Jaggi Vasudev, popularly known as Sadhguru, who is known for practical insights and discourses on almost every topic under the sun, has not bought a Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak Edition, as reported by the company earlier. Ducati India on Tuesday, had posted an image of Sadhguru with the bike and captioned the image saying that the guru is now an owner of the latest ducati offering. However, today the luxury automobile company issued a tweet clarifying that "Multistrada Pikes Peak has not been bought by Sadhguru or Isha Foundation and apologize for the miscommunication."
The company also thanked Sadhguru "for visiting Ducati Bengaluru because of his passion for motorcycles" and categorically denied that the highly sought after guru had bought the bike.
Check Ducati India's Clarification in the Tweet Below:
Hi guys! This is regarding a story that we had posted yesterday on Sadhguru, Founder, Isha Foundation. We'd like to clarify that the Multistrada Pikes Peak has not been bought by Sadhguru or Isha Foundation and apologize for the miscommunication.
— Ducati India (@Ducati_India) January 17, 2019
Check the Earlier Instagram story shared by Ducati India on Tuesday Below
The popular guru, who heads the ISHA foundation, which offers various Yoga and well-being programmes, can time and again expressed his love for the two-wheeler. In August last year, Sadhguru took Baba Ramdev on a bike ride at his famous Coimbatore institute as the Yoga guru rode pillion. Sadhguru Takes Baba Ramdev on a Bike Ride Through Scenic Outskirts of Coimbatore (Watch Video).
Watch the Video Below:
Talking about the top-spec Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak in India today. Priced at Rs. 21.42 lakh (ex-showroom India), the motorcycle will be made available in the country in limited units only. However, the company has not specified the number of bikes that will be sold in the country. In comparison to the regular 1260, the Pikes Peak is pricier by Rs. 5.43 lakh in the domestic market. As far as the deliveries are concerned, the company has started dispatching 1260 and 1260 S whereas the deliveries for the Pikes Peak are slated to commence by mid of next month. Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak Launched; Priced in India at Rs 21.42 Lakh.
As far as the engine specs are concerned, the newly launched Pikes Peak is powered by the same 1262cc liquid cooled L-Twin unit which is also offered on the other two variants. The motor is capable of developing 158hp of power @ 9500 rpm and 129.5Nm of peak torque. The motorcycle features Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT) that in combination with Desmo valve actuation results in good low-end torque.
Check Out the Picture of the Bike Below:
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Sadhguru on his love for bikes has said that "there was a time when I literally lived on a motorcycle. When I rode somewhere, I never checked into a hotel, I just slept on my motorcycle. I would just put my bag on the motor cross bar and the handle-bar, lie down and have a sound sleep. People used to ask, “How can you sleep? You will fall down.” I would say, “Don’t worry, I will not fall off a motorcycle. I may fall when I’m walking, but not off my motorcycle,” because it was such a big part of everything that I was doing."
(LatestLY had earlier reported that Sadhguru bought Ducati Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak Edition, based on the claims of Ducati India on social media in general and Instagram in particular. The same story has now been edited.)