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Ducati debut new Diavel and updated range at Motorcycle Live

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With new updates to the Monster and Streetfighter ranges, exciting changes to the Superbike family and the recent news of the Diavel’s debut at Milan , Ducati UK can now announce that these hugely anticipated new models will make their UK debuts at this year’s Motorcycle Live.

The Superbike family sees comprehensive updates with the introduction of the new 1198SP which enhances the previous 'S' version by being equipped with Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS), Ducati Data Analyser (DDA), Ohlins TTX rear suspension, slipper clutch and aluminium fuel tank in addition to the usual Ohlins front suspension, forged Marchesini wheels and lightweight carbon fibre components. The 1198 also benefits from equipment enhancements, DTC, DDA and DQS are all fitted as standard equipment. The 1198 retains its current RRP of £13,295 while the 1198 SP is expected to be £17, 495.

The recently released 848 EVO range boasting 140hp equipped with Brembo Monobloc calipers and steering damper sees a new additional paint scheme in stunning arctic white livery with contrasting red wheels and red frame. The 848 EVO has an RRP of £10,695 or as the colour Dark Stealth with an RRP of £9995.

The Streetfighter sees some aesthetic changes with two new colours red with red frame and a diamond black with black racing frame, while the Monster family welcomes new colour schemes and ergonomic updates to Ducati's naked icon.

The entry level 696 gets new 43mm Marzocchi forks, 20mm higher handlebars and a new rear sub-frame designed to accept the user-friendly passenger grab-rail kit and two new colour schemes of “dark stealth” and “stone white”. The Monster 796 also adopts Marzocchi front suspension; all Monster models retain current RRPs as does the Streetighter range.

At last year’s Motorcycle Live it was the Multistrada that drew all the focus, anticipation and hype that a new Ducati brings and now it is the turn of the recently announced Diavel.

The Diavel is Bolognese dialect for devil and with its commanding presence, stunning looks and performance to match it is like no other Ducati. The Diavel features the latest Ducati technology including ABS, Ducati Traction Control and Ducati Riding Modes a Superbike-derived Testastretta 11° engine and 207kg (456lb) providing Ducati performance in comfort that could only be dreamt of until now.

Ducati UK will be present at this year’s Motorcycle Live with a spectacular new stand and the full 2011 range including new additions only previously seen at the Cologne and Milan shows.

The full 2011 model range will be display in Hall 2 on Stand B220 from the 27th November to the 5th December. For further information on the latest Ducati news and range visit www.ducatiuk.com and for show information visit www.motorcyclelive.co.uk

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