The rumors are getting more palatable, and even more credible. One reasons for this is a report from Germany’s Motorrad Magazine, which says that they even saw the Multistrada V4 out testing in Bologna.
Zie Germans have no photographic proof of this unicorn, but they do quote figures like 190hp and the inclusion of an advanced rider safety aid suite called ARAS (Advanced Rider Assistance System), which will use radar to help alert the rider to certain dangers on the road.
The bike is said to be for the 2020 model year, and set for an EICMA debut later this November. We would expect pricing to be well above $20,000 for this machine.
While we would be surprised to see Ducati releasing both the Streetfighter V4 and a Multistrada V4 the same year at the Milan trade show, crazier things have happened, and Ducati does seem to have up its sleeve a number of strong releases for later this year.
This new creates some interesting possibilities in Ducati’s two-wheeled lineup, however. Going forward, we can see Ducati taking one of two paths with a Multistrada V4.