Created in advance of the Motor Bike Expo of Verona, the XDiavel-based draXter Concept further ties the performance heritage of Ducati to its new “cruiser”. The draXter features suspension and brakes taken from the Panigale, for instance. We can’t be sure the draXter in any way resembles a future production Ducati. Here is Ducati’s press release:
The Ducati draXter is a show bike which is the sporty interpretation of the XDiavel world.
Unveiled at the Motor Bike Expo of Verona 2016, the draXter project was created in the Advanced Design area of the Ducati Style Centre, where the style and concepts of Ducati bikes of the future are born.
The ideas and drawings which come from the Ducati Style Centre have allowed the prototype department of Ducati to create the draXter, using the XDiavel series as the starting point.
The spirit of the draXter is the one of an extreme dragster, with racing components of the highest level. For example, the suspensions and brakes are those of the Panigale Superbike. The lines and proportions of the XDiavel become even more extreme and make the draXter a unique sports bike which will take your breath away.
The number 90 which is on the side of the Ducati draXter reminds us of the world of racing and, at the same time, is a homage to the 90th anniversary of Ducati which will be celebrated this year.
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