2015 Ducati Monster 821 Brutal Performance
Borgo Panigale (Bologna), May 28, 2014 – Ducati Monster announced a new brand by the name 821, a mid-size entry for third-generation model of the iconic naked and final chapter in the story of the famous Bologna motorcycle built it. Underscores the strong relationship Ducati to Bologna region, the company has chosen to release the first images of the new model are described in the atmosphere of a typical Bolognese.
High-spec brakes, excellent suspension and stylish componentry merge with Ducati’s best-yet ergonomics to offer the Italian manufacturer’s most attractive mid-range Monster ever. Super comfortable and with an innovative adjustable seat height, the model also combines 8-level traction control, 3-level ABS and 3-level Ride-by-Wire into Ducati’s user-friendly, press-button Riding Modes.
The Monster 821 uses next generation technologies to create an enhanced rider/motorcycle relationship, delivering a high-adrenaline experience while constantly reassuring with the feeling of complete control and ergonomic integration.
Available in Ducati Dealerships from July 2014 onwards, the Monster 821 Dark is presented in dark stealth with black frame and black wheels, while the Monster 821 is dressed in Ducati red with red frame and black wheels or star white silk with red frame and matte red wheels. Both red and white liveries are equipped with colour-matched single-seat covers. The brand new model is also made available to restricted license holders with the specially regulated power versions of 25kw for Switzerland and 35kw for other participating countries.
After the successful opening of the new generation Monster 1200 in the Milan International Motorcycle show in November, Ducati Monster 821 is now introduced, mid-size version of exciting new models and the latest entry into the world of Monster.
Having delivered over 290,000 Monsters since the original concept more than 20 years ago, the essential new model maintains its stylish character using the new chassis and muscular styling of the Monster 1200, designed with premium components fully integrated with Ducati’s latest technologies.
Powered by the latest edition of Ducati’s highly successful 821 Testastretta 11° engine, the highly accessible new Monster combines 112hp and 65.9ft-lb of torque with an impressively lightweight 179.5kg – 395.7lb (dry weight) overall package. This stylish mix of minimalism and performance paves the way back to the original essence of the Monster concept, where less-is-more and made-in-Italy combine to create a motorcycle lifestyle.
New Features Ducati Monster 821
• Brand new Monster 821 powered by 112hp water-cooled 821cc Testastretta 11°
• Available also in Dark version, Monster 821 ready for delivery July 2014
• First images of the iconic new naked model underline Ducati’s Bologna roots
Features Ducati Monster 821
Equipped to excite
Equipped with cutting-edge electronics, the new Monster 821 is built to respond to your desires. Ride confidently and stay in control at all times thanks to the Riding modes, the Ducati Safety Pack and to the clear LCD Display.
Fashioned to fullfill your desires
Fashioned to make you feel in sync with the road, the new Monster 821 takes ergonomics to a new level of comfort for rider and passenger,thanks to the generous saddle space, the passenger footrest and the integrated grab rail
Built to perform
Powered by an 821cc twin cylinder Testrastretta 11° engine with 4 valves/cylinder the new Monster 821 delivers an impressive 112hp with 9,1kgm torque for responsive acceleration.As you listen to the familiar voice of the exhaust, you can sense the energy with each twist of the throttle.
Dressed to seduce
Dressed in its essentials, the new Monster 821 speaks the language of minimal, italian design. The compact naked styling is just enough to harness the power.
Version and colors
Canada: The new Monster 821 is available in two versions and three different colors: Monster 821 in Red and Star White Silk at the retail price of $12,490 MSRP, and Monster 821 Dark equipped with glossy black rims at the retail price of $11,990 MSRP.
USA: The new Monster 821 is available in two versions and three different colors: Monster 821 in Red and Star White Silk at the retail price of $11,495 MSRP, and Monster 821 Dark equipped with glossy black rims at the retail price of $10,995 MSRP.
UK: The new Monster 821 is available in two versions and three different colors: Monster 821 in Red and Star White Silk starting from £8,995 including 20% VAT and Monster 821 Dark equipped with glossy black rims starting from £8,795 including 20% VAT. Quoted prices exclude Registration fee and Road Fund Licence.