Ducati issued a recall for the Diavel because of weak kickstands. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the side stands on the 2011 Ducati Diavel was not manufactured with sufficient material at the pivot point. Under certain circumstances, the stand may bend and possibly break at the pivot area, causing […]
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.