Monster 1200 / 1200 S

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Monster 1200
Monster 1200 S
Power
147 hp (108 kW) i 147 hp (108 kW) i
Torque
124 Nm (91 lb-ft) i 124 Nm (91 lb-ft) i
Seat height
795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in) 795 - 820 mm
Safety Equipment
Bosch Cornering ABS, DWC Bosch Cornering ABS, DTC

Still unmistakeably Monster

A sports icon that is totally renewed while staying faithful to the values that have made it unique. Even more essential and technological, the Monster 1200 stands out for design and sporty soul.

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    Standard equipment

    The standard equipment of the Monster 1200 includes: Cornering ABS Bosch, Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Wheelie Contronl (DWC), Riding Modes, Power Mode, Ride by Wire, passenger seat cover, LED lights.
    • Ducati Red

    S version

    The exclusive S version further accentuates the sporting spirit of the Monster, thanks to the fully adjustable Öhlins suspension, racing braking system, 3-spoke Y rims with exclusive “S” graphics and carbon front mudguard. The front headlight with DRL (Daytime Running Light) ensures the Monster 1200 S is always visible. Available in brand new Liquid Concrete Grey, a polished pastel grey with black frame and rims, sporty and elegant, as well as in classic Ducati Red with black rims.
    • Ducati Red
    • Liquid Concrete Grey
    Wheelbase 1,485 mm (58.46 in)
    Seat Height Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
    Displacement
    1,198 cc
    Power
    110.3 kW (150 hp) @ 9,250 rpm i
    Torque
    126.2 Nm (93.1 lb-ft) @ 7,750 rpm i
    Dry Weight
    187 kg (412 lb)
    Seat Height
    Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
    Security
    Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Riding Mode
    Valve Clean Adjustment (DesmoService)
    30,000 km (18,000 mi)
    TECH SPECS
    Wheelbase 1,485 mm (58.46 in)
    Seat Height Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
    Displacement
    1,198 cc
    Power
    108 kW (147 hp) @ 9,250 rpm i
    Torque
    124 Nm (12,6 kgm) @ 7.750 rpm i
    Dry Weight
    185 kg (408 lb)
    Seat Height
    Adjustable 795 - 820 mm (31.30 - 32.28 in)
    Security
    Cornering ABS, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Riding Modes
    Valve Clean Adjustment (DesmoService)
    30,000 km (18,000 mi)
    TECH SPECS
    Testastretta 11°

    The Monster 1200 engine is the Testastretta 11° DS twin-cylinder,
    1198 cm3 with 4 valves per cylinder, liquid cooled. Euro 4 type-approved (only for countries where Euro 4 standard applies) 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 staggered shotgun exhaust that makes no secret of the performance of which the new Monster 1200 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 is fitted with an adjustable seat that can adapt to the needs of riders all over the world. The seat height can easily be adjusted to the lowest (795 mm) or highest (820 mm) positions.

    Single-sided swingarm

    The Monster 1200 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.

    Suspension

    The Monster 1200 S has a fully adjustable 48 mm diameter Öhlins fork front suspension,

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    Braking system

    The Monster 1200 S 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, 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) devices which contribute to highlighting the dynamic performance, optimising control and offering high levels of safety.

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    Headlight

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

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    TFT instrument panel

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

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    Ducati Quick Shift

    The Monster 1200 S 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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    Ducati Performance Accessories

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    Monster 1200

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