The Ducati DesertX will be unveiled as a world preview in Dubai on December 9, 2021.
The Ducati DesertX will be unveiled worldwide on December 9, 2021
Ducati will participate in Expo 2020 Dubai where the Italian motorcycle brand will globally unveil the new Ducati DesertX. The DesertX will be physically unveiled in Dubai, alongside the digital world premiere of Ducati which will air on the Ducati website and Ducati YouTube channel. The DesertX is presented as a true all-terrain motorcycle inspired by the iconic Ducati motorcycles that took part in rally raids in the 1990s, such as the Paris-Dakar rally. Ducati says the retro-style scrambler is developed to cover long distances and will be able to tackle all kinds of difficult terrain.
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The DesertX will be unveiled to the public in the presence of the president of the Emilia-Romagna region, Stefano Bonaccini, and Francesco Milicia, vice president of global sales and after-sales service at Ducati. The event will be held at the Dubai Opera, at the foot of the iconic Burj Khalifa tower.
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Ducati first introduced the DesertX as a concept in 2019, which was powered by a 1,079cc L-Twin engine with claimed 84bhp and mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The DesertX production model can be powered by the 937 cc, Testastretta L-Twin which is also seen on the Ducati SuperSport, HyperMotard and even the new Monster. The bike is likely to run on a 21-inch front and 18-inch rear wheel setup, with off-road ready Pirelli Scorpion Rally tires, as well as long-travel suspension with 210mm of travel and ground clearance of about 275 mm. More details will be revealed on December 9, 2021.