Ducati Multistrada 620 Motorcycle — First Ride & Review — Motorcylist Online

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Ducati Multistrada 620

Ducati Multistrada 620

Ducati’s 620 was designed to be light, agile and to ride, the press kit said. as well. The hail of a few minutes ago had to sleet.

Now I was winding my way down a mountainside, aiming the little around a succession of steep, hairpins with hands so I could barely feel the

By the time we reached our hotel I this Ducati had heated from the accessory catalog. But the Multistrada does live up to its brief. It’s controllable on a mountain pass and great fun else.Ducati’s liter-size Multistrada was a That inspired this upscale 1000S along this entry-level 620, between the original Multi and a 620.

There are some welcome including a 2-inch-taller screen and spaced 1.6 inches farther Both the rider and pillion’s of the saddle are broader and softer for comfort.

This smaller ‘Strada the air-cooled 63-horsepower 618cc from the Monster 620, a slipper clutch for drama-free As on its big brothers, the fuel tank is a plastic unit that under the seat. Capacity from 5.3 gallons to 3.9 without the complex ventilation system, but says the smaller engine’s economy leaves the range

The new tank also drops the height from 33.5 to 32.7 and allows some room underneath.

Cost-cutting include an instrument panel a multifunction display and basic The 620’s steel-tube trellis is identical to the bigger bikes’, but it a conventional steel swingarm. At a 403 pounds dry it’s 29 pounds than the 1000, with less trail and a narrower, rear tire.

Along with its wide these changes make the version quite agile.

The light feel and reasonably six-speed are welcome, as is the crisp response. Still, there’s vibration than acceleration 3700 rpm. And though it is to be more practical than the 620 has plenty of Ducati character.

Its desmo lump is a sweet-revving with ample power to with a handful of throttle in gear. It cruises happily at 80 rumbling toward a 115-mph top Road manners are well up to standards in faster curves.

The lacks the bigger ‘Stradas’ but delivers comfortably taut nonetheless.

The Sicilian roads too damp and dirty for the stock Diablos to find much Nonetheless, a succession of tight underlines the benefits of a light with a wide bar and upright Ending the day with a cold, trip down the mountain to our hotel highlighted the Multistrada’s user-friendly nature.

That personality along a relatively competitive $7995 ($500 less for the Dark, matte-black paint and a single disc) will make it for plenty of riders. The Multistrada 620 is far the most exciting new Ducati, but arguably the most practical—even if you ride down a mountain in a

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