GET FREE SHIPPING WITH PURCHASES OVER $100
March 30, 2011
2011 Ducati Diavel

First time I've really had a look at this new model from Ducati. Not really my style but the features on this are quite impressive and something that I haven't seen before on other bikes.


First time I've really had a look at this new model from Ducati. Not really my style but the features on this are quite impressive and something that I haven't seen before on other bikes.

The muscular 1200 mothership from ducati looks like a Giger creation and makes the flagship monster look more like an anorexic care bear. I thought the front end had taken similar design cues from the Buell 1125R. Also reminded me a bit of the Harley Nightrod with the bulky front end.

Buell 1125R

A couple of standout tech features included the handsfree ignition, because using your hands to start the bike is just so much hassel.

Riding Modes which includes Sport, Touring or Urban. 10point for anyone who knows which mode Keith Urban would use the most (answer at the bottom)

Traction Control which handles the amount of wheel spin tollerance ranging from 1 (the sport orientated rider) to 8 (lazy ass)

Overall I think it would make a great tourer, can imaging cruising down the M1 in tour mode, pulling into the service station then loosing my handsfree ignition buzzer, only to realize that I'd put them in my jacket pocket instead of my jeans. However I do think it has the looks only a mother could love, just think it's a bit too bulky.

Here are some cool videos though.



Ducati Diavel - Director's Cut from Bo Platt on Vimeo.

(answer: Touring Mode)

Benny

BMX BANDIT FAN | CHIEF DEGREASER | INTERNATIONAL ROAST connoisseur
Read more
You might also be interested in these
News
Fuel Motorcycle BMW Scrambler

BENNY LSG

Fuel motorcycles have done some fantastic builds but this one caught my attention as it was for a fellow Aussie who had it purpose built to participated in the African Scram which is also organised by Fuel.They've turned this …A list of the main mods include:*Classic trial front light -Analogue speedometer for BMW *70’s enduro handlebar *Oury grips *Ohlins vintage rear shock *Maxxis Maxxcross rear tire *Pirelli Scorpion MX front tire*Handmade exhaust pipe -*Seat designed and built by Fuel *Handmade subframe *Odyssey battery *New front and rear fenders *Off road footpegsYou can read more about the finer details over on their .
News
CHUPITO by El Solitario MC

BENNY LSG

I love what these guys are doing at the moment. Here's their modern take on a Ducati 350 Scrambler, yet still maintaining it's original heritage as a Scrambler.
Subscribe to our newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest motorcycle news, latest deals and special offers! We'd also like to see our customer builds so feel free to keep in touch.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.