Ducati DesertX Rally Bookings Open In India

The Ducati DesertX Rally is the more adventures-ready version that arrives with a host of upgrades.

By car&bike Team


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Published on April 14, 2024

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  • The Ducati DesertX Rally gets upgrades over the standard model
  • DesertX Rally comes with spoked wheels, forged carbon parts, and a new paint scheme
  • Power continues to come from the same 937 cc twin-cylinder engine

Ducati India has begun accepting pre-bookings for the new DesertX Rally adventure motorcycle, ahead of its launch later this year. The Ducati DesertX Rally is the more off-road-focused version based on the already bonkers DesertX. It gets upgrades in the form of new equipment and will carry a more premium price tag over the standard model. The standard Ducati DesertX has been on sale in India since last year.

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The Ducati DesertX Rally gets several upgrades including a 21-inch front and an 18-inch rear spoked wheel setup. It also gets an adventure-style high beak on the front mudguard and a KYB USD front fork with a monoshock at the rear. The suspension travel is also increased by 20 mm at the front and rear over the standard DesertX. 

Also read: Ducati DesertX Review: Is It The Best Adventure Bike?

The DesertX Rally also gets a forged carbon sump guard, machined gear pedals and rear brake lever. All the changes lead to a weight increase of 1 kg over the standard version. 

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Power on the new Ducati DesertX Rally comes from the same 937 cc Testastretta 11-degree, twin-cylinder engine tuned for 108 bhp at 9,250 rpm and 92 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The DesertX Rally gets six riding modes - Urban, Sport, Touring, Wet, Enduro, and Rally. It also gets a host of electronic aids including traction control, wheelie control, cornering ABS and more. The bike gets a 5-inch TFT screen with Bluetooth connectivity. 

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The Ducati DesertX is priced at Rs 18.33 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and expect the DesertX Rally to command a premium and could start from the Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom) mark.  

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