2012 Ducati Diavel

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Ducati Diavel

Test Ride: 2012 Diavel Carbon Red

“Ducati’s A Bolognese mechanical marvel”

one first beholds Ducati’s in any of its trim levels, it’s than just a little Is it a sport bike? A Cruiser? Is it a bike? Is it a … bike?

The is that it’s really of the aforementioned In reality, it’s a of all these and more. Officially, the translates as “Devil” in Bolognese, the provincial area from it comes.

The 2012 Ducati comes in four levels of a standard model; the Diavel the Diavel Carbon, which is in both Red and Black (I guess you count that as two in one). also a special AMG edition of the but now that Audi has purchased beating out Mercedes-Benz, it likely get a great deal of attention.

All Diavels draw their force from an 1198.4cc 11 degree, L-Twin, 8-valve liquid-cooled engine with electronic fuel injection Mikuni elliptical throttle with RbW (Ride by Wire) and 2-1-2 system with a converter, two lambda probes and aluminum mufflers.

The motor out 162 horsepower at 9,500 rpm along 94 pound feet of torque at rpm. Power reaches the wheel via a six-speed sequential transmission with straight cut with a 1.84:1 ratio. The is a light action, wet, with hydraulic control, servo action on drive and action on over-run. The final is chain, with a 15 tooth and 43 tooth rear sprocket.

The 0-60 mph capability is 2.5 seconds, a top speed of 155 mph limited by the gearing.

The Ducati Diavel Carbon Red a gloss red finish over carbon with a red trellis frame. Carbon fibre is for the tank panels, single cover and front mudguard, unsprung weight by 5.5 pounds. The exhibits the true nature of the concept, combining performance style and celebrating the best of engineering, utilizing lightweight along with milled componentry.

Ducati’s DNA is reflected by a race-like – the low friction, diamond-like carbon that gives the Marzocchi sliders an impressive appearance and action.

The Diavel rolls on lightweight, 14-spoke, black machine-turned and milled Marchesini wheels, shod with Diablo Rosso II -120/70 ZR 17 front and 240/45 ZR17 rear. Brake components of 2x320mm semi-floating discs, monobloc Brembo calipers, with ABS up front and 265mm 2-piston floating caliper ABS aft.

The black disc that are similarly milled nicely with the natural color of the cutouts. Suspension are Marzocchi 50mm fully  usd front forks and progressive with fully adjustable monoshock and aluminum single-sided in the rear.

Ducati’s racing derived Control serves as a filter the ride by wire throttle and the wheel, detecting and controlling spin. The system incorporates sensitivity levels to match a ability and expertise. The Diavel has an Riding Mode selector as part of the left hand

There are three modes: for the full 162 horsepower, ultimate level; Touring, which delivers 162 hp, but with a smoother, user-friendly power delivery; and an Urban mode which the horsepower output to 100, a higher DTC intervention level 5 – suited to stop/start traffic

Despite its initial menacing the 2012 Ducati Diavel is quite manageable with its measurements: the wheelbase is 62.6 the overall length is 87.6 curb weight is 463 pounds fuel capacity is 4.5 gallons and the height is 30.3 inches.

Ducati Diavel

My test of the 2012 Ducati was the Carbon Red version. The base sticker is set at $17,495. While the Red version’s price is $20,395.

on adding another couple of dollars for dealer prep and which can vary from to dealer.

SUMMARY:  The Ducati Carbon Red is a phenomenal bike in every sense. I’m normally to cruisers, but the Diavel is so much fun to so well balanced, and so comfortable, it is a bike that I could see myself owning. It is loaded advanced technology.

Features like the electronic riding modes, hands-free ride-by-wire throttle, split-level TFT DTC and Bosch/Brembo ABS braking.

Most with a 240-rear tire are a to maneuver, particularly at low speed – not so the Diavel. The handlebars are in an easy to position, and the deep-set rider’s is placed ideally, with the controls located beneath the rider than far forward or extremely allowing for a no stress, upright posture. LED lighting provides illumination with a unique, appearance.

Clever, fold-out are provided for the occasional passenger, and the provides well-sculpted knee for a comfortable fit.

A major to the Diavel’s appeal, in addition to its performance, is the design execution. The air box the fuel tank and the massive air intakes that flank the section of the tank add to the bike’s “take no prisoners” persona. the “floating” rear fender that fenderette) delivers an styling statement.

In the final analysis, the Ducati Carbon Red is as good to ride as it is to at – forget any intimidation factor; the is truly a delightful mechanical

SPECIFICATIONS: Ducati Diavel Red-‘12

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