The long wait is finally over for Ducati fans, as the production of 2019 Diavel 1260 of Ducati has in full swing at the Borgo Panigale Works in Bologna. This bike is accessible in two trims “S” and base. Further, it comes with a reliable frame, improved ergonomics, as well as a raging V-twin 1260 motor.
Compared to the forward foot dowels of XDiavel, the 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 gets them in the center. On the other hand, the Diavel 1260 features a more upright seat that’s low as 78 millimeters. What’s more, the bike’s weight is 244 kilograms.
Other Features of 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260
Talking about the 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260’s features, the S trim comes equipped with an LED daytime running light and handlebar switches that have a backlight. Apart from that, the Diavel S uses the Ducati multimedia system that is, however, not accessible in all markets worldwide. Even so, the multimedia system features a 3.5” TFT LCD color display and attaches with the driver’s mobile phone for viewing important information and monitoring performance at the same time.
In addition to these features, the Diavel S is equipped with Marchesini wheels that have machined lightning. On the other hand, the Diavel base trim gets alloy wheels.
Constructed on the trellis frame the Diavel base variant hangs on the 50mm USD front modifiable forks as well as rebound and preload adjustable back mono-shock suspension setup. While the Ducati Diavel 1260 S variant has 48mm Ohlins USD front forks and an Ohlins mono-shock unit at the rear that is fully adjustable. Up & down quick-shifter is present as well.
In addition, this new Ducati bike rides on 17-inch and 8-inch alloy wheels at the back and front respectively. The back tire is actually wrapped using a 240mm rubber making the bike’s rear profile wider.
When it comes to the braking, Ducati has opted for Brembo brakes. The higher Diavel 1260 S variants is benefited from M50 Brembo Monoblocs. Whereas the Ducati Diavel 1260 base variant acquires M4.32 calipers.
In addition, there is also a Bosch Cornering ABS EVO as well as various riding aids such as a traction control system. However, there are riding modes which are presented as customary with both Diavel 1260 S and Diavel 1260 base variants.
The 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 bikes are powered by Testastretta Desmodromic Variable timing V-twin, liquid-cooled twin spark 1260cc motor with a DVT which gives off 129NM of torque at 750RPM and 161PS of power at 9500RPM.
When it comes to the wheels, the Diavel 1260 is powered by a six-speed gearbox that has a slipper clutch as well as chain final drive system. As a matter of fact, it is opposite to the XDiavel which make use of a belt instead.
Either way, the Diavel 1260 S variants are accessible in Dark Stealth/Sandstone Grey color option, while the base variants are only available in one color option which is Sandstone Grey.