2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 D-Air, New 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 D-Air Expand your comfort zone The new Multistrada 1260 truly maximises the concept of versatility: The new 1262 cm³ Ducati Testastretta DVT engine extends powers even in low gear, the new chassis and cutting-edge electronics improve control and ease of driving in any condition and on any road. The maximum on any road New engine. Greater usability and control. The new Multistrada 1260 takes you into a brand new “comfort zone”, where the pleasure of driving becomes a sense of well-being, travelling is turned into an experience and performance becomes pure emotion. Elegant and unique The sleek surfaces, flowing design and volume difference between the front and rear remain the highly characteristic elements that in the new Multistrada 1260 reach completely new quality and finishing standards. Another highly characteristic element of the new Multistrada 1260 S are the Y-shaped 5 spoke wheels. Multistrada 1260 S D|Air: safety and comfort The new Multistrada 1260 D | air® offers its rider cutting-edge technological innovation with regard to safety thanks to a system exploiting a wireless connection to the motorcycle that activates the Ducati D | air® by Dainese attire guards in just 45 milliseconds, protecting the vital parts of the rider's and pillion rider’s body. Standard equipment D|air® system, Vehicle Hold Control (VHC), Riding Mode, Power Mode, Ducati Safety Pack (Cornering ABS Bosch + DTC), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Ducati Cornering Lights, Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evo, Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down, Cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar controls, Ducati Multimedia System (DMS), colour TFT display, Full LED light, Ducati Cornering Lights, Automatic indicator switch off, Anti-theft system Features may include: DVT system Developed and fine-tuned by Ducati engineers, the DVT system optimises performance and fluidity of delivery at all end speed levels. Displacement and torque Thanks to its new displacement of 1262 cm3, the new Multistrada 1260 engine sets outstanding new riding and performance standards. Exhaust system In order to achieve the extraordinary performance of the new Multistrada 1260, the exhaust and intake systems were also redesigned. The exhaust has a new pipe design, a new internal layout of the pre-damper and a new silencer, while the air intake inlet area has also been redesigned. Desmo appeal The Ducati Testastretta DVT also uses the engine valve timing system that has made Ducati famous throughout the world.