2012 Ducati Monster 796 Preview — Ultimate MotorCycling

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For lovers of the Ducati Monster, the was always the same – the 696 was too small, and the too large.

To appease these of the … motorcycle, the Italian released the Monster 796 last The new mid-weight Monster basically the same 796 desmo engine in the Hypermotard, and stuffed it into the Monster’s chassis.

This proved worthy to the urban the bike provides 87 horsepower in a chassis (wet), and the styling of Ducati’s famed … such as the single-sided swingarm and trellis frame.

And for 2012, returns with the Monster offering it in three colors – Red, Arctic White Diamond Black Silk – the option of ABS.

Powering the 796 is an 803cc L-Twin, features 11:1 compression (compared to the 696′s 1.7:1), and a flywheel similar to the one in the 848EVO, helps to maximize power and

The Duc breathes through a Siemens fuel-injection system, and a lightweight, catalytic exhaust system uses twin lambda and regulating valve to provide fuel mapping.

Speaking of the Ducati says “an APTC clutch gives a ‘slipper’ action that prevents of the rear-end under aggressive and also gives the extra of a super-light feel at the lever, an in stop-start city traffic.”

is simple but tasteful. The Monster 796 43mm Kayaba front with a single-rear Sachs out back that features spring preload and return for passenger load optimization. the 796 are dual 320mm semi-floating gripped by four-piston Brembo up front, with a 245mm squeezed by a Brembo two-piston out back.

Another attribute to the optimal of the 2012 Ducati Monster 796 are the Y-shaped five-spoke wheels; not only are for looks, though. The aluminum wheels assist weight, helping to optimize braking and performance. And the wheels stock with Pirelli Ross II tires, 120/70 up and a 180/55 out back.

The Ducati 796 also features comfortable, ergonomics, a 31.5-inch seat and a wide aluminum handlebar utilizes bar risers. Attached to bars are clutch and brake that are “fitted with 4-point adjustable levers provide easy-to-reach control for all sizes and the APTC clutch a super- light lever ideal for use in the city.”

The Ducati 796 features that needed for the rider who wants to urban localities with ergonomics and asphalt-ripping power. And due to the cues such as bikini single-sided swingarm and trellis the 796 performs its urban duties in Monster style.

Following are the color options and MSRP for the Ducati Monster 796.

2012 Monster 796 Specs:

Engine L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per Desmodromic, air cooled


Bore x Stroke: 88 x 66mm

Ratio: 11:1

Power: 87 hp @ 8250rpm

Torque: 58lb-ft @ 6250rpm

Fuel injection: electronic fuel injection, throttle body

Exhaust: Lightweight 2-1-2 with catalytic converter and lambda probes


Gearbox Ratio: 1=32/13 3=28/21 4=26/23 5=22/22

Primary drive: Straight cut Ratio 1.85:1

Final Chain; Front sprocket 15; sprocket 39

Clutch: APTC action, wet, multiplate with hydraulic control. action on drive, slipper on over-run.

Chassis: Tubular

Frame: Trellis frame

1450mm (57.1in)

Rake: 24

Trail: 87mm (3.4in)

angle (total): 64 degrees

suspension: Kayaba 43mm usd

Front wheel travel: (4.7in)

Front wheel: 5-spoke in light alloy x 17

Front tire: 120/70 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II

Rear suspension: Progressive adjustable monoshock with spring

preload and rebound

Rear wheel travel: (5.8in)

Rear wheel: 5-spoke in light alloy x 17

Rear tire: 180/55 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II

brake: 2 x 320mm discs, radial caliper ABS optional (+4.4lb)

Rear brake: disc, 2-piston caliper

tank capacity: 15 l (3.8 US

Dry weight: 167kg (369lb)

Wet 187kg (412lb)

Seat 800mm (31.5in)

Max height: (42.4in)

Max length: 2114mm (

Instrumentation: LCD

Warranty: 2 years mileage

Versions: Dual ABS

2012 Ducati Monster 796 Options/MSRP:

Ducati Red / $10,295

White Silk / $10,295

Black Silk / $10,295

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