2015 Ducati Diavel Official specs, photos, and performance Digital Trends

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Ducati Diavel

Ducati’s 2015 Diavel Audi-inspired LEDs, power low where it counts

Ducati’s – the cruiser bike that isn’t a cruiser, by cruiser at least – has received a fairly massage for 2015. It remains a niche bike in the cruiser and the latest changes shift its peaks and sharpen up its standout

The previous split-style headlight has replaced by a more pleasing but omega-shaped array of LEDs a central high-beam nacelle, a almost certainly influenced by new Audi’s expertise in LED car lighting The layout looks more than the previous half-moon of the original headlight and more mirrors the LED taillight and turn strips out back.

The bar and triple-clamp area has been and cleaned up, and – if I’m not mistaken – the twin aluminum air intakes straddling the gas look more pronounced. been exaggerated so much some might call out for cribbing from the Yamaha Although no one is going to confuse the two even at a distance.

Beyond the instrument cluster has been between a tank-mounted color LCD panel and a primary mono LCD placed near the handlebar both tach and speedo V-Max convention).

The Diavel and the V-Max (especially the pre-2008 versions) do seem to be from another mother, their standardized riding cupped seating, and predilection for big and torque numbers.

And those now pencil out to 162 horsepower for the Diavel’s Testastretta V-Twin, which in 96 foot-pounds of torque. Ducati the V-Twin now hits lower in the rev for more acceleration/tire-shredding burnouts. torque arrives at 8,000rpm, a rev most cruisers don’t approach at all.

Peak horsepower comes about 1,000 rpms but also at a lower point in the rev than last year for usability.

Restyled cans out look nice enough, but likely be quickly jettisoned for from Arrow or Termi a gutsier growl. Final from the six-speed box to the 240-section meat remains chain-driven and the of the bike is uglied up by a mandated guard growing out of the single-sided That ugliness, though, is ten minutes and a socket set can’t

While the original V-Max was really designed to scare bikes in the twisties, more a few capable Diavel pilots likely embarrassed some corner jockeys with its ground clearance, horsepower, ride control modes and clutch. These features, I mention, are absent from boulevard boomers.

Standard ABS working through Brembo calipers work alongside a control system and ride-by-wire that assists riders who decided their back-breaking bike days may be over … but aggressive riding time is For the lightweight-bike-obsessed, a more-expensive Carbon version of the Diavel that 12.5 pounds off the base 463-pound dry weight is also

Many in the riding community incredulous about a Ducati when the Diavel debuted in The bike’s very different performance capabilities, and comfort something Ducati was known have changed more a few minds. Accordingly, the Diavel is a seller, especially with riders and fellas closer to than their college

The changes for 2015 will contribute to its growing popularity.

video from Ducati the 2015 Diavel that hit close to home for anyone who has a flown in special during a in Las Vegas.

(Images and video courtesy of USA )

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