- 821 cc
- 112 hp@ 9,250 rpm
- 89.4 Nm@ 7,750 rpm
- 205.5 KgWet
The allure of Dark style and the unmistakable Ducati roar released from the 112hp Testastretta 11° engine are hallmarks of the Monster 821 Dark. Trellis frame, Riding Modes, and the Ducati Safety Pack are the elements that bring you unprecedented riding pleasure. Monster 821 Dark.
Forms and functionalities.
The performance and fluidity of the new Testastretta 11°, the versatility of the three Riding Modes, the comfort of the adjustable seat and the passenger handles make the Monster 821 the ideal bike for every occasion. With Monster, the design is unmistakably that of an icon. The fun has no limits.
It takes just a glance to see all of the elements that contribute to creating the legendary Monster: the muscular, sporty line, the rounded front headlight flanked by the forks, the high number plate, the compact yet imposing metal fuel tank. The unmistakable “minimalist” design that gives you the impression of being in front of an engine, a frame, a tank, a seat, and nothing more.
Despite its larger size, which offers unprecedented performance and versatility, the Monster’s proportions immediately reveal the heart of a sports bike. The mass is visually concentrated at the front and the engine area looks compact, even with the new water cooling system, into which the radiator and the water supply pipes have been cleverly incorporated. The engine is combined with an impressive side-mounted staggered exhaust system that leaves no room for doubt about the bike’s performance.
The new Monster 821 clearly spells sophistication, modernity and substance thanks to its avant-garde technology and top-quality materials. Ducati’s traditional trellis frame has evolved, using a typical sports bike solution, in which the engine is the supporting element. The imposing metal tank in pure “Monster style” helps to define a superior class of bike
Dry weight: 179.5kg (395.7lb)
Weight data refers to the dry weight of the motorcycle without battery, lubricants and coolants for liquid-cooled models.
Wet weight (KERB): 205.5kg (453lb)
Kerb weights indicate total bike weight with all operating consumable liquids and a fuel tank filled to 90% of capacity (as per EC standard 93/93).
Seat height: Adjustable 785 – 810 mm (30.9 – 31.9)
Wheelbase: 1480mm (58.3in)
Trail: 93.2mm (3.7in)
Fuel tank capacity: 17.5l – (4.6 US gal)
Number of seats: Dual seat
Type: Testastretta 11° L-Twin, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Bore x Stroke: 88 x 67.5mm
Compression ratio: 12.8:1
Power: 82.4 kW (112 hp) @ 9,250 rpm
Torque: 89.4 Nm (65.8 lb-ft) @ 7,750 rpm
Technical data referring to power and torque was measured on an engine test stand at Ducati.
Fuel injection: Electronic fuel injection system, 53mm throttle bodies with full Ride by Wire
Exhaust: Stainless steel muffler and aluminium and cap; lightweight 2-1 system with catalytic converter with 2 lambda probes
Gearbox: 6 speed
Primary drive: Straight cut gears, ratio 1.85:1
Ratio: 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=28/20 4=26/22 5=24/23 6=23/24
Final drive: Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 46
Clutch: APTC slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with control cable
Frame: Tubular steel Trellis frame attached to the cylinders head
Front suspension: Upside down 43mm forks
Rear suspension: Progressive linkage with adjustable monoshock. Aluminum double-sided swingarm
Front wheel travel: 130mm (5.1in)
Rear wheel travel: 140mm (5.5 in)
Front brake: 2 x 320mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo M4-32 callipers, 4-pistons, axial pump with ABS as standard
Rear brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper with ABS as standard equipment
Instrumentation: LCD display
Wheels and Tyres
Front wheel: 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50″ x 17″
Front Tyre: 120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear wheel: 10-spoke in light alloy 5.50″ x 17″
Rear tyre: 180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II