Ducati Monster S4 Foggy

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Ducati M 900 S4

The new S4 Fogarty, truly an instant is a tribute to the amazing career of a WSBK champion.

A singular for the most discerning enthusiasts.

components and accessories transform a M S4 into a true collectible and on the track.

Within the M.Y. Monster range, the Monster S4 has a of its own. The MS4 represents an extreme and refinement of the Monster concept-a that scores of enthusiasts the world have come to and respect.

To put is simply, the Monster S4 is not a of the Monster 900 Special, but an entirely new with an entirely new mission.

because of the layout of components, content, overall performance and approach, the Monster S4 has remained to the original Monster styling

In order to define each in the most rational and accurate Ducati used for the first advanced Unigraphics software for 3D modeling. Such highly computer technology enabled structural and functional testing to the construction of the operating prototype. As a development time was dramatically and the project was totally optimized implementation.

The Monster S4 stems from a symbiosis of the robust ST4 frame, the 916 cc twin-cylinder engine with head and lowered exhaust cam and a new suspension with a aluminum which was sized to obtain a mm wheelbase.

It turns out 101 Hp, with ft. lbs. peak torque and an output curve throughout an broad rpm range.

The Monster S4 not only offers unbelievable and pickup, with its lean 414 but also unprecedented handling. It 20 mm higher than other in order to provide the ground needed for road riders its astonishing cornering ability to its


Let face it, even in 1993, when the 900 cc Ducati was unveiled, there was nothing about the 80 horsepower that the old mill produced. Even then, dinosaurs like FZRs and ZX-11s roamed earth, and the name Monster a bit presumptuous to say the least. Nevertheless, the named bike turned out to be salvation.

Tens of thousands of Monsters in displacements became a Ducati and opened new markets for a factory has always been identified uncompromising hyper-sport torture

The story of the original Monster is short of a miracle. One day, a designer named Miguel started to play with a over 888 frame, a big front from the backyard parts and a clay modeled gas tank. first prototype was something Ducati’s management just — or wouldn’t — of.

But the Argentinian-Italian designer was onto It looked ugly enough to be Monster but it was a captivating bike rugged, street-fighter looks.

always had a soft sport for Monster. The swap to a 916 motor makes our yearning for the bike stronger.

Amazingly, the original from ’93 has made it the new millennium without major in it’s eight year save for the introduction of digital injection last season. But new on the block like Triumph’s Triple, Cagiva’s Raptor and Honda’s X1 started to cast shadows over the under-powered It wasn’t a moment too early to the 916’s water-cooled power into the Monster.

The heart transplant has required few changes in the frame. Most to the … eye is the sturdy new swing arm incorporates a totally different suspension linkage. It looks like the one on the ST4 tourer, but with the cylinder’s exhaust pipe right through it. Rests of the simply makes room for the dimensions of the engine and a higher

To further distinguish the S4 from its siblings, the bike is packed shiny carbon fiber Front and rear mud guards, cam covers, side panels and protectors play games the sunlight and make you feel a Stealth Bomber pilot. A bikini fairing, rear cowling and red wheels set the S4 farther

Ducati M 900 S4

As impressive as all these parts there are still a few unpleasing, out of details. The cheap looking don’t belong here. the left-hand side-mounted water is a bit of a sore thumb, sticking out from the frame’s smooth

Ditto for the lower, black water pipe that from the pump to the radiator. make sure to park S4 next to a wall when

The engine itself has been from its original Superbike to better match the requirements of Milder cams bump the curve towards the midrange of course, slash top end power Other than that, has been changed in the basic unit that brought quite a few WSBK championships indeed, the feeling of exhibiting fine piece of engineering all town is very satisfying.

is quite full of Monsters, but at the lights you can see other Ducati casting envious looks on the race-bred engine. Thankfully, in the of the S4, there is substance behind the and it is really the power that your immediate attention. One or so horses at the rear wheel not sound that much but coupled with the shorter of the S4, this easily supplies acceleration.

From 4,000 rpm the S4 flies into the rev limiter at with ease, catapulting the into the 100-plus mph range a force that the old monster only dream about. No impressive than the acceleration is the and smoothness of the 916 mill. Compared to the old the new one gets the job done with less fuss and clattering.

Sure, the trademark rattle of the dry is still there, but that’s it.

Thankfully, there is a definite in the ergonomics too. My memories of the old where of a seat that was too low and pegs that were too The new Monster has gained more an inch in seat height and my did not have to bend to race angles.

The founders of Ducati knew where to build factory. The amazing and hilly of Tuscany begins at Bologna and where I decided to head upon picking the bike at the As impressive as the engine is, on these roads, there is still that I don’t like the handling.

Steering is very precise and but the bike seems to squat on its rear end too much, giving an feeling when pitching it turns. This also a bit of under-steer during the exits. on, I decided to check the suspension only to discover that way off.

Front preload was way too and at the rear was just the opposite. I had riding with at least one more rake than and the rear suspension damping was at 8 of 16. Somebody has been trying to the bike into a chopper!

Ducati M 900 S4
Ducati M 900 S4
Ducati M 900 S4
Ducati M 900 S4


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