2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 S and Hypermotard 950 were unveiled before their official debut at EICMA 2018. The 937cc, Testastretta engine is good for 112 HP on the Hypermotard while Multistrada 950 S is good for 111 HP. The advanced variant of the adventure tourer is good for 96 Nm of torque, further adding equipment like spoke wheels with tubeless tires for more off-road fun. The motorcycle is available with adjustable front and rear suspension, decent braking and more technology. Ducati up/down quickshifter, full LED headlight, TFT display and back-lit switches offer premium feel to the buyer.
The brakes are equipped with ABS from Bosch, that too with cornering function while design lines are closer to the bigger Multistrada 1260. The S model weighs 230 kg and thus, getting 4 kg over the standard 950 variant. The international pricing for Multistrada 950 S is $14,000 (INR 10.23 lakh approx). Ducati Hypermotard, on the other hand, has gone the other way by losing 3 kg of weight from the present generation model. It now comes with a large TFT display and electronic features like cornering ABS, traction control, wheelie control and up/down quickshifter as standard.
The SP model for Hypermotard is equipped with further complicated options like Ohlins suspension for better lean angle, flat seat and Marchesini wheels. Ducati is one of the most versatile brand for India when compared with other options. They cater to the needs of superbike buyers through Scrambler, Panigale, Monster and other series of motorcycles. Hypermotard is one among the least popular models of Ducati while Multistrada is now popular with adventure tourers of India. The SuperSport series is the most versatile machine with equally impressive city as well as highway ride. The Scrambler series has the most number of variants among all others.