Ducati unveiled their Monster 1200R yesterday at Volkswagen Group Night in Frankfurt, and as they told us it would be, it’s their most powerful naked bike ever.
Ducatista anticipated the new Monster getting the DVT motor from the Multistrada, with variable valve timing. It doesn’t get that motor, instead relying on aengine.
The bike also gets revised bodywork and an upgraded chassis. Ducati claims the bike has been designed for use on both street and track. There’s Ohlins suspension front and rear, and forged aluminum
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Get rid of the f*ugly overhanging licence plate arm and it’s a winner
Of course, that is the first thing any Monster owner MUST do, is tail tidy/fender eliminator. My last one didn;t leave the dealership with that ugly-assed ducktail.
Very anxious to find out the MSRP and whether it will remain in this stratosphere or enter the unobtanium level.