Ducati Hyperstrada - an artist's impression

Check out the German's take on Ducati's new trail-inspired blaster

Motorrad's take on Ducati's future machine

HERE'S WHAT German mag Motorrad reckon Ducati's new R1200GS-busting 'HyperStrada' will look lik when it goes on sale in just over a year's time.

Visordown gave you the heads-up a few months ago that the Italian manufacturer was planning a trail-inspired roadbike, as a replacement for the company's ugly duckling Multistrada.

We like it, but were not sure it'll be a GS beater. After all, would you attempt the 'Long Way Round' on a Ducati?