The segment dedicated to superbikes In India has been showing gradual growth over the past couple of months and the most recent addition to the same happened today. Italian superbike manufacturer Ducati has today launched its super monstrous and very attractively designed motorcycle Ducati Diavel in India.
Along with the Diavel, the brand also inaugurated its fourth dealership In Bangalore. The showroom is situated at the UB Mall located at Lavelle Road and is the first in Bangalore and offers 3S facility.
At the launch, CEO of Ducati Asia Pacific, Mr. Mirko Bordiga,commented,
Our partnership with Matrix Agencies in Bengaluru is very significant and reflects Ducati’s efforts to connect with its consumers and provide high quality services that equals international standards. With a perfect combination of aesthetics, dynamism and perfect road handling, our Ducati products provide a truly unmatched biking experience.
The bike with its unconventional designing and engineering, promises to stand out from the rest and does have that magical effect at the first glance. The specially designed engine, named as Diavel Testastretta 11° is one of its kind and offers a pleasing ride without any compromise in performance.
The bike is available in two variants, Diavel and Diavel Carbon. While the Diavel is the standard model, the Diavel Carbon has some unique features like a carbon fiber body, specially designed Marchesini wheels etc.
Moving from the dealership to the newly launched bike Mr. Mirko Bordiga said,CEO Ducati Asia Pacific quoted:
The Diavel is, without any doubt, the most exciting innovation in the Ducati 2011 line because it represents a new concept of motorcycle.It is a naked bike because it is essential, light and agile; a cruiser because it is imposing and also comfortable with a passenger; and a sports bike because it has a powerful heart, muscles, and levels of performance that take your breath away.No segment has ever captured these characteristics in just one motorcycle. We are extremely satisfied with the Diavel, it represents the very concept of sport and celebrates all that Ducati has achieved in recent years. If the Multistrada 1200 represents the perfect synthesis between functionality and performance, the Diavel creates a new interpretation of performance, this time combined with technology and design.
Ducati Diavel Superbike Specifications & Features In India
TYPE Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
BORE X STROKE 106 x 67.9mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 11.5:1
POWER 162hp (119kW) @ 9500rpm
TORQUE 94lb-ft (127.5Nm) @ 8000rpm
FUEL INJECTION Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection system, Mikuni elliptical throttle bodies with RbW
EXHAUST Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin aluminum mufflers
GEARBOX 6 speed
RATIO 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=27/20 4=24/22 5=23/24 6=22/25
PRIMARY DRIVE Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
FINAL DRIVE Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
CLUTCH Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run.
Emissions STANDARD Euro 3
FRAME Tubular steel Trellis frame
WHEELBASE 1590mm (62.6in)
FRONT SUSPENSION Marzocchi 50mm fully adjustable usd forks
FRONT WHEEL TRAVEL 120mm (4.7in)
FRONT WHEEL 14-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17
FRONT TYRE 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
REAR SUSPENSION Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Sachs monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swing arm
REAR WHEEL TRAVEL 120mm (4.7in)
REAR WHEEL 14-spoke in light alloy 8.00 x 17
REAR TYRE 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
FRONT BRAKE 2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo calipers, 4-piston with ABS
REAR BRAKE 265mm disc, 2-piston floating caliper with ABS
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 17l – (4.5 US gal)
DRY WEIGHT 210kg (463lb)
Ducati Diavel Superbike Features In India
- Handlebar mounted instrumentation with LCD display: speed, rpm, time, coolant temp
- Warning lights for: Neutral, turn signals, high-beam, rev-limit, DTC intervention, ABS status, oil pressure, fuel reserve
- Tank mounted instrumentation with TFT colour display: gear selected, air temp, battery voltage, trips 1 & 2, fuel reserve trip, average and actual fuel consumption and speed, trip time, scheduled maintenance
- Full status and/or management of Riding Modes, DTC, RbW and ABS
Ducati Diavel Superbike Price India
The Diavel has been priced at Rs.17 Lakh(Ex-Showroom)