2011 Ducati Monster 796 Review- Ducati Monster 796 First Ride Test

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Ducati Monster 796

First Ride: 2011 Monster 796 A midsize Monster the street.

The latest generation of Monsters started life the entry-level 696cc version in The engine powering the li’l was a huge step forward to the previous sohc, air-cooled, 695cc desmo, the new version a claimed 80 horsepower. Also the lineup at the time was the much and richer Monster 1100.

But then, Ducati has realized the gap between the bookends needed to be

Enter the midsized Monster In reality, its engine displaces (88 x 66mm bore and …), as it is the same engine as found in the 796. It retains the ‘Motard’s compression ratio, the 45mm bodies and the Siemens fuel-injection

Mated to a highly elaborate system and much larger airbox, the updated mill is at 87 hp at 8250 rpm and 58 ft.-lb. of torque at rpm. Power is transferred to the wheel through an oil-bath clutch and six-speed gearbox. to the Hypermotard, the 796 Monster has two fewer on the rear sprocket (39 vs.

41) to turn extra power into the theoretical top speed while improving fuel consumption cruising.

Always looking to reduce engineers used a proprietary casting process for the crankcase, lightened the engine by 2.6 pounds to that of the 696. Overall, claims the 796 weighs 363 lb. which is 4.5 less than its smaller Adoption of a single-sided swingarm is responsible for the remainder of the difference and the 796 an added touch of refinement.

Ducati Monster 796

The shock has provisions for adjustability, but the Showa fork does Braking is handled by a pair of four-piston Brembos up front 320mm discs and optional ABS the latter is offered to give commuters (a large percentage of owners) the added safety it provides. Compared to the 1100, the 796 has a that, at 31.5 in. is almost an inch lower, and the handlebar was three-quarters of an inch for a less-stretched-out

Ducati’s arranged test for the 796 took us to the top of the hills surrounding Italy. We threaded our way along secluded, narrow backroads the long, hard winter had mean potholes that teamed with pine-tree under the asphalt in the curves to the ride more challenging for chassis and rider.

That made us all thankful the 796 feels very light and is by a comfortable riding posture. the suspension wasn’t ideal on root-strewn corners, once on more civilized (smooth) and mountain roads, the Monster 796 was at home, agile, surefooted and of seriously cranked-over lean The engine progresses eagerly the gears but definitely needs all of given the rather tall gearing.

For a shudder-free response, need to be kept above rpm in any gear above second, but that point all the way to 9000 it pulls very strongly. The curve feels flat, no dips or sudden surges—a virtue that makes the 796 a friendly mount. The hydraulically slipper clutch is beautifully to operate and very precise and in its action.

Though I missed the precious suspenders of the 1100S, for $9995, the 796 is a overall package. Standard include black, white and red; but with Ducati’s Art Body Kits ($600), 10 color schemes, including historic and iconic looks the past, are available to dress up any in the line.

Ducati Monster 796
Ducati Monster 796
Ducati Monster 796
Ducati Monster 796
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