Ducati pioneered the naked bike segment with the Monster range of motorcycles. The Monster 1200 is the big, bad member of the lineup. It utilises the same L-Twin engine as the rest of the Ducati bikes. This bike has manic power output with upright ergonomics to ensure you can ride it day-to-day with least hassle. Does it feel like the bike you need for daily use? Then read on as we talk more about the 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 price in USA, specifications and other details.
2017 Ducati Monster 1200 Price in USA
The 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 is available in three variants. The price we have here is for the standard variant. Above it sit the S and R variants. The S variant has some go-fast goodies on top of what the standard bike offers. The R trim is the Monster 1200 with all the top-shelf components for maximum performance on a race track.
2017 Ducati Monster 1200 Specifications
|Engine displacement and type||1198cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, L-Twin|
|Transmission||6-speed with slipper clutch|
|Suspension (front)||43mm Kayaba Upside Down Fork, full adjustable|
|Suspension (rear)||Sachs progressive monoshock, fully adjustable|
|Brakes (front)||Dual 320mm discs with two Brembo monoblock M432 4-piston calipers, ABS|
|Brakes (rear)||Single 245mm disc with one 2-piston caliper, ABS|
The Testastretta 11-degree L-Twin on the 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 outputs 147HP power and 124Nm torque. A 6-speed gearbox with slipper clutch is accompanied by Ducati quickshifter on the bike. Fully adjustable suspension and Brembo disc brakes can be found on the bike.
2017 Ducati Monster 1200 Features
- Cornering ABS
- Fully adjustable suspension
- Brembo M432 front brakes
- Full-colour instrument console
- Riding modes
- Power modes
- Traction control
- Wheelie control
- USB power socket
- LED DRLs and taillamp
- Passenger seat cover
- Adjustable seat height
- Twin single-sided exhaust end cans
- Single-sided swingarm
The 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 has a long list of standard features. However, you can add to this list by going for additional equipment from Ducati’s options list. Sadly, the colour options on the standard bike are limited to Ducati Red only. However, that should not be a problem for you if it is a daily driver you need in your garage. In fact, this will be the best bike for you in that respect.