12th Jun 2019 12:30 pm
The Hypermotard 950 will get an extra 4hp and 1Nm over the 939, and different mechanical and beauty modifications.
Ducati has launched the Hypermotard 950 in India, priced at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India). Unveiled at EICMA 2018, the supermoto bike is available in as a alternative to the Hypermotard 939, a mannequin that has nearly offered out in India.
The Ducati Hypermotard 950 will get the identical 937cc L-twin motor that did the responsibility within the 939. Nonetheless, the compression ratio has gone up from 12.6:1 to 13.three:1, which has resulted in a rise in energy and torque by 4hp and 1Nm, taking the full to 114hp and 96Nm. The motor can be tuned to make 80 p.c of its peak torque at three,000rpm. Different modifications embrace new exhaust valve timing, a 53mm throttle physique, a brand new injection management unit and a brand new hydraulic clutch.
Aside from the mechanical modifications, the 950 will get a revised body the place the thickness of the metal trellis tubes has been lowered from 3mm to 2.5mm. This has resulted in a minor weight reduction – from 181kg to 178kg. The usual mannequin will get a completely adjustable Marzocchi USD fork and Sachs monoshock, whereas the SP rides on totally adjustable Ohlins items on each the ends.
For 2019, the motorbike additionally will get a six-axis-IMU and Bosch Cornering ABS Evo which has three settings. Moreover, Ducati has reintroduced the underseat exhaust exits on the 950, as an alternative of the side-slung single-barrel unit on the Hypermotard 939.
The Ducati Hypermotard 950 has no direct rivals at this level and is priced Rs 82,00zero greater than the Hypermotard 939 that prices Rs 11.17 lakh (ex-showroom, pan-India).