Ducati is introducing a new touring-oriented version of its already genre-twisting Diavel sports cruiser. Unveiled at the 2012 EICMA Show in Milan, Italy, the new Ducati Diavel Strada joins the base Diavel, the Diavel Dark and the Diavel Carbon in Ducati‘s 2013 lineup.
The Ducati Diavel Strada adds a larger seat, touring windscreen, heated grips, revised rear lighting assembly, higher-output generator and two auxiliary power outlets for additional accessories.
The new seat is larger and with revised cushioning Ducati says should make for a more comfortable ride for long distances. With the windscreen offering better wind protection, Ducati was able to raise the handlebars by 0.6 inches and sweeping back 2.36 inches toward the rider to offer a riding posture better suited for touring. Passenger comfort has also been addressed with a back rest, grab rails and revised foot peg to fit around the 41-liter saddlebags. Continue Reading »