2014 Ducati Monster 1200 S Review

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2014 Ducati Monster S Review

The 2014 Ducati 1200 S.

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It look dramatically different at glance, but the 2014 Ducati 1200 S gains a slew of that make this bike’s personality much to its menacing moniker than before, while still an air of civility .

2014 Ducati 1200 S Review: What’s

For starters, gone is the air-cooled, L-twin that powered its replaced by a liquid-cooled, second-gen of the 1,198cc Testastretta 11- mill powers the Diavel and Multistrada. The application has the same heads, cams, and timing, with bodies which are round (vs for better lower and and mid-range The engine is now a fully-stressed member the trellis frame, and produces 135 in standard form (which is at $13,495), and 145 hp in the S model (priced at

Torque comes in at 87 lb-ft and 92 respectively, and the engine is fed by a larger 4.6 tank (1 more gallon before), which is now constructed of not plastic. Reducing the valve from 41 — to 11- means horsepower but more torque and specifically in the mid-range areas of the Power is fed through a slipper and a 6-speed transmission with, of chain final drive.

A new TFT display offers three layouts based on three modes: Urban, Touring, and which can be individually tailored parameters like Traction (1-8, or off), ABS (1-3, or Ride-by-Wire throttle (high, or low, which is specific to mode), and wheelie control. In the speedometer serves as the primary in Touring, the tachometer takes on importance; in Sport, the tachometer is the focus. The three modes can be while riding (when the throttle or brake are being but customizing each mode the bike to be stationary.

Ducati 900 Monster S

The Monster 1200 rides on new 10-spoke 17-inch wheels, and the version gets 320mm Brembo monobloc brakes the S is treated to Panigale-spec 330mm both are ABS units. The standard gets Kayaba forks and a rear monoshock, while the S is with TiN-coated 48mm forks and Öhlins rear with an integrated piggyback

The Monster’s new chassis enables the torsional stiffness, using diameter steel tubing achieving lighter weight); dry weight climbs 28 pounds. revised is the new aluminum swingarm, now holds a license plate with a tidy LED lamp. The has been lengthened by 2.4 inches the handlebars have been 1.6 inches and moved 1.6 inches to the rider.

The saddle is now longer, and with 3.1 of foam at its deepest point, as well. The seat is also adjustable, offering a seat as low as 30.9 inches, or 29.3 with an optional accessory Ducati’s lowest perch, which makes it even than the Diavel’s 30.3 saddle .

How does the new 2014 Monster 1200 S ride? Next to find out.

(* A version of this review stated that the engine is on the Panigale’s powerplant.)


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