After launching the BS6 Diavel 1260, Ducati has now 2021 Ducati XDiavel Cruiser Bike launched in India in two variants – Ducati XDiavel Black Star and XDiavel Dark edition.
The Italian brand had released the teaser pictures of the XDiavel bike on its social media handle in India a few days back. Now the sale of the bike has started. Looking at this new launch and several other launches in the recent past, it seems that Ducati is working hard to make a mark in the Indian premium two-wheeler market.
2021 Ducati XDiavel Cruiser Bike Price in India
Ducati XDiavel Dark Edition is priced at Rs.18 lakhs (ex-showroom).
Ducati XDiavel Black Star price is Rs.22.6 Lakh (ex-showroom).
The same engine has been given in both variants of this bike. But come with different color schemes and some other changes.
2021 Ducati XDiavel Engine
Both the bikes get the Testastretta DVT engine of 1,262cc. This engine generates 158 bhp at 9,500 rpm and 127 Nm at 5,000rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox with a slipper clutch.
The Ducati XDiavel looks very similar to the Diavel 1260 and it would be difficult to differentiate between the two bikes easily. But both the motorcycles are quite different in terms of their purpose. While the Diavel 1260 is a maxi naked bike, the XDiavel is a muscle cruiser bike. This means that the XDiavel promises more comfortable ergonomics coupled with great performance.
2021 Ducati XDiavel Design
The same design has been given in both variants of XDiavel. It gets hexagonal LED headlamps with inverted U-shaped LED DRLs, a muscular tank, a short tail, and a single-piece saddle. Adjustable footpegs are also provided to help the bike rider find the most suitable sitting position. The Ducati XDiavel Dark Edition gets a matte black color which also extends to the mechanical components, plates, and finish. Whereas the XDiavel Black Star Edition gets a sportier gray and matte black scheme with red accents and red for the engine cover.
2021 Ducati XDiavel Features
There are many attractive features available in the 2021 Ducati XDiavel. Many features have been given in this bike like a 3.5-inch TFT screen, two riding modes, Bosch inertial measurement unit, cornering ABS, a Ducati traction control system, cruise control, Ducati power launch. The Black Star Edition also gets the Ducati multimedia system with smartphone connectivity for features like telephony, music.
2021 Ducati XDiavel Braking
The main mechanical difference between the XDiavel Dark and XDiavel Black Star Editions is the braking and suspension setup. The Dark Edition uses 50mm inverted forks along with twin 320mm front disc brakes that are gripped by Brembo M4.32 calipers. However, the Ducati XDiavel Black Star variant gets 50 mm inverted forks with DLC treatment and twin 320 mm disc brakes gripped by Brembo M50 calipers. Apart from this, the Black Star trim gets lightly forged rims, due to which it is also 2 kg lighter than the XDiavel Dark trim.