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2020 Ducati Diavel 1260
2020 Ducati Diavel 1260

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Ducati
Ducati
Model Year
2020
2020
Model
Diavel 1260
Diavel 1260
Model Code
DIAVEL1260
DIAVEL1260
Color
Sandstone Grey
Sandstone Grey

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - 2 x Ø 320 mm semi-floating discs, Radially mounted Brembo monobloc 4-piston M4.32 callipers, PR18 / 19 radial master cylinder, Bosch Cornering ABS Evo

Rear - Ø 265 mm disc, 2-piston Brembo floating calliper, Bosch Cornering ABS Evo

Front - 2 x Ø 320 mm semi-floating discs, Radially mounted Brembo monobloc 4-piston M4.32 callipers, PR18 / 19 radial master cylinder, Bosch Cornering ABS Evo

Rear - Ø 265 mm disc, 2-piston Brembo floating calliper, Bosch Cornering ABS Evo

Wheels
Rear - Light alloy casted 8 x 17 in.
Rear - Light alloy casted 8 x 17 in.
Tires
Rear - Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 240 / 45 ZR17
Rear - Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 240 / 45 ZR17

Dimensions

Weight

Dry - 481 lb. (218 kg)

Kerb - 538 lb. (244 kg)

Wet (No fuel) - 514 lb. (233 kg)

Dry - 481 lb. (218 kg)

Kerb - 538 lb. (244 kg)

Wet (No fuel) - 514 lb. (233 kg)

Seat Height
30.7 in. (780 mm)
30.7 in. (780 mm)

Drivetrain

Transmission
Gearbox - 6 speed
Gearbox - 6 speed
Primary Drive
Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.84:1
Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.84:1
Final Drive
Chain, Front sprocket Z15, Rear sprocket Z43
Chain, Front sprocket Z15, Rear sprocket Z43

Electrical

Instrumentation
3.5 in. TFT color display and dedicated warning light display
3.5 in. TFT color display and dedicated warning light display
Advanced Electronics

Safety Equipment - Bosch Cornering ABS Evo, Ducati Traction Control Evo DTC, Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Wheelie Control Evo (DWC)

Standard Equipment - Ducati Power Launch Evo (DPL)

Safety Equipment - Bosch Cornering ABS Evo, Ducati Traction Control Evo DTC, Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Wheelie Control Evo (DWC)

Standard Equipment - Ducati Power Launch Evo (DPL)

Engine

Engine
Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual Spark, Desmodromic Variable Timing
Ducati Testastretta DVT 1262, 4 valves per cylinder, Dual Spark, Desmodromic Variable Timing
Cooling
Liquid
Liquid
Cylinders
L-Twin
L-Twin
Horsepower
157 hp (116 kW) @ 9,250 rpm
157 hp (116 kW) @ 9,250 rpm
Displacement
1,262 cc (77 ci.)
1,262 cc (77 ci.)
Bore x Stroke
106 x 71.5 mm
106 x 71.5 mm
Torque
95 ft. lb. (129 Nm) @ 7,500 rpm
95 ft. lb. (129 Nm) @ 7,500 rpm
Compression Ratio
13.0:1
13.0:1
Gear Ratio

1st - 37/15

2nd - 30/17

3rd - 27/20

4th - 24/22

5th - 23/24

6th - 22/25

1st - 37/15

2nd - 30/17

3rd - 27/20

4th - 24/22

5th - 23/24

6th - 22/25

Clutch
Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate with hydraulic control
Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate with hydraulic control
Fuel System
Bosch electronic fuel injection system, Øeq 56 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system.
Bosch electronic fuel injection system, Øeq 56 mm elliptical throttle bodies with Ride-by-Wire system.
Exhaust
Stainless steel pipes and single muffler with twin tail pipes, Catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes.
Stainless steel pipes and single muffler with twin tail pipes, Catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes.
Emissions

128 g / km

Standard - Euro 4

128 g / km

Standard - Euro 4

Fuel Capacity
4.2 gal. (16 l)
4.2 gal. (16 l)
MPG Rating
Consumption - 5.4 l / 100 km
Consumption - 5.4 l / 100 km

Operational

Frame
Tubular steel Trellis
Tubular steel Trellis
Front Suspension

Ø 50 mm adjustable Marzocchi fork

Wheel Travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

Ø 50 mm adjustable Marzocchi fork

Wheel Travel - 4.7 in. (120 mm)

Rear Suspension

Monoshock, preload and rebound adjustable, Aluminium casted single-sided swingarm

Wheel Travel - 5.1 in. (130 mm)

Monoshock, preload and rebound adjustable, Aluminium casted single-sided swingarm

Wheel Travel - 5.1 in. (130 mm)

Rake
27°
27°
Trail
4.7 in. (120 mm)
4.7 in. (120 mm)
Capacity
2 person
2 person

Other

Additional Colors

Sandstone Grey

Dark Stealth

Sandstone Grey

Dark Stealth

Warranty

24 months unlimited mileage

Valve Clearance Check (DesmoService) - 15,000 km (9,000 miles) / 12 months

Valve Clearance Check - 30,000 km (18,000 miles)

24 months unlimited mileage

Valve Clearance Check (DesmoService) - 15,000 km (9,000 miles) / 12 months

Valve Clearance Check - 30,000 km (18,000 miles)

Features

Chassis

  • CHASSIS AND ERGONOMICS: The riding position, the low-seat “power cruiser” ergonomics, the high handlebar, and the central footpegs, very dear to the hearts of first-hour Diavel enthusiasts, did not change. What did change was the chassis. The Diavel boasts a new trellis frame with well exposed steel tubes, matched with an aluminium swinging arm whose size was conceived to give this bike outstanding agility in the bends, a great feel and easy riding. The rear tyre, 240 mm wide by 17” across, has always been a key distinctive sign of the Diavel. Thanks to the new chassis, it ensures outstanding handling and cornering angles, but also a great level of comfort for the rider and the passenger alike, mostly thanks to the upright position it allows, not to mention the generously padded seat.
  • SUSPENSIONS: The new Diavel 1260 features a fully adjustable, 50-mm diameter fork on the front. The compression adjuster and spring preload of the fork are on the left fork leg, while the extension adjuster is on the right leg. On the other hand, at the rear the Diavel 1260 has an adjustable mono-shock in the spring preload and in extension.
  • FRAME: The Diavel 1260 frame is a steel tube trellis using the engine as the key focus of the entire chassis set-up. The frame is fixed to the engine by the two cylinder heads, much like the cast aluminium rear subframe. The engine is also secured to two forged aluminium plates surrounding the cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm. The Diavel wheelbase has a size of 1,600 mm and, thanks to the nimble chassis and the possibility to reach a maximum cornering angle of 41°, guarantees Ducati level performance on mixed terrain.The steering head angle is 27°, the front end is 120 mm. Thus the Diavel 1260 setup makes the front end nimble and easy to handle, thus ensuring extreme user friendliness and a remarkable steering angle.
  • TYRES AND RIMS: The Diavel 1260 fits fourteen-spoke rims.

Engine

  • TESTASTRETTA DVT 1262: The new Diavel 1260 is equipped with a twin cylinder, 1262 cm³, desmodromic Ducati Testastretta DVT with a new architecture, translating to a sportier delivery, and chain final drive. Thanks to the Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT), the engine delivers a very linear and sizeable torque at low rpm, with very sporty performance at higher rpm. The Testastretta DVT 1262 features characteristic bore and stroke measures at 106 x 71.5 mm, and a compression ratio of 13.0 : 1, delivering a maximum power of 159 hp at 9,500 rpm * and maximum torque of 129 Nm at 7,500 rpm. Fuel is delivered by a Bosch electronic injection system on elliptical throttle bodies having diameter equivalent to 56 mm, managed by a full Ride-by-Wire system. Moreover, the Diavel 1260 engine stands out for an extremely accurate design; thanks to the water pump being located in the cylinder V, the cooling system pipes are no longer positioned on the left side. Testastretta DVT 1262 is fitted with a Dual Spark (DS) system, i.e. two spark plugs for each cylinder head, which exploits a secondary air system that supplies cool air into the exhaust duct in order to complete the oxidisation of unburned hydrocarbons and reduce the level of polluting gasses (e.g. HC and CO) without affecting the performance levels. Maintenance intervals are expected to be every 15,000 km (or 12 months), while valve play must be checked every 30,000 km.
  • DESMODROMIC VARIABLE TIMING (DVT): Developed and fine-tuned by Ducati engineers, the DVT system optimizes performance and fluidity of delivery at all speed levels.
  • EXHAUST SYSTEM: The Diavel 1260 exhaust is a two-tailpipe, chambered 2-in-1 unit. The exhaust pipes were designed to display the engine and the central body was placed before the rear wheel in order to be barely visible.

Equipment

  • CRUISE CONTROL AND HANDS-FREE: The Diavel 1260 is fitted with a Hands Free system, whereby ignition can happen without a mechanical key. Just keep the electronic key in your pocket and move close to the bike. When you are about 1.5 metres away the bike will recognise the key code and allow ignition. At this point you can simply press the key-on button to turn on the instrument panel and then start the engine.
  • TFT DISPLAY: The instrument panel provides for four display modes. The Default mode only displays the basic elements with a particularly stylish design and is a new feature for Ducati. The other three, in turn, are the classic Track, Full and City displays matched with the Riding Modes. The Diavel 1260 is fitted with dedicated electrical boxes with red, backlit buttons. The Cruise Control function requires dedicated buttons in order to engage the system and adjust speed. In static conditions it is possible to access a setting menu through the left handlebar box in order to adjust various functions, including DTC, DWC and ABS. In either static or dynamic conditions, it is possible to switch Riding Mode, choosing between Sport, Touring and Urban.
  • FULL LED LIGHTS: The Diavel 1260 headlight was carefully conceived and is the product of a very focused design process. Both the front and rear lights are full LED, designed to ensure maximum lighting performance. The headlight automatically moves from the daylight to the night configuration thanks to a sensor on the instrument panel. At the same time, thanks to its specific reversed horseshoe shape, makes the Diavel 1260 easy to spot also against the sunlight. The Diavel 1260 features the automatic switch-off function of LED turn indicators based on the leaning angle of the bike. Thanks to the use of the IMU inertial platform, the turn signals turn off after finishing the turn or after having travelled a certain distance.
  • DUCATI LINK APP: The Diavel 1260 is compatible with the new Ducati Link app, thanks to which it is possible to set the travel mode (combination of Load Mode and Riding Mode) and customize the parameters of each single Riding Mode (ABS, Ducati Traction Control, etc.) using your smartphone to personalize settings easily and intuitively. In addition, the app makes available information on maintenance schedules, the user manual and the Ducati Store locator. Finally, the Ducati Link App lets you record your performance and travel itineraries so you can share your experiences on the Diavel with the community of Ducatistas who already use it.

Safety

  • BOSCH ABS CORNERING EVO: The Diavel 1260 is equipped with the Brembo braking system and ABS Bosch 9.1MP control unit, an integral part of the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) together with Traction Control.
  • DUCATI TRACTION CONTROL (DTC) EVO: Ducati Traction Control (DTC) is a system derived from racing which basically operating as a filter between the rider’s right hand and the rear tire.
  • DUCATI WHEELIE CONTROL EVO (DWC): Adjustable on eight levels, the system analyzes the position of the bike (wheelie) and consequently manages torque and power to guarantee maximum acceleration in safety without misalignments. Like the DTC, it has eight levels and has been incorporated in the Riding Modes.
  • DUCATI POWER LAUNCH EVO (DPL): The “Dragster” spirit of the Diavel 1260 is fully displayed thanks to the Ducati Power Launch Evo (DPL). This system ensures a very fast - and safe launch - thanks to the optimized management of the maximum available torque, with a DTC always active and a relentless control of the pitch angle as measured by IMU.

Standard Equipment

  • Cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, 3.5 in. TFT colour display, Full LED lighting system, Self cancelling turn indicators.

Chassis

  • CHASSIS AND ERGONOMICS: The riding position, the low-seat “power cruiser” ergonomics, the high handlebar, and the central footpegs, very dear to the hearts of first-hour Diavel enthusiasts, did not change. What did change was the chassis. The Diavel boasts a new trellis frame with well exposed steel tubes, matched with an aluminium swinging arm whose size was conceived to give this bike outstanding agility in the bends, a great feel and easy riding. The rear tyre, 240 mm wide by 17” across, has always been a key distinctive sign of the Diavel. Thanks to the new chassis, it ensures outstanding handling and cornering angles, but also a great level of comfort for the rider and the passenger alike, mostly thanks to the upright position it allows, not to mention the generously padded seat.
  • SUSPENSIONS: The new Diavel 1260 features a fully adjustable, 50-mm diameter fork on the front. The compression adjuster and spring preload of the fork are on the left fork leg, while the extension adjuster is on the right leg. On the other hand, at the rear the Diavel 1260 has an adjustable mono-shock in the spring preload and in extension.
  • FRAME: The Diavel 1260 frame is a steel tube trellis using the engine as the key focus of the entire chassis set-up. The frame is fixed to the engine by the two cylinder heads, much like the cast aluminium rear subframe. The engine is also secured to two forged aluminium plates surrounding the cast aluminium single-sided swinging arm. The Diavel wheelbase has a size of 1,600 mm and, thanks to the nimble chassis and the possibility to reach a maximum cornering angle of 41°, guarantees Ducati level performance on mixed terrain.The steering head angle is 27°, the front end is 120 mm. Thus the Diavel 1260 setup makes the front end nimble and easy to handle, thus ensuring extreme user friendliness and a remarkable steering angle.
  • TYRES AND RIMS: The Diavel 1260 fits fourteen-spoke rims.

Engine

  • TESTASTRETTA DVT 1262: The new Diavel 1260 is equipped with a twin cylinder, 1262 cm³, desmodromic Ducati Testastretta DVT with a new architecture, translating to a sportier delivery, and chain final drive. Thanks to the Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT), the engine delivers a very linear and sizeable torque at low rpm, with very sporty performance at higher rpm. The Testastretta DVT 1262 features characteristic bore and stroke measures at 106 x 71.5 mm, and a compression ratio of 13.0 : 1, delivering a maximum power of 159 hp at 9,500 rpm * and maximum torque of 129 Nm at 7,500 rpm. Fuel is delivered by a Bosch electronic injection system on elliptical throttle bodies having diameter equivalent to 56 mm, managed by a full Ride-by-Wire system. Moreover, the Diavel 1260 engine stands out for an extremely accurate design; thanks to the water pump being located in the cylinder V, the cooling system pipes are no longer positioned on the left side. Testastretta DVT 1262 is fitted with a Dual Spark (DS) system, i.e. two spark plugs for each cylinder head, which exploits a secondary air system that supplies cool air into the exhaust duct in order to complete the oxidisation of unburned hydrocarbons and reduce the level of polluting gasses (e.g. HC and CO) without affecting the performance levels. Maintenance intervals are expected to be every 15,000 km (or 12 months), while valve play must be checked every 30,000 km.
  • DESMODROMIC VARIABLE TIMING (DVT): Developed and fine-tuned by Ducati engineers, the DVT system optimizes performance and fluidity of delivery at all speed levels.
  • EXHAUST SYSTEM: The Diavel 1260 exhaust is a two-tailpipe, chambered 2-in-1 unit. The exhaust pipes were designed to display the engine and the central body was placed before the rear wheel in order to be barely visible.

Equipment

  • CRUISE CONTROL AND HANDS-FREE: The Diavel 1260 is fitted with a Hands Free system, whereby ignition can happen without a mechanical key. Just keep the electronic key in your pocket and move close to the bike. When you are about 1.5 metres away the bike will recognise the key code and allow ignition. At this point you can simply press the key-on button to turn on the instrument panel and then start the engine.
  • TFT DISPLAY: The instrument panel provides for four display modes. The Default mode only displays the basic elements with a particularly stylish design and is a new feature for Ducati. The other three, in turn, are the classic Track, Full and City displays matched with the Riding Modes. The Diavel 1260 is fitted with dedicated electrical boxes with red, backlit buttons. The Cruise Control function requires dedicated buttons in order to engage the system and adjust speed. In static conditions it is possible to access a setting menu through the left handlebar box in order to adjust various functions, including DTC, DWC and ABS. In either static or dynamic conditions, it is possible to switch Riding Mode, choosing between Sport, Touring and Urban.
  • FULL LED LIGHTS: The Diavel 1260 headlight was carefully conceived and is the product of a very focused design process. Both the front and rear lights are full LED, designed to ensure maximum lighting performance. The headlight automatically moves from the daylight to the night configuration thanks to a sensor on the instrument panel. At the same time, thanks to its specific reversed horseshoe shape, makes the Diavel 1260 easy to spot also against the sunlight. The Diavel 1260 features the automatic switch-off function of LED turn indicators based on the leaning angle of the bike. Thanks to the use of the IMU inertial platform, the turn signals turn off after finishing the turn or after having travelled a certain distance.
  • DUCATI LINK APP: The Diavel 1260 is compatible with the new Ducati Link app, thanks to which it is possible to set the travel mode (combination of Load Mode and Riding Mode) and customize the parameters of each single Riding Mode (ABS, Ducati Traction Control, etc.) using your smartphone to personalize settings easily and intuitively. In addition, the app makes available information on maintenance schedules, the user manual and the Ducati Store locator. Finally, the Ducati Link App lets you record your performance and travel itineraries so you can share your experiences on the Diavel with the community of Ducatistas who already use it.

Safety

  • BOSCH ABS CORNERING EVO: The Diavel 1260 is equipped with the Brembo braking system and ABS Bosch 9.1MP control unit, an integral part of the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) together with Traction Control.
  • DUCATI TRACTION CONTROL (DTC) EVO: Ducati Traction Control (DTC) is a system derived from racing which basically operating as a filter between the rider’s right hand and the rear tire.
  • DUCATI WHEELIE CONTROL EVO (DWC): Adjustable on eight levels, the system analyzes the position of the bike (wheelie) and consequently manages torque and power to guarantee maximum acceleration in safety without misalignments. Like the DTC, it has eight levels and has been incorporated in the Riding Modes.
  • DUCATI POWER LAUNCH EVO (DPL): The “Dragster” spirit of the Diavel 1260 is fully displayed thanks to the Ducati Power Launch Evo (DPL). This system ensures a very fast - and safe launch - thanks to the optimized management of the maximum available torque, with a DTC always active and a relentless control of the pitch angle as measured by IMU.

Standard Equipment

  • Cruise control, Hands-Free, Backlit handlebar switches, 3.5 in. TFT colour display, Full LED lighting system, Self cancelling turn indicators.