2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: All-New Ducati Monster 797 Breaks Cover

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Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati has unveiled the all new Monster 797 at the 2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

Powering the latest addition to the Monster family is the 803cc L-twin from the Ducati Scrambler. The air-cooled engine produces 74bhp and 68.6Nm of torque.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

Suspension wise, the new Monster features a 43mm KYB fork up front along with a preload/rebound adjustable Sachs monoshock at the rear.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

The Monster 797 features a one-piece trellis frame along with a 16.5-litre steel fuel tank and a twin-spar swing arm.

The seat height is 805mm while the wheelbase is 1,435mm long.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

Braking duties on the 193 kilogram Monster 797 are handled by twin 320mm discs with Brembo M4.32 calipers up front, while at the rear there is a single 245mm brake disc. Helping the brakes is Bosch's 9.1MP ABS module.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

The new Ducati Monster 797 sits on 17-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels that are fitted with 120/70 17 (front), and 180/55 17 (Rear) Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

In Terms of electronics, the Monster 797 uses a an all-new LCD unit to display all the details to the rider along with the Bosch ABS system. Also present is a slipper clutch that helps make shifts faster.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

Design-wise, the new Monster 797 retains the muscular looks of its bigger sibling, the Monster 1200 S and also gains the bigger motorcycle's headlamp unit with the Daytime Running Lamps running right across the centre.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

The Ducati 797 is available in three colours: Red, Star White Silk, and Stealth Black.

2016 EICMA Motorcycle Show: Ducati Monster 797 Revealed

Ducati is also offering a Plus variant of the Monster 797 which adds a small windshield up front and a rear seat cover.

Story first published: Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 12:30 [IST]
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