Ducati expands BS-VI range in India

Luxury motorcycle brand Ducati on June 7 launched Panigale V4, and Diavel 1260, expanding its BS-6 range in India.

With the launch of these new models, the company has already delivered on eight of the 12 bike launches promised for the country in 2021, said a press relese.

Mr. Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India, said, “We set out with an aggressive BS6 bike launch plan for 2021 and I am delighted that we have been able to deliver on it. Both the Panigale V4, V4 S and the Diavel 1260, 1260 S are an exciting addition to our entire range of bikes and helps us get closer to a more versatile line-up.”

For 2021, the Panigale V4 and V4 S are BS6-compliant while maintaining the maximum power and torque levels from the 2020 model. The BS6 version of the Desmosedici Stradale engine delivers 214 Hp of Power at 13,000 rpm and 124.0 Nm of torque at 9,500 rpm.

The new Panigale V4 model range features a series of structural, aerodynamic and electronic changes designed to increase stability and responsiveness for an exciting experience on the track. The Panigale V4’s electronic package has also evolved and now includes the latest generation Ducati Traction Control which is even more predictive.

The vehicle also features a new Riding Mode strategy that allows the rider to make quick comparisons between two different configurations on the track to define the best set-up. The new models are also equipped with new self-bleeding brake and clutch pumps.

Representing the best in cruising, Diavel had stunned riders with its personality, design, sport naked handling, and a thoroughbred engine. For 2021, the BS6 model keeps those innate characteristics intact while becoming a lot more environment conscious, said the press release further.