Ducati Monster 1200 2017

Monster Essentials

Upgrades to the Ducati Monster 1200 are substantial. Power climbs from 135 to 150 bhp (now the same as the Monster 1200 S), power delivery is also improved with new fly by wire fuel and power mapping. The chassis and overall design are changed for this model year. The chassis is sleeker and more defined with a more minimalistic look.

The Monster 1200 design has been built on a brief - if it is not of meaningful use or classified as non essential then don't include it.

Pillion and passenger footrest hangers have been separated ensuring that the rider footrest position is vastly improved. The new sculpture of the bike now resembles the Monster 1200 R much more closely. A narrower waistline giving an enhanced feet down position.

Mimimalisation also has the by product of weight loss ensuring that this latest model Ducati Monster 1200 remains a nimble and sharp turning motorcycle.

If you are looking for a bike with a sporty upright riding position that will give you endless hours of pure fun and should you wish, will allow you to chase down that adrenaline rush, look no further, the Monster has to be the choice.

The Monster S version comes standard with Ohlins suspension and a quick shifter that works on both up and down shifts. (Quick shifter available as an accessory for the standard 1200 model).  For more information or to book a road test, call Sales on 01508 471919. 

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Ducati Extended Warranty

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All new Ducati motorcycles come as standard with a 2 year unlimited mileage warranty and 24 months Roadside Assistance.

Ducati Ever Red

Peace of mind for 3 or 4 years

Ever Red is an additional 1 or 2 year unlimited mileage Ducati Factory warranty extension of your original warranty. We are only able to offer this product if it is purchased at the time of your motorcycle purchase, offering you 3 or 4 years peace of mind.

Ever Red is transferrable both on private sale or in the event of a bike being traded in and will therefore enhance the value of your machine at this time.

There are no claims limits, no claims fees, no added paperwork.

Warranty Extension Costs

Ever Red
12 Months
Pricing
24 Months
Pricing
1299 Panigale/S
X-Diavel
£449
£849

Multistrada 1200 All
Multistrada 950
Diavel
959 Panigale

£349
£649
Monster 1200
Supersport/S
£249
£479

Hypermotard/SP
Monster 797
Monster 821
Scrambler

£199
£379

Costs are inclusive of VAT of 20%

Please talk to a member of our sales team to organise this cover for you. 01508 471919

Ever Red

With Ever Red warranty extension, your bike is entirely covered for manufacturing defects.

Ever Red warranty extension includes all features in line with the standard manufacturer warranty.

However, it does not include:

a) Malfunctions owing to improper maintenance, repair or lack of care for the bike (we remind you that the official Ducati maintenance plan must be respected for the standard warranty to be valid).

b) Components subject to wear or deterioration as a result of the normal operation of the bike (for example: tyres, filters, lights, final drive, belts, flexible controls, spark plugs, friction components including the clutch and brake pads and discs).

c) Aesthetic damage to painted or chromed surfaces, also as a result of oxidation or atmospheric agents owing to environmental conditions or exceptional circumstances, or to irregular or incorrect washing of the bike.

d) Installation of components/accessories and modifications to the bike that are not approved by Ducati.

e) The bike's battery.

f) Bikes used in any kind of sporting competition.

g) Bikes used for commercial or rental services.

In the event of any query regarding your warranty please contact us here at Ducati Norwich 01508 471919

Ducati Monster 1200

Ergonomics

The Monster 1200 guarantees maximum riding pleasure without compromise thanks to the even more powerful Testastretta 11° DS engine, fluid torque and a perfectly balanced chassis that works in harmony with the latest-generation brakes and electronics. The seat, adjustable from 795mm to 820 mm, and the wide handlebar ensure manoeuvrability and practicality in traffic, while the compact aluminium swingarm and 1485mm wheelbase make it even quicker when it comes to leaning and changes of direction, enhancing the sports riding enjoyment and increasing versatility.

1198cm3 Testastretta 11° DS

The Monster 1200 is powered by the latest evolution 1198cm³ liquid-cooled Testastretta 11° DS twin, with 4 valves per cylinder, that unleashes 150 hp at 9250 revs and maximum torque of 12.9 kgm at 7750 revs. With a lambda probe for each cylinder, it autonomously manages and optimises power delivery, while the exhaust ports, with a 50-52 mm section, form part of a 2-1-2 type system, designed with two cylinders of identical length to maximise power and distribution efficiency. The engine of the Monster 1200 is Euro 4 homologated and competitive also in terms of its maintenance intervals, with a valve clearance check required only every 30,000 km.

Gearing and Clutch

The Monster 1200 engine is equipped with a six-speed gearbox and anti-wheelie wet clutch, which can be activated with minimal effort. Thanks to a progressive engagement system, spring preload is automatically increased, ensuring greater sensitivity and optimum comfort even in city traffic. When torque at the wheel has an opposite action, the same mechanism reduces pressure on the clutch discs, allowing them to work in the anti-wheelie sports mode, stabilising the bike even during the aggressive shifting typical of sports riding.

Power and Torque

The Monster 1200’s Testastretta 11° DS engine unleashes 150 hp at 9250 rpm and maximum torque of 12.9 kgm at 7750 rpm: thanks to the new throttle body and compression ratio raised to 13:1, it boasts an impressive torque curve even at low speed. Two spark plugs for each head and Mikuni Ride-by-Wire oval throttle bodies, with a diameter of 56 mm, offer greater regularity of the power delivery, for an even more enjoyable and exciting riding sensation.

Frame

The Monster 1200 uses the engine as a load-bearing element, with the trellis frame connected to the cylinder heads. A concept derived from racing, which allows for a very compact, lightweight frame, ensuring a dry weight of just 182kg and a kerb weight of 209 kg. The use of large pipes also ensures high torsional rigidity. Also connected to the engine are the new single-sided swingarm, which marries perfectly with the compact 1485mm wheelbase, and brand new cast aluminium rider footpegs, separate from those of the passenger to ensure greater freedom of movement during sports riding. The rear sub-frame seat support, also directly attached to the engine, has been redesigned to create a compact structure that can also bear the new passenger footpeg support brackets. The well-balanced chassis and wide handlebar allow the Monster 1200 to combine its innate sports attitude with surprising riding ease.

Suspension

To fully express its sporty character and ensure maximum riding enjoyment, the Monster 1200 uses a rear shock that is directly attached to the vertical engine head and aluminium single-sided swingarm. The fully adjustable suspension differs between the Monster 1200 and Monster 1200 S models. The first mounts a 42 mm Kayaba fork at the front and a Sachs shock at the rear, with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping. The Monster 1200 S boasts a 48mm Öhlins fork with integrated adjuster and a fully adjustable Öhlins rear shock.

Rims and Tyres

The Monster 1200 is equipped with 10-spoke rims in lightweight alloy, a 3.50x17 at the front and 6.00x17 at the rear, while the Monster 1200 S boasts 3-spoke ‘Y’ rims, made even more sporty with the exclusive “S” graphics. Both models use Pirelli DIABLO ROSSO™ III tyres, 120/70 at the front and 190/55 at the rear, produced in a double compound to offer resistance on long-range trips and heightened grip even at extreme lean angles. These high-quality tyres exploit Pirelli EPT, Enhanced Patch Technology, to maximise the area of contact with any lean angle, and FGD, Functional Groove Design, to optimise performance in wet conditions.

Brakes

The Monster 1200 is equipped with two 4-piston Brembo M4.32 monoblock radial callipers at the front that act on 320mm discs, while the Monster 1200 S uses Brembo M50 monoblock callipers and 330mm discs. Both models have radial pumps for the front brakes with separate tanks and a single 245mm disc at the rear, with a two-piston Brembo calliper equipped with pads in a sintered material. The braking system is managed by the Bosch ABS 9.1MP Cornering system, with three different intervention levels that can be deactivated when necessary

Ducati Safety Pack (DSP)

The Monster 1200, in both its standard and S versions, is equipped with the Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) as standard, which, thanks to the Bosch Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), integrates Bosch ABS 9.1MP Cornering, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC). An advanced electronics package that enhances dynamic performance, optimises control and offers a high level of safety.

Bosch ABS Cornering

Bosch ABS 9.1MP Cornering exploits the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) to effectively measure out the braking power of the front and rear wheels even in critical situations and with a leaning bike. The system acts on three increasing levels of intervention, from a dedicated sports-riding solution, with ABS intervention only at the front and with no identification of rear lift, up to the maximum level of braking optimisation, with identification of rear wheel lift and the Cornering function activated and calibrated for maximum safety. Thanks to interaction with the Riding Modes, the system can offer solutions to suit all situations and riding styles. The ABS can be deactivated via the dash at any time and allows for settings to be recorded and reused at the next Key-On.

Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC)

The Monster is equipped with the latest version of the DTC software, which identifies and controls any sliding of the rear wheel to increase performance and active safety. The system allows the rider to choose between eight different profiles with different intervention levels, each of which has been calibrated to offer a rear slide tolerance value that is proportional to the progressive levels of riding ability and the road conditions. DTC levels are pre-set for each of the three Riding Modes but can be personalised or deactivated depending on rider preference, as well as saved in the individual settings menus and reused at the next Key-On. The Monster 1200 is also equipped with DWC (Ducati Wheelie Control), which analyses the setting of the bike and manages torque and power to ensure safe acceleration and prevent any wheelies. As with the DTC, it is adjustable with 8 levels and is integrated into the Riding Modes.

Colour TFT Instrumentation

The dash of the Monster 1200 boasts a colour TFT display with the three Core, Full and Track configurations, designed to show information relating to the three Riding Modes. In the Sport Riding Mode, the display adopts the exclusive Track configuration, showing only sports riding data while the rev counter graphic is reset with a layout in pure Superbike style. The TFT dash can be personalised and the viewing mode can always be selected independently of the selected Riding Mode.

General Specification

InstrumentsColour LCD display
Warranty2 years unlimited mileage
Service Interval9000 miles/12 months
Valve Clearance18000 miles

Chassis

FrameTubular steel Trellis frame attached to the cylinder heads
Wheelbase1,485 mm
Rake23,3°
Trail
Front Suspension43 mm Kayaba fully adjustable USD fork
Front Wheel17"
Front Wheel Travel130 mm
Front Brake2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 callipers, 4-piston, radial pump with Bosch cornering ABS as standard equipment
Front Tyre120/70 ZR17
Rear SuspensionProgressive linkage with Sachs fully adjustable monoshock, aluminium single-sided swingarm
Rear Wheel Travel149 mm
Rear Brake245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper, with Bosch cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear Wheel17"
Rear Tyre190/55 ZR17
Fuel Capacity16.5 litres
Dry Weight187 kg
Seat HeightAdjustable 795 - 820 mm
Max Height
Max Length

Engine

TypeTestastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder
Displacement1,198 cc
Bore and Stroke 106 x 67.9 mm
Compression Ratio13,0:1
Power110,3 kW (150 hp) @ 9.250 rpm
Torque126.2 Nm (93.1 lb-ft) @ 7,750 rpm
Fuel DeliveryElectronic fuel injection system, full Ride-by-Wire system, equivalent diameter 56 oval throttle bodies
Exhaust2-1-2
EmissionsEuro 4
Gearbox6 speed
Ratio1=37/15 2=30/17 3=27/20 4=24/22 5=23/24 6=22/25
Primary DriveRatio 1.84:1
Final DriveChain
ClutchSlipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic control

Example Finance Plan

An example of low rate TriOptions PCP Finance over 37 Months. Guaranteed future value is based on mileage of 5000 miles per year. Give us a call to discuss figures that suit your requirements, alternatively calculate your own figures using the Ducati TriOptions Finance Calculator 

Plan NameDDC
Cash Price£11,635.00
Deposit£2,733.70
Total Credit£8,901.30
Purchase Fee£10.00
Credit Facilty Fee£0.00
Total Payable£12,957.10
Initial Payment£125.00
Monthly Payments£125.00
Optional Final Payment£5,724.00
Agreement Duration37 months
Representative APR6.00%
Interest Rate5.80%
Valid From2017-05-01
Valid To2017-08-31

Repayments can be varied dependent on term of loan or deposit.

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