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2012 Ducati Diavel - Street Fighter Shootout Photo Gallery

Climb On the Ducati Diavel as we pit the multi-purpose bad boy against the best Streetfighter class motorcycles from around the world. 2011 Streetfighter Shootout

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At the heart of the 2012 Ducati Diavel is the most powerful engine in our Street Fighter Shootout. It also posted top quarter miles times at Barona Drag Strip.
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Despite that the Ducati Diavel is somehwere between a cruiser and a street fighter, this motorcycle features top shelf Brembo brakes, among other things...
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A single-sided swingarm attaches to a massive 240-series Pirelli rear tire on the Ducati Diavel. Despite the girth this motorcycle handles very well.
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Dual exhaust on the Ducati Diavel is short and stubby but they emit a wild howl when you get the big Ducati Twin engine on song.
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The Ducati Diavel dash is a spllit version that has idiot lights and GPI located on the tank while the speedo, tach and DTC features are displayed on the more-traditional placement of the all digital dash.
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The Ducati Diavel showcases the Testastretta 11 L-Twin, which doesn't lack for performance in this high-performance test.
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At just under 20K, the Ducati Diavel's price tag definitely wasn't a selling point for testers.
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The 2012 Ducati Diavel was a deft handler considering its wide rear tire.
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The ground clearance of the 2012 Ducati Diavel was the limiting factor at Streets of Willow Raceway.
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Can't take the Ducati Diavel to the race track? Balderdash!!!
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The Ducati Twin is both powerful and user-friendly, with its electronics offering three adjustable engine maps.
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The 2012 Ducati Diavel is most at home on the open road.
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The 2012 Ducati Diavel can get it on!
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2012 Ducati Diavel is a great street motorcycle.
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Better suited to backroads than race tracks, the Diavel may lag in handling compared to its swift streetfighter rivals, but the big Duc waddles along far better than its 240 rear should.
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Despite weighing in at more than 520 pounds, the Diavel is still capable power wheelies.
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The Diavel was the only bike to feature ABS in the shootout.
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2012 Ducati Diavel
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Yes, Virginia, there is a Ducati Diavel. And it wheelies!
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2011 Ducati Diavel Dyno