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2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100
2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100 (silver) and Monster 1100S (red)
2009 Ducati Monster 1100 (silver) and Monster 1100S (red)


– 2009 Ducati Monster 1100

2009 Ducati Monster 1100

1100% MONSTER
Designed for those who want to make the ultimate expression, the 1100 stands as the new standard of excellence at the head of the Monster family. This masterpiece of style and performance is powered by the legendary and charismatic 1100cc Desmodromic L-Twin engine, famous the world over for its torque and breathtaking acceleration. Conceived and built to redefine the naked concept, the Monster 1100 boasts typical Italian design while ensuring exciting performance in true Monster style.

MINIMUM WEIGHT, MAXIMUM FUN
The Monster 1100 is the lightest bike in its class: The 1100 S weighs in at 168kg (369lb) and the 1100 at just 169kg (373lb)!

The exceptional handling, combined with legendary torque from the Ducati Desmo engine, results in a pure, adrenalin-filled ride. Extremely lightweight 5-spoke Marchesini wheels help reduce unsprung weight, while the beautifully shaped single-sided swingarm gives the Monster a ‘tough’ look while ensuring higher rigidity,reduced weight and enhanced road holding.Increased ground clearance enables maximum lean angles when you explore the sports side of the Monster 1100 to the full.
The 43mm Showa forks and Sachs rear suspension unit are adjustable to suit your riding style and provide that perfect ‘feel’. The short Trellis frame, developed in conjunction with Ducati Corse, uses the same tube diameter and thickness as the 1098 R, while the rear subframe is derived from Desmosedici RR technology. The fantastic Brembo braking system features a radial master cylinder feeding radially mounted four-piston calipers on twin 320mm discs, an incredible set-up that guarantees optimum braking.


DESMODROMIC CHARISMA
The Monster 1100 power unit is the legendary air-cooled, Desmodromic 1100cc engine with 95hp of unmistakable Ducati character. With an incredibly flexible power delivery, this engine ensures fantastic acceleration just when you need it, even on the most challenging of routes. The impressive 75,9lb-ft of torque, typical of the Ducati L-Twin Dual Spark engines, will excite with every twist of the throttle.


IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT CURVE
The 43mm Showa forks and Sachs rear suspension unit are adjustable to suit your riding style and provide that perfect ‘feel’. The short Trellis frame, developed in conjunction with Ducati Corse, uses the same tube diameter and thickness as the 1098 R, while the rear subframe is derived from Desmosedici RR technology. The fantastic Brembo braking system features a radial master cylinder feeding radially mounted four-piston calipers on twin 320mm discs, an incredible set-up that guarantees optimum braking.

 

The Arrival

The arrival of the new 1100 and 1100 S now increases the size of the Monster family, a family that redefines the naked motorcycle and stakes its claim as the new icon of Italian excellence.

The ‘less-is-more’ philosophy behind all Monsters underlines Ducati’s never-ending pursuit of genuinely compact, high performance motorcycles, but these new models have succeeded in being even more ‘pared down’ than their predecessors. The Monster 1100 weighs 169kg (168kg for the S version), making it by far the lightest bike in its category.

The new Monster 1100 design perfectly balances sports performance, riding pleasure and stunning looks. With its new single-sided aluminium swingarm, high level of componentry, race-oriented chassis and 15 years of evolution, the Monster 1100 now takes its place at the head of the Monster family.

The Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of lightness, power, design and exclusivity. The ‘S’ features 43mm Öhlins forks and progressive Öhlins rear shock absorber. Carbon fibre cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fender reduce weight by a further 1kg (2.2lb). The distinctive racing gold coloured 5-spoke wheels of the Monster 1100 S give it an elegant style and the same sporting look as historical Ducati racing models.

Both versions of the new Monster 1100, which comes factory-personalised with removable single seat covers and neat micro-bikini fairings, are powered by the charismatic two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine delivering 95hp at 7500rpm and an impressive torque of 10.5kgm (79.5lb-ft) at 6000rpm.

 

The start of a new era for the Monster.
The ‘less-is-more’ philosophy that made the Monster a motorcycling icon is now further enhanced to redefine your naked expectations. With its slim waist and wide handlebars, the new Monster is the ideal bike for all styles, whether riding downtown or enjoying the most exciting of open roads. A pumping Desmodromic heart held in the legendary Ducati Trellis frame underlines the unrivalled naked beauty of the Monster. Ducati Monster: Full stop. Fast forward.

Designed for those who want to make the ultimate expression, the 1100 stands as the new standard of excellence at the head of the Monster family. This masterpiece of style and performance is powered by the legendary and charismatic 1100cc Desmodromic L-Twin engine, famous the world over for its torque and breathtaking acceleration. Conceived and built to redefine the naked concept, the Monster 1100 boasts typical Italian design while ensuring exciting performance in true Monster style.

 

 

FEATURES:

ENGINE

Desmodromic charisma
The Monster 1100 power unit is the legendary air-cooled, Desmodromic 1100cc engine with 95hp of unmistakable Ducati character. With an incredibly flexible power delivery, this engine ensures fantastic acceleration just when you need it, even on the most challenging of routes. The impressive 75,9lb-ft of torque, typical of the Ducati L-Twin Dual Spark engines, will excite with every twist of the throttle.

 

CHASSIS

The Monster 1100 is the lightest bike in its class: The 1100 S weighs in at 168kg (370lbs) and the 1100 at just 169kg (373lbs)!
The exceptional handling, combined with legendary torque from the Ducati Desmo engine, results in a pure, adrenalin-filled ride. Extremely lightweight 5-spoke Marchesini wheels help reduce unsprung weight, while the beautifully shaped single-sided swingarm gives the Monster a ‘tough’ look while ensuring higher rigidity, reduced weight and enhanced road holding. Increased ground clearance enables maximum lean angles when you explore the sports side of the Monster 1100 to the full.

The 43mm Showa forks and Sachs rear suspension unit are adjustable to suit your riding style and provide that perfect ‘feel’. The short Trellis frame, developed in conjunction with Ducati Corse, uses the same tube diameter and thickness as the 1098 R, while the rear subframe is derived from Desmosedici RR technology. The fantastic Brembo braking system features a radial master cylinder feeding radially mounted four-piston calipers on twin 320mm discs, an incredible set-up that guarantees optimum braking.

DESIGN

The Monster design perfectly balances sports performance, riding pleasure and stunning looks.
With frame technology derived from the Desmosedici and flexible power delivered from the legendary L-Twin engine, the Monster is able to perform both in the busiest of city streets and the most exhilirating of open roads. The Monster’s essential design and unique sound sets it aside from all others.

STYLE

Single-sided swingarm – The beautifully shaped single-sided swingarm gives the Monster a ‘tough’ look while ensuring higher rigidity, reduced weight and enhanced road holding.

Handlebars – Elegant aluminium tapered handlebars with radial brake and clutch pumps.

Wheels – Extremely lightweight 5-spoke wheels help reduce unsprung weight and their captivating design give the Monster 1100 a more aggressive look.

Intrumentation – The instrumentation is totally digital just like all Ducati’s latest hypersport models, guaranteeing lightness, ease of use and a wealth of information that can be thumbed through using the left-hand handlebar switchgear.

Fuel tank – With a fuel tank form created with ingenious removable outer skins that enable quick and easy colour swaps, changing the personality of your Monster has never been easier.

Exhaust system – The exhaust system stands out for its re-routed downpipes that now give the underside of the Monster a cleaner appearance and terminate with twin, bold Ducati-style mufflers.

Headlamp – This compact headlamp unit is characterized by a new triple arc main beam.

Rear light – The rear light uses modern and stylish LED technology.

Air scoops – The highlighted air ducts in the tank improved flow to the airbox, offering a wide steering-lock thanks to their positioning.

 


 

2009 Ducati Monster 1100 – USA Specifications
MSRP: $TBD USD


CHASSIS
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Wheelbase 1450mm / 57.1in
Rake 24°
Front suspension Showa 43mm fully adjustable upside-down forks.
Front wheel travel 130mm / 5.1in
Front brake 2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial caliper
Front wheel Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Progressive with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Rear wheel travel 148mm / 5.8in
Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 5.50×17
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 15 l (of which 3,5 l reserve) / 3.8 US gal (of which 0.9 US gal reserve)
Weight * 169 Kg / 373 lbs
Seat height 810 mm / 31.9in
Instruments Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, air temperature, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, overrev, immobilizer. Read
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Body colours (frame/wheels) Red (Red / Silver) – Silver (Red / Silver) – Black (Black – Silver)
Versions Dual seat
* = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.

ENGINE
Type L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
Displacement 1078 cc
Bore x Stroke 98 x 71.5 mm
Compression Ratio 10,7:1
Power* 69,8 kW – 95 hp @ 7.500 rpm
Torque* 10,5kgm – 75,9lb-ft @ 6.000 rpm
Fuel injection Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminum mufflers
Emissions Euro3

TRANSMISSION
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 39
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control
* = Data calculated using an inertia dynamometer



 

2009 Ducati Monster 1100 – Canada Specifications
MSRP $TBA CDN

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2009 Ducati Monster 1100 – UK Specifications
MSRP: £TBA

Engine
L-Twin cylinder, 2 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled
Displacement 1078cc
Bore x Stroke 98×71.5mm / 98×71.5mm
Compression Ratio 10.7:1
*Power 69,8 kW – 95 CV @ 7.500 min
69,8 kW – 95 hp @ 7.500 rpm”
*Torque 103 Nm – 10.5 Kgm @ 6.000 min
10,5kgm – 75,9lb-ft @ 6.000 rpm
Fuel injection Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminum mufflers
Emissions Euro 3

Transmission
Gearbox 6-speed
Ratio 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 39″
Clutch Dry multiplate with hydraulic control

Chassis
Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Wheelbase 1450mm / 57.1in
Rake 24°
Steering angle 32°
Front suspension Showa 43mm fully adjustable upside-down forks.
Front wheel travel 130mm / 5.1in
Front wheel Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x17
Front tyre 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Progressive with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Rear wheel travel 148mm / 5.8in
Rear wheel Y-shaped, 5-spoke in light alloy 5.50×17
Rear tyre 180/55 ZR17
Front brake 2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial caliper
Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Fuel tank capacity 15 l (of which 3,5 l reserve) / 3.8 US gal (of which 0.9 US gal reserve)
**Dry weight 169 Kg / 373 lbs
Seat height 810 mm / 31.9in
Max height 1149 mm / 46.0in
Max length 2121 mm / 83.5in
Instruments Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, air temperature, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, overrev, immobilizer. Ready for DDA system.
Versions Biposto Dual seat

 

* Data calculated using an inertia dynamometer.
** The weight excludes battery, lubricants and coolant for liquid cooled models.


*Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

 

 

MEDIA PRESS RELEASE

The arrival of the new 1100 and 1100 S now increases the size of the Monster family, a family that redefines the naked motorcycle and stakes its claim as the new icon of Italian excellence.

The ‘less-is-more’ philosophy behind all Monsters underlines Ducati’s never-ending pursuit of genuinely compact, high performance motorcycles, but these new models have succeeded in being even more ‘pared down’ than their predecessors. The Monster 1100 weighs 169kg (168kg for the S version), making it by far the lightest bike in its category.

The new Monster 1100 design perfectly balances sports performance, riding pleasure and stunning looks. With its new single-sided aluminium swingarm, high level of componentry, race-oriented chassis and 15 years of evolution, the Monster 1100 now takes its place at the head of the Monster family.

The Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of lightness, power, design and exclusivity. The ‘S’ features 43mm Öhlins forks and progressive Öhlins rear shock absorber. Carbon fibre cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fender reduce weight by a further 1kg (2.2lb). The distinctive racing gold coloured 5-spoke wheels of the Monster 1100 S give it an elegant style and the same sporting look as historical Ducati racing models.

Both versions of the new Monster 1100, which comes factory-personalised with removable single seat covers and neat micro-bikini fairings, are powered by the charismatic two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine delivering 95hp at 7500rpm and an impressive torque of 10.5kgm (79.5lb-ft) at 6000rpm.

The first public appearance for the Monster 1100 will be at the International Motorcycle Show in Cologne, Germany (INTERMOT – Hall 8) starting form the 8 to the 12 October.

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