Ducati has reportedly signed Aprilia Racing manager Gigi Dall’Igna to take control of its struggling MotoGP program. Neither Ducati Corse or Aprilia Racing have confirmed the reports, but several sources in the European motorsports press such as Motociclismo.it, not to mention a tweet from retired World Superbike Champion Max Biaggi, claim the deal is done. […]
Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition Live at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
Your trusty Motorcycle.com news monkey is knee deep in four-wheeled madness helping out with our sister site Autoguide.com‘s coverage of the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, but thankfully there are some two-wheeled goodies on display here in Germany as well.
One of the highlights is the special edition Ducati Diavel AMG, the latest product of the partnership between the Italian motorcycle maker and Mercedes-Benz’ performance arm. Look for a full gallery of pictures after the jump.
The Ducati Diavel AMG is equipped with AMG’s signature five-spoke wheels, an AMG-style exhausts, carbon fiber lateral radiator grills and a horizontally-ribbed Alcantara-upholstered seat (pictured above).
Another touch is engraved signature of the Ducati technician that manually set the valve timing on each unit’s Testastretta 11-degree engine.