2012 Ducati Diesel Monster | Quick Look

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2012 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO

No, it’s not a diesel-powered Ducati Monster. This newest Monster is the 1000 EVO with livery inspired by Diesel, a leading fashion clothing designer.

Underneath the cool “urban military chic” appearance, as Ducati describes it, it’s still the 100 horsepower, air-cooled, two-valve naked bike we all know and love.

The low-slung dual exhausts on the right side give the big Monster a modern look, as do 10-spoke wheels inspired by the Streetfighter and 1198 Superbike. Marzocchi forks and a Sachs shock take care of the suspension, and Brembo brakes slow the 1100 EVO down.

2012 Ducati Diesel Monster 1100 EVO Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: Desmodromic L-twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 98mm x 71.5mm
  • COMP. RATIO: 11.3:1
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • WHEELBASE: 57.1 inches
  • RAKE: 24 degrees
  • DRY WEIGHT: 373 pounds
  • PRICE: N/A

For a review of the 2012 Ducati Diesel Monster 1100EVO, click here.

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