2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

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2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS
2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS
2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS
2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS
2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS


– 2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

2006 Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS

Desirous of the ultimate performance Multistrada? Ducati introduces the all-new Multistrada 1000S DS. As with all Multistrada models, the riding position is a comfortable balance between the aggressive sport bike posture and the wide-handlebar upright position typical of enduro machines. As a result, the Multistrada carves up mountain passes like a sport bike, but is still comfortable for hours of two-up adventure touring.

The Multistrada 1000S DS is equipped with exclusive “S” features such as carbon fibre timing belt covers and front mudguard. At the bike’s heart is the 1000 Dual Spark engine — powerful, reliable and with excellent torque even at the lowest engine speeds.

A key feature of this model is its suspension system derived from our highest performance Superbike models.

If that’s not enough, you can personalize your Multistrada to your own specifications by choosing from the many items available in the Ducati Performance accessory catalogue.

2006 MSRP $13,995 USD


Ducati set out to create a revolutionary motorcycle –
to be innovative, to set new standards that will inspire others to follow, to create a generation of sports bikes capable of tackling all road conditions. And the result is the Ducati Multistrada. Whether your journey takes you up twisty mountain roads, to busy city centers or on your daily commute, the Multistrada excels wherever there is asphalt. Delivering performance without sacrificing practicality, versatility without compromising road-manners and advanced design without forfeiting function, the Multistrada is a real-world motorcycle for real-world riders. In addition to the now acclaimed 1000 DS, Ducati has launched a new, agile 620 entry-level model and a high-performance 1000 S DS version for 2005.

Take a seat on the new Multistrada and experience how effortless and natural the forward, upright riding position feels. Enjoy the super-friendly handling, take pleasure in stress-free motorcycling: with the Multistrada, you can have it all.

The new Multistrada is admired for its unmistakeable, original look. More than just style, the Multistrada offers a design that makes sense.




The Multistrada 1000 S DS is dedicated to riders who seek sporting satisfaction. The 1000 S DS is based on the 1000 DS, but a whole range of prestigious, exclusive, and high performance components have been added, many of them derived directly from the Ducati Superbike range. Fully adjustable Öhlins suspensions and carbon fibre body parts are a typical example.


The most exclusive Multistrada is equipped as a factory special. While identical to the 1000 DS in bodywork and instrumentation, it incorporates a large number of racing parts. The 1000 S DS perfectly embodies the sporting origins of this incredibly versatile motorcycle. The most eye-catching differences include the variable section aluminium alloy handlebars and carbon fibre timing belt covers on the sides of the cylinders. The front mudguard is in carbon fibre for added kudos too. Neither can you fail to be impressed by the prestigious Öhlins suspension front and rear derived from the 999, which give obvious benefits in terms of handling and look great in the process.


The fundamental dimensions of the chassis are the same as those of the 1000 DS, but the Multistrada 1000 S DS is equipped with more sophisticated suspension for a sportier setup and dramatically improved handling. In fact, this advanced suspension transforms the Multistrada 1000 S DS into a genuine raised frame superbike, and guarantees lightning fast responses through bends as well as fantastic directional precision.
The Öhlins fork is the most obvious distinguishing feature of the sports-oriented 1000 S DS. It is an upside-down design, and fully adjustable for spring preload and hydraulic damping. The stanchions are Titanium Nitride coated for race-ready low-friction action. Even the rear monoshock is fully adjustable and incorporates the characteristic remote spring preload adjuster.


Its racing suspension already gives the Multistrada 1000 S DS amazing sports performance. On top of this, the latest twin spark L-twin engine delivers 92 HP at 8,000 rpm, with a generous dose of smooth, progressive torque spread over a wide rpm band. The resulting ride is both thrilling and satisfying. With performance like this as standard, you simply don’t need to go looking for power add-ons that would only spoil the bike’s amazing, designed-in balance.



Frame: Tubular steel trellis
Wheelbase: 1462 mm / 57.6 in
Rake: 24°
Front Suspension: Öhlins 43 mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment
Front Wheel Travel: 165 mm / 6.5 in
Front Brake: 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, 4-piston 2-pad caliper
Front Wheel: 6-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front Tire: 120/70 ZR 17
Rear Suspension: Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock; hydraulic remote pre-load control. Single-sided aluminium swingarm
Rear Wheel Travel: 141 mm / 5.6 in
Rear Brake: 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear Wheel: 5-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17
Rear Tire: 180/55 ZR 17
Fuel Capacity: 20 L / 5.3 US gal (includes 6.5 L / 1.7 US gal reserve)
Weight * : 196 kg / 432 lbs
Seat Height: 850 mm / 33.5 in
Instruments: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil pressure warning light, fuel level, oil temperature, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, average speed, average fuel consumption, remaining fuel meter, fuel injection diagnostic system, immobilizer system
Warranty: 2 years unlimited mileage
Tank and Fairing Colours: Red, Glossy black
Frame and Wheel Colours: Red or Black w/Black wheels
Versions: Two Seat
*=* = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.


Type: L twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement: 992 cc
Bore and stroke: 94 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Power: 67.7 kw – 92 hp @ 8000 rpm
Torque: 9.4 kgm – 68 ft-lbs @ 5000 rpm
Fuel system: Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle body
Exhaust: Single steel muffler and pre-silencer with catalytic converter (non-catalytic on USA version)
Emissions: Euro2
Gearbox: 6 speed
Ratio: 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24, 6th 24/28
Primary drive: Straight cut gears; ratio 1.84
Final drive: Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 42
Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control


Model Tank/Fairing Frame Color Wheels Color
749 Dark Matte Black Metallic Grey Metallic Grey
749 Red, Yellow Red, Metallic Grey Black (on Red fairing), Metallic Grey (on Yellow Fairing)
749S Red Red Black
749R Red Red Black
999 Red, Yellow, Gloss Black Red (on Red fairing), Metallic Grey (on Yellow fairing), Black (on Black fairing) Black (on Red and Black fairing), Metallic Grey (on Yellow fairing)
999S Red, Gloss Black (both with white number plates) Red, Black Black
999R Red (white number plates) Red Black
620 Dark Matte Black Black Black
620 Red, Black Red, Black Black
1000S Red, Black Red, Black Black
S2R Dark Matte Black Black Black
S2R Red w/White stripe, Yellow w/Black stripe, Black w/Tangerine Red stripe Red (on Red fairing), Black (on Yellow and Black fairing) White (on Red fairing), Black (on Yellow and Black fairing)
S4R Red w/White stripe, Blue w/White stripe, Gloss Black Red, Blue, Black White (on Red and Blue fairing), Black
ST3 Red, Silver, Gloss Black Metallic Grey (on Red and Silver fairing), Black Metallic Grey
ST4S Red, Gloss Black Metallic Grey (on Red fairing), Black Metallic Grey
ST4S ABS Red Metallic Grey Metallic Grey
1000 DS Metallic Grey Metallic Grey Red
800 Red, Yellow Metallic Grey Metallic Grey
620 Dark Matte Black Black Black
620 Red, Yellow Red, Black Black
1000 DS Red, Silver, Gloss Black Red, Black Metallic Grey
1000S DS Red, Black Red, Black Black
GT1000 GT Grey
Smart 1000LE Classic Silver Sea Green Aluminum
Sport 1000 Burnt Yellow, Red, Black Black Aluminum

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