2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

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2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000
2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000
2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000
2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000
2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

– 2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000

2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000


The Monster Monster S2R 1000 is a blend of sport and character – the power of the 1000 Dual Spark engine combines with the Ducati Trellis frame and advanced suspension to pack punch and confidence into every corner. The Monster S2R 1000 is the ideal choice for anyone who wants the ‘mean’ look of the SR series with Desmo2 power and the simple beauty of an air-cooled engine.

Fire-up our most powerful air-cooled Monster and feel the potent 95hp, high torque, Desmo2 1000 engine at your command. The 1000 DS engine was developed with the specific objectives of increased broad, linear power and increased efficiency, and the result is ideal for the Monster S2R 1000. The Dual Spark solution gives a more efficient combustion and boosts power, especially at low and medium rpm, and when combined with advanced fuel injection and computer engine control, the 1000 DS never fails to thrill.

The upside-down Showa forks and ZF Sachs rear shock ensure confident road holding and are adjustable, allowing you to set up the bike to suit your personal riding style or for when you add a passenger. The high performance Brembo brake system provides the finishing touch to the biggest air-cooled Monster.


2008 Ducati Monster S2R 1000 Specifications:

Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Wheelbase 1440 mm / 56.7 in
Rake 24°
Front suspension Showa 43 mm fully adjustable upside-down fork
Front wheel travel 130 mm / 5.1 in
Front brake 2 x 320 mm discs, 4-piston caliper
Front wheel 5-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with preload and rebound adjustable Sachs monoshock. Aluminium single-sided 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 (of which 3 L reserve)/ 3.6 US gal (of which 0.8 US gal reserve)
Weight * 178 kg / 392 lbs
Seat height 800 mm / 31.5 in
Instruments Electronic panel: speedometer, rev counter, warning light for low oil pressure, indicators for high beam, fuel reserve, turn signals, LCD clock, immobilizer
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Body colours (frame/wheels) (red with white stripe – red – black) (black with white stripe – matte black – black)
Versions Dual seat
* = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.

Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement 992 cc
Bore x Stroke 94 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Power* 70 kw – 95 hp @ 8000 rpm
Torque* 94,1 Nm – 9.6 kgm @ 6000 rpm
Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers
Emissions Euro3

Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1st 37/15, 2nd 30/17, 3rd 27/20, 4th 24/22, 5th 23/24, 6th 24/28
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.84:1
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 41
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
* = Data calculated using an inertia dynamometer

Specifications and features are subject to change.

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