2012 Ducati Diavel Cromo Review —

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A devil of a different color

The Diavel is available in a similar black color scheme for the seventeen-five price tag, but a it is not. The Cromo ranks in the Diavel line, behind the AMG and the Carbon ($19,995). In any guise, the cruiser is a bike unlike any

The Diavel is surprising in so many says grand poobah, Duke. “It looks huge but small and has a caricaturish fat rear yet is amazingly agile.” To which scooter editor, Troy adds “Its stance is badass, menacing, aggressive and just as a bike in this should be.”

Sitting dormant the Diavel be construed as more form function, but how lame would a like Devil be if that the case? This is Ducati all, a manufacturer with a for performance. With the key fob close by, up the red kill switch and push the button and Diavel belches decibel level) hellfire its 58mm cross-section exhaust and dual stacked shorty

“Ducati exhaust notes are always delicious, and the Diavel that tradition,” says “It emits a tough and nasty befitting its muscle-bike persona.”

the Diavel conjures a mixture of Hell, just sitting on it can be “I’ll admit it was weird to my feet in front of me on a Ducati. something I’ve never before,” remarks Siahaan.

Motion exposes Ducati’s intentions, and for the Diavel, that with the motor. Strapped to dyno the Cromo produced rear-wheel horsepower at 9400 rpm and ft.-lb. of torque at 7900 rpm its Testastretta 11 engine. Twist a of right grip and the deeply seat immediately makes

While it tends to lock its into a single position, the it provides when unleashing the potential is welcome support the bike’s upright seating

In the hands of MO’s dragstrip Duke put the Diavel through the at Famoso Dragway outside California, in a very respectable of 10.32 seconds at 131.29 Corrected for temperature and air pressure, the ET to a seriously quick 9.95-second Yes, we did run the Cromo against the but we’re withholding that for our upcoming shootout between muscle-bike beasts.

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On the street and in the the Diavel Cromo blurs the between cruiser and sportbike. its cruiser pretense, this is one custom that doesn’t to shy away from a twisty road,” Duke says. its conservative rake and trail and its wide swath of rubber out initial lean-in is easy to but it’s leveraging that wide tire to its edge trying.

“When you get it leaned over, the feels like it’s to slide out from under says Siahaan. “It won’t, but you to slowly work up to that of trust with the Diavel.”

eminent performance attribute are the brakes. “Its Brembos are strong, but their initial might be a little too abrupt for accustomed to typical cruiser notes Duke.

Included in the Cromo’s asking is an array of electronic gadgetry as ABS, DTC, riding and ride-by-wire throttle, while the bike is a fully adjustable Marzocchi fork and a Sachs linkage monoshock, both adjustable. As mentioned earlier, components are identical to those on the expensive standard model

For a more detailed assessment of the performance read Pete full review. and stay for our forthcoming shootout against the

For now, Duke sums the up best, saying it “impresses as for what it isn’t than it is. It’s not a typical cruiser nor is it a Ducati but a hybrid of cruiser and that delivers a pleasingly riding experience. There’s else quite like

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