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Ducati Monster 1100 all the details and more pics

Whether you’re a Ducati fan or not, you have to admit that the Monster 1100 is a beautiful bike.
And it’s red, which is always an indication of true Italian style.
Below we give you a complete gallery of the Monser 1100 and the 1000 S.

In November, Two Wheels Blog will be doing its own road test of the Monster, so look out for that, while we give you all the technical details to dream about that next Christmas present.

From Ducati: 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.
Designed for those who want to make the ultimate expression, the 1100 S 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 S boasts typical Italian design while ensuring exciting performance in true Monster style.
The Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of lightness, power, design and exclusivity, boasting top-of-the-range suspension and a selection of components beautifully moulded in carbon fibre.
The Monster design perfectly balances sports performance, riding pleasure and stunning looks.
With frame technology derived from the Desmosedici and flexible power delivered from the legendary L-Twin engine, the Monster is able to perform both in the busiest of city streets and the most exhilirating of open roads.
The Monster’s essential design and unique sound sets it aside from all others.
The beautifully shaped single-sided swingarm gives the Monster a ‘tough’ look while ensuring higher rigidity, reduced weight and enhanced road holding.
The Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of lightness, power and design and with exclusive carbon fibre cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fenders.
Extremely lightweight 5-spoke wheels help reduce unsprung weight and their captivating design give the Monster 1100 a more aggressive look.
The instrumentation is totally digital just like all Ducati’s latest hypersport models, guaranteeing lightness, ease of use and a wealth of information that can be thumbed through using the left-hand handlebar switchgear.
With a fuel tank form created with ingenious removable outer skins that enable quick and easy colour swaps, changing the personality of your Monster has never been easier.
The exhaust system stands out for its re-routed downpipes that now give the underside of the Monster a cleaner appearance and terminate with twin, bold Ducati-style mufflers.
This compact headlamp unit is characterized by a new triple arc main beam.
The rear light uses modern and stylish LED technology.
The highlighted air ducts in the tank improved flow to the airbox, offering a wide steering-lock thanks to their positioning.
The Monster 1100 S 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.
At just 168kg (370lbs), the Monster 1100 S is the lightest bike in its class.
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 S to the full.
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 Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of lightness, power, design and exclusivity.
The ‘S’ features fully adjustable 43mm titanium nitride coated Öhlins forks and a fully adjustable rising-rate Öhlins rear suspension unit.
Front brake disc carriers in aluminium help reduce rotating mass, while carbon fibre cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fender reduce weight by a further 1kg (2.
2lb).
EngineType: L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooledDisplacement: 1078ccBore x Stroke: 98×71.
5mmCompression ratio: 10.
7:1Power: 69,8 kW – 95 hp at 7,500 rpmTorque: 10,5kgm – 75,9lb-ft at 6.
000 rpmFuel Injection: Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle bodyExhaust: Two alluminium mufflersEmissions: Euro 3TransmissionGearbox: Six-speedRatio: 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24, 6th 24/28Primary drive: Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.
84:1Final drive: Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39Clutch: Dry multiplate with hydraulic control ChassisFrame: Tubular steel trellisWheelbase: 51.
7 inRake: 24°Steering angle: 32°Front suspension: Ohlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down forks with TiN.
Front wheel travel: 5.
1 inFront wheel: Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 3.
50 x17Front tyre: 120/70 ZR17Rear suspension: Progressive with preload and rebound Ohlins adjustable monoshockRear wheel travel: 5.
1 inRear wheel: Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 5.
50×17Rear tyre: 180/55 ZR17Front brake: 2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial caliperRear brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston caliperFuel tank capacity: 15 l (of which 3,5 l reserve) / 3.
8 US gal (of which 0.
9 US gal reserve)Dry weight: 168kgSeat height: 31.
9 inMax.
height: 46 inMax.
length: 83.
5 inInstruments: Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, air temperature, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, overrev, immobilizer.
Ready for DDA system.
For more information, go to the official Ducati Monster dedicated site.

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