Ducati is partnering with Bentley to build and sell 500 collector’s copies of the Diavel V4.
Bentley fans are surely familiar with the Batur, a 2-door, grand touring coupé model from the British company that will be produced by Mulliner in just 18 copies of the series embodying “the beginning of a design revolution at Bentley”.
Today, this very special luxury car is the source of inspiration for the Ducati stablemate, which brings to light a analog… Diavel V4 stylewhich will be produced and available in just 500 copies, plus an additional 50 for distinguished customers and owners of Bentley models.
In this case, Ducati’s Centro Stile, in collaboration with Bentley’s designers, have created one new “body” for this special motorcycle, drawing inspiration from Batur from which it borrows the lines of its side view. The color Scarab Green it certainly comes from her palette Bentley Mulliner and is used throughout the “body” of Ducati’s two-wheeled devil.
The forged wheels, which were designed and created for this motorcycle, resemble those of the donor car in shape and are painted in the color Dark Titanium Satin, even leaving some specially treated surfaces visible. From there on, the side air intakes they match the two-tone front grille, which is one of Batur’s most recognizable elements.
The front fender, the fairing and the top view of the tank they remind the “nerves” found on the front hood of the British grand tourer, while the motorcycle tail, which can accept a saddle for a second passenger, stylistically refers to the rear of the car. At the same time, the body parts of the motorcycle are made of high quality carbonsuch as wings, headlight, engine, exhaust and radiator covers, etc.
The motorcycle, like all Ducati collectibles, is delivered to customers with certificate of authenticity, as well as one specially designed cover. The model name and production number are displayed on related board which is mounted on the right side of the motorcycle. Both the dashboard – with a standard navigation system – and the matrix LED lights of the rear assembly offer a special animation. Finally, each Diavel will be delivered to customers in an exclusive personalized wooden case.
This collectible Ducati Diavel is driven by V4 Granturismo engine of the Italian company, which has a capacity of 1,158 cc. and performance that reaches 168 hp.