Mailing List
Get the latest news by email.

Your email:

New Members

In order to serve you better, select your area code in the drop down list below.

Aller à la version française

2013 Ducati Diavel Strada Preview


by Pascal Bastien ,

The monstrous Ducati Diavel, the highest-performing cruiser in the world, adds a new Strada model with a host of touring accessories -- ideal for riders who crave the big city lights and the open road.

The 2013 Ducati Diavel Strada comes in two trim levels: Classic and Carbon. The latter features carbon fibre tank covers, passenger seat cover and front fender, as well as Marchesini forged aluminum wheels.

Long-distance cruising enthusiasts will appreciate the dual side bags, larger windshield, heated grips, increased seat padding, passenger backrest, and dual 12-volt outlets. That's pretty much what you can find on the Multistrada 1200.

Three new colour schemes are available in Classic trim: Matte Black, Blue/White, and Red/White. As for the frame, drivetrain and electronics (DTC, ABS and engine modes), there are no changes to report.

The 2013 Ducati Diavel Strada positions itself as a touring cruiser, which is a nice way for the Italian manufacturer to explore an all-new segment. With a quarter cruiser, a quarter street bike, a quarter superbike (courtesy of the Testastretta L-twin engine), and a quarter touring motorcycle, the Strada delivers one of the most unique and intriguing cocktails in the business.

Hopefully, we'll discover what it tastes like sooner rather than later.

2013 Ducati Diavel Strada