REVIEW: Ducati Diavel Carbon power cruiser

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REVIEW: Ducati Diavel power cruiser

One glance at Diavel, you might think this machine was transported another time in the future. The reminds me so much of something could possibly belong to or Judge Dredd. It’s a looking fella filled so much of exuberance.

But how does it Continue reading to find out

The Ducati Diavel is the second motorcycle from Ducati the Indiana of the mid 80s. Other power cruisers that can be compared to are Harley Davidson V Rod and V Max.

The engine is a retuned of the 1,198cc Testastretta from the 1198 superbike, now the Testastretta 11° for its 11 degree valve The engine is mated to a six-speed and puts out 162 hp at 9,500 rpm and 127 Nm at 8,000

The massive Diavel tips the at just 205 kg dry. The Diavel the true nature of the Diavel where performance combines style to celebrate Italian at its best. Lightweight composites and aluminum components meld the two of sport and style with that are both visually and functionally high-performance.

The model we are today is the Diavel Carbon. its big size and unfriendly looks, well designed handlebars compliment the low seat plus the weight got me acquainted with machine instantaneously. The folks at have definitely paid a bit attention to the mid-section of the bike.

To the sitting position is comfortable, the pegs are placed exactly it should be; not too high and not too in front the height of the seat. This a very comfortable riding

It feels like sitting on a commanding a battalion of soldiers to It is an upright riding position slight forward knee; puts little pressure on my plus my arms were chest level. The pegs are to 41 degrees, which was more adequate for me.

The Diavel comes the ride-by-wire throttle which a selection of three different modes: Urban, Touring and The traction control system is over eight levels of

One of Diavel’s cool factor’s its awesome design is the keyless The Diavel’s ignition is triggered by an key in the rider’s pocket, which with the motorcycle when a distance of approximately two meters. All I had to do was the start button effortlessly and the is all fired up.

The electronic key, internally consists of a radio externally doubles as a mechanical required to open the seat and tank cap. When the motorcycle, an electronic lock can be on the steering simply by applying steering-lock for few seconds till you see the of a lock on the LCD screen.

Around the urban mode is perfect. The is nimble. It takes corners But be mindful because of its huge riding in between cars can be a challenge especially during hour. You have to move a car – in another words, it’s not meant for daily commute.

Take my word on this.

I ran a deep medium size enough to swallow a kapcai at Jalil just after TPM was filled with water and the definitely saved my life. I a loud thump going the pothole and the next thing I I was out of it cruising to meet my date for

It was the Marzocchi front forks saved the day. The Diavel 50 mm Marzocchi front forks fork sliders finished in with super low-friction carbon (DLC). These are fully adjustable for spring compression and rebound damping.

The are gripped by a slash-cut triple-clamp – aluminum for the lower and forged for the – with a rubber-mounted riser to alloy bars. With a of 28°, trail of 130 mm (5.12in) and an of 24 mm (0.945in), the set-up provides a and agile front-end for incredible The raked forks are angled for bump absorption.

Meanwhile the quality at speed is pleasant on surfaces because the suspension has built to take the weight of huge machine. Stopping on bumpy roads has the front responding obediently. According to few riders, the stopping performance of a or V-Rod is no where close to

After a day whizzing around running errands, I decided to do more challenging with I got my riding buddies together and we up to Genting Highlands. And that’s Diavel showed its true

It was a wet Sunday morning gearing up to The engine stabilized quickly to a rpm idle, emitting the typical staccato, but on a slightly louder and tone. The exhaust is beautiful.

It is a two in one design with two mufflers. The of the two trumpets was like music to my

With its thoroughbred sports the Ducati Diavel Termignoni exhaust system, specially by Ducati Performance, is the most accessory in the entire Ducati line. The assembly ends a silencer in carbon fiber, the light high-tech material has, more than any revolutionized the motorcycling world. It perfectly with the top class end cap, precision-machined from a block.

Completing the system are the fiber exhaust guard and a air filter. The standard exhaust 22 lbs (10 kg) while this Termignoni weighs only 12.8 lbs kg). And the cost of this is a whopping RM14,500 (Ducati’s rate) In addition to making Diavel look and sound a lot meaner, the kit also gives it a boost.

While on the highway, I the sport riding mode and all broke loose. I took the to 130 km/h leaving my buddies without any warning. I must say the wind pressure at that is more than acceptable, a 130 km/h cruise a walk in the

With more power to I did 200 km/h with ease. The pushed my eyeballs against the of my skull – simply orgasmic!

The stock seat design you up against the tank and gives … a backstop as the bike forward like a guided But after all the adrenaline rush, on the highway for a good hour is uncomfortable. There is no room for you to

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You definitely need to take pit to ease that pain.

its 162 hp and colossal 127 Nm of torque, the Diavel 11° engine is all about authentic Desmodromic performance. The revised and exhaust ports combined radical adjustment of the cam timing enabled Ducati to achieve a torque curve at low rpm, remains strong through a rev-range. The increase in bottom-end is managed by Ducati’s Ride-by-Wire system to considerably enhance the effortless ridability, while plenty of power remains on tap for riding.

While chewing the on the highland, I was tackling few steep, hairpins on the twisty road, the relative lack of flywheel forced me to feather the clutch the response was shuddery. While the is fun in the corners and bends, it’s not a bike compared to a sporty or More often than not the demands revs and throttle at all so it’s important to keep focus, or else you’ll run it a corner too fast to get the colossal around.

In terms of handling the does much better job any cruiser I’ve ever so far. Ground clearance is decent (but not perfect) and if you your body off the side you can get a lean angle going. The odd size 240mm, rear Diablo Rosso II deserves a mention because it performed even on the wet tarmac of the highland and was complemented well by the radial-mount Monobloc front brake

On the wet roads of Genting, the race Brembo Monoblocs with ABS me confidence all time and every experience was smooth and pleasant. No at all. The Brembo meets the of Diavel’s height, weight and wheelbase to make this the stopping Ducati ever

More often than bikes with a wide tyre understeer with no but when I took the first not knowing what to expect—surprise, Diavel passed with colours. So the next few corners I harder and harder and found the tips into corners and rides bumps and holds its nicely.

I underestimated the Diavel, having the big tyre was a big mistake. The was obedient while I was clocking 60 to 70 km/h on the twisty roads. It like Marc Márquez the left-right/left-right turns.

But unfortunately, being extra careful I did run out of clearance on two occasions while the corners, scraping down the peg and the tip of the gear lever, so be careful those pegs.

This around I was glad that I down from the highland late in the evening. Usually I dread the trip from the when it is dark due to the insufficient around me. With this big I felt very safe and because the bike’s lighting was more than enough.

In fact I was leading the pack the hills confidently.

The Diavel two clear vertical strips of LED to provide tail and brake illumination as well as directional The strips follow the precise of the under-seat paneling, providing visibility of the rear-end while the external lines of the bike The front directional indicators are lens LED strips mounted down the leading edge of the radiator covers.

The headlamp the Diavel immediate Ducati and is supported by an aluminum outer The light uses high and low double reflectors to illuminate the ahead, in addition to incorporating a strip of LED positioning lights for visibility.

I am absolutely blown by the Diavel. It’s so light, and sophisticated, so good handling and The bike is extremely smooth, and it you feel like a hero you virtually have all of the power you all of the time. Fantastic! The Diavel has got exclusivity, power and handling.

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