2011 Ducati Motorcycle
The combination of a hard pulling, air-cooled L-twin motor with iconic desmodromic drive, plus a steeply raked front end for exacting handling, makes the Ducati Monster 796 a compelling stop between the (re)entry level 696 and more demanding 1100 bikes in the Italian company’s naked bike range.
Unusually customizable for a sport bike, Ducati offers Logomania-a selection of ten interchangeable (in 10 minutes) graphics kits that consist of tank panels, a micro-fairing, single-seat cover, and front fender.
2011 Ducati Monster 796 Quick Stats
- ENGINE TYPE: 4vpc L-twin
- BORE x STROKE: 88mm x 66mm
- COMP. RATIO: 11:1
- TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
- WHEELBASE: 57.1 inches
- RAKE: 24 degrees
- DRY WEIGHT: 373 pounds
- PRICE: $9,995
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