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  Specifications 1000

The 1000cc Multistrada was the first Multistrada model, introduced in 2003. There are two versions of the Multistrada with the 1000DS (Dual Spark) engine: the regular 1000 DS and the 1000S DS, which was introduced 2 years later. The main difference between the 'S' model and the regular 1000DS is the suspension, which is upgraded to Íhlins on the 'S'.


Configuration 90 degree aircooled "L"-twin, wet sump
Valve system Single overhead camshafts (belt driven), two valves per cylinder, desmodromic valve actuation
Bore x stroke 94 x 71.5 mm
Displacement 992 cc
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Ignition Electronic, two spark plugs per cylinder
Charging System Output-520 Watts
Fuel system Marelli injection, 45mm throttle bodies
Exhaust system Two into one with 3-way catalytic converter (non-catalytic on USA version)


Max. power 92 Hp (67.7 kW) @ 8000 rpm
Max torque 9.4 Kgm @ 5000 rpm
Top speed 210 Km/h (as measured by Motorrad magazine)


Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84
Clutch Hydraulic operated dry multiplate
Gearbox 6 gears, ratios 1st thru 6th: 37/15, 30/17, 27/20, 24/22, 23/24 and 24/28
Secondary drive O-ring chain, ratio 2.80 (15 teeth front, 42 teeth rear sprocket)

Chassis and suspension

Chassis type Tubular frame using the engine as stressed member
Head angle 24 degrees
Steering/turning angle 35 degrees on each side of center
Trail 92 mm per owner's manual, 109 mm per service manual
Front suspension 1000 DS: Fully adjustable 43mm Showa upside down forks
1000S DS: Íhlins 43 mm upside-down fully adjustable fork with TiN surface treatment
Rear suspension Single sided swingarm, rising rate link system for the shock, ride height adjustment separate from preload, hydraulic remote pre-load control.
1000 DS: Fully adjustable Showa
1000S DS: Fully adjustable Íhlins
Wheel travel 165 mm front, 141 mm rear
Front brakes Double 320 mm semi floating centreless disks, 4-piston Brembo "Serie oro" calipers
Rear brakes Single 245mm disk, 2-piston Brembo caliper
Wheels Cast aluminum, 6 spoke with extended hub front (3.50 x 17), 5 spoke rear (5.50 x 17)
Front tyre 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Scorpion Sync
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Scorpion Sync

Size and weight

Length 2,130mm
Width 830mm
Height 1,286mm
Seat height 850mm
Weight 196 Kg including oil and other liquids, but without fuel
Fuel capacity 20 litres, including reserve


Dashboard Analog rev counter, LCD display with tachometer (kmh and mph), oil temperature, clock, trip meter, fuel level (litres and kilometres remaining), fuel consumption, average speed, scheduled maintainance warning. Warning lights for jiffystand, oil pressure, low fuel, high beam, injection and indicators.
Colours Red, Silver and black (1000DS)

Red, black (1000SDS) Red (1100) Red, black (1100S)

Security Single key system with transponder (immobilizer), ignition switch with integrated steering lock, helmet lock.
Other equipment Storage space in the fairing and under passenger seat, electronic headlight adjustment, tool set, indicators integrated in rearview mirrors.