Jay Leno may be better known for his passion for cars, but the TV funny man is just as enthusiastic about motorcycles.
After first taking hitting a few highlights of his personal motorcycle collection, Jay spends some time on Ducati's new XDiavel S.
Ducati's North American chief, Jason Chinnock, tells Jay about the new bike, a model that pushes Ducati in a different direction. The CEO has some selling to do, however, as Jay notes early on that his last Ducati was one he bought new all the way back in 1984.
But if there's any bike that could get him back into a showroom, it may very well be the XDiavel.
The XDiavel is Ducati's first cruiser, but it's not really a laid-back mile-eater. As Chinnock tells Jay, the XDiavel is designed to be a stable, high-performance machine, but one with a proper Ducati soul. We'd be disappointed with anything else.
After a lengthy product briefing with Chinnock, Jay finally hits the road, first around town and then on a canyon road.
He notes that the XDiavel is as much a sport bike as it is a cruiser, something Ducati no doubt wanted to hear.