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Ducati Diavel

Ducati Diavel: SA launch in CTN

Dave Fall

The Aston showroom on the left, Future on the right, but in between these two car on Breakwater Boulevard at Cape Waterfront it was the Ducati motorcycle that stole the limelight,

It was its latest and greatest muscle-bike, the just recently launch at the show in Milan.

Want to how to pronounce the Diavel’s name try “Dee-ah-vel.” I can also tell you unconventional-looking bike has four per cylinder, it’s desmodromic are opened and closed by cams), the 1198cc can brag 120kW and

There are three riding and the bike comes with Bosch anti-lock brakes. it works with Brembo to pull you up safe and sound.


Less than a ago the Ducati Diavel was released on the stage in Milan and, as you can see the pictures, what a sensational-looking it is. Only the Italians, it seems, can put such a concept-looking machine production.

The name, by the way, “Devil” in Bologna-speak. And who else have come up with wonderfully badged names as Testastretta when describing superlative L-twin motors? Or a good-looker — check the gallery !

Pirelli was commissioned to come up a suitable 240/45 ZR17 tyre. If you think this has been built only for in mind, think again! 1198cc motor can propel you 0-100 km/h in 2.6 seconds … get the

The upbeat dealer principal at No. 2 Boulevard is one Gavin Peterson a well-known bike enthusiast who 20 years of experience in the trade in the Cape.

He told me: “Only two manufacturers have done across the globe of late, recessions and the forced tightening of and that’s Ducati and Triumph.

A WORD FROM YOUR Ducati Cape Town principal Gavin Peterson the punters all about the Diavel.

a certain Mr Rossi all set to ride our in 2011 in MotoGP, the sky’s the

Ducati’s marketing manager Panoritti was in town for the grand of the Diavel and told me: “With the photo shoot for the bike competed right here in Town it made sense to the two Diavel bikes from the that be (there are only two available: Diavel and Diavel and reveal them to the South public first … we’ll have to send them a little later than I guess.

“With the illustrious riders who brought the Ducati name to the over recent years Troy Bayliss, Casey Nicky Hayden, Carlos among others — the is really doing well

“The packed-to-capacity shop people here to get a glimpse of the ‘in the metal’ proves the point.”

Phume, Ducati SA’s MD for the three years, looked proud of his new ‘baby.’ “There’s a new of around 14 models in the 2011 excluding the exciting Diavel, the Hyperstrade, Monster, Multistrada, and Streetfighter ranges — and to come.”

THE BEAST IN THE METAL: of bike fans turned out at Town’s Waterfront to get a first-hand at Ducati’s new star.

Phume is a former Mr South but he can add another string to his bow in my estimation … particular boss didn’t fly down to Cape Town class from Johannesburg as would surely do, he rode his own Ducati Multistrada all the way here — by

“It was a wonderful trip – I’d happily do it he told me.

I managed to wheedle out of ball-park prices for the two Diavel “R195 000 for the ‘standard’ model and 000 for the Carbon version,” he told me. bike will here on for a few days before it has to be returned to … pictures don’t do it justice, got to see it for yourself.”

So, be sure to check out the Diavel it disappears.

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