Passione Italiana

£17,395 i
Monster 1200 25° Anniversario
147 hp
91 lb-ft / 7,750 rpm
184 kg (406 lb)
Riding Modes, Ducati Safety Pack, DWC
£17,395 i

Style, design and sportmanship

Our most iconic bike is 25 years old. To celebrate this milestone we have created the Monster 1200 25°Anniversario: an exclusive model in a numbered edition limited to only 500 sample.

Limited and numbered edition

Only 500 of the new Monster 1200 25th Anniversario bikes were produced, identified by a plate with progressive numbering applied to the frame.

Tricolore livery

The headlight fairing, tank and passenger seat cover of the Monster 1200 25th Anniversario feature a special three-colour Italian flag livery inspired by the 2008 Monster S4RS Testastretta Tricolore. The line is also distinguished by a logo celebrating the bike's 25 years embroidered on the seat.

Rims and suspensions

The Monster 1200 25th Anniversario boasts the best you could wish for on a naked sportbike, starting with the distinctive Marchesini forged rims with gold-coloured W spokes. It also has a steel tube trellis frame and aluminium single-sided swinging arm combined with the fork with 48 mm diameter stems and a rear shock absorber, both Öhlins and fully adjustable.

Standard Equipment

Ducati Quick-Shift up/down (DQS), Full-TFT colour display, Passenger seat cover, LED parking light and tail light, Daytime Running Light (DRL)*, LED side indicators*, USB power socket, Premium seat with “25°” logo embroidery, Numbered plate, Articulated brake and clutch levers, Billet mirrors, Billet frame plugs, Billet handlebar counterweights, Aluminium license plate support, Carbon fiber ignition switch frame, Carbon fiber heat guard for exhaust manifold, Carbon fiber front and rear mudguard, Superleggera 1299 grips, Flyscreen
17.390 £ i
  • Tri Colour Livery
Wheelbase 1,485 mm (58.46 in)
Seat height Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
1,198 cc (ma 73.1 cu in)
147 hp (108 kW) @ 9,250 rpm
91 lb-ft (124 Nm) @ 7,750 rpm
Dry weight
184 kg (406 lb)
Seat height
Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
Safety equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (Bosch Cornering ABS + Ducati Traction Control DTC), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Öhlins steering damper
Valve clearance check
30,000 km (18,000 mi)
Testastretta 11°

The Monster 1200 25°Anniversario engine is the Testastretta 11° DS twin-cylinder, 1198 cm3 with 4 valves per cylinder, liquid cooled. Euro 4 type-approved it is the structural element of the suspension set-up with coupling points for the trellis frame.

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Power and torque

Thanks to the new throttle body and the dedicated exhaust, the second generation Testastretta 11° DS engine generates a power which can be compared with that of a 3/4 cylinder engine and is able to reach even greater performance levels.

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Exhaust system

The Testastretta 11° DS engine is coupled to an impressive side-mounted 2-1-2 staggered shotgun exhaust that makes no secret of the performance of which the new Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is capable.

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Ride By wire

The Ride-by-Wire (RbW) system is an electronic interface between the Monster's twistgrip and engine, which configures an ideal power response depending on the riding mode selected.

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Adjustable seat

The new Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is fitted with an adjustable seat (± 25 mm) that can adapt to the needs of riders all over the world. The standard seat height can easily be adjusted to the lowest (795 mm) or highest (820 mm) positions.

Single-sided swingarm

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario features a strong die-cast aluminium single-sided swingarm that ensures high rigidity, low weight, and excellent stability, providing also a technical and professional look.


The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario has a fully adjustable 48 mm diameter Öhlins fork front suspension.

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Braking system

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is equipped at the front with two M50 Brembo radially mounted monobloc callipers and discs which are 330 mm in diameter.

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Ducati Safety Pack (DSP)

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario, in both the standard version and the S version, is equipped with the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) which, thanks to the Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) integrates the Bosch 9.1 MP Cornering ABS, the Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and the Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) which contribute to highlighting the dynamic performance, optimising control and offering high levels of safety.

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The headlight is another element which has always been characteristic of the Monster.

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TFT instrument panel

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario dashboard has a last generation TFT colour display.

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Ducati Quick Shift

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is equipped as standard with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down, an electronic system originating from racing bikes which allows the rider to shift to a higher gear without using the clutch or closing the throttle and without using the clutch but just with the throttle closed when shifting down.

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Carbon parts

The Monster 1200 25th Anniversario is embellished with numerous billet aluminium details like mirrors, frame plugs, handlebar counterweights and the tank cap, the latter supplied as standard. Also in aluminium are the articulated brake and clutch levers and the number plate holder, while the front and rear mudguards, the ignition switch cover and the exhaust heat guard are made of carbon fibre.

Forged rims

The Marchesini rims of the new Monster 1200 25th Anniversario are forged with W spokes in the same colour as the livery.

Steering dampers

The steel tube trellis frame and the aluminium single-sided swinging arm are combined with a fork with 48 mm diameter stems and rear shock absorber both from Öhlins and fully adjustable, and a steering damper that was also produced by the famous Swedish manufacturer.

Dedicated livery and seat

The Monster 1200 25th Anniversario features a three-colour Italian flag livery on its headlight fairing, tank and passenger seat cover that is inspired by the Monster S4RS Testastretta Tricolore from 2008. The special livery matches perfectly with the precious seat and its embroidered logo celebrating the bike's 25 years.

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