The 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 is all set to be launched on Friday i.e. today. After the launch, the updated motorcycle will replace the current Ducati Diavel. The 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 will come equipped with an all-new engine technology and many other features.
The 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 comes equipped with the new Testastretta DVT (Desmodromic Valve Timing) 1262 cc engine that churns out 157 bhp at 9,250 rpm and 129 Nm of peak torque at 7,500 rpm. The upcoming motorcycle will be made available in two variants i.e. a standard variant and the top-spec model. The top end model of the Diavel 1260 S sports LED lighting, Ohlins suspension and Brembo M50 monobloc brake calipers.
The Diavel 1260 will also feature an updated electronics suite offering three basic riding modes - Urban, Touring and Sport. The urban mode of Diavel 1260 will have power limited to 100 bhp with a smooth throttle response while Touring mode will get the full power and a smooth throttle response. On the other hand, the Sport model of Diavel 1260 will be the aggressive mode, with full power and more aggressive throttle response.
The Diavel 1260 will get new Bosch anti-lock braking system along with cornering function, a cornering traction control system, wheelie control system and self-cancelling turn indicators. All of them are by the 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU).
Also, the Diavel 1260 will house a standard up/down quickshifter, LED daytime running lights and a Bluetooth Ducati multimedia system which can be synced with a smartphone via the Ducati Link App.
According to the NDTV’s carandbike, Ducati markets the new Diavel 1260 as having the personality of three different bikes - the performance of a superbike, the ergonomics of a cruiser, and the easy and sporty handling of a naked roadster.
It is being expected that the standard Ducati Diavel 1260 will cost around Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom), going up to over Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom) for the top end variant of Ducati Diavel 1260.