Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati recently launched its cruisers, the XDiavel and the XDiavel S in India. Now, both cruisers have been launched in Bangalore for Rs. 16,15,460 and Rs. 18,80,183 respectively, ex-showroom (Bangalore).
The XDiavel range is Ducati's answer to other cruiser motorcycles sold in India by manufacturers such as Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle.
Powering the Ducati XDiavel and the XDiavel S is a 1262cc, Ducati Testastretta DVT L-Twin engine that produces 156bhp and 129Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and the XDiavel range is the first Ducati product to use a belt drive. The engine is enough to propel the cruiser to a top speed of 240km/h.
On the features front, both, the Ducati XDiavel and the XDiavel S come with upside down telescopic front forks, monoshock at the rear, LED tail lamps, disc brakes at both ends, and a TFT screen that does its duty as the motorcycle's instrument cluster.
Speaking of the electronics both the motorcycles feature, they come with Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Traction Control (DTC), cornering ABS from Bosch, riding modes, keyless ignition, cruise control, and a Bluetooth module that allows the rider to view incoming calls, messages, and play music via a smartphone.