Ducati, with its new model intends to approach the performance of the most powerful European super naked bikes who currently dominate like Aprilia Tuono V4, Super Duke R, S1000R, in this way with a rich equipment presents Monster 1200R.
New Ducati Monster 1200R powered by liquid-cooled, Testastretta 11 ° DS, L-twin cylinders, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, displacement of 1198.4cc, which develops 160 hp (117.7 kW) at 9,250 rpm and torque of 131.4 Nm (97 lb-ft) at 7,750 rpm, paired with 6-speed gearbox with wet, multi-plate clutch with hydraulic control, self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run.
Tubular steel trellis frame attached to the cylinder head with front suspension 48mm USD forks - Ohlins fully adjustable with 130mm wheel travel and rear suspension progressive linkage with fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock, aluminum single-sided swingarm with 159mm wheel travel. Tri-W spoke forged alloy wheels of 17" wrapped in Pirelli Diablo Superbike SP 120/70 ZR17 tires on the front and Pirelli Diablo Superbike SP 200/55 ZR17 on the rear. Front brake dual 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc here M50 4-piston calipers and 245mm rear brake disc with 2-piston caliper, (ABS is standard). Wet weight of 207 kg and fuel tank capacity of 17.5 liters.
Based on the above specifications Ducati Monster 1200R boasts that in relation to his brother Monster 1200S model has a 15 hp more power or on a regular Monster 1200 has 25 hp more power. The motorcycle is raised a little more, receive new DCT electronic package, carbon fiber front fender, easier footrests, next is added to a small mask and elegant tail with normally positioned registration plate.