Ducati India has launched the all-new Monster 821 motorcycle in India at an introductory price of INR 9.51 Lakh (ex-Showroom India).
The new 2018 Ducati Monster 821 pays homage to the legacy of the Monster 900, which over 25 years ago revolutionised the motorcycle world, embodying the essence of true naked sport. Not only that, it hosts several aesthetic and functional features drawn from the flagship Monster 1200, making it a perfect amalgamation of style, sophistication and performance.
The all-new Ducati Monster 821 is more streamlined, has an agile look with a fully redesigned tank and tail, an all-new exhaust and a headlight that is both classic and iconic. Also making its debut on the new Monster 821 is the colour TFT display with an indicator of the current gear, fuel level and the classic Ducati yellow paint job that so many Monsteristi have revered in the past. It will also be available in Ducati Red and Black colour options.
“For the last 25 years, the Monster has consistently delighted biking enthusiasts across the world. This year is the 25th anniversary of the Monster and we’re very proud to introduce the new Monster 821 in India, in this special year. The new Monster 821 has been designed with the aim of creating a slim and a sporty motorcycle which highlights the original concept of “Sport Naked” and gives maximum riding pleasure,” said Sergi Canovas Garriga, Managing Director of Ducati India.
The Monster 821 is powered by the Euro 4 compliant liquid-cooled Testastretta 11° engine which delivers a maximum power of 109 hp (80 kW) at 9250 rpm and 86 Nm (8.8 kgm) of torque at 7750 rpm.
Stopping power comes from the with dual 320 mm Brembo discs and M4-32 monobloc radial callipers up front and single 245 mm disc at the rear. The suspension setup includes a 43 mm fork at the front and a rear monoshock with spring preload adjustment. The new Monster 821 comes shod with a Pirelli Diablo Rosso III 120/70 tyre on the front and 180/55 on the rear.
The Monster 821 also features the Ducati Safety Pack, which comprises of 3-level Bosch 9.1MP ABS system and 8-level Ducati Traction Control, both of which have adjustable intervention levels. Similarly, maximum power and throttle response can be adjusted via the Power Modes. Riding Modes allow easy adjustment of ABS, Ducati Traction Control and Power Modes, letting riders transform the new Monster 821 into three different motorcycles, each with a distinct personality.
One of the accessories available for the Monster 821 is the Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down, an electronic system derived from racing that makes it possible to change gears without the use of the clutch.
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Ducati Monster 821 Price in India:
The new Ducati Monster 821 has been launched at an introductory price of INR 9.51 Lakh (Ex-Showroom Pan India) and bookings are open across all Ducati dealerships.
Ducati Monster 821 Colours:
The sportsbike is available in three colour scheme:
- Ducati Yellow with black frame and black wheels
- Ducati Red with red frame and black wheels
- Dark Stealth with black frame and black wheels