Ducati has revealed a new paint scheme for the 2018 XDiavel S. The power cruiser from Ducati will see a few changes made to the mechanicals, but the most prominent cosmetic change would be the new Iceberg White paint scheme.
Ducati revealed the new colour just before the European Bike Week began, and the new motorcycle would be displayed at the Faaker See Rally in Austria between 5th and 10th September which is being held as part of the European Bike Week.
Ducati also claims that the new 2018 XDiavel S would feature an upgraded suspension system, which according to them would improve comfort for the rider and pillion.
Powering the Ducati XDiavel is a 1262cc V-twin Testastretta engine with a maximum power output of 156bhp and a peak torque output of 129Nm. It is also rumoured that, this engine would make its way into the new Ducati Multistrada.
The XDiavel is all about the style, and the way it carries itself. When it was first unveiled in 2016, it won the Good Design Award 2016, from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. Ducati has carried forward the unique power cruiser design, with just a few changes, the latest of which is the new paint.
The Ducati XDiavel has also been hailed for being a good handling motorcycle despite it having a power cruiser design, and the new model too would carry the same if not better handling traits.
Pricing details for the motorcycle have not been announced, and it is the same with availability too. Do watch this space for updates about the new Ducati XDiavel.
The Ducati XDiavel is truly a unique motorcycle. While it did not sell very well in the Indian market, the motorcycle did capture the imaginations of designers. Take a look at the Bajaj Dominar and you would know what I'm talking about. It is at this point unknown, when Ducati would put the new XDiavel on sale in India and the Global market, but do follow this space to know about it as we bring the news to you.