November 17, 2017 By C! Magazine Staff

Ducati UK to display 2018 lineup of new models at Motorcycle Live

Ducati to debut Panigale V4, Scrambler 1100, Multistrada 1260, 959 Panigale Corse and Monster 821

Ducati will display its latest lineup of motorcycle at this year’s Motorcycle Live from November 18 to 26 in Birmingham, UK.

Apart from the 2018 model range, Ducati will also display its five additional models. The most prominent of these will be the Panigale V4 which only last week won the title of “Most Beautiful Bike of the EICMA Show” in Milan. In addition to the Panigale V4 will be the limited edition V4 Speciale taking center stage and featuring a special livery, carbon accessories, full titanium Akrapovič exhaust system and a host of other special components.

The 959 Panigale Corse is enhanced by a dedicated livery inspired by the colors of the MotoGP, and it is equipped with with high-quality Öhlins suspensions. It has a multi-adjustable titanium-nitride treated Öhlins NIX30 fork with a diameter of 43 mm, and a multi-adjustable Öhlins TTX36 shock-absorber.

Upgraded with a new Ducati Testastretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing) 1262 cc engine, the Multistrada has new chassis, more advanced electronics, and an aesthetic update including new fairing panels and lighter, sportier looking wheels. The Multistrada 1260 S, S Touring and Pikes Peak versions will be joined with the Multistrada 950 and Multistrada 1200 Enduro.

Launched prior to the Milan show, the new Monster 821 coincides with 25 years since the unveiling of the original Monster 900. The 821 features the same aesthetic and functional features of the Monster 1200 such as the redesigned tank and tail unit, headlight, TFT instrument panel and silencer.

Ducati also welcomes the new Scrambler 1100 range that comes in three versions with standard, special, and sport models with each having defined features but sharing the new 1079 cc engine. Also new for 2018 is a black version of the Desert Sled and new 803cc Scrambler Street Classic.

The new models in the display include Monster 797 and 1200, Sixty2, Café Racer versions, Supersport and Supersport S including an S version with touring accessories.

The XDiavel family sees a new addition with the stunning new iceberg white version, this will be on display alongside a Diavel Carbon. The Hypermotard 939 SP always looks sensational but with the addition of Ducati Performance accessories.

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