2012 Auto Expo: Ducati launches Monster 795 in India for Rs 6.99 lakh

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Indian bike lovers rejoice! Italian bike maker Ducati, manufacturer of arguably world’s most sensuous bikes, today launched the Monster 795 in India. The entry level Ducati is tailor made for Asian markets and is powered by a 803cc, L-twin, Desmodromic engine that churns out a power of 85 horses at a peak of 8250 RPM and maximum pulling power of 78 Nm@6250 RPM. The Desmodromic motor is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.The Monster 795 is priced at Rs. 6.99 lakhs (ex-showroom) and will rival the Kawasaki Ninja 650R and the Hyosung GT650R.

Ducati 795 Auto Expo (1)

 795 Specification

Chassis: Frame Tubular chrome moly steel trellis, casted aluminium subframe
Wheelbase: 1450 mm (57.1in)
Front suspension: Marzocchi 43mm upside-down forks
Front wheel: 3-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre: 120/60 ZR 17 Pirelli Angel ST
Rear suspension: Progressive linkage with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Rear wheel: 3-spoke light alloy 4.50 x 17
Rear tyre: 160/60 ZR 17 Pirelli Angel ST
Front brake: 2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial calliper
Rear brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston calliper
Fuel tank capacity: 15 L / 13.5 L ABS version
Dry weight: 167kg / 169 kg ABS version
Body colour (frame/wheel) Red (red / black) – Arctic white silk (red / black) – Diamond black silk (red / black)
Engine: Type L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
Displacement: 803cc
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 66mm
Compression Ratio: 11:01
Power: 85 hp @ 8250 rpm
Torque: 78 Nm @ 6250 rpm
Fuel injection: Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body with stepper motor
Exhaust: Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and twin lambda probes
Transmission: 6-speed
Ratio: 1=32/13 2=30/18 3=28/21 4=26/23 5=22/22 6=24/26
Primary drive Straight cut gears: Ratio 1.85:1
Final drive Chain: Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39
Clutch APTC wet multiplate with hydraulic control

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    Isuzu copied Honda diesel engines are biggest flop in europian market

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  • Jitin says:

    at the present rate that the city's competition is catching up,city will be long extinct by the time its diesel engine is ready..