Ducati Hypermotard 950 launched in India

Ducati India has launched its new Ducati Hypermotard 950 with an updated BS6/Euro 5 engine. The Hypermotard 950 comes in two variants: the Hypermotard 950 RVE and Hypermotard 950 SP–both powered by a 937cc Testastretta engine–at a starting price of INR 12.99 lakh (for the RVE).


Design 

The new Hypermotard 950 gets the same aggressive and sporty appearance as its predecessor’s. The bike comes with a wide handlebar, narrow sides, graffiti livery, and wheels with Ducati’s red trim. Also, it features a billet aluminium tank cap, carbon heat guard, and a magnesium head cover for its engine.


Engine 

The Ducati Hypermotard 950 is powered by 937cc, water-cooled, L-Twin cylinder, Testastretta engine–mated to a six-speed manual transmission with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO–that generates a power of 84 kW at 9000 rpm and a torque of 96 Nm at 7250 rpm.

The model also boasts magnesium clutch and alternator covers, a more lightweight clutch drum, an aluminium belt tensioner, magnesium head covers, and a wet slipper clutch with hydraulic control.


Features 

The bike comes with an advanced console that features a speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, odometer, clock, and fuel gauge. The electronics package include: a Bosch ABS cornering with Slide-by-Brake function, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO and Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO, available as an accessory or as standard, on the RVE and SP versions. The Hypermotard 950 comes with three predefined riding modes – Sport, Touring, and Urban. Riders can customise their riding style and restore the parameters set by Ducati.


Specifications 

Engine typeTestastretta , L-Twin cylinder, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Displacement (cc)937
Max.power (kW) 84 at 9000 rpm
Max.torque (Nm)96 at 7250 rpm
Fuel tank (L)14.5
Clutch Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch, hydraulic control
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection system, throttle bodies with full ride-by-wire system
Ground clearance (mm)195
Wheel base (mm)1493
Kerb weight (kg)200(RVE), 198(SP)
Dimensions (mm)2135x900x1210
Seat height (mm)870(RVE), 890(SP)

Tyres, brakes, and suspension 

Front brake size (mm)320
Rear brake size (mm)245
Front brake Semi-floating aluminum flange discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo calipers, 4-piston 2-pad radial pump with adjustable lever, with ABS Bosch Cornering EVO 
Rear brakeDisc, 2-piston caliper, with ABS Bosch Cornering EVO
Front tyrePirelli Diablo Rosso III, 120/70 ZR17
Rear tyrePirelli Diablo Rosso III, 180/55 ZR17
Front suspensionMarzocchi fully adjustable aluminum fork(RVE), Ohlins fully adjustable fork(SP) 
Rear suspensionSachs monoshock adjustable, with preload and rebound(RVE), Ohlins fully adjustable monoshock(SP)

Price in India

Hypermotard 950 modelsPrice in India
Hypermotard 950 RVEINR 12.99 lakh
Hypermotard 950 SPINR 16.24 lakh

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