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2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer Review Specs

The new 2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer offers its riders the latest technological innovation in terms of safety, thanks to a system that uses a wireless connection to the motorcycle to activate the Ducati D. In just 45 milliseconds, the air® protects essential parts of the rider’s and plain rider’s body, by Danny’s clothing guards.

Engine replacement Better uses and control. The new Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati takes you into a new “comfort zone,” where riding becomes a feeling of pleasure and fun, travel becomes an adventure, and performance becomes pure emotion. Valve clearance control is required for every 30,000 km, allowing you to enjoy all your walks, including the longest, without any hassle.

2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer – Features

2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer

Elegant and unique

Highly smooth surfaces, amazingly flowing design, and front and rear volume differences have unique features in the new Multistrada 1260S DAir, which achieves all-new finishing standards. Y-shaped 5 spoke wheels are another characteristic feature of the new Multistrada 1260S.

New Testastretta DVT 1262

The new Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262 cm3 Euro-4 engine makes the new 2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir more enjoyable to ride daily. The torque enhances at low and medium-range engine speeds. The new Multistrada 1260S DAir has the highest torque value in its category, with an average rotation rate of 4,000rpm commonly used while riding

Even more comfort for your travels

Newly designed chassis measures, including an extended swing arm and a new front-end form, make the turn of the negotiations much easier while providing maximum stability even when fully loaded with side panels and a pillion rider.

The road, a free mind

The Multistrada 1260 has extensive maintenance breaks: oil changes are planned for every 15,000 km.

Sport Riding Mode

“Desmo Service” vs. Sport Riding Mode results in 158 horsepower adrenaline-powered motorbikes. With 129.5Nm of torque and a sports suspension setup. In different cases of S.

Touring Riding Mode

The peak power in Turing Riding mode is 158HP, but the engine transmission is lighter and more progressive.

Urban Riding Mode

The power supply has been reduced to 100 HP in urban riding mode, and the suspension setting in the S models is perfect for easy removal of common urban obstructions.

2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer

Enduro Riding Mode

In addition to long walks on highways and metropolitan traffic, the new Multistrada 1260S DAir performs admirably on dirt roads.


The new chassis for the Multistrada 1260S DAir is built on a newly designed frame and an extended swingarm. The steering angle has been increased by just one degree from 24 to 25, and the swingarm has been extended to 48mm.


The new Multistrada 1260S DAir suspensions are semi-functional and are regulated by the Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evolution system.

The new 2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer has light alloy codes with 5 Y-shaped spokes, 340-gram lighter than the previous model.

Tires and rims

The new 2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer is equipped with light alloy codes with five Y-shaped spokes which are 340 grams lighter than the previous model.

ABS Cornering

The entire Multistrada 1260 series is equipped with a Brembo braking system, including an ABS 9.1ME cornering device as part of the new Ducati Safety Pack (DSP).

Ducati Skyhook Suspension (DSS) Evolution

Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evolution technology has been improved with new forks and sensors.

Vehicle Hold Control

Vehicle hold control (VHC) technology comes standard with the ABS introduced on the new Multistrada 1260S DAir. When triggered, the mechanism maintains the bike’s stability by applying the back brake (and if not used, it automatically becomes inactive after 9 seconds).

The new TFT instrument panel

The new Multistrada 1260 features a high-capacity LCD instrument panel with a redesigned information display and easy menu navigation.

DVT system

DVT technology developed and refined by Ducati experts improve performance and transmission smoothness at all end-to-end levels.

Displacement and torque

The new Multistrada 1260S DAir engine, with a displacement of 1262cm3, sets new riding and performance standards.

Exhaust system

Exhaust and intake systems have also been replaced to give the new Multistrada 1260S DAir exceptional performance. The exhaust features an all-new pipe design, a new pre-damper interior architecture, and a new silencer, while the air intake inlet region has also been modified.

Desmo appeal

The engine valve timing mechanism that made Ducati famous worldwide is also used on Ducati Testastretta DVT.

2020 Multistrada 1260S DAir Ducati Naked Adventurer – Technical Specifications


Type Ducati Testastretta DVT including Desmodromic Variable Timing, L-twin cylinder, four valves per cylinder, Dual Spark, liquid-cooled
Displacement 1,262cc
Bore x stroke 106 mm x 71.5 mm
Compression ratio 13.0:1
Power 158 hp (116 kW) at 9,500 rpm
Torque 95 lb-ft (13.2 kgm, 129 Nm) at 7,500 rpm
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection system, Øeq56 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system
Exhaust Stainless steel muffler having catalytic converter and two lambda probes, aluminum tailpipes


Gearbox Six speed with Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS)
Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
Ratio 1=37/15, 2=30/17, 3=27/20, 4=24/22, 5=23/24, 6=22/25
Final drive Chain, Front sprocket Z15, rear sprocket Z40
Clutch Light action, wet, multi-plate clutch having hydraulic control, self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run


Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front suspension 48mm fully adjustable USD fork, electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment having Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo (DSS)
Front-wheel 5-spoke Y-shape cast light alloy 3.5-inch x 17-inch
Front tire Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Fully adjustable unit, electronic compression & rebound damping adjustment, electronic spring pre-load adjustment with Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo (DSS), aluminum single-sided swingarm
Rear-wheel 5-spoke Y-shaped cast light-alloy 6.00″ x 17″
Rear tire Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 190/55 ZR 17
Wheel travel (front/rear) 170 mm / 170 mm (6.7-inch / 6.7-inch)
Front brake 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc M50 Evo 4-piston calipers, radial master cylinder, Cornering ABS
Rear brake Ø265 mm disc, 2-piston floating caliper, Cornering ABS
Instrumentation 5-inch color TFT display

Dimensions and weights

Dry weight 213 kg (470 lb)
Kerb weight 236 kg (520 lb)
Seat height Adjustable 825 mm – 845 mm (32.5 – 33.3-inch)
Wheelbase 1,585mm (62.4-inch)
Rake 25-degree
Trail 111 mm (4.4 in)
Fuel tank capacity 20 l (5.3 US gal)
Number of seats Three


Safety equipment Cornering ABS, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Riding Mode, Ducati Cornering Lights (DCL), Power Mode, Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Vehicle Hold Control (VHC),
Standard equipment Ducati Skyhook Suspension Evo (DSS), Cruise control, Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS), Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, 5-inch color TFT display, Full-LED headlight, Auto-off turn indicators, Ducati Multimedia System (DMS)

Warranty and maintenance

Warranty 24 months, Unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 15,000 km (9,000 miles) / 12 months
Desmoservice 30,000 km (18,000 miles)

Emissions and consumption

Standard Euro 4
Co2 emissions 120 g/km
Consumption 5.2 l/100 km

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