FULL STOP. FAST FORWARD: The start of a new era for the Monster. The 'less-is-more' philosophy that made the Monster a motorcycling icon is now further enhanced to redefine your naked expectations. With its slim waist and wide handlebars, the new Monster is the ideal bike for all styles, whether riding downtown or enjoying the most exciting of open roads. A pumping Desmodromic heart held in the legendary Ducati Trellis frame underlines the unrivalled naked beauty of the Monster. Ducati Monster: naked essentiality.
1100% MONSTER: Designed for those who want to make the ultimate expression, the 1100 stands as the new standard of excellence at the head of the Monster family. This masterpiece of style and performance is powered by the legendary and charismatic 1100cc Desmodromic L-Twin engine, famous the world over for its torque and breathtaking acceleration. Conceived and built to redefine the naked concept, the Monster 1100 boasts typical Italian design while ensuring exciting performance in true Monster style.
MINIMUM WEIGHT, MAXIMUM FUN: The Monster 1100 is the lightest bike in its class: The 1100 S weighs in at 168kg (369lb) and the 1100 at just 169kg (373lb)! The exceptional handling, combined with legendary torque from the Ducati Desmo engine, results in a pure, adrenalin-filled ride. Extremely lightweight 5-spoke Marchesini wheels help reduce unsprung weight, while the beautifully shaped single-sided swingarm gives the Monster a 'tough' look while ensuring higher rigidity,reduced weight and enhanced road holding.Increased ground clearance enables maximum lean angles when you explore the sports side of the Monster 1100 to the full. The 43mm Showa forks and Sachs rear suspension unit are adjustable to suit your riding style and provide that perfect 'feel'. The short Trellis frame, developed in conjunction with Ducati Corse, uses the same tube diameter and thickness as the 1098 R, while the rear subframe is derived from Desmosedici RR technology. The fantastic Brembo braking system features a radial master cylinder feeding radially mounted four-piston calipers on twin 320mm discs, an incredible set-up that guarantees optimum braking.
DESMODROMIC CHARISMA: The Monster 1100 power unit is the legendary air-cooled, Desmodromic 1100cc engine with 95hp of unmistakable Ducati character. With an incredibly flexible power delivery, this engine ensures fantastic acceleration just when you need it, even on the most challenging of routes. The impressive 75,9lb-ft of torque, typical of the Ducati L-Twin Dual Spark engines, will excite with every twist of the throttle.
IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT CURVE: The 43mm Showa forks and Sachs rear suspension unit are adjustable to suit your riding style and provide that perfect 'feel'. The short Trellis frame, developed in conjunction with Ducati Corse, uses the same tube diameter and thickness as the 1098 R, while the rear subframe is derived from Desmosedici RR technology. The fantastic Brembo braking system features a radial master cylinder feeding radially mounted four-piston calipers on twin 320mm discs, an incredible set-up that guarantees optimum braking.
The Ducati Data Analyzer, available from the Ducati Accessories catalogue, automatically records data fromnumerous channels, including distance travelled, laps and lap times, throttle opening and engine temperature. In addition, the DDA automatically calculates engine rpm and vehicle speed data so as to display gear selection as an additional channel of information. At the end of a ride or track session, up to 2 MB (approximately 3.5 hours) of data can be downloaded to your PC.
Data can be analysed in graphic form with options to zoom into detail of specific sections. For example, dragging a trace along a timeline to reveal individual values of the above listed channels enables the user to analyse performance in the same way as data technicians in factory teams. The DDA package includes PC software, a USB-ready data retrieval card and an instruction manual.