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2021 Ducati XDiavel ‘Dark’ & XDiavel ‘Black Star’ variants revealed

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Ducati has unveiled the 2021 XDiavel variants that will join the XDiavel S in the international market. The new variants are 2021 XDiavel Dark and XDiavel Black Star priced at GBP 16,995 for the Dark and GBP 21,295 for the Black Star version. In its standard form, the XDiavel is priced at GBP 17,595 and the XDiavel S is priced at GBP 20,695. The XDiavel Dark and the XDiavel Black Star come with their individual paint themes where the Dark features a Matte Black paint the Black Star features a Black and Grey paint with Red accents. 

The XDiavel is powered by a Euro5 emission-compliant 1262cc, Testastretta DVT, liquid-cooled,  L-Twin motor with 4-valves per cylinder operated by a Desmodromic valve distribution system with variable timing that produces 160 Hp of power and 127 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed gearbox with a hydraulically operated slipper and self-servo wet multi-plate clutch. 

The Ducati XDiavel comes with a tubular steel trellis frame that rides on upside-down suspension on the front and fully adjustable monoshock with preload and rebound on the rear. The braking power comes from twin 320mm semi-floating discs on the front with radial-mounted Brembo Monobloc 4-piston callipers and a single 265mm disc brake on the rear with 2-piston floating calliper equipped with a Dual-Channel Bosch Cornering ABS Evo. The Black Star features higher-spec Brembo M50 brake callipers.

The Ducati XDiavel features LED lighting, Ducati Traction Control, Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Power Launch, Cruise Control, backlit handlebar switches and 3.5-inch colour instruments cluster with dedicated warning light display. 

In other news, Ducati has revealed the 2020 accessories range for the Ducati Diavel 1260 which includes a Termignoni full system exhaust, set of semi-rigid panniers, a smoked flyscreen, billet aluminium rearview mirrors, clutch and brake reservoir fluid covers, billet aluminium frame plugs, billet aluminium sprocket covers, billet aluminium tank cap, premium seats made of real leather and passenger rear backrest.