Ducati does the Grand Tour



No, not the loopy motoring TV present that includes Clarkson, Hammond and Could, however an optioned-up Multistrada V4 S geared toward highway touring.

With customary panniers, a centrestand, heated grips and seat plus just a few different bells and whistles, that is the Multistrada geared toward these planning to journey with out spending an excessive amount of time on the free stuff: the Multistrada V4 Rally is for the extra critical world traveller cross-the-Serengeti varieties.
The Grand Tour has a forged 19-inch entrance wheel (not the 17 from the Pike Peak) and the packing containers are plastic, not aluminium.
Learn extra concerning the Grand Tour beneath, which feels to Australian Street Rider like a sports-touring bike cable of taking over a lot rougher roads than you’d historically count on of a sports-tourer whereas nonetheless providing a really sporty trip on a winding mountain highway. And you possibly can take the packing containers off for a trackday, too.
It’s a 2024 mannequin: pricing and availability might be introduced quickly

Data from Ducati…

Ducati Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour: full elective journey

Essentially the most full Multistrada V4 ever, for lovers of long-distance journey in most consolation and security
Whole peace of thoughts even on probably the most difficult journeys because of the reliability of the Multistrada V4 and the Roadside Help and Multistrada 4EVER applications

The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour is arriving in dealerships in unique Grand Tour livery

With the second episode of the 2024 World Première, Ducati presents the brand new Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour. A mannequin devoted to Ducatisti who like to journey with out limits, in most consolation and security. A Multistrada for travellers who take note of particulars, who at all times demand the very best from their Ducati, even in model. A bike full with all of the equipment to journey lengthy distances “in first-class”. The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour comes about throughout the celebration of the 20 th anniversary of the Multistrada, and encapsulates all of the values and traits which have at all times made it a bike forward of its time.
The Multistrada is in actual fact the flagship on which Ducati has launched improvements and technological developments, comparable to Using Modes, which have redefined the requirements of the bike trade.

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The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour is a Full Optionally available bike primarily based on the S mannequin with Journey & Radar setup. It’s in actual fact geared up as customary with a radar system with Adaptive Cruise Management (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) to enhance security and driving consolation. Nonetheless relating to security, the TPMS system, which exhibits the tyre strain on the dashboard, and extra LED lights (customary) to enhance visibility at night time and in fog, are fitted as customary on the Grand Tour.

The facet panniers, customary on the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour, are built-in with the livery of the bike. Because of the general quantity of 60 litres, they can help you take the whole lot you want with you even on longer journeys. The central stand, included in the usual gear, helps to make all operations on the instances simpler and safer, from meeting and disassembly to opening and shutting.

Consolation on the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour can be elevated by the usual gear of heated grips and rider and passenger seats. Moreover, the presence of the hands-free gas cap simplifies refuelling, permitting you to at all times preserve the bike key in your pocket.

Lastly, the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour incorporates a number of updates adopted on the V4 Rally. The handlebar is in actual fact mounted rigidly on the steering head, with out silent blocks, offering a extra direct driving feeling with out compromising consolation. The passenger seat is the mannequin launched on the V4 Rally, for optimum help on lengthy journeys, and like that of the rider it’s embellished with an exterior protecting with devoted graphics.
Moreover, to enhance thermal consolation, the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour adopts warmth shields on the swingarm and on the left facet of the rear subframe, and closable ducts within the leg space. The compartment devoted to the smartphone is now ventilated.

As on all of the motorbikes of the Multistrada V4 household, the Grand Tour can be geared up with the navigation system primarily based on the Cellphone Mirroring resolution which lets you remodel the 6.5″ TFT dashboard into a color map navigator with all the required info for driving the bike.
On the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour there’s the Minimal Preload operate, which permits the rider to decrease the bike when stopping and when travelling at low pace, lowering shock absorber preload to a minimal. The Simple Elevate operate, alternatively, reduces the hassle required to carry the bike from the facet stand by opening the suspension hydraulics when the secret’s ON.

The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour completes the household made up of the V4 Pikes Peak, designed for lovers of sporty driving, and the Multistrada V4 Rally, devoted to Globetrotters who don’t cease even when the tarmac roads come to an finish.

The Multistrada V4 is designed to permit Ducatisti to journey with out limits in most peace of thoughts because of benchmark upkeep intervals (valve clearance test set each 60,000 km).

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Styling

The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour is enhanced by devoted graphics, elegant and dynamic on the similar time. The livery of the superstructures is mirrored within the black color for the body, swingarm, steering plates, facet instances and handlebars. The rider and passenger seats are embellished with devoted graphics.

Engine

The 1,158 cc V4 Granturismo engine delivers 170 hp (125 kW) at 10,500 rpm and 125 Nm (12.7 kgm) at 8,750 rpm, with a very linear torque curve to ensure a easy and progressive response in any respect speeds. The efficiency of this engine, mixed with its complete weight of simply 66.7 kg, permits the V4 Granturismo to substantiate itself because the class benchmark for energy and lightness. These numbers are mixed with refined technical options, such because the counter-rotating crankshaft, derived from the expertise gained by Ducati Corse in MotoGP, which works “in opposition to” the gyroscopic inertia of the wheels. The outcomes are a fluid supply at low rpm, sturdy torque at medium speeds and energy at excessive speeds.

Electronics

Along with the methods already talked about, the digital bundle of the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour affords the cutting-edge within the bike sector for security, consolation, efficiency and connectivity. The inertial platform (IMU) manages the operation of ABS Cornering, Ducati Wheelie Management (DWC), Ducati Traction Management (DTC), Cornering Lights (DCL) and Car Maintain Management (VHC), which makes restarting on inclined roads easy.

On the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour, the inertial platform additionally communicates repeatedly with the Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) semi-active suspension management system. This method is just not solely able to analysing driving situations and adjusting the fork and shock absorber hydraulics immediately, however for the primary time it additionally integrates the Autolevelling operate.

Autolevelling acknowledges the bike’s set-up and adjusts it autonomously to deliver the seat again to the perfect peak from the bottom within the completely different driving configurations, including to the (guide) choices already out there to the person: rider, rider plus instances, rider and passenger, rider and passenger plus instances.

Lastly, the smartphone mirroring features, applied by way of the Ducati Join system, can help you management your telephone and music in a easy and intuitive manner.

Customization

Nevertheless, the whole gear of the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour affords ample margin for personalization. To fulfill the ergonomic wants of the rider and passenger, the equipment catalogue affords quite a lot of saddles, a bike decreasing set and a number of other choices for the windshield.

Ducatisti who want to additional improve the tourer qualities of the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour can undertake extra baggage options, designed for each the tank and the rear plate, comparable to a high case or mushy bag.

It’s also potential to make the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour sportier and embellish it with completely different carbon fibre trim parts, levers and footrests machined from strong aluminium, dynamic LED indicators and brake and clutch fluid reservoirs machined from strong.

Attire

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Ducati has additionally particularly created some objects of attire to completely benefit from the touring prospects of the Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour. The Atacama C2 go well with, for instance, with massive areas devoted to air flow, removable sleeves and three impartial layers, together with thermal lining and waterproof membrane, to supply consolation in all climate situations.

Alternatively, the Strada C5 go well with, product of a cushty, sturdy stretch cloth with modular thermal safety, because of the removable inside Gore-Tex® membrane and an inside down jacket that can be used by itself as soon as the bike is parked.

Colors and availability

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The brand new Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour might be out there shortly in dealerships within the Ducati community in Grand Tour livery solely.

Important customary gear

1,158 cc Ducati V4 Granturismo engine with valve clearance test each 60,000 km
Aluminium monocoque body, metal tube subframe and aluminium double-sided swingarm
Marzocchi Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evolution semi-active digital suspension with Autolevelling, Minimal Preload and Simple Elevate features. Journey 170 – 180 mm
120/70-19” and 170/60-17” wheels with Pirelli SCORPION™ Path II tyres
Bosch-Brembo ABS 10.3ME Cornering braking system
330 mm diameter entrance discs with Brembo Stylema 4-piston radial calipers
Full LED headlight with DRL and Ducati Cornering Lights (DCL)
Arms Free beginning and tank cap
TPMS (Tyre Strain Monitoring System)
Dashboard with 6.5” full-TFT color display screen
Ducati Join with telephone, music and map navigator functions
Ducati Fast Shift (DQS) Up&Down
Cruise management
Car Maintain Management (VHC)
Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)
Energy Mode
Using Mode
Ducati Wheelie Management (DWC)
Ducati Traction Management (DTC)
Facet baggage matching the bike
Further LED lights
Radar with Adaptive Cruise Management and Blind Spot Detection performance
Central stand
Heated grips
Heated rider and passenger seats
Warmth defend on seat help body and swingarm
Closable leg space ducts
Ventilated smartphone compartment