Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Gorgeous new Ducati XDiavel unveiled

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We think the 2016 Ducati XDiavel is simply stunning! Just, WOW!

Ducati’s first big unveil for the 2015 EICMA show, in Milan, is the new XDiavel – an utterly gorgeous, beautifully designed high-performance cruiser like no other. “The XDiavel ensures the low speed excitement typical of a Cruiser and the adrenaline rush of sports riding that Ducati has made its own. That's what the X in XDiavel stands for – the merging of two apparently separate, distant worlds on one bike, a superb combination where both are accomplished without compromise,” says a press release from Ducati, explaining the new bike, which is also the first Ducati ever that features belt-drive rather than the conventional chain.

With its 156-horsepower and 129Nm from its 1262cc Testastretta V-twin, with Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT), the Ducati XDiavel is likely to offer near superbike levels of straight-line performance, with the added allure of relaxed ergonomics that make the bike an ideal long-distance cruiser. The XDiavel offers a range of ergonomic configurations for the rider, including four different footrest positions, five different seats and three different handlebars. It's also possible to fit a more comfortable passenger seat with a small backrest.

Despite its cruiser stance and comfy ergonomics, the XDiavel is also a proper sportsbike, which is capable of attaining lean angles of up to 40-degrees. According to Ducati, the bike’s belt-drive system has been developed to ensure reliable, secure transmission of power, with the added advantages of silent running, cleanliness, reduced maintenance and the fluid throttle response that riders demand from a cruiser. As you would expect from a modern big-bore Ducati, the XDiavel comes fitted with a range of high-tech equipment, including full LED lighting, TFT colour instrumentation, cornering ABS, slipper clutch, multi-stage traction control, multiple riding modes and for drag racer wannabes, a ‘Ducati Power Launch’ system, which will help you blow the doors off your neighbour’s Audi/Porsche/Lamborghini in stoplight GPs.

Running gear is all top-spec, with bits like Brembo M50 front brake callipers, fully adjustable 50mm USD front fork, fully adjustable rear monoshock, all-new alloy wheels, aluminium engine belt covers Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres (120/70 front and 240/45 rear!), and ‘gloss black’ paintwork for the XDiavel S. The bike weighs 220kg dry, and 247kg with fuel and all fluids. Service intervals are 15,000km / 12 months, and there’s a 24-month warranty for your peace of mind. Very good indeed. We like this bike. A lot...!

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