Saturday, October 9, 2010
new Monster 1100 and Monster 1100 S
The accession of the new Monster 1100 and Monster 1100 S now increases the admeasurement of the Ducati Monster family, a ancestors that redefines the motorcycle and stakes its affirmation as the new figure of Italian excellence.
Dedicated to those who wish to accomplish the ultimate expression, this jewel of appearance and achievement is powered by the absorbing two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine, acclaimed the apple over for its allegorical torque and acceleration.
When you accept to ride the Monster, you are not artlessly allotment a bike but an absolute lifestyle. It is an addendum of your own character, something that can be aggregate or kept for yourself but either way, a admiration to acquaintance the exhilaration of naked ability as you ride this all-embracing motorcycling icon.
With its new single-sided aluminum swingarm, top akin of componentry, race-oriented anatomy and 15 years of evolution, the Monster 1100 now takes its abode at the arch of the Monster family.
The вЂ�less-is-moreвЂ™ aesthetics abaft all Monsters underlines DucatiвЂ™s amaranthine following of absolutely compact, top achievement motorcycles, but these new models accept succeeded in getting even added вЂ�pared downвЂ™ than their predecessors.
The Ducati Monster 1100 weighs 8kg (17.6lb) beneath than the already failing S2R 1000, authoritative it by far the lightest bike in its category. Every individual basic has been redesigned and redeveloped in adjustment that anatomy would chase function.
With any data abusive from the Monster abstraction getting eliminated, the вЂ�less-is-moreвЂ™ aswell agency вЂ�less-is-MonsterвЂ™. Beneath weight additional added torque equals fun-filled riding.
TodayвЂ™s Monster ancestors is the aftereffect of connected change in architecture and technology. The new, able and amazing top-of-the-range models avowal adorable ergonomics and present authentic appearance and charisma, while attention the aspect of the aboriginal naked bike concept.
MSRP: See Dealer
Tubular steel Trellis frame
Showa 43mm fully adjustable upside-down forks
Front Wheel Travel
Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x17
Progressive with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Rear Wheel Travel
Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 5.50 x 17
2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial caliper
245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Fuel Tank Capacity
15l - 3.8gallon (US) / 13.5l - 3.6gallon (US) ABS version
169kg (373lb) / 171kg (377lb) ABS version
Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, overrev, immobilizer. Ready for DDA system
2 years unlimited mileage
Body Colour (Frame/Wheel)
Red (red / silver) - Silver (red / silver) - Black (matt black / silver)
DDA system-ready for Ducati Performance accessory
Not available on this model
Available upon request
L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
Bore x Stroke
69.8kW - 95hp @ 7500rpm
10.5kgm - 75.9lb-ft @ 6000rpm
Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
2 aluminum mufflers
1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24, 6th 24/28
Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.84:1
Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39
Dry multiplate with hydraulic control