2021 Ducati Monster launched at INR 10.99 Lakhs; The pocket rocket is back
Truly a performance demon, the all-new Ducati Monster is now available in India with a price starting at Rs.10.99 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This time around, the bike maker has also introduced the Plus variant and to be precise, the latter is lightly loaded with features. Want to learn more about the all-new Monster series? Go through all the details you need to know below.
- The Ducati Monster 2021 range is now available in India.
- Available with an all-new 937cc twin-cylinder engine.
- Standard and Plus variants are available for purchase.
2021 Ducati Monster
Features and design
Just like the outgoing model, the all-new Ducati Monster with a slightly revised LED headlight, side exhaust, muscular fuel tank and a wider rear panel. The color palettes introduced on the Monster 2021 look perfectly done because of the blacked out panels.
Using an aluminum frame with a polymer subframe, the all-new Monster is lighter than the previous one. In addition, several modern features such as all-LED lighting, smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth and a 4.3-inch digital instrument console have been introduced. Even three different riding modes including – Urban, Touring and Sport are there to change the overall performance of such a powerful bare bike. For the rider’s safety, it is equipped with, among other things, traction control, ABS when cornering, wheel control and ride-by-wire technology.
Suspension functions for the updated Monster are handled by a 43mm USD fork up front and a preload adjustable monoshock at the rear. The front also comes with two 320mm floating discs. Meanwhile, the other end comes with a single 245mm disc as standard.
The all-new Ducati Monster is powered by a powerful 937cc twin-cylinder Testatretta engine. Wait, where’s the old one? The Italian bicycle manufacturer replaced the old 821cc engine with this new one. As Ducati claims, the all-new engine is capable of producing a whopping 111hp at 9250rpm and peak torque of 93Nm at 6500rpm while mated to a revised 6-speed gearbox with a two-way quickshifter available at the entrance. level variants.
The new Monster is of course more powerful than its predecessor but the major highlight is its new weight. Compared to the old model, this new one weighs 18 kg less with a total weight of around 166 kg (dry weight).
Price list: Ducati Monster
|Variants||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Red (standard)||Rs. 10.99 Lakhs|
|Dark Stealth (Standard)||Rs.11.09 Lakhs|
|Aviator Gray (Standard)||Rs.11.09 Lakhs|
|Red (More)||Rs.11.24 Lakhs|
|Dark Stealth (More)||Rs.11.34 Lakhs|
|Aviator Gray (Plus)||Rs.11.34 Lakhs|
In India, the all-new Ducati Monster compares to successful competitors such as Triumph Street Triple R, Kawasaki Z900 and BMW F 900 R. Want to know more about the Z900? Check out all the details we’ve covered just for you below.
Last year Kawasaki decided to introduce a BS6 compliant version of its top performing Z900 range. The updated bike is currently available in a single variant and is powered by a liquid-cooled 948cc four-cylinder engine. According to the datasheet, this unit is capable of producing a massive output of 125 hp and peak torque of 98.6 Nm. In terms of functionality, the Kawasaki Z900 has full LED lighting, four modes of handling, three-stage traction control, smartphone connectivity and a fully digital instrument console.
|Motor||Four 948cc liquid-cooled cylinders|
|Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs.8.42 Lakhs|