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Crashed Ducati Diavel Gets Aluminium Overhaul

We like to keep you up to date with all things 'special' and 'unique' at LDMotorcycles.co.uk, because whether your a cafe racer, sportsbike, or cruiser rider we know you appreciate something out of the ordinary! Which is exactly what this special Ducati Diavel is...

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After pictures of this bike hit the internet we did some digging and found out the back story of how this brute of a bike came to be, and funnily enough it all started when US Ducati Dealership general manager, Arun Sharma, got hold of a badly crashed Diavel and seems to have decided it would look better with less plastic!

Arun Sharma's Motocorsa Dealership has made news in the past after creating another special Ducati, the off-road Terracorsa! Which must be why he wanted to build something even more extreme this time; a technician at Motocorsa Marc Friedman recalls the design brief including this statement, “ditch the plastic tank and replace it with one made of aluminum. Make it angular, and angry looking.”

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Although in may seem like all they done was changed the fairings for something more aggressive looking, a lot of work and collaborations from different designers went in to making the bike the way it is. The team at illeagle Designs, another famous bike design company, were called in  to match the shape and size of the seat to the new contours of the bike, and to hide the original tank mounted gauges. They then took on the task of building a huge metal tank with the same capacity as the original but with a lot more lines!

With the designs planned out to style the bike with no curves, just flat panels and lots of angles the headlight and rear unit were sculpted to match the rest of the bike, (the headlight being our favourite part of the bike) and were ofcourse upgraded with LED lighting. The grilled side panels were built to help cooling, but really add a cool style to the bike and matches the angular look of all the other panels.

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The 14-spoke Ducati Performance wheels set the bike off along with the huge list of other extra added mods to this beast:

  • Carbon Termignoni exhaust
  • Brembo RCS brakes
  • Carbon-fibre belly-pan
  • Ducato Performance billet case covers
  • Rizoma rear set foot pegs
  • Rizoma brake resovoirs
  • Rizoma handlebar clamps
  • Plus Loads More...

According to the technician mentioned earlier, the bike is still due to have a paint job, but we think the unfinished aluminium really gives this bike something special.

Lets just hope no one crashes it this time!

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