Ducati Desert X (MY22)

Dream wilder

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Ducati Desert X (MY22)

Dream wilder

$24,700

(Rideaway)

or pay $115.00* per week.

Exploration. Fun. Performance. And a great desire to take and leave towards the horizon. The identity of this bike leaves no room for doubt: just looking at it, it brings you into the atmosphere of Dakar racing. DesertX is the first modern Ducati with a 21" front wheel and 18" rear, long stroke suspension and a new frame designed specifically for the off-road experience.

Off-road chassis

21 ”front and 18” rear wheels, long stroke suspension, generous ground clearance (250mm) and an off-road frame designed and tested to withstand the toughest conditions.

Ergonomics optimised for every condition

Ergonomics and aerodynamic study give life to a motorcycle that has off-road as a natural territory and at the same time remains comfortable, easy and safe for urban commuting and long travels.

Advanced electronics, dedicated to versatility

The versatility of DesertX is also reflected in the Riding Modes: there's 6 of them, with Enduro and Rally dedicated specifically to the off-road riding experience.

Lightweight engine tuned for off-road use

DesertX is equipped with the latest evolution of the 937 cc Testastretta 11th desmo, lighter by 1.7 kg compared to the previous generation and equipped with a new gear ratio to ensure the best off-road behavior.

Design: Post-heritage and digital

DesertX presented a completely new challenge to the Centro Stile. The opportunity to experiment with a new design language, seeking inspiration in the history of African Rally. The result is a solid, clean, modern design, based on shapes taken from the most adventurous off-road world. It is a bike that wants to be solid and functional at the same time.

The aesthetic of DesertX manages to combine the suggestion of the "Dakarians" with an almost touch interface feeling. It is post-heritage and digital at the same time. The bike is visually composed of 3 macro elements: a single central volume, the saddle and the windshield that integrates the double headlight. A “Robust Design” effect that combines form and function. The surfaces in contact with the rider are wide and well connected, allowing movement in various directions with the highest level of comfort, especially in off-road riding.

Electronics: Configure your adenture

DesertX, like all Ducati models, has advanced electronics for safety and performance in all conditions.

6 Riding Modes

The versatility of the DesertX is also reflected in its Riding Modes. It has 6 modes, 2 of which are specifically dedicated to the off-road riding experience: Enduro and the brand new Rally Mode, in addition to the Sport, Touring, Urban e Wet modes.

The Flexibility of the riders assistance package

The electronic equipment is completed by a package of rider assistance systems: Traction Control, Wheelie Control, Engine Brake Control, Cornering ABS, Quickshifter Up & Down and Cruise Control, to make long distance riding even more relaxing.

Full Led Lighting equipment

The bike’s completely Full LED lighting system equipment is of the highest level. The double front headlight has two bi-function polyellipsoidal modules with Daytime Running Light (DRL) and has been designed to ensure excellent visibility, which is particularly important for a bike that can ride in all conditions. The rear headlight is equipped with the Ducati Brake Light. The system, in the event of sudden braking, automatically activates the flashing of the rear light to signal the condition of sudden slowing to following vehicles, making a further contribution to rider safety.

Display and Connectivity

The DesertX is equipped with a 5" TFT color display ready for integration with the Ducati Multimedia System (and oriented vertically to offer the best visibility even when riding standing up.

Chassis: The Versatile Sport-Tool

The DesertX is a versatile bike: it has been specifically developed to cope with the most demanding off-road riding, but it is also safe and comfortable for touring, and at home on everyday trails.

21"/18" wheel combination

DesertX is equipped with the iconic wheel combination for the enduro segment: spoked wheels, 21'' at the front and 18'' at the rear. Ready to easily tackle any type of obstacle and asphalt.

Generous ground clearance

A fundamental feature for off-road use, DesertX has a ground clearance of 250 mm, which is particularly favorable for more extreme off-road riding.

Wide choice of tyres

The DesertX is equipped with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tubeless tyres that combine greater reliability and safety in case of puncture with easier repair. Thanks to the different approvals obtained, there is a wide choice of alternative tyres.

Kayaba long stroke suspension

The 46mm upside-down fork and fully adjustable single shock absorber were developed with the Japanese brand Kayaba, a successful producer in the off-road world.

Desert Dreamers

Take your wildest dreams and make them come true. Bring some friends and get ready to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime. DesertX will take you all the way, having been ridden by a champion of the calibre of Antoine Méo.

Ducati Desert X (MY22)

Dream wilder

$24,700

(Rideaway)

or pay $115.00* per week.

Engine

Type Ducati Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinders, Desmodromic valvetrain, 4 valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Displacement 937 cc
Bore x Stroke 94 x 67.5 mm
Compression Ratio 13.3:1
Power 110 hp (81 kW) @ 9,250 rpm
Torque 92 Nm (68 lb-ft, 9.4 kgm) @ 6,500 rpm
Fuel Injection Bosch electronic fuel injection system, Ø53 mm throttle bodies with ride-by-wire system
Exhaust Stainless steel single mufler, catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speeds
Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.85 : 1
Ratio 1=38/14, 2=31/17, 28=28/20, 4=26/22, 5=24/23, 6=23/25
Final drive Chain, front sprocket Z15, rear sprocket Z49
Clutch Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic control

Chassis

Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Front suspension KYB Ø 46 mm upside-down fork, fully adjustable
Front Wheel Cross-spoked, tubeless, 2.15’’x21’’
Front Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR 90/90 - 21 M/C 54V M+S TL (A)
Rear suspension KYB monoshock, fully adjustable, remote preload adjustment, aluminium double-sided swingarm
Rear Wheel Cross-spoked, tubeless, 4.5’’x18’’
Rear Tyre Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR 150/70 R18 M/C 70V M+S TL
Wheel Travel (Front/Rear) 230 mm (9.06 in) - 220 mm (8.66 in)
Front Brake 2 x Ø 320 mm aluminum flange semi-floating discs, Radial mount Brembo monobloc 4-pistons calipers, Bosch Cornering ABS
Rear Brake Ø 265 mm disc, Brembo floating 2 pistons caliper, Bosch Cornering ABS
Instrumentation 5’’ TFT colour display

Dimensions and Weights

Dry Weight 202 kg (445 lb)
Kerb Weight 223 kg (492 lb)
Seat Height 875 mm (34.4 in)
Wheelbase 1608 mm
Rake 27,6°
Trail 122 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 21L (5.54 US gal)
Number of Seats 2

Equipment

Safety Equipment Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control
Standard Equipment Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Engine Brake Control (EBC), Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS), Cruise control, full LED lighting system, DRL, Ducati brake light (DBL), USB power socket, 12V socket, self canceling turn indicators, Steering damper
Ready for Ducati Multimedia System (DMS), Antitheft system, Turn by turn navigation via app, fog lights, heated grips, auxiliary fuel tank

Emissions and Consumption

Emission notes Bike specifications and equipment may vary from market to market. Please refer to your local dealer for further information

Finance & Insurance

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