The first update is the introduction of the new Iceberg White Livery, a glossy white colour which will be on offer alongside the outgoing Ducati Red and Aviator Grey colours. In the electronics department, the Multistrada V4 will now get a new semi-automatic electronic suspension. The ‘Minimum Preload’ feature will allow riders to reduce the height of the bike for easier approach and manoeuvrability. Other updates include software upgrades to the ‘Ducati Connect’ infotainment and other areas such as Human-Machine Interface.
Existing owners of the Ducati Multistrada V4 S can also choose to opt for the 2022 updates if they want. Eligible owners will be contacted on the MyDucati App and via email after which they can visit their nearest Ducati service centre to receive the updates.
The above-mentioned lowered suspension kit will also be available as an accessory. It consists of fork springs, shock absorber springs and a new side stand. The kit reduces the Multistrada’s ground clearance by 20 mm. A set of new aluminium side panniers with waterproof-heat sealed internal bags are also available as accessories. The new lot of motorcycles will go on sale at Ducati dealerships from March 2023 onwards.
The Multistrada V4 features Ducati’s 1,158 cc twin-cylinder V4 Granturismo engine, which produces 170 hp of power at 10,500 rpm and 125 Nm of torque at 8,750 rpm. It has a 6-speed gearbox with a quick shifter and Gets a 4-year, unlimited mileage warranty. The Multistrada even gets front+rear radar giving it ADAS capabilities such as Adaptive Cruise Control and Blind Spot Detection. The outgoing Multistrada V4 and V4 S bikes are priced between Rs 18.99 lakh and Rs 23.10 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.