Ducati XDiavel S

Summer with 2016’s show-stopper will be a chrome-clad whirlwind. Once I’ve mastered its dizzying high-tech functions, I’ll be setting off for a European custom show to see how it measures up.
emma.franklin@motorcyclenews.com

  • Ducati XDiavel S: get ready for launch

    10 November 2016 by Emma Franklin

    Ducati XDiavel S: get ready for launch

    With its 160bhp and super-long wheelbase, there's no denying Ducati's XDiavel is born for the dragstrip. Which is why the Italian manufacturer thought it right and proper that the S model of the super...

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  • MCN Fleet: XDiavel tours on cruise control

    11 September 2016 by Emma Franklin

    MCN Fleet: XDiavel tours on cruise control

    The XDiavel has proved it's the cruiser that thinks it's a sportsbike, but on a recent 250-mile ride-out recently, I found that the belt-drive behemoth also does a fair impression of a tourer,...

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  • MCN Fleet: XDiavel's badge causes blushes

    31 August 2016 by Emma Franklin

    MCN Fleet: XDiavel's badge causes blushes

    The XDiavel always attracts plenty of attention wherever it goes. Park up anywhere and appreciative eyes admire its muscular flanks and sawn-off tail. The XDiavel entices hands too – they stroke its...

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  • Ducati XDiavel S: total recall

    30 July 2016 by Emma Franklin

    Ducati XDiavel S: total recall

    Last month, Ducati issued a recall notice to owners of the S-model XDiavel, the one with the fancy, curved-spoke wheels. And it’s those lovely rims that are the source of the issue. Ducati discovered...

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  • MCN Fleet: Is Ducati XDiavel S made for two?

    21 June 2016 by Emma Franklin

    MCN Fleet: Is Ducati XDiavel S made for two?

    Like many motorcyclists, some of my most frightening two-wheeled experiences have been witnessed from the pillion seat. That’s not to say I’m a reluctant passenger, quite the opposite — I actually...

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