2013 Ducati Monster 1100 Evo — European Car Magazine

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Ducati Hypermotord 1100 S

2013 Ducati Monster Evo — First Drive

years ago, Ducati what’s become an icon in the of two-wheeled beauty. Known for its engine and frame, the Monster is as a “…” bike for its lack of Having consistently accounted for a portion of Ducati’s sales, it a place in many riders’ and, to us, has always hit the sweet

In celebration of 20 years of Monster Ducati released the Monster Evo 20th Anniversary Edition, with a 696 and 796 option as well. the 1100 Evo is the one, offering the family’s full package of style and sport.

It packs a 100hp punch at and generates 76 lb-ft at 6000rpm, with Marzocchi front a minimalistic tail-end and the Ducati Pack (DSP) that you ABS and four levels of traction All this in a bike that only 373 lb, making the Monster Evo the lightest in its class. It’s a that could surely you but, fortunately, it doesn’t to!

Once you’re past its Ducati red paint, exposed trellis frame and gold you hop on to find the seating position homely, at least for my 5′ 9 The upright bars are exactly they should be and, as I the key to awaken the twin-cylinder animal, my were met with pure glory; the clutch chattering, and an rumble only a Ducati

The exhaust on this Monster need changing; it’s enough to stop your loathing your existence, but enough to cause bystanders to It sings a glorious tune of heritage and brilliance.

Around town, the Monster particularly comfortable. It wants to be hard, as its name suggests. The is relatively rough below causing a bit of hesitation on throttle This can sometimes be expected on a although it’s something you to love.

A change of habit, you hold onto gears to revs at low speeds is all it takes to be smoothly.

Riding up Pacific Highway in the early morning fog Malibu at speed, with of second to fourth gear the Evo is idyllic. You hit the 10,000rpm limiter you just don’t want the to stop, not for a second. This is a drug I was addicted to over the 300 I rode it, and in its absence I’m still in

Ducati Hypermotord 1100 S

I can’t get over its versatility. times, a bike is geared track or touring, and bikes claim to do it all fall short. Yet the suffers no weakness. It’s across the board.

Into the there’s torque everywhere, you out of turns with the balance of a The ABS light shouldn’t be flickering at nor should the traction control, but they’re in attendance undoubtedly your level of confidence.

Down a long highway, at triple-digit speeds (sorry, the 1100 Evo is comfortable, stable and The Monster’s evolution is surely not but with 20 years under its it’s hands-down one of the most seductive and greatest performing of our time.

2013 Ducati 1100 EVO 20th Anniversary

Engine 1100cc Desmodue L-twin, 4v

Ducati Hypermotord 1100 S

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