Ducati Multistrada 1260 S For Sale

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Ducati Multistrada 1260 S
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Insurance Costs: 10 of 10
Current Prices: £15,550–£11,100

What Is It?

The Ducati Multistrada 1260 S is a premium adventure bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 1,262 cc Testastretta DVT V-Twin engine, producing 155.8 bhp at 9,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,500 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame with Aluminium single sided swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo Evo M50 four piston monobloc calipers
  • 265 mm disc at the rear with two piston caliper 
  • Bosch 9.1ME Cornering ABS with 3 levels and off mode
  • 8-level traction control, cruise control
  • Electrically adjustable Sachs 48 mm upside down fork with 170 mm travel
  • Electrically adjustable Sachs shock with 170 mm travel
  • Ride modes: Urban (100 bhp), Touring, Sport, Enduro
  • Assist and slipper clutch, keyless start
  • 825 mm / 845 mm adjustable seat
  • Hand adjustable screen
  • Aluminium tail pipes with Stainless Steel muffler
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position indicator

Compared to the 2015-2017 1200 S engine capacity is up 64 cc with power about the same from a new Testastretta DVT engine, providing 85% of the torque from 3,500 rpm which is up 18%, a slightly longer swingarm / wheelbase, evolved grab handle / pannier mount from the 1200 Enduro which can take the Touratech Aluminium panniers, new lighter wheels, cornering lights and higher resolution TFT dash.

The electronics package includes hill hold control, wheelie control, auto cancelling indicators and backlit switches. The 5-spoke 17" wheels take a Pirelli Scorpion Trail II 120/70 tyre at the front and 190/55 at the rear. 

Over the base 1260 you get Brembo Evo M50 brakes at the front with 10 mm larger discs, Sachs electrically adjustable suspension, the 5" colour TFT dash, LED headlight, cornering lights, quickshifter and multimedia system but it's 3 kg heavier. The £700 more 1260 S D-Air version adds another 1 kg to the weight.

Accessories include the plastic or Aluminium panniers, top box, centre stand, heated grips, Termignoni exhaust, engine bars, LED fog lights, belly pan, radiator guard, off-road pegs and Carbon bits.

  • Urban Pack: Top box, USB hub, tank bag
  • Touring Pack: Centre stand, panniers, 3-level heated grips
  • Sport Pack: Carbon front mudguard, machined reservoir caps, Termignoni exhaust
  • Enduro Pack: Engine bars, LED fog lights, radiator guard, belly pan, off-road pegs, enlarged kickstand base

Colours: Black, white, red

At the top of the range the £20,800 1260 Pikes Peak builds on the S with Ohlins suspension, 3-spoke forged wheels, Termignoni exhaust, special red/white/black colour scheme and Carbon screen / front mudguard / side panels. It's 3 kg lighter than the base model and 6 kg lighter than the 1260 S.

2020: Grand Tour model builds on the 1260 S with a special paint scheme, red frame finish, panniers, hands free petrol cap, LED fog lights, TPMS, 3-level heated grips, centre stand and premium seat.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Plenty of power on tap
  • Loads of rider aids
  • Suspension
  • Handling

Any Downsides?

  • Heated grips
  • Quite heavy
  • Expensive
  • Storage

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Capacity: 1,262 cc (very high)

Power: 156 bhp / 116 kW (very high)

Red Line: 10,500 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 160 mph / 257 km/h (very high)

Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)

Range: 200 miles / 322 km (high)

Fuel Capacity: 20.0 litres / 4.4 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 825 mm / 32.5 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 235 kg / 518 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 212 kg / 467 pounds

Power to Weight Ratio: 0.664 bhp/kg / 0.495 kW/kg

Launch RRP: £17,200


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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2018 £13,850 £11,100 £9,700 3,700
2019 £15,550 £12,450 £10,900 2,100
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Popularity & How Many Left

Year On The Road Off The Road Total For Sale
2018 312 - 312 220 / month
2019 Data coming soon... 74 / month

Source: DVLA