The second generation of the†Ducati Diavel is scheduled to be launched in India today. Ducati plans on bringing the†Diavel 1260 and 1260 S, both, to the country.†For the second instalment of the sports cruiser, the Diavel gets a new engine which has seen a bump in displacement, and the engine is shared by the recently launched Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro.
Stay tuned to this web space for more updates on the motorcycle from its India launch event.
The prices are out !
2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 and 1260 S launched in India - Priced Rs 17.70 lakh and Rs 19.25 lakh respectively
The instrument cluster is an all-digital unit
The S version also gets Ducati Quick Shift up and down Evo (DQS) as standard Expect the price to be shy below Rs 17 lakh for the Diavel 1260 and Rs 18 lakh for the Diavel 1260 S - ex-showroom India.
Team OVERDRIVE has already ridden the Diavel and you can read our first ride impression - 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 S first ride review
Also, the Ducati Diavel S will be launched with Öhlins suspension at both front and rear dedicated wheels and an even higher-performance braking system.
The updated electronics include a 6-axis IMU (inertia management unit) with cornering ABS, riding modes, eight levels of traction and wheelie control.
The Diavel gets a Testastretta DVT 1262 engine that puts out 161PS at 9,500rpm and 129Nm 7,500rpm
The headlamp assembly is more angular and the panels on the tank add a more muscular look. The exhaust tip is stubby and the single-sided swingarm exposes the beefy 240mm rear tyre.
The styling largely remains the same as a cruiser motorcycle, however, the elements have been updated to make it carry an aggressive presence.