Rake: 25.2°
Front Wheel Trail: 105.7 mm (4.16 in)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 l – 5.3 gallon (US)

Author: ADV Pulse Staff
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