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 21 "front wheel and 18" rear, long stroke suspension and a new frame designed specifically for the off-road experience.
Features may include:Chassis
DesertX was developed for the most demanding off-road, and therefore has all the essential contents for this type of use: spoked wheels, 21 '' at the front and 18 '' at the rear and generous ground clearance. Thanks to the various homologations obtained, DesertX has various types of tires available, up to those dedicated to the off-road world.
- 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 9.8 in, which is particularly favorable for more extreme off-road riding.Engine
The new DesertX is equipped with the latest evolution of the water-cooled 937 cc Desmodromic 11° Testastretta engine with 110 horsepower and 67.5 lb-ft of torque.
It’s the well-known twin cylinder already appreciated on our other models for its double soul: very manageable and smooth at low revs, but with a torque that is always ready and able to release all the Ducati character with a great extension.LIGHTER
- 3.7 lb lighter
The new version of the Testastretta 11 ° introduces important improvements over the previous generation, which have led to an overall weight saving of 3.7 lb.DURABLE
- Reliable in different uses
Reliable and also designed for touring use, the engine has very long maintenance intervals, with oil change every 9000 miles and valve clearance check every 18,500 miles.OFF-ROAD TUNED
- Wide gear ratio
The work on the DesertX gearshift also involved the ratios, which were shortened overall on all gears up to fifth, in particular first and second, to ensure the best off-road behavior, while maintaining a long sixth gear for greater efficiency at high speed.
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