Against the challenging backdrop of a worldwide pandemic, business was as usual if not greatly intensified at Ducati Malaysia with the launch of numerous models throughout 2020 and 2021.
2021 was a milestone years for Ducati globally, with 2021 recording the best ever year for the brand with a total of 59,447 motorcycles worldwide – an achievement that not only marks a 24% increase in sales from 2020 but has also been instrumental in propelling growth and presence in Malaysia.
Ducati Malaysia could not be in a stronger position than it is today, and the launch of these 6 new motorcycles this evening underlines our continued commitment and passion we have in the brand.
Ducati’s 2022 Malaysia Premiere previewed 6 new and exciting models for the year, and introducing an all-new Ducati Corse Credit facility for the purchase of new Ducati motorcycles, and announced the setting-up of 2 more exclusive Ducati Centres in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru.
The three announcements form the foundation of an aggressive expansion program laid out by Ducati Malaysia and Next Bike Sdn Bhd, as the sole importer and distributor for the Ducati brand in Malaysia, to reaffirm its position as the most desirable premium motorcycle brand in the market.
Unveiling an exciting and diverse line-up of 6 new models, motorcycle enthusiasts have a choice from a trio of V2-powered machines in the naked Streetfighter V2; the adventure touring Multistrada V2S; and the Panigale V2 Bayliss (1st Championship 20th Anniversary model) sports bike; to the flagship Streetfighter V4 SP naked motorcycle that boasts the best power to weight ratio and the most powerful bike in its segment; and the sporty modern classic appeal of the Scrambler Urban Motard and Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro.
PANIGALE V2 BAYLISS (1ST CHAMPIONSHIP 20TH ANNIVERSARY MODEL)
The Panigale V2 Bayliss is a special version of the Panigale V2 designed to celebrate Troy Bayliss and the 20th anniversary of his 1st WSBK Championship. The motorcycle is equipped with Öhlins chassis components and dressed with a celebrative special livery inspired by the 2001 Ducati 996 R SBK with which Bayliss clinched his first ever World SBK title.
On the side fairing, the green in combination with white and Ducati Red – which is the main color of the bike – depicts the colours of the Italian flag, further detailed by the iconic Troy Bayliss #21 racing number on the side fairing and on the front. The presence of the Shell logo visually reinforces Panigale V2 Bayliss’ link with the original race bike. Other elements that enrich the commemorative model are Troy’s autograph which is reproduced on the fuel tank alongside his signature #21, and the embroidered #21 on the rider seat upholstered in two technical materials with double red stitching.
The bike sheds 3kg in kerb weight compared to the base model Panigale V2 weighing in at 197kg, has a wheelbase that is 2mm more at 1,438mm, a front wheel trail that gains an additional 5mm at 99mm, and a seat height that is 5mm lower at 835mm. Racing details also come in the form its Öhlins adjustable steering damper; a silencer outlet cover trimmed in carbon fibre and titanium; Öhlins NIX30 43mm with TiN treatment, fully adjustable usd fork; Fully adjustable Öhlins TTX36 monoshock mounted to an aluminum single-sided swingarm; and a lithium-ion battery.
Price: RM136,900.00 excluding registration.
The all-new Streetfighter V2 is designed and engineered to be the enthusiast’s entry point into the Streetfighter family and inherits the Streetfighter V4’s aggressive silhouette and attitude both on road and in the track.
The Streetfighter V2 design wraps around the more compact Superquadro motor and the Panigale V2’s fuel tank with smoother surfaces and a minimalist headlight design which mirrors that of the Streetfighter V4. The headlights are marked by the “V” shape of the daytime running lights (DRL) that is also a signature on Ducati sport models that includes the Panigale and SuperSport families.
Powered by a 955 cc 90° V2 Superquadro engine that equips the bike with a maximum power of 153 hp @ 10.750 rpm and a maximum torque of 101.4 Nm @ 9.000 rpm, the Streetfighter V2 is also features Ducati’s Quick Shift technology for changing up and down the gears.
It is fitted with fully adjustable 43mm Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF) fork, while the rear suspension unit includes a fully adjustable, side-mounted Sachs shock anchored to a single-sided swing arm. Stopping power comes in the form of two 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 4-piston callipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO and a self bleeding master cylinder, while the rear is equipped with 245mm discs, a 2-piston caliper with Bosch cornering ABS EVO.
Bringing together the pronounced design of the Streetfighter V4 with the everyday usability and the sporting DNA of the Panigale V2, the Streetfighter V2 projects a highly athletic personality, responding precisely to the commands of the rider and making it easier to manage for any type of riders.
Price: RM101,900.00 excluding registration.
The all-new Multistrada V2S is envisioned to become an enthusiast’s entry point into urban sports and touring riding, engineered and designed to provide a premium motorcycle with greater on-the-road ease and riding enjoyment. It offers a lower seat height, revised comfortable and confidence-inspiring ergonomics, and is lighter for greater maneuverability and agility that is well suited for daily as well as mid to long range urban journeys.
Powered by Ducati’s new and updated 937cc Testastretta11°, L-Twin cylinder engine which is also 2kg lighter, the Multistrada V2S delivers a maximum power of 113 hp @9.000 rpm and 96 Nm of toque @ 6.750rpm. Overall, the Multistrada V2S is 5kg lighter than the previous generation Multistrada 950.
The Multistrada V2S has an aluminium double-sided swingarm, and features that it does inherit from its bigger brother are the Multistrada V4’s rims and side mirrors. It also has a newly-designed seat and tail, engine cover design, brake lights, and handguards with separated reservoirs.
It comes equipped with Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control), Ducati Brake Light and Vehicle Hold Control, and gains the full electronics package with additional features that includes Ducati Cornering Lights, Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo, Ducati Quick Shift up/down, Cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, 5″ TFT colour display and Full LED headlight.
The Multistrada V2S comes armed front 48 mm fully adjustable usd fork, electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo, and fully adjustable monoshock, electronic compression, as well as rebound damping and spring pre-load adjustment with Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo for the rear.
A full accessories package is available for both the Multistrada V2S that covers a touring, urban and enduro pack, offering riders everything from panniers, heated grips, steel tube engine protection, centre stand, sump guard, protective meshes for the water and oil radiators, and additional LED lighting to new and lightened spoke wheels for those seeking off the beaten track adventures.
Multistrada V2S: RM105,900.00 excluding registration
SCRAMBLER URBAN MOTARD
Envisioned as a young, sporty, fun, and trend setting motorcycle, the Scrambler Urban Motard is Ducati’s go-to the everyday urban assault bike but with a classy and sporty classic appeal.
Its classic motard or supermoto personality is punctuated by features that include 17” inch spoked wheels, Pirelli Diablo Rosso tyres, low variable section aluminium handlebar, a high front fender, side number plates, dedicated flat seat and exclusive graphics. The motorcycle is further detailed with machine-finished aluminium belt covers and black engine with brushed fins.
Powered by an L-Twin air cooled 803cc engine, the motorcycle produces 73 Hp @ 8.250 rpm and a maximum torque of 66.2 Nm @ 5.750 rpm.
Standard equipment includes cornering ABS, a steel tank with interchangeable aluminium side panels, headlight with DRL by LED light-guide and interchangeable aluminium cover, LED rear light with diffusion-light, LED turn indicator, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications and interchangeable aluminium cover, and under seat storage compartment with USB socket.
Price: RM68,900.00 excluding registration
SCRAMBLER 1100 TRIBUTE PRO
As the only motorcycle in the Ducati range to feature an air cooled engine, the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro pays homage to the liveries of Ducati’s most iconic motorcycles of the 70s and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ducati air twin engine.
It offers three unique riding and power modes: Active, which provides the full 86 Hp @ 7.500 rpm and 88 Nm of torque from the L-Twin engine, a direct throttle response and traction control level compatible to sports riding; Journey, also delivering full power, a smoother throttle response and traction control level developed for carefree riding; and City, which features reduced engine power and extremely smooth throttle response and traction control that maximizes riding safety.
Equipped with Ducati Safety Pack which includes cornering ABS and Ducati Traction Control (DTC), the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro also features a Brembo braking system, Marzocchi fully adjustable 45 mm usd fork and a progressive linkage rear suspension with Kayaba adjustable monoshock, LED light guide, LED rear light with diffusion light, LCD instruments with gear and fuel level indications, double side
silencers, low licence plate holder, steel tank with interchangeable aluminium side panels, machine-finished aluminum belt covers, and underseat storage compartment with USB socket.
Dedicated equipment for the Scrambler 1100 Tribute Pro meanwhile, includes black spoked wheels, brown seat with dedicated lining, a variable section aluminium sporty handlebar, round rearview mirrors and dedicated graphic on the tank and side panels.
Price: RM85,900.00 excluding registration.
STREETFIGHTER V4 SP
The Streetfighter V4 SP is ultimately the fastest naked model in the market with the best power to weight ratio for a motorcycle in its segment, pushing 208 hp @ 13.000 rpm and unleashing a maximum torque of 123 Nm @9.500 rpm.
Purpose-engineered to be track-oriented, the Streetfighter V4 SP is an exclusive numbered edition and comes fully-trimmed in “track oriented” equipment that mainly includes a STM-EVO SBK 9-discs dry clutch, Brembo Stylema callipers, and track oriented suspension front and rear suspension carried over from 2021 Panigale V4 S which together with the biplane wings give the right confidence to push hard on the track. The front suspension features the 43mm Öhlins NIX30 fully adjustable fork with TiN treatment as well as electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode, while the rear is equipped with a fully adjustable Öhlins TTX36 unit with electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode mounted to an aluminium single-sided swingarm.
Designed as a single-seater, the Streetfighter V4S SP is also equipped with Marchesini forged magnesium wheels; carbon fibre wings; carbon fibre front mudguard; adjustable rider foot-pegs in billet aluminium by Rizoma; Ducati Quick Shift that can be configured both as a traditional shift and as a reversed/racing shift; and dressed in Ducati’s winter test livery that combines the matt black with the brightness of its brushed aluminium fuel tank.
Price: RM239,900.00 excluding registration.