2011 Ducati Motorcycle
Do the words Ducati and cruiser belong on the same page, let alone in the same sentence? It does with the release of the Diavel-Bolognese for “devil.”
Power is the calling card for this subterranean dweller, thanks to the tapping of the superbike-derived Testastretta 11° motor that dishes out a claimed 162 horsepower and 94 ft/lbs of torque.
Not a low rpm grunter, the Diavel is ready to rev through headers that measure over two inches in diameter.
A 240mm-rear tire and slipper-style clutch are an odd combination that just might work.
2011 Ducati Diavel Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: 4vpc L-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 106mm x 67.9mm
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- WHEELBASE: 62.6 inches
- RAKE: 28 degrees
- SEAT HEIGHT: 30.3 inches
- DRY WEIGHT: 463 pounds
- PRICE: $16,995 (base); $19,999 (Carbon)
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