Ducati India has launched the Diavel V4 model into the Indian market, with a base price of Rs 25.91 lakh (ex-showroom). The Diavel V4 incorporates a range of technical and visual elements reminiscent of both sport naked and muscle cruiser motorcycles. Consequently, it satisfies the needs of a wide range of motorcyclists, including those who ride primarily for fun, those who prefer to ride in urban environments, and those who are particularly fond of the performance and iconography associated with drag racing. The distribution of the Ducati Diavel V4 will commence promptly at all Ducati retail outlets located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, and Chandigarh. In addition to this, Ducati India has officially designated Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh as their brand ambassador.
Ducati Diavel V4: Design
The recently released Ducati Diavel V4 exhibits a revamped aesthetic, characterized by a contemporary style that nevertheless pays homage to the Diavel lineage. Consequently, the motorcycle exhibits a sturdy construction, a swingarm located on one side, and a substantial rear tyre measuring 240/45-section. In contrast, the V4 iteration showcases a range of notable updates including redesigned headlamps, a set of quad-exhaust pipes on a single side, aesthetically pleasing wheels, and a modern LED taillight. These enhancements serve to distinguish it from its predecessor, which was equipped with a V-twin engine.
The Diaval V4 is equipped with a rear shock absorber featuring a cantilever layout, front forks measuring 50mm in diameter and positioned upside-down, dual front discs measuring 330mm in diameter, and Brembo Stylema callipers. Additional features encompass anti-lock braking system (ABS) equipped with cornering functionality, comprehensive implementation of full-LED lighting, launch control mechanism, wheelie control system, and a five-inch colour thin-film transistor (TFT) dashboard integrated with Bluetooth connectivity.
Ducati Diavel V4: Engine
The 2023 Ducati Diavel undergoes enhancements in its chassis and suspension, along with the integration of a more powerful V4 engine. The power cruiser iteration from the Italian company is equipped with a 1,158cc V4-cylinder engine that operates with liquid cooling. This engine generates a power output of 165.7bhp at 10,750rpm and a torque of 126Nm at 7,500rpm.
The Ducati Diavel V4 is equipped with three distinct Power Modes and four Riding Modes, namely Sport, Touring, Urban, and Wet. Additionally, the motorcycle is equipped with a state-of-the-art electronic package that includes a 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (6D IMU), Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift up / down (DQS), Cruise Control, and various other features.
Deliveries will commence promptly at all Ducati stores, with pricing commencing at Rs 25.91 lakhs (ex-showroom).