Ducati Diavel is 9 years old now as the first generation of this motorsport cruiser debuted in Milan, Italy, in the 2010 EICMA. Now, Ducati Diavel 1260 got the latest generation and was first released on the same event, EICMA 2018.
2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 model looks different from the previous generation because the motorbike gets a new body that is more modern and sporty without losing its trademark as a cruiser motorbike.
n addition, the Ducati Diavel 1260 turn signal is located on the shroud below the tank. The chassis was changed to increase driving comfort.
The legendary manufacturer based in Bologna also pinned various features, such as traction control, riding mode, ride-by-wire, power-mode, quick-shifters, and wheelie control.
Changes also occur in the runway sector. The Ducati Diavel 1260 carries the same engine as the Ducati XDiavel, 2-cylinder L-twin 1,262 cc with Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT) 6-speed technology.
This configuration is capable of producing power 159 horsepower at 9,500 RPM and 129 Nm of torque at 7,500 RPM.
The Ducati Diavel 1260 is equipped with a 50mm upside down suspension and rear single-sided swing-arm monoshock. While the tires use Pirelli Diablo Rosso III front-rear measuring 120 / 70ZR17 and 240/45 ZR17 respectively.
Another advantage lies in the riding position which is considered more comfortable than the first generation. The sitting position on Diavel is also more upright with foot controls placed in the middle position, compared to XDiavel which placed it in front.
On the Ducati Diavel 1260 S variant, the front and rear suspension use the famous Swiss manufacturer Ohlins. This model is also equipped with a more luxurious breaking system under Brembo.
Other standard features on the Ducati Diavel 1260 are cruise control, backlit switchgear, and hands-free ignition. The Model S is also equipped with Bluetooth, and full-LED lighting, including DRL.
Diavel also received a backlit handlebar switch, daytime LED lights, Ducati multimedia system by connecting the driver’s smartphone to a 3.5-inch TFT-LCD color screen.
There is only one color choice for the Ducati Diavel 1260 2019, Sandstone Gray, while the Diavel 1260 S is present in Sandstone Gray and Stealth Black or Dark Thrilling.
Ducati Diavel 1260, has won the third Red Dot Design Award for Ducati. Previously Ducati won this award in 2013 for Panigale 1199 and in 2016 for XDiavel S.
Well, for those who got the budget for it, you guys can redeem The New Ducati Diavel price tag of $ 19,995 while the S version got a lil bit pricier at $22,995.