2012 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO - COOL WALL VOTE: AWESOME
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2012 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO
The Ultimate Monster
The Monster 1100EVO perfectly mixes high engine power, a Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC) contained of advanced electronics, a new sports concept and superior riding pleasure to refine the original Monster formula, which makes it an icon of the naked segment.
The Monster 1100EVO further enhances the Monster family’s defining concepts of functionality, style and sport with a full evolution of the flagship model. Taking its name from the Desmodue Evoluzione engine, which now delivers a milestone 100hp, the 1100EVO proudly rolls out with a new exhaust system, comfortenhanced ergonomics, Marzocchi front suspension and refined tail-end in addition to the new Ducati Safety Pack (DSP) of ABS brake system and new 4-level Ducati Traction Control (DTC). The Monster 1100EVO also breaks new ground by being the first ever Monster equipped with DTC.
Ducati’s application of the “EVO” treatment now runs deep throughout the Ducati range and its introduction to the ever-improving Monster family was inevitable. It completes a stylish family of lifestyle motorcycles with high attention to user-friendly and safety-conscious detail, while ensuring the Monster’s cult status as a design icon of hand-built, naked motorcycles remains as authentic as ever.
Ever since its first appearance, the radically styled Monster has been the undisputed icon of Italian flair and the symbol of Ducati’s history. Over the years it has been a source of inspiration to the entire motorcycle industry: its innovative look has encouraged the
development of similar models by other makers, but as the well-known saying goes, “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. For anyone with a taste for personalisation, it is a stunning object of desire: you could travel the world and still have trouble finding two Ducati Monsters that are completely alike. The history of the Monster is one of total success, characterised by constant technological evolution that has led to this latest version: the Monster 1100EVO, the “Ultimate Monster”.
The Ultimate Monster
The Monster 1100EVO redefines the original formula that has made the Monster the naked icon of the last eighteen years. It is nothing less than the perfect union of power, electronics at the service of active safety, jaw-dropping design and sheer riding pleasure. The supreme performance of the Monster 1100EVO stems from the Desmodue Evoluzione engine, which, with its 100
hp, delivers the hardest-hitting punch ever seen on a 2-valve twin. The new efficient, assertively stylish exhaust and sports-flavoured 10-spoke wheels are a powerful invitation to get going and discover the sophisticated electronics contained in the Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC), not to mention the new ergonomics, which takes riding comfort to a whole new level. All of this has been made even more exclusive by the Ducati Corse stripe running from front mudguard to passenger seat cover. The result? A racier, more enthralling Monster than ever.
Desmodue 1100 Evoluzione
Style, practicality, performance and safety, four words that embody the essence of the Monster 1100EVO. The evolution mainly lies in the new Desmodue Evoluzione, the first 2-valve Ducati engine able to achieve 100 hp yet still provide incredibly fluid power.
The “Desmodromic heart” that drives the Monster 1100EVO is the result of constant refinement of the air-cooled Desmos; painstaking improvements to air intake and combustion ensure 10.5 kgm of torque at a 6000 rpm, providing full-bodied power delivery right across the range, from city-centre bottom end performance to the thrilling lunges of the open out-of-town road.
Naked. By design
The 1100EVO has been developed in keeping with a ”less is more” philosophy, an integral part of the Monster style right from the beginning. What we haven’t changed, though, are the essential, seductive lines: the sides are narrow, the Trellis frame made of
steel tubing and coupled to the rear, cast aluminium subframe. Moreover, with its “Desmodromic heart” proudly on display, the Monster 1100EVO oozes personality like no other.
Even the new exhaust system makes its mark, giving the bike an even feistier look: the sinuous, assertive manifolds hug the right-hand side of the bike before opening out into the two overlapped silencers. In addition to maximising power, they make the tail dynamic and essential, in perfect Ducati style. Another touch of sports flair is added by the 10-spoke wheels. Emblematic of an alluring lifestyle, the Monster 1100EVO is pure naked essence.
Priority N° 1: safety
Ducati’s commitment to safety is stronger than ever. The Monster 1100EVO comes, as standard, with the Ducati Safety Pack, a concentrate of powerful electronics that improves control and enhances safety whatever the situation. The pack features two complementary systems: the awesome ABS Bosch-Brembo braking system, which ensures secure, effective braking under all grip
conditions, and Ducati Traction Control (DTC), which makes use of Ducati Corse’s vast experience in the precise, high-speed detection and control of rear wheelspin. DTC helps riders enjoy the mind-blowing joys of the Desmodue Evoluzione safely by providing four different control levels for different road conditions and riding styles.
Inimitable riding pleasure
Rider and passenger can enjoy the thrilling sensations of the new Monster 1100EVO to the max. A redesigned seat and 20 mm higher handlebars have enhanced ergonomics considerably. The new wet clutch, which combines reduced on-lever effort with anti-patter performance, provides a perfect balance between precision control and riding pleasure. Thanks to a new, progressive self-servo mechanism, the clutch disc friction coefficient is higher and the clutch spring load lower. This gives outstanding control with low lever effort, a must when it comes to the stop-start of inner city riding or on long journeys, while in ‘anti-patter’ mode it counteracts any destabilisation of the rear wheel during even the most aggressive down-changing. The Monster 1100EVO also boosts passenger comfort thanks to the new exhaust, positioned away from the legs, and attachment points for handles, available as a Ducati Performance accessories. Pure, uncompromising riding pleasure.
2012 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO - USA Specifications/Technical Details
L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
BORE X STROKE
98 x 71.5mm
100hp (73.5kW) @ 7500rpm
76lb-ft (10.5kgm) @ 6000rpm
Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin aluminium mufflers
1=37/15 2=30/17 3=27/20 4=24/22 5=23/24 6=24/28
Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.84:1
Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 39
Wet multiplate with hydraulic control
Tubular steel Trellis frame
Marzocchi 43mm fully adjustable usd forks
FRONT WHEEL TRAVEL
10-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x17
120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Progressive with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
REAR WHEEL TRAVEL
10-spoke in light alloy 5.50x17
180/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial calliper with ABS
245mm disc, 2-piston calliper with ABS
FUEL TANK CAPACITY
Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, time, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, warning ABS, overrev, DTC, immobilizer. Ready for DDA system.
2 years unlimited mileage
BODY COLOUR (FRAME/WHEEL)
Red with white stripe (red / black) - Diamond Black with Racing grey stripe (racing gray / black)