Selfish gentleman in black. Comfort and impressive performance. Hurricane “cocktail” of high performance, hauteur and style. New Ducati XDiavel is ready for expansion of segment of full-fledged cruisers.
New icon in the world of motorcycles has been presented in Milan during EICMA Motor Show 2015. A solid black tuxedo color of Ducati HDiavel, which replaces the sporty red color, allows admiring the bike. Built on the Diavel base, a version with the prefix X became a full-fledged competitor model for cruiser of such brands as Harley-Davidson, Suzuki and Yamaha, providing the best of everything that a rider can get for the money.
The aggressive design of the elongated body of XDiavel perfectly combines a steel tubular frame, powerful pipes of stainless exhaust system, V-shaped engine and huge 17-inch wheels. The latter have a size of 120/70 in front and 240/45 in rear part, therewith both wheels are shod in the special rubber by Pirelli Diablo Rosso II. An interesting fact is that the cruiser Ducati can enter into the turns with a maximum angle of 41 degrees. It is worth noting that when buying a motorcycle, the owner receives a 4-position footrest, as well as the ability to select one of the five seats of options and one of the three proposed steering forks. Critics have already called XDiavel an egoist motorcycle. The reason for this was too short a platform for the second passenger, who will abut the back sliding support all the way. Passionate and evoking true delight Italian design is emphasized with the powerful front lights with LED backlight. We should also praise the excellent ergonomics of the dashboard, divided into two displays with large icons.
The new creation of Ducati has a 1.2-liter V-shaped engine, whose power is 156 hp and 128 Nm of torque. The latter “opens” even at 5000 rev/min. The bike is equipped with a belt drive and a six-speed, which will make the movement smooth and dynamic. In addition, the bike has an adjustable rear Ohlins TTX shock absorber, ABS system with control of the angular skid when cornering, cruise control, launch control, automatic lighting system and, of course, Bluetooth to synchronize with your smartphone.
According to company data, the price of Ducati XDiavel will start with a mark of 20,400 Euros. New XDiavel 2016 is a motorcycle, on which you want to pass more than one hundred kilometers, enjoying the sound of the wind, the speed and the feeling of freedom.