The soon-to-be-released motorcycle will have six riding modes – Sport, Urban, Touring, Wet, Rally, and Enduro.
The Ducati DesertX adventure tourer is scheduled to be launched in India on 12th December 2022. The Italian company has shared the news with the potential audience via its social media handles. The upcoming DesertX's design is borrowed from the concept motorcycle that was first unveiled in 2019. Under the bodywork lies a new trellis frame with adjustable long travel suspension (230mm front/220mm rear) at both ends. The bike gets a massive ground clearance of 250mm ground clearance, along with a 21-inch front wheel and an 18-inch rear wheel. Both wheels are tubeless, wire-spoked, and shod with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres. Two Brembo M50 callipers, which are paired with an axial brake master cylinder, handle the braking duties of the bike.
The upcoming adventure tourer's 937cc L-Twin liquid-cooled engine will produce 108bhp at 9,250rpm and a maximum torque of 92Nm at 6,500rpm and will be paired with a six-speed gearbox. On the feature front, the motorcycle will have full LED lighting and a five-inch TFT display with Bluetooth as standard. The electronic rider aids include cruise control, Bosch IMU, engine brake control, traction control, wheelie control, bidirectional quick-shifter, and cornering ABS.
Reportedly, a few retailers have already started taking pre-orders for the Ducati DesertX before its official debut in India. The Ducati DesertX is expected to cost between ₹15.5 lakh and ₹17.5 lakh. Ducati’s all-new ADV, upon arrival, will lock horns with the Triumph Tiger 900 Rally and the Honda Africa Twin.