September 21, 2023

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Ducati Malaysia Introduces Diverse Line-up Of 6 New Motorcycle Models


For its 2022 premiere, Ducati Malaysia has introduced a diverse line-up of 6 new motorcycle models to suit different riding styles. At the Bangsar Shopping Centre, the premium Italian motorcycle brand unveiled a trio of V2-powered bikes i.e. the Streetfighter V2 naked, Multistrada V2S adventure tourer, and the Panigale V2 Bayliss (1st Championship 20th Anniversary model) sports bike; the Streetfighter V4 SP flagship naked motorbike; and the Scrambler Urban Motard and Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro modern classics.

Ducati Malaysia_Next Bike Sdn Bhd_Head Of Company_Dennis Michael“Ducati Malaysia could not be in a stronger position than it is today, and the launch of these 6 new motorcycles this evening underlines the company’s continued commitment and the passion we have in the brand in striving to position it as the most desirable premium motorcycle in the market,” said Ducati Malaysia and Next Bike Sdn Bhd Head of Company Dennis Michael. “Ducati ownership extends beyond motorcycling in its purest form, and today, the Ducati experience epitomizes not only performance and riding excitement but it has also evolved to greatly influence and shape lifestyles.”

Ducati Streetfighter V2

The all-new Streetfighter V2 is designed and engineered as the bike enthusiast’s entry point into the Streetfighter family. It inherits the Streetfighter V4’s aggressive silhouette and attitude both on road and in the track. However, the Streetfighter V2’s design wraps around a more compact Superquadro engine and the Panigale V2’s fuel tank with smoother surfaces. Powered by a 955 cc 90° V2 Superquadro engine, the bike has a maximum power of 153 hp @ 10,750 rpm and maximum torque of 101.4 Nm @ 9,000 rpm. The Streetfighter V2 also features Ducati’s Quick Shift technology for swift gear changes.

The headlight design is minimalist and mirrors that of the flagship Streetfighter V4. They are marked by the “V” shape of the daytime running lights (DRL) that is also a signature on Ducati sport models that includes the Panigale and SuperSport families. Additionally, the Streetfighter V2 is fitted with fully adjustable 43 mm Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF) fork, with a rear suspension that includes a fully adjustable, side-mounted Sachs shock anchored to a single-sided swing arm.

Stopping power comes in the form of a pair of 320 mm semi-floating discs in front, with radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 4-piston callipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO and a self bleeding master cylinder, while the rear is equipped with 245 mm discs, and a 2-piston caliper with Bosch cornering ABS EVO.

The Streetfighter V2 combines the DNA of the V4 with the everyday usability and the sporting DNA of the Panigale V2, to provide an athletic personality, precise response and easy handling. It wears a retail price of RM101,900 (excluding registration).

Ducati Multistrada V2S

The all-new Multistrada V2S is also designed as an introduction to urban sports and touring riding. It is engineered and designed to provide a premium motorcycle with greater on-the-road ease and riding enjoyment. Offering a lower seat height, revised comfort and confidence-inspiring ergonomics, it is also lighter to provide for greater maneuverability and agility and thus is well suited for daily as well as mid to long range urban journeys.

The Multistrada V2S uses Ducati’s new and updated 937 cc Testastretta11°, L-Twin cylinder engine which comes with 113 hp @ 9,000 hp and 96 Nm of torque @ 6,750 rpm, and is also 2 kg lighter the its predecessor.

With the Multistrada V2S, Ducati has managed to shave off 5 kg overall compared to the previous generation Multistrada 950. The Multistrada V2S has an aluminium double-sided swingarm, a newly-designed seat and tail, engine cover design, brake lights, and handguards with separated reservoirs. It also features rims and side mirrors inherited from its bigger brother, the Multistrada V4.

Further, it comes equipped with Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control), Ducati Brake Light and Vehicle Hold Control, and gains the full electronics package with additional features that includes Ducati Cornering Lights, Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo, Ducati Quick Shift up/down, Cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, 5″ TFT colour display and Full LED headlight.

The Multistrada V2S has 48 mm fully adjustable upside down front fork, with electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo, and fully adjustable monoshock, electronic compression, as well as rebound damping and spring pre-load adjustment with Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo in the rear.

A comprehensive accessories package is available for the Multistrada V2S which covers a touring, urban and enduro pack, offering riders everything from panniers, heated grips, steel tube engine protection, centre stand, sump guard, protective meshes for the water and oil radiators, and additional LED lighting to new and lightened spoke wheels for those seeking off the beaten track adventures. The Multistrada V2S is priced at RM105,900 (excluding registration).

Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss (1st Championship 20th Anniversary Model)

The Panigale V2 Bayliss is a special version of the Panigale V2 designed to celebrate Troy Bayliss and the 20th anniversary of his 1st WSBK Championship. The motorcycle is equipped with Öhlins chassis components and dressed in special livery inspired by the 2001 Ducati 996 R SBK with which Bayliss clinched his first ever World SBK title.

On the side fairing, the green in combination with white and Ducati Red – which is the main color of the bike – depicts the colours of the Italian flag, further detailed by the iconic Troy Bayliss #21 racing number on the side fairing and on the front. The presence of the Shell logo visually reinforces Panigale V2 Bayliss’ link with the original race bike. Other elements of this commemorative model are Troy’s autograph which is reproduced on the fuel tank alongside his signature #21, and the embroidered #21 on the rider seat upholstered in 2 technical materials with double red stitching.

The bike sheds 3kg in kerb weight compared to the base model Panigale V2, at 197 kg, and has a wheelbase that is 2 mm longer (1,438 mm), a front wheel trail that gains 5 mm (99 mm), and a seat height that is 5 mm lower (835 mm). Racing details also come in the form its Öhlins adjustable steering damper; a silencer outlet cover trimmed in carbon fibre and titanium; Öhlins NIX30 43mm with TiN treatment, fully adjustable upside down fork; Fully adjustable Öhlins TTX36 monoshock mounted to an aluminum single-sided swingarm; and a lithium-ion battery. It is priced at RM136,900 (excluding registration).

Ducati Streetfighter V4 SP

The Streetfighter V4 SP (Sport Production) is ultimately the fastest naked model in the market, and with the best power to weight ratio for a motorcycle in its segment. It uses a MotoGP derived 1,103cc Desmosedici Stradale 90° V4 engine capable of producing 208 hp @ 13,000 rpm and torque of 123 Nm @ 9,500 rpm.

Purpose-engineered to be track-oriented, the Streetfighter V4 SP is an exclusive numbered edition and comes fully-trimmed in “track oriented” equipment including a STM-EVO SBK 9-discs dry clutch, Brembo Stylema callipers, and track oriented suspension front and rear suspension carried over from 2021 Panigale V4 S, which together with the biplane wings give you the confidence to push hard on the track. The front suspension features the 43 mm Öhlins NIX30 fully adjustable front fork with TiN treatment as well as electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode, while the rear is equipped with a fully adjustable Öhlins TTX36 unit with electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode mounted to an aluminium single-sided swingarm.

Designed as a single-seater, the Streetfighter V4S SP also comes with Marchesini forged magnesium wheels, carbon fibre wings, carbon fibre front mudguard, adjustable rider foot-pegs in billet aluminium by Rizoma, and Ducati Quick Shift that can be configured both as a traditional shift and as a reversed/racing shift. It is also dressed in Ducati’s winter test livery which combines matte black with the brightness of its brushed aluminium fuel tank. The Streetfighter V4S SP sells for RM239,900 (excluding registration).

Ducati Scrambler Urban Motard

The Scrambler Urban Motard is Ducati’s go-to, everyday urban bike. With its sporty classic appeal, it is envisioned as a fun and trend-setting motorcycle.

Its classic motard or supermoto personality includes 17” inch spoked wheels, Pirelli Diablo Rosso tyres, low variable section aluminium handlebar, a high front fender, side number plates, dedicated flat seat and exclusive graphics.

Ducati Scrambler Urban Motard_RiderThe motorcycle is further detailed with machine-finished aluminium belt covers and black engine with brushed fins. It is powered by an L-Twin air cooled 803 cc engine which produces 73 hp @ 8,250 rpm and torque of 66.2 Nm @ 5,750 rpm. Standard equipment includes cornering ABS, a steel tank with interchangeable aluminium side panels, headlight with DRL by LED light-guide and interchangeable aluminium cover, LED rear light with diffusion-light, LED turn indicator, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications and interchangeable aluminium cover, and underseat storage compartment with USB socket. It is priced at RM68,900 (excluding registration).

Ducati Scrambled 1100 Tribute Pro

This is the only motorcycle in the Ducati range to feature an air cooled engine. As its name implies, this bike pays tribute to Ducati’s iconic motorcycles from the 1970s and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Ducati air twin engine.

There are 3 unique riding and power modes i.e. Active, which provides the full 86 hp @ 7,500 rpm and 88 Nm of torque from the L-Twin engine, a direct throttle response and traction control level compatible to sports riding; Journey, which also delivers full power, a smoother throttle response and traction control level developed for carefree riding; and City, which features reduced engine power and extremely smooth throttle response and traction control that maximizes riding safety.

It comes equipped with Ducati Safety Pack which includes cornering ABS and Ducati Traction Control (DTC), and also features a Brembo braking system, Marzocchi fully adjustable 45 mm usd fork and a progressive linkage rear suspension with Kayaba adjustable monoshock. In addition, there are the LED light guide, LED rear light with diffusion light, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications, double side silencers, low licence plate holder, steel tank with interchangeable aluminium side panels, machine-finished aluminum belt covers, and underseat storage compartment with USB socket.Ducati Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro_Rider

Dedicated equipment for the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro includes black spoked wheels, brown seat with dedicated lining, a variable section aluminium sporty handlebar, round rearview mirrors and dedicated graphic on the tank and side panels. The Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro costs RM85,900 (excluding registration).


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