2011 Ducati Monster 796

Written by Randy Hayes on June 29th, 2011. Posted in Ducati

Wiggling back and forth somewhere between the two models, Ducati 796 operates with a 803 cc engine with a cylinder bore of 88 mm similar to the Ducati 696 Monster’s but with a longer race, 66 mm (instead of the 57.2 mm) and higher compression ratios, 11:1(compared to 10.7:1’s 696). Internally, the engine has a flywheel in 848 style and cooling oil to control engine temperature.

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Externally, the new motorcycle has a crankcase 796 Desmodue brand new, with 1.19 kg lighter than the Monster 696’s. The flues are handled by the new 2-1-2 exhaust system so the engine type is according to Euro 3 emissions. As a result the new Monster produces 87 hp at a maximum torque of 78.55Nm.

In terms of ergonomics is noted that it is appropriate to the motorcycle riders of different heights, the saddle being lower by 10 mm and redesigned to provide a comfort.

The suspension is provided by a Showa 43 mm fork and Sachs rear suspension is adjustable. The frame is one of each Monster, with a wheelbase of 1447.82 mm, the same as that of Monster 696.
The task of braking is provided by Brembo brakes with two 320 mm discs and four-piston wheel compared with the single 245 mm disc and two piston calipers on the rear wheel.
ABS is also available as an option.

Lightweight aluminum wheels are similar to those of the Monster 1100 and they are dressed in the same Pirelli Diablo Rosso tires.

Update panel displays a wealth of useful information including pilot speed, rpm, time, oil temperature, battery status, range maintenance, oil pressure warning, fuel, light signaling. In addition the system it is available as an accessory DDA (Ducati Data Analyzer) instrument panel which features a control interface.

Traditional Ducati red is the main color but the bike is available in versions Arctic White Black Diamond Silk and Silk. Furthermore, Ducati has three basic colors and shapes with them a set of 13 features which form the the collection of Monster Art Logomania in the program it follows thus 10 options allowing customization motorcycle.

Ducati Monster 796 will be available for sale since June 2011.

The 2011 Ducati Monster 796 represents the ultimate innovation of Ducati motorcycles, it combines speed with light and comfort. The style of this bike is a sport one but classic in the same time, making every ride a special one.

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