First ride: Ducati Monster 795

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First ride: Ducati 795

What is it?

The Ducati Monster 795 can be at as an example of cheeky engineering on the one and a 30-foot neon sign points to the direction Ducati is forward to for future growth and

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The first bit to the clever engineering. Ducati a more affordable, but still premium, and unequivocally Ducati for its Asian markets, some of the growing two-wheeler markets in the What they have is take the chassis from the level Monster, the 696 and slot it the virtually unchanged 803cc from the 796 and created the 795.

a clever solution that relatively little engineering and produces an eminently acceptable to the issue.

The Ducati Monster 795 to the direction Ducati is looking to for future growth and prosperity.

The second bit refers to this being the first time in history that Ducati created a motorcycle targeted to a geographical region and it’s profile. It’s a strategic that highlights just how the Borgo Panigale based thinks Asia is to its future.

SEE Auto Expo 2012: Monster 795 launched

Is it just a hybrid?

Well, no. In the process of the lower, smaller 696 trellis and it’s components to the 87PS, 803cc L-twin from the Ducati also made ergonomics related changes add up to more than the sum of its parts. The height compared to the 796 is lower, and the is taller by 20mm.

This creates a less committed, sporty riding position. On a ride along town highways and windy B-roads, the proved to have a typically riding position, but the 795 was surprisingly on the wrists, even when through traffic at low speeds.

Ducati say that the 796 would more sporty and committed back to back and that the 795 is suited to the Asian markets a lot of customers would use them around town where ergonomic package would be a boon. I would have to that if I, or lucky you for that were to commute daily in our to work on 795, a sweeter between sporty commitment and comfort would be difficult to

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Where is it made?

Ducati the doors of its Thailand factory in last year and that is the 795, and for now, only the 795 be manufactured. The kits come Italy in the large part but 12 per of the motorcycle is localised, mostly to the wiring harness and other bits. In Thailand, we were to understand, that localisation is by legislation as parts sourcing the ASEAN region.

So some of these parts from other countries, the handlebar, a steel bar comes India. The assembled motorcycle be imported from Thailand to leveraging the free trade that Thailand and India in place. We were told cuts the duty implication 60 to 20 per cent, and discussions are on that shortly drop this to 10 per cent. Thailand will export the motorcycle to other markets.

Just so you know, was the fastest growing Ducati in 2011 in Asia (Japan is not in this statistic) while is already the fifth fastest Ducati market.

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What is the between the 796 and the 795?

Ducati Monster 796

The core differences lie in the chassis. The tyre on the 795 is a lower profile the rear tyre is narrower and on a narrower rim. The wheels, locally sourced, are three alloy units from the

There is obviously the twin cast aluminium swingarm, the single sided job from the Plus some other bits, like the steel versus the aluminium bar from the Together it allows Ducati to the Monster more affordable losing the essential appeal or of the motorcycle.

While the Thai operation allows them to reduce duty implications in all of its markets, which is why the 2.5-lakh price difference to the customer the 796 and the 795. Ducati confirmed the 796 sales will close current stock is sold out and the 795 will be the new replacement entry-Monster for

Will other Asian like this also to tempt us?

It makes sense they will. The Hypermotard, for is ripe for the picking as it were. Ducati officials agreed to the sense bit but said the response to the would set the course, and they are a good response to the motorcycle in all of the markets.

Meanwhile, Ducati is also on expanding its Indian distribution and sales channels, critical to growth as well as improving its to the Indian customer.

What is the

Ducati officially launched the 795 at the Auto Expo in January at Rs lakh ex-Delhi, then an introduction price of Rs 5.99 for the first 300 units. The documentation at the says that Ducati’s system, DDA (telemetry data can be from the motorcycle via USB and analysed on a using its accompanying software) is and ABS is available upon request. No were offered on these at time.

What does it against?

Well, the Monster created the sport … segment way in 1993. Today in India, it has the Kawasaki Ninja 650R, a bit below the 795 for competition. And perhaps the cheaper, but also far less Hyosung GT650N.

Note the Ducati has a significant displacement over both. Triumph has announced the Street Triple will come at approximately Rs lakh ex-showroom, though timing is not yet confirmed. The Street will be serious competition, of its blend of pricing and performance.

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


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