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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Don Williams
With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He's enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask him what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."


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