Ducati Diavel Cromo: ooh, shiny

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Lending the Ducati Diavel a much-needed classic air, it’s amazing the effect a little chrome and some classic badges can have on a bike. Add to that list the ribbed seat and black paint and you actually have, for possibly the first time, a pretty Diavel.

  • http://bloodfalcons.blogspot.com motoguru

    Now if we could only shrink that back rubber down to 200mm…

  • Glenngineer

    I’d hit it, and +1 on a normalish rear tire.

  • http://www.pedalgents.com holdingfast

    oh please. the only pretty part is the logo.

    • Miles Prower [690 Duke, MTS 1200]

      Agree. Plus, the lighting in the photos hides all the ugly in the shadows.

  • zato1414

    Saw a Diavel at the Ducati display in Indy this summer. All decked-out in black carbon with other upgrades, it was by far the most impressive machine at the raceway. Well the #46 was quite awesome…

  • Thom

    Looks like I’m not the only ‘ Firefly’ / ‘ Serenity ‘ fan around these here parts

    ( the ‘ Shiny ‘ comment )

    As for the Diavel . It serves a purpose ( increased sales )

    Any clue/info how well the little Devil is selling Wes ?

  • oldblue

    I checked carefully.

    Nup. Still ugly…

  • Ross

    I can’t help it, every time I look at the Diavel it seems to look better. The accents on the cromo are just accelerating the process.

  • http://www.techno-obscura.com/~delgado/ jmdelgado13

    Ok, the ribbed seat now thoroughly convinces me that the Diavel is no more than Ducati’s equivalent to a pack of Magnums.

  • AHA

    Sorry, to me it still looks like a cod-piece on two wheels.

    I can’t imagine you’d buy one if you were a competent fast rider & confident of your sexuality.

    • Ross

      You’re right; if I had the money to spend on a diavel I would get a multistrada.

  • mintpaul

    lot’s of muppets raving on about what they don’t know…