What exactly happens when an exotic Italian brand like Ducati, which is understood for producing some of the very best performance-oriented superbikes, comes down to make a cruiser? The result of this would be a machine that promises the comfort and exploring capabilities of a tourer together with the efficiency that can out nearly every motorcycle to pity. This concept is not hypothetical, however, as Ducati already developed a motorbike that promises all this, came to be known as the XDiavel.
It was launched in India on 15 September.
The XDiavel is functioned by Ducati’s 1,262 cc Testastretta DVT engine which can deliver 156 hp and nearly 129 Nm of torque that comes combined to a 6-speed transmission. The company assures ‘low-speed excitement’ which is because of the bike can deliver peak torque at as small RPM as 5,000 RPM. Remarkably, the XDiavel is a belt-driven motorcycle, which indicates that powered is provided to the rear wheel through a belt and not a chain, like routine cruisers however is a first for Ducati.
It has three riding modes: Sport, Touring and Urban. With regards to electronic devices, the bike is fitted with Ducati Safety pack (ABS+EBD), Ride by Wire, Traction Control and a ‘Launch Control’ system for those fast 0-100 km/h sprint times. Staying up to date with tradition, high-end cruisers, the bike likewise has a cruise control.
The most significant concern surrounding the bike is the pricing. It will cost Rs 15.87 lakh ($23,734, ex-showroom Delhi). While the XDiavelS priced at Rs 18.47 lakh ($27,622, ex-showroom, Delhi). The XDiavelS has got Brembo M50 brakes and a gloss black finish where as the XDiavel comes in matte black paint option.