Test costs, specs- Expertise Information, Novi Reporter
tech2 Information EmployeesJun 07, 2021 13:05:32 IST
The Ducati Panigale V4 and Ducati Diavel 1260 are the newest fashions from the Italian marque to make their return to India in up to date BS6 type. Launched on-line as we speak, the 2021 Ducati Panigale V4 vary is priced from Rs 23.50 – 28.40 lakh, whereas costs for the 2021 Ducati Diavel 1260 fashions begin at Rs 18.49 lakh and go as much as Rs 21.49 lakh (all costs, ex-showroom). Bookings for the Panigale V4 and Diavel 1260 have been open for a while now, and deliveries are anticipated to start shortly, relying on region-specific rest of COVID-19-induced restrictions.
The Panigale’s 1,103 cc V4 engine has been upgraded to fulfill the extra stringent BS6 emission norms, with Ducati mentioning modifications being made to the bike’s exhaust line and engine calibration. Regardless of the modifications, energy output is unchanged – the V4 nonetheless makes an almighty 214 hp at 13,000 rpm and 124 Nm of torque at 9,500 rpm.
The bike is now additionally outfitted with Ducati Traction Management (DTC) Evo 3, an evolution of the Panigale’s six-axis IMU-based electronics bundle, which now controls wheel slippage, permitting for cleaner exits out of corners and enhancing lap instances on observe. Moreover, Ducati has cut up the bike’s Race mode into two separate mappings – Race A (for extra skilled riders who need unbridled efficiency) and Race B (higher suited to lengthy periods at circuits that focus extra on cornering than straight-line pace). The Sport and Road experience modes, in the meantime, stay unchanged.
For 2021, the Panigale V4 additionally will get a Panigale V4 R-like aerodynamics bundle within the type of a redesigned fairing with gills and practical winglets, which Ducati claims generate as much as 30 kg of downforce at a pace of 270 kph. As earlier than, the Panigale V4 is offered in two variants – V4 (Rs 23.50 lakh) and V4 S (Rs 28.40 lakh). Whereas each variants are largely the identical, the Panigale V4 S will get electronically-controlled suspension from Ohlins, solid aluminium wheels, a lithium-ion battery and weighs three kilos lower than the usual mannequin.
The Ducati Diavel 1260, too, has been upgraded to fulfill BS6 norms, and just like the Panigale V4, its 1,262 cc 90-degree V-twin engine continues to make the identical 162 hp and 129 Nm of torque as earlier than. Nevertheless, in its up to date type, the Diavel 1260 is heavier than earlier than. It weighs 249 kg (kerb), which is an increase of 5 kilos over the outgoing mannequin. Its high-spec electronics bundle contains cruise management, traction management, wheelie management, energy modes, customisable experience modes, cornering ABS and extra. There’s additionally a 1260 S variant out there, which will get higher-spec Brembo brakes, a bi-directional fast shifter and absolutely adjustable Ohlins suspension as normal. At 247 kg, the 1260 S can be about two kilos lighter than the usual 1260.
The Diavel 1260 is offered in ‘Darkish Stealth’, which is mainly an all-black color scheme for the ability cruiser. Then again, the 1260 S could be had in Ducati Crimson or Thrilling Black.