motorcycle brand Ducati has launched the new BS6 models of the XDiavel
motorcycle: the XDiavel Dark and the XDiavel Black Star. The XDiavel Dark is
priced at Rs 18.00 lakh while the XDiavel Black Star will cost Rs 22.60 Lacs
(all prices ex-showroom, India).
was in 2016 that Ducati had entered the cruiser world with the unique
XDiavel. For 2021, the XDiavel Black
Star comes with a livery and equipment inspired by the world of sports cars.
The dedicated livery alternates grey and matt black with inevitable touches of
red. The colour cuts are clear and intersect, echoing the X concept that
characterizes the family. Black Star also gets a bright red colored paint on
its engine cover that evokes its sporty nature and highlights the XDiavel Black
Star’s beating heart.
black holds a very special place in Ducati’s history with the first matte black
covered Ducati Monster 600 Dark that was launched in 1998. With the new XDiavel
Dark the total black livery has also been extended to the mechanical
components, plates, and finishes, enhancing the Ducati “Reduce to the Max”
design principle. The XDiavel Dark represents purity, essentiality, and the
gateway to the world of XDiavel.
the new versions have the twin-cylinder Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262 BS-6
compliant engine. To comply with the new emission regulations, an updated
silencer layout, a new design, derived from the Diavel 1260, and a new engine
calibration have been adopted. In this way, both the XDiavel motorcycles now
deliver a maximum power of 160 hp at 9,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 13.0 kgm
at 5,000 rpm with an increase, compared to the BS-4 version, of 8 hp and 0.2
XDiavel is also equipped with latest generation electronics package consisting
of the Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) which, by dynamically measuring
the roll and pitch angles as well as the speed of the relative set-up
variations, provides the information to the Bosch Cornering ABS, allowing performance
and safety standards to be raised.
system, together with Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Riding Modes, Bosch
Cornering ABS, Cruise Control and Ducati Power Launch (DPL) make the XDiavel a
technological gem offering high performance and, above all, safety equipment to
rein all that power in.
Differences between XDiavel Black Star and
XDiavel Dark features an adjustable 50 mm USD fork, 2 x 320 mm semi-floating
discs, Brembo M4.32 radial mono-bloc calipers, PR18/19 radial master cylinder,
and die-cast wheels in light alloy. XDiavel Dark also gets full LED head
itself from the XDiavel Dark, the XDiavel Black Star gets adjustable 50 mm USD
fork with DLC treatment, forged rims which are entirely machined and painted in
gloss black, which enhance the aesthetics of the bike and lighten it, resulting
in a weight saving of over 2 kg.
Black Star also gets high-grip suede fabric seat that appeals to its sporty
nature. It also gets more powerful front brakes with 2 x 320 mm semi-floating
discs, Brembo M50 radial mono-bloc calipers, PR16/9 radial master cylinder. The
XDiavel Black Star also gets the Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) as standard.
Lastly, it gets full LED headlights with DRLs.
Standard equipment, Tyres, and Warranty
part of the standard equipment list, both bikes get Riding Modes, Power Modes,
Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control, full-LED lighting system, Ducati Power
Launch, Cruise control, Hands-free, backlit handlebar switches, 3.5” TFT colour
both bikes, the front wheel mounts a traditional 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo
Rosso III tyre with a tread redesigned to maximize wet weather performance and
the rear tyre is a 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso III. The new XDiavel
versions also get 24 months, unlimited mileage warranty with maintenance
intervals of 15,000 km. The cruisers feature an 18-litre fuel tank to make long
distance cruising uninterrupted.
XDiavel Dark is available in Dark Stealth with Carbon Black frame and matt
XDiavel Black Star is available in Dedicated Black Star graphics with gloss
black frame and wheels colour.
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