Famous Italian bike maker Ducati today unveiled the new 2014 Monster 1200 at the ongoing 2013 EICMA in Milan.
Powering the new 2014 Ducati Monster 1200 is a 1198cc, liquid cooled, Testastretta 11° V Twin engine that has a max power of 135PS and peak torque of 117Nm. Ducati has also announced the new Ducati Monster 1200S, which has a higher max power and torque of 145PS and 125Nm respectively.
The bike has a longer wheelbase and comes with a height adjustable seat. The bike also gets adjustable suspension with fully adjustable 43mm Kayaba forks on duty at front and Sachs monoshock with adjustable spring-preload and rebound damping at the rear. The more potent 1200S boasts of adjustable 48mm Titanium-Nitride front forks and Ohlin shock absorber at the rear.
The bike is considerably loaded and comes with features such as a wet slipper clutch, a ride by wire system, three riding modes with as many as eight level traction control and a switchable three level 9MP ABS by Bosch. The bike also gets a TFT colour display that has a different layout for every riding mode.
In Urban mode, the TFT screen displays only basic info such as speed and rpm. In touring mode, the screen displays some more information and in sports mode, the screen displays track setting with main focus on the engine speed.
The new 2014 Ducati Monster 1200 has been put on display at EICMA along with other Ducati models such as 899 Panigale and 1199 Superleggera. Both the Panigale and the 1199 Superleggera were recently revealed and have garnered a great response from bike aficionados across the globe.