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For the gang with a similar name, see Diablos, for the car in GTA III, see Diablo Stallion.
You need to be careful inviting a Diabolus into your life. Sure, it'll provide a swift injection of all the ruggedness and suavity you never had. But before long it'll be wearing your slippers, smoking your slimline cigarettes and conducting a torrid affair with your spouse. And when that happens, Benny has the only solution: a savage reworking into a tightly wound street racer, complete with docked handlebars and track ergonomics. You're welcome.
Benny's Original Motor Works description.

The Diabolus is a chopper style motorcycle in The Lost and Damned and a streetfighter in Grand Theft Auto Online, featured as part of the Import/Export update. It is manufactured by Western Motorcycle Company in TLAD and Principe in GTA Online.

Design

The Lost and Damned

The Diabolus is based on a West Coast Choppers El Diablo, given the similar names and general design.

The Diabolus assumes a similar design to the Hellfury, sharing the long front forks and the small headlight, but lacking a front fender and having dual handlebars mounted beside the pivot, along with sharp ends on the caps of the upper plate. The main body features a straighter main frame with a split at the bottom and sharp rear end, the corresponding fuel tank on the front, a mostly-cylindrical oil tank with a pointy shape on the rear and a black leather seat, while the engine features a cone-shaped air filter and dual curved exhausts on the right. The rear section features a large fender with a pillion pad on top, while the main frame mounts a silver buddy bar with a small tail light and the license plate on the end. The rear wheel is mounted directly to the end of the main frame and has the corresponding chain dribe and sprocket on the left.

The bike can be seen with either a thin fuel tank similar to the one found in the Hexer (albeit with lower body extensions and a sharp detail above), or a wide, curved one. The primary color of the bike is applied on the fuel/oil tanks and the rear fender, while the secondary color is applied on the main frame. It uses a set of three-spoke rims with bolt details on the outer surrounding.

The Diabolus is featured in the game's trailer and screen shots, and a beta version exists in the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV. Unlike the TLAD version, this beta model had a notoriously slim fuel tank seemingly identical to the one from the Hexer, with the bike's name marked on either side. The rear light and the license plate were mounted on the left, while the transmission cover and rims were finished in carbon fibre.

Grand Theft Auto Online

This article or section refers to "enhanced version" content in the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC renditions of Grand Theft Auto V and/or Grand Theft Auto Online, that is absent on the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 versions.
For a complete list of the features of the "enhanced" version of Grand Theft Auto V, please see here.
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The Diabolus returns to Grand Theft Auto Online with an entirely redesigned power-cruiser design, having a similar design to the 2015 Ducati Diavel, with combination of the 2015 Ducati Streetfighter 848, seen particularly in the front headlight, nose, side bodywork and dual exhausts.

The bike features a front mudguard attached to chrome fork legs, which are mounted within black fork tubes with chrome clamps, along with a small fairing that contain a silver/chrome housing with a single headlamp and two small amber indicators with plastic supports. There is a chrome dual support frame holding the handlebars and long mirrors on either side, along with a "Race Generic" digital display on the centre that is derived from race-type vehicles.

The main section consists of a tubular protective framing and a basic frame around the upper area, a lower fairing and black foot pegs on the lower frontal area, while the upper area is mostly occupied by a large fuel tank with a cap on top and side markings displaying the manufacturer's name. The engine bay has dual chrome exhaust tubes on the right that come from each cylinder block, which merge into a single tube.

The rear section mainly consist of a long tail with a black leather seat on the middle and a wide brake tail lamp on the end. The rear wheel is connected to the rest of the vehicle by a dual-sided swing-arm finished in silver/chrome, having a single suspension spring and a black frame holding the license plate and a main light above. There is a black mudguard above the wheel with a large covering on the left intended to keep the rider away from the chain drive and sprocket, while the right side features black dual exhaust mufflers with chromed tips.

The bike only has access to a single colour, which affects the front mudguard, fairings, fuel tank and part of the rear section. The rims appear to be the same as the "Loops" rims available in Los Santos Customs and wrapped in medium-profile tyres, with the rear one being wider.

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Version History Gallery

Performance

The Lost and Damned

The Diabolus, like its twin Hellfury, is an average chopper. Top speed is good and handling is decent, making up for its below average acceleration. Because of its length, cornering at high speed is low, risking the player to slide onto a wall or similar obstacle.

The Diabolus uses a chain-driven, V-twin internal combustion engine with a 5-speed manual transmission, as evidenced by the foot-actuated gear shifter. The engine emits a high-revving, odd-firing noise which sounds to be partially or fully unrestricted, due to the loud noise output and popping sounds coming from the exhaust chamber.

TLAD Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto IV
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engines Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Handling.dat
N/A 78 / 125 5 N/A RWD 300 / 661
Website Statements / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
8.5 Seconds 74 / 119 5 V-Twin (In-game model) RWD Cannot be observed

Grand Theft Auto Online

The Diabolus has good acceleration and top speed in comparison to most motorcycles, although it lacks power to match higher-end motorcycles such as the Bati 801 or the Hakuchou. It also has a stable ride and a good turning radius, but because of its weight it is unable to do wheelies or stoppies.

The Diabolus appears to be powered by a parallel-twin engine and coupled to a 6-speed gearbox, sharing the same sound as most sports bikes such as the Nemesis and the Lectro.

GTA Online Overview


Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto Online
Acceleration
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(FWD / RWD / AWD)
Mass
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
Handling.meta [?]
N/A 88.5 / 142.5 6 N/A RWD 220 / 485 65
Website Statements [?] / Badges
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Observed
N/A N/A 6 Parallel-Twin (In-game model) RWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
Rockstar Games Social Club
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Speed
76.458565%
Acceleration
78%
Braking
40%
Traction
59.090912%

Modifications

Grand Theft Auto Online

Category Modification Cost Image
Upgrade: Benny's Original Motor WorksB Diabolus Custom $245,000
Armor No Armor $200
Armor Upgrade 20% $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $30,000
Brakes Stock Brakes $200
Street Brakes $4,000
Sport Brakes $5,400
Race Brakes $7,000
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $6,700
Explosives Ignition Bomb $5,000
Remote Bomb $7,500
Horns Main article: Los Santos Customs/Horns -
Lights Stock Lights $200
Xenon Lights $3,000
Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker
Full Coverage
Plates Blue on White 1 $200
Blue on White 2 $200
Blue on White 3 $200
Yellow on Blue $300
Yellow on Black $600
Respray Main article: Los Santos Customs/Respray Colors -
Sell Sell Vehicle
Transmission Stock Transmission $200
Street Transmission $5,900
Sports Transmission $6,500
Race Transmission $8,000
Turbo None $1,000
Turbo Tuning $30,000
Wheels Main article: Los Santos Customs/Wheels -
B Only available at Benny's Original Motor Works.

Notable Owners

The Lost and Damned

Image Gallery

The Lost and Damned

Grand Theft Auto Online

Variants

Diabolus Custom

Grand Theft Auto Online
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The Diabolus Custom in Grand Theft Auto Online.
(Rear quarter view)
Description

The Diabolus Custom is a custom variant of the Diabolus in GTA Online sporting a naked design, more visual modifications and custom liveries available.

Locations

The Lost and Damned

  • The Diabolus is not commonly found on the streets, but as many bikes in the game, one can call Clay for one.
  • Can be found parked on the west side of the Lost MC Clubhouse, in the alleyway.
  • Can be rarely seen driven by The Lost MC.
  • Always parked at the 69th Street Diner in Hove Beach, which replaces the Hellfury's spawn point.
  • The player can call Clay for one after completion of the mission Angels in America.
  • As Clay and Terry's default vehicle, it can be obtained during gang wars if one of them dies on the same.
  • Can be obtained during a random encounter with Brian Jeremy (if spared in the mission Bad Standing). A Diabolus is provided in case the player arrives on foot, another one left by Brian at the ambush spot, two other bikes going up the stairs after taking out the enemies and a fifth one that is used by Brian to escape that can be obtained after killing him.

Grand Theft Auto Online

Trivia

  • The default radio stations for the Diabolus are:
  • Obvious to its real-life counterpart in TLAD, the name Diabolus seems to come from combining the word "diablo", which means devil in Spanish, and "fabulous".
  • In TLAD Terry drives a blue Diabolus and Clay a purple Diabolus. Due to the Diabolus not being included in Grand Theft Auto V, Terry and Clay instead drive Hexer bikes painted in their respective Diabolus colors during the mission Mr. Philips.

The Lost and Damned

  • In the beta, the Diabolus had a different, much higher pitched sound. It still exists in the ep1_sounds.dat15 under the name of "DIABOLUS_TEST_HORN", whereas the final one is called "DIABLO_HORN".

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