2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 to be uncovered tonight

The Ducati Multistrada V4 is being officially unveiled this evening on the Ducati website and social channels

Ducati Multistrada V4

IT almost feels like we know all there is to know about the all-new Ducati Multistrada V4. We’ve seen the teasers regarding the new Desmo-less engine. And don’t forget the many spyshots and videos of the bike undergoing testing.

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But that isn’t stopping Ducati from teasing the bike out just a little bit more. Tonight, the new bike will be officially unveiled to the world, with a live stream on the Ducati website and social media channels.

While we do know a fair amount about the engine – full article here – there are some other aspects of the bike that we are still in the dark about that should be answered tonight.

One of the most interesting areas of the bike is the radar system fitted to the machine. It’s a first for a production model and will help to control the cruise control and other systems on the bike.

The radar mounted on the front-end of the bike will control the Adaptive Cruise Control. This will allow the bike to adjust its own speed in relation to a vehicle further up the road. The system will include multiple levels allowing the rider to select how close to the vehicle in front they want to be and can be activated between 18 and 99 mph.

To follow the stream, click here.

Ducati V4 Granturismo main technical data

  • 1158 cc 4-cylinder 90° V engine
  • Bore x stroke 83 x 53,5 mm
  • Compression ratio 14:1
  • Maximum power 125 kW (170 hp) at 10,500 rpm
  • Maximum torque 125 Nm (12,7 Kgm) at 8,750 rpm
  • Euro 5 homologation
  • Distribution part chain, part gear - timing with dual overhead camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder
  • Counter-rotating crankshaft with crank pins offset at 70°
  • Wet multiplate anti-patter servo clutch
  • Semi-dry sump lubrication with three oil pumps: 1 delivery and 2 return
  • Fuelling with four oval throttle bodies (46 mm diameter equivalent)
  • 6-speed gearbox with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) Up & Down System
  • 60,000 km maintenance valves check interval
  • Deactivating rear bank

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