Today the company released the updated model of its adventure hyper bike. The 2022 Ducati Hypermotard 950 was unveiled in India with a price tag starting for the RVE variant at Rs 12.99 lakhs ex-showroom, India. The more premium version Hypermotard 950 SP starts from Rs 16.24 lakhs ex-showroom, India. The company claims that the new design of the bike is inspired by the “look of motards’. From the design perspective, the bike looks identical to the previous generation.
It still sports a twin exact setup under the sat and reduced fairing to give the bike a completely naked look. There is no significant change in the frame of the bike as well as other looks. The bike was already in production in America since mid-2021 and as always the global launch of the bike is a little late by the company. Ducati claims that the bike has improved performance and ergonomics than the previous-gen model.
Powering the bike is a 937cc Ducati Testastretta 11 degree twin-cylinder engine. The same produces 114 hp at 9,000 rpm which is 4 hp more than the previous generation. The torque figures of the bike stand at 96 Nm at 7,250 rpm. With the updated engine the company claims that the engine procures 80% of torque at 3,000 rpm and no less than 88% available between 5,000 to 9,000 rpm.
Adding to this Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India said “After witnessing the ongoing success of the all-new Hypermotard 950 in the global market, we’re extremely excited to bring the Hypermotard 950 range in India in two unique flavours: the Hypermotard 950 RVE and Hypermotard 950 SP. The Hypermotard 950 is the fun-bike par excellence of the Ducati range and is designed to guarantee a high level of thrill and control while riding. The Hypermotard is a very distinctive Ducati experience and it’s exciting to know that that a bike like the Hypermotard SP is now available for the true motard enthusiasts in India,”
The updated electronics include Bosch 6-axis inertial platform along with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO (with Slide by Brake function) and Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO. Adding to the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO and Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO. The bike can be booked at any Ducati showroom near you.