2005 Ducati Monster S2R Dark
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– 2005 Ducati Monster S2R Dark
The original “naked” motorcycle, the Ducati Monster created an overnight sensation when it was launched over a decade ago. Today, it defines the class more than ever. An essential street fighter – with its fully exposed engine and bodywork – the Monster delivers style and real sport bike performance. This year, the Monster S4R, the first in the high-performance Monster SR dynasty, is joined by the new S2R. “Classic” versions of the bike, which have made this family so popular, include the agile 620 and the powerful 1000.
The Monster has a relaxed and confidence-inspiring riding position combined with some of our most powerful Ducati Desmo, 90° L-twin engines. A Superbike trellis frame, fuel injection, computer engine management and the latest race-performance brakes and suspension guarantee smooth and capable road manners.
Features & Benefits
A Dark version of the Monster S2R is available in the now classic matte black and includes all the essential equipment.
The S2R also features oversized tyres and extra ground clearance, so that you can lean even further into the bends.
When the going gets tough, the Monster S2R hits the gas and takes to the track. All the special features of the new model are in line with the acclaimed Monster S4R: aluminium alloy single-sided trellis swingarm, unique progressive rear suspension system with adjustable rear ride height, 5-spoke wheels, exhaust with double silencer mounted high on the right-hand side. And as if that wasn’t enough, the S2R also features oversized tyres and extra ground clearance, so that you can lean even further into the bends.
An essential street fighter – with its fully exposed engine and bodywork – the Monster delivers style and real sport bike performance.
Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement 803 cc
BorexStroke 88 x 66 mm
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Power 56.7 kw – 77 hp @ 8250 rpm
Torque 7.4 kgm @ 6500 rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers
Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1st 32/13, 2nd 30/18, 3rd 28/21, 4th 26/23, 5th 22/22, 6th 24/26
Primary drive Straight cut gears; ratio 1.85
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 42
Clutch APTC wet multiplate with hydraulic control
Frame Tubular steel trellis
Wheelbase 1440 mm / 56.7 in
Front suspension 43 mm upside-down fork
Front wheel travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front brake 2 x 300 mm discs, 2-piston caliper
Front wheel 5-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with adjustable Sachs monoshoshock. Single-sided aluminium swingarm
Rear wheel travel 148 mm / 5.8 in
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel 5-spoke light alloy 5.50 x 17
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 14 L / 3.6 US gal (includes 3 L / 0.8 US gal reserve)
Weight * 173 kg / 381 lbs
Seat height 800 mm / 31.5 in
Instruments Electronic panel: speedometer, rev counter, neutral light, oil pressure warning light, low fuel warning light, high beam indicator, turn signals, immobilizer system, LCD clock
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Tank Colours Matte black
Frame and Wheel colours Black
Versions Two seats
* = The weight includes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.
New for 2005 Great news for Monster fans! The Monster range for 2005 has doubled in size. The Monster S4R, a real naked superbike dedicated to the most demanding Ducati fans, will be joined by another just as mean, aggressive and exclusive Monster, the S2R. The arrival of the S2R heralds the birth of the SR family of Monsters, an innovative re-interpretation of the original Monster concept. And the S2R is not the only news in the Monster world. Fans of this unique motorcycle will be delighted to learn of the many developments that have taken place both in the 620 and 1000 models. The Monster Cromo is back, the bike made for riders who never want to go unnoticed. Great to look at, more than original, in fact quite unique, the Cromo will be available in a limited edition destined to command unlimited interest.
Beautiful hand air-brushed tanks, billet aluminium parts, carbon fibre accessories, multiple exhaust systems and literally hundreds of customizing parts to change the look and enhance performance are available. A Ducati Performance customizing catalog is standard equipment with your new Monster.