Ducati Monster 696

Specifications of Ducati Monster 696

Engine and Transmission:
Engine Type In-line, 4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, 16 valves, DOHC
Displacement 696 cc
Max power 80 bhp @ 9000 rpm 
Max Torque 65 Nm @ 7,750 rpm
No of cylinders 4
Cooling System Liquid Cooled
Valve per cylinder 2
Clutch APTC Wet, multi-plate
Starting Self-start only
Ignition Electric
Transmission Chain drive
Gear Box Type Manual
Bore 88 mm
Stroke 57 mm
Chassis and Suspension:
Chasis Tubular Steel Trellis Frame
Seat Height 770 mm
Front Suspension 43 mm upside-down forks
Rear Suspension Progressive linkage
Dimensions and Capacity
Length 2100 mm
Width 780 mm
Height 1280 mm
Fuel Capacity 15 ltrs
Saddle height 800 mm
Ground clearance 167 mm
Wheelbase 1450 mm
Kerb weight 185 kg
 Tyres and brakes
Tyre Size Front: -120/60 ZR – 17″, Rear: -160/60 ZR – 17″
Tyre Type Tubeless
Wheel Size Front: -17-inch, Rear: -17 inch
Front brake 2* 320 mm Disc,4 piston calipers
Rear Brake Single 245 mm disc,2 piston caliper
Front Brake Diameter Hydraulic dual disc brake
Rear Brake Diameter Hydraulic single disc brake
About Ducati Monster 696

Representing the next generation what Ducati calls produced the Ducati Monster 696. The Monster 696 looks like it would be fun either on your favor delivering the efficient performances more than before.

Ducati Monster 696

A comfortable and confidence-inspiring combined with the powerful Ducati L-Twin engine to provide what should be a most enjoyable riding experience.  The balance of new technologies expressed in stylishly finished materials is shaped around with the originality of monster heritage., The 696 now looks more muscular with the maintenance of its heritage looks. Its wide tank has a thin waistline of what Ducati says is a comfortable narrow seat, which should ensure sure-footed confidence when at the traffic lights.

Review

The clear motivations behind the new Monster and the continued perfection of the Desmo engine, is its refined design and the style. The 696 ergonomics have been improved with effective changes to the riding position.  A shorter reach as well as the more forward position of foot peg, and providing the reduction in weight helps any rider to ride this bike. A new Hybrid Trellis frame with larger diameter tubes has been used to produce it chassis and is inspired by the 2007 World MotoGP title-winning Desmosedici GP7 machine.  To this is attached a rear aluminum sub-frame. Following its class, the brake system has become the new benchmark for the category. At the rear, the dual-sided aluminum swingarm draws inspiration from Ducati Corse’s finest racing products in this area. It has continued the tradition of all Ducati’s latest-generation hyper-sport models, guaranteeing lightness, ease of use.

The new exhaust system stands out for its re-routed down pipes that now give the Monster a cleaner appearance and Terminating with twin, bold Ducati-style, the new exhaust system stands out for its re-routed pipes that gives the ducati monster 696 a clear appearance. The headlamp unit is appeared  by a new triple arc main beam.The tank has  outer  skins which makes it easy to change the personality of the Monster 696.In line with the latest-generation Ducatis, the new Monster 696 has reduced its weight of 5 kg  the previous model and now becomes the lightest bike in its category (359 lbs – 163 Kg).

Ducati Monster 696

Previous 695 version has been evolved to make its engine. With the updates and the refinements, it measures 696 cc. The output of its power gets a 9% boost to 80 hp (59 kW) and torque gets increased to 11% to 50.6 lb-ft. With the introduction of the best horsepower per liter ratio of all Ducati’s air-cooled units, the engine has a smooth and powerful delivery for a relaxed but thrilling ride in all conditions. With the introduction of new cylinder heads, the ability to increase in the power has been achieved which are now similar to those fitted on the 1100 2V engine fitted to the Multistrada and Hypermotard. Being identical to the previous 695 model at 88 x 57.2 mm, its bore and stroke remains but the pistons and combustion chamber have been revised to optimize the fluid dynamics of the new ports.

Price

The starting price of Ducati Monster 696 in Nepal is NRs. 19,50,000 for 696 cc

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1 Comment

  1. A well balanced bike and perfect for the smaller rider. I haven’t ridden a bike now for a good part it thirty years and decided to opt for a Ducati Monster 6c. It’s light, fast and a very comfortable ride.

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