2020 Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE | First Look Review
The 2020 Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE. Equipped with an up/down quick-shifter and the brash graffiti-styled livery that is directly inspired by the Hypermotard 950
The 2020 Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE is nestled neatly between the standard Hyper 950 and the top-tier Hyper 950 SP models. Powered by the lively twin-cylinder 937cc Testastretta engine, the Hypermotard 950 RVE produces a claimed 114 horsepower at 9,000 rpm and 71 lb-ft of torque at 7,250 rpm. With tractable, controllable power delivery being a standout characteristic, the Hypermotard 950 is more than at home on the street or running wide-open on the track.
Beyond the up/down quick-shifter, the Hyper 950 RVE also comes standard with a commendable electronics package including Bosch Cornering ABS with Slide by Brake function (in setting 1), Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO and Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO.
Ducati will offer the Hypermotard 950 RVE as a limited edition, A numbered badge will be included on each machine.
The bike employs a 937 cc, the twin-cylinder engine which is known to develop 114 PS of power and 96 Nm of torque. The 6-speed transmission unit also remains the same. Being based on the base Hypermotard 950, the bike also shares the same adjustable 45 mm Marzocchi front forks and rear mono-shock. As a part of the standard kit, it also receives a bi-directional Ducati Quickshifter (DQS EVO).
Its electronics package comprises features such as Ducati Traction Control (DTC EVO), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC EVO), cornering ABS and Slide by Brake function.
The bike has been priced at £11,750 which converts to around ₹11.32 lakh. It has been slated to go on sale in the global market starting from July. It's not known if the RVE variant will arrive in India anytime soon and if it does, expect its pricing to be higher than ₹12 lakh.