Amidst the triumphs of our favourite Bologna-based bike model (a triple crown for MotoGP, record-breaking gross sales figures and “finest 12 months ever” however), Ducati has plans to chuck 4 cylinders into all of their future high-end luxurious fashions, with V-twin energy reserved for his or her midweight machines.
“Presently, our technique is to have a V4 engine for our top-of-the-range fashions and for our mid-displacement fashions, a V-twin engine,” states Ducati Venture Supervisor Stefano Tarabusi in an interview with MCN.
“Ducati has invested, is investing [via the Granturismo and the Desmosedici Stradale], and can make investments a number of sources on this platform as a result of we predict that that is our platform for the longer term.”
So what does this imply for Ducati’s present lineup?
Contemplating Ducati’s XDiavel is the one luxurious mannequin to nonetheless showcase a 1262cc V-twin… as for the V-twin energy, Tarabusi admits that Ducati’s present Testastretta won’t final for much longer.
“The V2 goes to final for a few years, however possibly not the present V2 as a result of we launched the primary technology of the Testastretta after I joined Ducati in 2000-2001,” he provides.
“It’s fairly an outdated engine on this sense.”
This information implies that the Desert X, Multistrada V2, Monster household, SuperSport 950, and Hypermotard vary will probably be the following to see a refresh – all to spice up Ducati’s purpose to grow to be “the top of luxurious motorcycling.”
Do you want Ducati’s resolution to go along with V4 energy on all luxurious fashions?