Thursday, June 10, 2010

New Ducati Monster 796 arrives at UK dealerships

Ducati's new Monster 796 arrives at UK Ducati dealerships with 10 additional colour selections in addition to the standard offerings of white, black and Ducati red.

New ‘Monster Art’ body kits for all three members of the Monster family; giving riders the chance to accessorise and customise the look of their bikes with ten all-new color choices.

The Monster panel kit includes tank covers, a mudguard, a micro-bikini fairing and seat cover.

The Monster 796’s air-cooled engine produces 87hp and 56lb/ft of torque, and weighs in at 167kg. The Monster 796 has adapted a comfortable new seat, higher handlebars and optional passenger grab handles, Borrowed from the 1100 model, the Monster 796 features a single sided swingarm and four piston Brembo brakes. These features combine with an APTC slipper clutch, blackened foot rests, and new five spoke wheel.

Ride safe

Jon Booth

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