With the third episode of the 2024 World Première, Ducati unveils the glossy DesertX Rally.
From the DesertX, the principle Ducati equipped with a 21-ride entrance rim and 18-ride rear, now comes the glossy DesertX Rally model. It is miles characterised by the most productive flee-bred formula: the DesertX Rally adopts high quality alternatives which are both specialised and efficient in off-avenue instruct and refined as on all Ducatis.
Developed and tested also on racetracks, the DesertX Rally prototype turned into once the protagonist of the Iron Boulevard Prolog at the Erzbergrodeo 2023 with Antoine Meo (more than one Enduro World Champion and European Supercross Champion) who took it to the tip step of the rostrum within the twin-cylinder class.
Adore all Ducatis, the DesertX Rally has a extraordinary and distinctive model. Thanks to the glossy livery and alternatives traditional of the off-avenue world that characterise it’s look, the DesertX Rally communicates its character from the very first seek. However, it’s as a consequence of the technical tools that the Rally becomes an accurate off-avenue motorbike.
The high entrance mudguard ensures usability even in particularly refined floor conditions, the Kayaba suspensions with increased shuttle with closed cartridge fork and shock absorber with larger piston are derived from motocross and enable the rider to beat any obstacle, while the glossy central-spoked wheels with sizes and traits teach to off-avenue racing create the Rally an unstoppable motorbike on any model of terrain. These alternatives alongside with a delicate-weight and resistant cast carbon sump guard, gear pedals and rear brake lever machined from sturdy, unequivocally name the Rally as a motorbike designed to tackle essentially the most indecent adventures.Chassis
The DesertX Rally’s suspension is designed to tackle even essentially the most refined obstacles, bettering the DesertX’s already sturdy off-avenue means. Each and every the fork and the shock absorber, truly, are characterised by the same technologies old on legitimate wicked and enduro bikes.
At the entrance discontinue, the DesertX Rally is equipped with glossy billet aluminium plates, rigid and gentle-weight. The fork is a closed cartridge KYB, a technology old on motocross and enduro racing bikes.
This resolution involves pressurising the oil inner the cartridges to steer clear of cavitation, thus guaranteeing a homogeneous and constant behaviour of the entrance suspension and the well-known make stronger someday of essentially the most indecent uses.
Moreover, to enhance smoothness and resistance to wear, the fork tubes are equipped with Kashima Coating and the sliders with DLC surface therapy. Wheel shuttle will increase by 20 mm, for a entire of 250 mm.
The rear is made up of an aluminium swingarm with a obvious attachment point when put next with the usual DesertX, with an fully adjustable shock absorber with a larger piston to enhance the bike’s behaviour in essentially the most anxious off-avenue instruct. Rear wheel shuttle will increase by 20 mm, for a entire of 240 mm. At closing, to enhance going through on essentially the most anxious off-avenue terrain, the DesertX Rally is fitted with an adjustable Öhlins guidance damper, mounted exact now to the handlebars with helps machined from sturdy.
The glossy suspensions hold allowed the DesertX Rally to magnify the bottom clearance, which is now 280 mm (30 mm larger than the usual), to enable it to beat even essentially the most refined obstacles.
Always with the way of bettering off-avenue efficiency, the DesertX Rally is equipped with wheels characterised by teach measurements for off-avenue, more sturdy and lighter as a consequence of hubs machined from sturdy, carbon steel central spokes and high-power Takasago Excel rims with internal tube.
At closing, to underline the versatility of the DesertX Rally, as with the DesertX, triple homologation is envisaged for the tyres with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR proposed as usual tools. To enhance its off-avenue capabilities, it’s that that you just would be able to perhaps imagine to mount Scorpion Rally, while for folks preferring to bound the bike on asphalt, Scorpion Path II is exact now accessible.
Thanks to the instruct of high-stage formula, the DesertX Rally has a dry weight of exact one kilogram larger than the usual model despite the magnify in size and size of the suspension.Engine and Electronics
The DesertX Rally is equipped with the 937 cc Ducati Testastretta 11° twin-cylinder with desmodromic distribution. Maximum power is 110 hp at 9,250 rpm and maximum torque of 92 Nm at 6,500 rpm. This engine, characterised by usual and manageable power shipping to tackle any route, has been optimised for off-avenue as a consequence of a accurate ratio and teach strategies and calibrations of the digital programs.
The six Using Modes of the DesertX Rally (Sport, Touring, City, Wet, Enduro, Rally) hold Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Adjust (DTC) and Ducati Wheelie Adjust (DWC) recalibrated in step with the glossy chassis and for more anxious off-avenue instruct.
The digital capabilities of the DesertX Rally are managed through the vertically oriented, high-resolution 5″ coloration TFT mark positioned to provide optimum visibility even when riding standing. This mark is designed for integration with the Ducati Multimedia System which permits you to place your smartphone, thus activating glossy capabilities such as song administration, call administration and Flip by Flip navigation* (optionally accessible) with avenue instructions exact now on the dashboard. Moreover, the DesertX Rally affords the Utility Bar as usual for mounting the satnav.
Carrier intervals for the DesertX Rally are every 15,000 km or 24 months, with valve clearance checks every 30,000 km. DesertX Rally could perhaps also be readily accessible in a 35 KW model for A2 license holders.Tools and Attire
The DesertX Rally has the entire well-known formula for off-avenue instruct as usual, nonetheless of us who are looking out to customise it will produce so by selecting from the Ducati Performance accessories catalogue. To lengthen autonomy, it’s that that you just would be able to perhaps imagine to mount an extra 8-litre tank which ensures nearly 40% more, perfectly integrated into the road of the motorbike. Aluminium aspect circumstances are readily accessible which, blended with the tip case, give the motorbike a entire load ability of nearly 120 litres. For travellers who by no way discontinue there are also extra LED spotlights and heated grips.
The steel tube engine guards protect the tank and engine from falls or impacts someday of off-avenue instruct. At closing, enthusiasts who wish to create the image of their bike even more racing can resolve the Termignoni homologated instruct. Anyone wishing to make instruct of the DesertX Rally in competition can enhance the means and torque values by +7% through a racing instruct, all over again Termignoni.
Fans who are looking out to entire their peep will likely be in a situation to resolve between diverse specialist attire proposals with graphics coordinated with the DesertX Rally livery. The sequence, which also involves the ladies’s line, is made up of the Explorer jacket-trousers residing, Atacama gloves, Explorer T7 boots and Arai Tour-X5 helmet.
The DesertX Rally will likely be readily accessible in dealership starting up from February 2024. Consult with your native vendor for additonal data.
Major usual tools
- Testastretta 11° 937 cc engine with 110 hp at 9,250 rpm and 92 Nm at 6,500 rpm
- Tubular steel trellis body with cast aluminium double-sided swingarm
- Tank ability 21 litres
- High entrance mudguard with split brake line *
- Spoked rims with billet hubs 21” x 2.15” and 18” x 4”, carbon steel spokes and high-power Takasago Excel rims with internal tube *
- Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres in sizes 90/90-21 at the entrance and 150/70 R18 at the rear (alternatively: Pirelli Scorpion Rally, Pirelli Scorpion Path II)
- KYB Ø Forty eight mm closed cartridge fork, 250 mm shuttle, adjustable compression and rebound, Kashima Coating treatments on the fork tubes and DLC on the sliders *
- Fork clamps machined from sturdy *
- KYB shock absorber with 46 mm piston, 240 mm shuttle, adjustable in compression at high and low speeds, in rebound and preload *
- Floor clearance of 280 mm *
- Adjustable Öhlins guidance damper mounted to the handlebar *
- 6 customizable Using Modes (Sport, Touring, City, Wet, Enduro, Rally)
- 4 Vitality Modes on 3 power stages
- ABS Cornering Bosch adjustable on 3 stages
- Ducati Traction Adjust adjustable on 8 stages
- Ducati Wheelie Adjust
- Engine Brake Adjust
- Ducati Cruise Adjust
- 5″ coloration TFT instrumentation with Ducati Hyperlink App make stronger and flip-by-flip navigation
- Utility Bar
- Ducati Brake Gentle
- Ducati Rapidly Shift Up & Down (DQS)
- Stout LED lighting system
- Dedicated Iron Giant livery *
- Adjustable brake and gear pedals machined from sturdy *
*Tools and facets outlandish to DesertX Rally