Monster 821

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With its supremely sporty performance and agility, the new Monster 821 has been designed for maximum riding pleasure. The performance of the 109 HP Testastretta 11° engine is enhanced by the Ducati Safety Pack (Bosch ABS and Ducati Traction Control) and the Riding Modes, which guarantee maximum safety always and everywhere.
Monster 821
109 hp (80 kW)
86 Nm (63 lb-ft)
Bosch ABS, DTC
INR 10,99,000 i

25 years of Monster

The Monster 821 pays homage to the legacy of the Monster 900, which over 25 years ago revolutionised the motorcycle world, embodying the essence of true naked sport. Simple and sporty, agile and powerful, the Monster 821 combines perfect performance and ease of riding.

Monster 821

The standard equipement of the new Monster 821 is: TFT colour display and passenger seat cover.
10,99,000 i
11,15,000 i
11,15,000 i
  • Ducati Red
  • Dark Stealth
  • Ducati Yellow
Wheelbase 1,480 mm (58.27 in)
Seat Height Adjustable 785 mm - 810 mm (30.91 in - 31.89 in)
821 cc
80 kW (109 hp) @ 9,250 rpm
86 Nm (8.8 kgm / 63 lb-ft ) @ 7,750 rpm
Dry Weight
180,5 kg (398 lb)
Seat Height
Adjustable 785 mm - 810 mm (30.91 in - 31.89 in)
Safety Equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (Bosch ABS + Ducati Traction Control DTC)
Valve Clearance Check (DesmoService)
30,000 km (18,000 mi)
Frame and subframe

The new Monster 821 has a structure with a load-bearing engine and the main trellis frame attached to the twin-cylinder heads.

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Brembo braking system

The new Monster 821 braking system guarantees high performance and maximum safety in all conditions.

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The new Monster 821 is equipped with a 43 mm diameter front fork and a rear monoshock with spring preload adjustment and hydraulic brake extension that utilises progressive linkage by fastening directly to the vertical cylinder on one side and the die-cast aluminium double-sided swinging arm.

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Tyres and rims

The Monster 821 is equipped with 10-spoke light alloy rims measuring 3.5"" x 17"" on the front and 5.5"" x 17"" at the rear, mounting a Pirelli Diablo RossoTM III 120/70 tyre on the front and 180/55 on the rear.

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Testastretta 11°

The new Monster 821 is driven by the twin-cylinder Desmodromic Testastretta 11° with a displacement of 821 cm³, designed to be a structural element of the chassis.

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Power and torque

With tailor-made and optimised exhaust and intake systems, the Testastretta 11° engine delivers a high power output of 109 hp (80 kW) without sacrificing an extremely favourable torque curve.

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Anti-hop clutch

The anti-hop wet clutch on the Monster 821 is cable-driven and requires little effort on the lever.

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Exhaust system

The Testastretta 11° 821 engine is coupled with a type 2-1 exhaust system leaving no room for doubt about the performance it can deliver.

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Compact and sporty

The nuovo Monster 821 was designed with the aim of creating a slim, simple and sporty motorcycle to highlight the original concept of "sport naked bike".

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Modern and contemporary

The front headlight of the nuovo Monster 821, contemporary and technological, recalls the circular shape that has always characterised the design of each Monster.

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Ducati Yellow

The new Monster 821 shines bright yellow once again, a colour that so many Monsteristas have fallen in love with in the past. The bike is also available in classic Ducati Red and matt black.

Colour TFT

The Monster 821 instrument panel features a colour TFT display with an indicator of the current gear and fuel level.

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The front headlight of the Monster 821 is modern and contemporary, while recalling the circular shapes that have always characterised the front end of the Monster of each generation.

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Ducati Quick Shift up & down (DQS)

One of the accessories available for the Monster 821 is the Ducati Quick Shift up/down, an electronic system derived from racing that makes it possible to change gears without the use of the clutch and without closing the throttle when shifting up, and shifting down without using the clutch, but only with a closed throttle.

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Book a test ride

Contact a dealer to book a test ride of the new Monster 821.

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The first 25 years of a motorcycle that has made history, celebrated and remembered by those who have accompanied it on its journey from the beginning

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