In “Sport” mode, give the throttle a twist and you’ll quickly see why the Diavel has a deep saddle. If it didn’t, you’re butt would slide off the back and you’d be holding on for dear life with one wheel in the air.
The Diavel is Ducati ’s second venture into the cruiser market — the Indiana being the first — but I’m not sure the designers have the same idea of what a cruiser is as the American motorcycling public thinks about a cruiser. I’m not saying it’s a bad thing; I’m just saying it’s different. In fact, I’m really not saying it’s a bad thing; just the opposite. I’m kinda digging this sport-power-cruiser hybrid.
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