Ducati SuperSport S Star White Silk colour variant launched in India
Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.
Ducati India has launched the Star White Silk colour variant of the Ducati SuperSport S in the country. The bike costs INR 13,55,000 ex-showroom, India.
The Ducati SuperSport S is a more premium variant of the SuperSport. It gets passenger seat cover as standard; 48 mm Ohlins TiN-treated front forks and an Ohlins monoshock with integrated gas cartridge, both fully adjustable. Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down also comes as standard in this variant. Ducati launched the SuperSport range in September, last year.
The SuperSport shares its powerplant with the Multistrada 950 and the Hypermotard 939. The 937cc L-twin Desmodromic motor with liquid cooling churns out 113 PS of power at 9,000 rpm. The maximum torque figure stands at 96.7 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The engine transmits power via a 6-speed gearbox with slipper clutch.
Brakes include dual 320 mm discs with radially mounted Brembo Monobloc callipers at the front. The rear features a 245 mm disc with two-piston callipers. Dual channel ABS is standard. Fuel tank capacity stands at 16 litres. The Ducati SuperSport S weighs 210 kg, wet. The Star White Silk variant is INR 21,000 more expensive than the Ducati Red colour version. Compared to the standard SuperSport, this bike is INR 1,51,000 more expensive.