Review of 2016 Ducati XDiavel

2016 Ducati XDiavel

The Ducati Company is well-known bike company for its amazing and incredible bikes. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike is one of the best bike Ducati Company has ever made. The bike has fantastic design, powerful engine and tremendous speed. The bike is well known for its comfort and handling with its best performance. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike is indeed the best superbike muscle by a massive torque and acceleration. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike comes with a merger of two worlds: that of the cruiser for long and low speed relaxing journeys and that of the Ducati, which is characterized by Italian style, sophistication, and high performance. The X in the XDiavel represents the crossover between apparently differing and distant words in a single bike.

2016 Ducati XDiavel

2016 Ducati XDiavel – specs


The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike comes with the incredibly powerful engine of twin-cylinder Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262 cc. The new engine is completely approved Euro 4 which uses the Desmodromic Variable Timing system. The use of Desmodromic Variable Timing System has increased the capacity of an engine which has enabled supply of incredible full and at the same time fluid torque at low running speeds; it also provides sports performance when the torque is fully opened. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel has a particular detailed designed which is possible by keeping the water pump inside the V of the cylinders with the cooling system pipes on the left side. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike has a Ride-by-wire (RbW) system; it is an electronic interface between the engine of the motorcycle and the Diavel’s fuel grip. This system allows configuring the ideal power level depending on the Riding Mode selected. The power supplied by the engine is not regulated solely and is provided directly by the accelerator cable. It then passed through the control unit which by the signal received, electronically regulation of the opening of the throttle. The RbW system of the 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike uses three different mappings to regulate the supply of the power.

  • 156 hp in Sports Riding Mode
  • 156 hp in Touring Riding Mode
  • 100 hp in Urban Riding Mode

Exhaust system

The exhaust system of the 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike is a two in one with a chamber and two terminal. The exhaust pipes are designed in such a way that they visibly leave the engine, and the central body is positioned in front of the rear wheel, so it is almost invisible. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike at 5000 rpm with its twin-cylinder engine of the XDiavel reaches maximum torque which equals to the 13.1 km.  The bike at 2100 rpm generates torque of over ten km with an extremely flat curve up to the limiter. The engine remains a real and original Ducati engine with a maximum power of 156 hp and exciting performance at all running speeds. The new bike uses an exclusive Ducati Power Launch (DPL) system which guarantees fast and safe start. The DPL comes with the three intervention models where level 1 is the one which provides maximum performance. The DPL can be operated by pressing the button positioned on the right-hand switch. Once DPL mode is activated, it is possible to select the intervention level through the given menu which appears on the dashboard. Once the desired level is selected, the rider must hold the clutch and put the bike on the first gear and completely open the gas. At this point, gradually release the clutch to make an explosive start. The system automatically switches off when speed exceeds from 120 km/h. The system uses an algorithm which enables only a limited number of consecutive start to protect the clutch. This start is recalculated one by one during daily use of the bike. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike comes with quality design, advanced material and best bike on the planet. For the benefit of customers, routine maintenance is advised to after the interval to 15,000 km to 30,000 km. It is only possible by using the valve housing and improving the efficiency of fuel combustion and by limiting the operation temperatures of the Testastretta DVT engine.

2016 Ducati XDiavel


The XDiavel bike is the first Ducati, which uses the belt final drive. This system was designed by the Ducati engineers to make sure the reliable and safe transmission of the power supplied by powerful 1262 cc engine. The belt has many advantages like low noise, cleaning, reduced maintenance and fluid response to opening the gas. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel comes with the lean angle of 40° which provides dynamic performance, incredible handling, and tremendous speed. For the comfort and ease of the rider, the frame, brakes, suspensions, and other parameters are redesigned. The bike has a single-sided swingarm which is the masterpiece of engineering and design. The lower end of the swing-arm is molded while the upper part is in a tubular trellis frame with a forged and a section which enables the transmission belt to be removed, this section is removable as well. The bike has a steel tank which is strongly reminiscent of the cruiser. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel comes with a Dark Stealth color. The motorcycle has sixty different ergonomic configurations for the rider. The XDiavel can be tailored to four different positions of footpegs, five different seats, and three handlebars. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike is equipped with Brembo braking system with Bosch 9.1 ME ABS Cornering as an integral part of the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP). The bike has incredible ABS, which uses IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) platform with the support of Bosch to optimize the braking power of the front and back wheel during cornering. This system performs well almost in all conditions and riding style. To provide maximum comfort, the footpeg of the bike can be adjusted in three positions. The frame of 2016 Ducati XDiavel is a steel tube frame which ingrates the Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262. The frame of the bike is attached to the engine at the level of the two cylinder heads.


The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike comes with incredible suspension with a 50 mm diameter front fork with black anodized sheaths, which is entirely adjustable in the hydraulic braking in compression and extension an in the spring preload. The fork contains compression register and spring preload on the left stem while extension register is located on the right stem. The steering inclination has an angle of 30° and has 130 mm trail, the set-up and design of the bike enables a sharp and controllable front end which gives extraordinary handling and extreme steering angle. The rear XDiavel has an adjustable mono-shock in the spring preload and is equipped with a separate fuel tank. The shock absorber is mounted together, and they work together with progressive kinematics.

Wheels and Tyres

The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike comes with 14-spoke wheels; the front wheel is 3.5″ x 17” while the rear wheel comes with 3.5″ x 17”. The wheels of the bike have exclusive curved 12-spoke wheels with visible finishings with fantastic design. The front wheel of the motorcycle is a traditional 120/70 ZR17 tire with a redesigned tread to maximize performance in the wet situation while the rear wheel is 240/45 ZR17. The covers of the wheels are Pirelli Diablo Rosso II. The bike has a large rear tire which uses dual compound technology for maximum grip in almost every condition. The new 2016 Ducati XDiavel guarantees an excellent performance at a high speed. The bike uses enhanced patch technology to maximize the contact areas with any lean angle. The tread design ensures the exceptional performance in almost all conditions.

Electronic system

The new bike 2016 Ducati XDiavel comes with Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit technology which measures the angles of roll and the speed of the related changes to allow better performance and incredible control. The IMU enable the rider to choose three riding modes (Sport, Touring, and Urban) to provide three different spirits to the bike. Each Riding Mode has different settings for engine, maximum power, Ducati Traction Control and ABS cornering. Each electronic control system can be modified separately regarding its intervention. The bike has the incredible dashboard which has three different viewing modes. The default mode shows minimum information regarding bike while other three modes are classics viewing mode of track, full and city which are connected to three Riding Modes.

2016 Ducati XDiavel

2016 Ducati XDiavel – Specs

2016 Ducati XDiavel specs


Type Ducati Testastretta DVT (Desmodromic Variable Timing), L-Twin, four  valves per cylinder, Dual spark, Liquid cooled
Displacement 1262 cc (77.0 cubic inches)
Bore x Stroke 106 x 71.5 mm (4.17 x 2.81 inches)
Compression ratio 13:1
Power 156 hp @ 9500 rpm
Torque 95.0 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Fuel injection Bosch fuel injection system, Full ride-by-wire system


Gearbox 6 speed
Primary drive Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
Final drive Belt, Front sprocket Z28, Rear sprocket Z80
Clutch Slipper and self-serve wet multi-plate clutch with hydraulic control

2016 Ducati XDiavel specs more


Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front suspension Adjustable Ø 50 mm (Ø 1.97 in) used fork
Front wheel Light alloy, Cast, 3.5″x17.”
Front Tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Single shock absorber, Adjustable preload, and rebound, Single sided swingarm, Remote reservoir, Cast/trellis frame
Rear wheel Light alloy, Cast, 8.00″ x 17.”
Rear tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 240/45 ZR17
Front wheel travel 120 mm (4.7 inches)
Rear wheel travel 110 mm (4.3 inches)
Front brake 2 x 320 mm (12,60 inches) semi-floating discs, Radial Brembo monobloc 4-piston M4-32 calipers and radial master cylinder, Bosch cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake 265 mm (10.43 inches) disc, 2-piston floating caliper, Bosch cornering ABS as standard equipment

2016 Ducati XDiavel specs

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight 220 kg (485 lb)
Wet weight 247 kg (545 lb)
Seat height 755 mm (29.72 inches)
Wheelbase 1615 mm (63.58 inches)
Rake 30°
Trail 130 mm (5.1 inches)
Fuel tank capacity 18 L (4.75 US gallons)
Number of seats Dual seat

2016 Ducati XDiavel


The new launched 2016 Ducati XDiavel is an excellent bike with incredible design and muscles, and its review is covered under today. This article provides complete information about the newly launched bike by Ducati Company. 2016 Ducati XDiavel is fantastic which has a lot of amazing features and has an incredible electronic, braking system and chassis. The bike has an incredibly powerful engine, exceptional torque, and acceleration with quite a good braking system. The design of the motorcycle is unique. The bike has three different mode for riding which makes this bike a perfect one, so be the first to purchase the new 2016 Ducati XDiavel bike and enjoy its ride with your friends, relatives, opponents and come back here for more reviews and information in the shape of reviews and leave your comment.