The Ducati Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak is a special edition Multistrada that derives its name from the iconic hillclimb hosted annually in Colorado, USA.
Pegged as a sportier version of the Multistrada adventure touring motorcycle, the Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak gets sophisticated cycle parts to improve its performance on the road. It comes equipped with fully adjustable Ohlins USD forks and rear suspension, a Termignoni exhaust system and a carbonfibre windshield. The Ducati Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak comes painted in a splendid dual-tone livery inspired by Ducati’s racing colours.
Powering the Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak is the same 1198cc Testastretta DVT L-twin engine, which churns out 160bhp and 136Nm of torque. The engine gets ride-by-wire throttle with different rider modes, and is mated to a six-speed transmission. The electronics package includes cornering ABS, wheelie control, traction control and cruise control.
The Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak rivals other high-riding touring motorcycles like the BMW R1200GS, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Triumph Tiger Explorer and the Aprilia Caponord.