Ducati’s best-selling bike, the Monster, will come with more power and less weight for its next generation.
First launched in 1993, the Monster has sold more than 350,000 units thanks to its recipe of a big-twin motor, superbike frame, and naked styling.
For 2021 the Monster gets a bigger 937cc Testastretta twin-cylinder engine that weighs five pounds less than its 821cc predecessor and delivers a meatier 111 hp at 9250 rpm. The motor is tuned for improved torque across the rev range and is mated to a new gearbox with Quick Shift as standard ... Read the full news on Hagerty.com:
I miss the trellis frame and simplicity of air cooling. Every year I think I should upgrade my 2002 Monster and every year Ducati evolves further beyond the original concept. The monster has less to differentiate itself from bikes like the Yamaha MT series.