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2011-12-12 09:10

GOING BLING: In the hopes of attracting more attention, Ducati has decided to add chrome details and panels to its Diavel model.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer Ducati
Engine 1198.4cc Testastretta 11
Power 119kW at 9500rpm
Torque 127.5Nm at 8000rpm
Transmission six gears
Fuel Tank 17-litres
Weight 210kg
Front Suspension Marzocchi 50mm fully adjustable usd forks
Rear Suspension Rear Aluminium single-sided swingarm
The Ducati Diavel isn’t what most people would describe as attractive but it rockets off into the distance and handles smartly. too. Ducati decided to add some shiny bits to the model to increase its classic appeal.

Most noticeable are the chromed tank panels which contrast sharply with the gloss black frame of the bike. The Diavel Cromo benefits from a stylish ribbed seat, black paint, chromed trim around the headlight housing and redesigned badges.

On the mechanical side there isn’t much to separate the Chromo from the standard Diavel. It is powered by the same 119kW Testastretta 11 engine, relies on a ride-by-wire throttle system.

Technical Specifications:

1198.4cc Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled Engine
Compression ratio: 11.5 : 01
Number of gear: Six
Clutch: Light action, wet, multiplate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
Brakes: 2 x 320mm semi-floating discs With 4-piston with ABS and Rear – 265mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper with ABS
Tyre Front: 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II and Rear: 240/45 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Wheel Front: 14-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 and Rear: 14-spoke in light alloy 8.00 x 17
Wheel base: 1,590mm
Seat Height: 770mm

Ducati Diavel

OOH,SHINY!: The new Diavel Chromo features the same 119kW powerplant as the standard version but with loads more shiny bits in the form of chrome details.


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