Named for the iconic Pikes Peak hill climb competition in Colorado (where the Multi has seen success in the past), the 2016 Multistrada line sees a continuation of the Pikes Peak nameplate, and the same style of upgrades, on the DVT version of the Multistrada 1200. An Öhlins fork and Öhlins TTX36 shock (both mechanically adjustable) top the spec sheet of the new Pikes Peak, along with an available carbon fiber Termignoni muffler and a low, carbon fiber windscreen. Red stitching on the seat and stripes on the 3-spoke wheels set the Pikes Peak apart, too, along with small carbon components sprinkled over the bike—the front fender, tank cover, and lateral front partitions.
Along with the typical suite of Bologna’s electronics (Ducati Traction Control, Wheelie Control, ABS, Cornering Lights, Bluetooth Multimedia System) the Pikes Peak can be outfitted with three different packages of accessories. The Touring Pack (heated grips, saddlebags, and a centerstand), the Urban Pack (top case, lockable tank bag with USB), and the Enduro Pack (LED lights, Touratech engine/radiator crash bars, sump guard, wide kickstand base, and off-road footpegs).