VERDICT ‘Xdiavel breaks new ground’
ADAM CHILD SENIOR ROAD TESTER
Yamaha’s VMAX is still the king of the strip, still the ultimate muscle bike, and capable of destroying a rear tyre in one day’s hard riding. It’s far from a bad bike, but the new Ducati Xdiavel makes it feel prehistoric. The new Ducati is one of the most desirable bikes of 2016, stunning to look at, backed up by impressive handling and electronics packages – both breaking new ground for this segment. Looks, performance, riders aids, it has it all — just don’t expect to beat a VMAX away from the traffic lights.