2021 Ducati XDiavel Launched In India At Rs 18 Lakh: 158bhp, Ride Modes, Adjustable Suspension

Ducati launches the 2021 XDiavel in India at Rs 18 lakh, ex-showroom (starting price). The motorcycle is available in 2 variants with exclusive colour schemes. Bookings for the new XDiavel has begun in India with deliveries of the power cruiser said to begin soon.

Variants & Pricing

  • Dark: 18 lakh
  • Black Star: 22.60 lakh

All prices mentioned are ex-showroom (India)

Colour Options

XDiavel Dark

  • Dark Stealth, Carbon Black frame & Matt Black wheels

XDiavel Black Star

  • Dedicated Black Star graphics, Gloss Black frame & wheels

Engine & Transmission

The XDiavel motorcycles are powered by a liquid-cooled Testastretta V-Twin 1262cc engine with (DVT) Desmodromic Variable Timing. It produces a maximum of 158bhp 9,500rpm and a peak torque of 127Nm at 5,000rpm. The engine comes mated a six-speed gearbox with a slip-assist clutch and a Ride-By-Wire system for enhanced electronic rider aids.

Design

The new XDiavel is based on the 2021 Diavel motorcycle that is currently on sale in the country. However, there are a host of changes including the use of Carbon Fibre on several body parts and new graphics. This gives the performance cruiser an appealing look.

Other design features:

  • 18-litre fuel tank
  • Single-piece handlebar
  • LED lighting
  • Single-sided swingarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Twin-barrel exhaust
  • LED tail lamps

The XDiavel Dark Star variant also features a high-grip suede fabric that enhances the sportiness of the brand.

Features & Electronic Rider Aids

The XDiavel features a 3.5-inch TFT display that is Bluetooth enabled for connected features offered by the company. The Dark Start further features the brand's Ducati Multimedia System (DMS).

The XDiavel also features a host of electronic rider aids. These include:

  • Three ride modes: Sport, Touring, Urban
  • IMU-based Cornering ABS
  • Ducati Traction Control (DTC)
  • Ducati Power Launch (DPL)
  • Cruise control

Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres

The Dark and the Black Star varaint tips the sale at 247Kg kerb. The Black Star model features lighter forged and anodized side frame plates and alloy wheels.

Suspension

  • Front: 50mm USD fork
  • Rear: Monoshock

Both units are fully adjustable for preload and rebound damping. They also feature DLC coating on the suspension to reduce friction, wear, fretting, galling and corrosion.

Brakes

  • Front: 320mm dual discs, Brembo M50 four-piston callipers (radially-mounted)
  • Rear: 265mm disc, Brembo two-piston floating calliper

Wheels & Tyres

Dark

  • Front: 17-inch cast alloys, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 120/70
  • Rear: 17-inch cast alloys, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 240/45

Black Star

  • Front: 17-inch forged alloys, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 120/70
  • Rear: 17-inch forged alloys, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 240/45

Thoughts About The 2021 Ducati XDiavel Launched In India

Ducati continues its onslaught in India and launches another motorcycle in the country. The XDiavel is a more pumped-up version of the Diavel 1260 and is now the flagship power cruiser from the brand. The Ducati XDiavel rivals the Triumph Rocket 3 and the Harley Davidson Fat Boy 114.

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Article Published On: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 14:05 [IST]
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