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2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 revealed

Electronic suspension and a claimed 150bhp for Ducati's new all-rounder

DUCATI HAVE revealed the first official images of their new 150bhp Multistrada 1200 at this year's Milan Show.

The new bike will be sold in three different formats: a standard machine, which is available with or without ABS, a Sport Edition which comes with a host of carbon fibre goodies and a Touring Edition, replete with panniers, heated grips and centre stand.

Electronically adjustable Ohlins suspension is also available on the Sport and Touring Editions.

2010 Ducati Multistrada Key Facts:

A new fuel-injection system, controlled by Ducati’s first-ever ride-by-wire throttle

150bhp motor, producing 87.5ft-lbs torque

189kg dry, 220kg wet (with full tank)

A sophisticated electronics package that allows the ignition and fuel maps to be switched at the touch of a button

A comprehensive instrumentation displaying for trip time, lap time, range to empty, and current and average fuel consumption

New cast aluminum component around the swingarm pivot area to join with Ducati’s traditional steel-trellis arrangement up front

The standard bike will feature Marzocchi forks and Sachs rear shock, both fully adjustable

Touring and Sport models get ABS and traction control, as well as electronically adjustable Ohlins Suspension - Ducati Electronic Suspension - DES

Wet slipper clutch with servo for improved feel and performance

Electronic key - as seen on Kawasaki GTR - for improved security

Check back later for full specs and more analysis of Ducati's BMW GS rival.

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