* The nuovo Monster 821 was designed with the aim of creating a slim, simple and sporty motorcycle to highlight the original concept of “sport naked bike”.
Modern and contemporary
* The front headlight of the nuovo Monster 821, contemporary and technological, recalls the circular shape that has always characterised the design of each Monster.
The Monster 821 instrument panel features a colour TFT display with an indicator of the current gear and fuel level.
Ducati Quick Shift up & down (DQS)
* One of the accessories available for the Monster 821 is the Ducati Quick Shift up/down, an electronic system derived from racing that makes it possible to change gears without the use of the clutch and without closing the throttle when shifting up, and shifting down without using the clutch, but only with a closed throttle.
* The front headlight of the Monster 821 is modern and contemporary, while recalling the circular shapes that have always characterised the front end of the Monster of each generation.
The new Monster 821 is driven by the twin-cylinder Desmodromic Testastretta 11° with a displacement of 821 cm³, designed to be a structural element of the chassis.
The anti-hop wet clutch on the Monster 821 is cable-driven and requires little effort on the lever.
With tailor-made and optimised exhaust and intake systems, the Testastretta 11° engine delivers a high power output of 109 hp (80 kW) without sacrificing an extremely favourable torque curve.
The Testastretta 11° 821 engine is coupled with a type 2-1 exhaust system leaving no room for doubt about the performance it can deliver.
The new Monster 821 has a structure with a load-bearing engine and the main trellis frame attached to the twin-cylinder heads
The new Monster 821 is equipped with a 43 mm diameter front fork and a rear monoshock with spring preload adjustment and hydraulic brake extension that utilises progressive linkage by fastening directly to the vertical cylinder on one side and the die-cast aluminium double-sided swinging arm.
The new Monster 821 braking system guarantees high performance and maximum safety in all conditions.
The Monster 821 is equipped with 10-spoke light alloy rims measuring 3.5″” x 17″” on the front and 5.5″” x 17″” at the rear, mounting a Pirelli Diablo RossoTM III 120/70 tyre on the front and 180/55 on the rear.