Ducati has named Bernhard Gobmeier the new general manager of Ducati Corse, handing the former BMW Superbike racing director the reins to the company’s racing program. Gobmeier replaces Filippo Preziosi (pictured above) who will be reassigned to the post of director of research and development for Ducati, shifting his focus from racing to developing new […]
2013 Ducati Multistrada Models
Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 has attracted all types of riders to the Italian brand by creating a model that is not only powerful and playful, but also comfortable and versatile. For 2013, Multistrada models feature enhanced aesthetics, a second generation Testastretta 11° engine, the latest ABS and, on the “S” versions, the semi-active suspension system, Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS).
The 2013 base model Multstrada boasts Riding Mode technologies, Ride-by-Wire (R-b-W) and Ducati Traction Control (DTC) in addition to the very latest in ABS, while the Multistrada 1200 S Touring is now equipped with Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS), additional side luggage, heated grips and a centerstand.
The new touring flagship of the range for 2013 is the Multistrada 1200 S Granturismo with increased side luggage capacity, top case, additional LED illumination, enhanced wind protection and long-distance tires.
The Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak celebrates the sporting side of the model’s character with a replica of the 2012 mountain race bike in its new race-winning livery.
The 2013 Multistrada range will be at the INTERMOT motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany from 3-7 October. The brand new Multistrada 1200 models will be available in Ducati dealerships beginning in December.