Ducati India has finally launched the much anticipated Hypermotard 950; the bike was 1st showcased at the EICMA 2018 show where all the specs, styles and other updated were briefly highlighted. The 2019 Ducati Hypermotard 950 is a possible replacement of the Hypermotard 939 that’s presently on sale in India.
It comes with a number of additions over the previous offering which includes more power, torque together with updated electronics.
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Let’s ride into the specs:
To an eyewitness, the Hypermotard 950 offers an aggressive nonetheless sporty look. The wide handlebar, slender sides and low weight offers the bike a shocking manual dexterity whereas switching directions. From the front, you’re greeted with the Hypermotard’s trademark beak subdued solely by the headlamp with a Daytime Running Light (DRL).
The Hypermotard 950 continues to be powered by the same 937cc, L-twin liquid-cooled motor. Compared to the older engine, the new unit makes 4PS and 1Nm more. It churns out 114.2PS of max power and 96Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a six-speed gearbox that’s assisted by a slipper clutch.
The bike gets a three-level Bosch cornering ABS, traction control along with 3 riding modes and wheelie control. Taking about the suspension, motorcycle employs a 45mm light-weight front fork and a rear mono shock – both absolutely adjustable. Moving on with the brakes, it includes twin 320mm front discs and a 245mm rear disc.
The Ducati Hypermotard is a ‘supermoto’ motorcycle which basically in intrinsic nature means it gets the looks and violent sound of a dirt bike. This new offering from Ducati could be a successor of the Hypermotard 939 that was notable for its distinctive styling. While the style remains more or less the same. The front tall mudguard is now sharper also paired with bold styled headlamp with led DRLs. The 950 gets a 4.3-inch TFT instrument cluster, wider handlebars, slimmer sides and a brand new comfortable seat. Hypermotard 950 is 4 kg lighter compared to the out-going Hypermotard 939.
Expect Ducati to price the Hypermotard 950 at a better premium over the Hypermotard 939. We expect it to be priced at Rs 12.5 lakh (ex-showroom India). For that price, the Hypermotard 950 offers you the cutting-edge electronics established to a ground root on the use of the Bosch 6-axis inertial platform. The new Hypermotard 950 can also be arranged according to 3 Riding Modes that are: Sport, Touring and Urban – creating it a ‘hyper’ yet fun bike.
Ducati Hypermotard 950 will lock horns with the Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 in India.