Saturday, December 12, 2015

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

Ducati Monster 1200 R Super Bike. With this new R Monster finds the drawing we had picked out on the original Monster. The Ducati Monster 1200 S with its liquid engine arrived in 2014 with a surprise since it was moving towards a use more "tourism". A surprising choice facing competition that displayed superior performance. There are only a few things wrong with the Monster 1200 R R because this is the one we expected nothing less with this liquid engine. One that had launched the roadster category regains its youthful soul. R is applied to the radiator protection, the engine is in a black finish, an adjustable steering damper is added, and the diameter of the exhaust manifold is increased by a few millimeters.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

The rear shock is fully adjustable
The loop is completely redesigned and significantly reduced. She now hosts a traditional plate holder as Stripe, instead of one placed at the end of the swingarm. The lighthouse is found with LED daytime running lights and the like Stripe S, the small windscreen, carbon mudguards and Brembo monobloc brake calipers M50. The wheels are exclusive W contrast to R. The large deck is removed and is replaced with standard carriers with sports footrests and no longer amortized. The heel of the right boot is no longer embarrassed as it was.

The exhaust silencer is always double bunk but its design is unique to R. Ducati does not simply work on the performance of the Monster. The general line is preserved but the style is changing nonetheless. By notches on either side of the saddle replace the handles for the passenger. M1200R This is the Monster of the range, the fans should appreciate. Installation of liquid cooled engine has caused weight gain on the Monster 1200 S or standard. Ducati reacts a year after putting in this new catalog Monster, which is in addition to three others in 1200.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

The first surprise is undoubtedly the absence of mechanical noise when the engine starts. Ducati have made some changes to 160 horses: the exhaust manifold is expanded 8 mm, compression is increased to 0.5 (13: 1) and butterflies are elliptical. On paper, the R 25 wins horses compared to the standard and 15 version compared to S. With this new R Monster finds the drawing we had picked out on the original Monster. The new footrests and changes to allow suspensions to take a 50 ° angle. However, all share the same Monster Box and the same clutch. Too bad the R does not benefit the shifter 1199 Panigale.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

The seat which is set higher up clearly student winning 45 mm. We regret two things primarily: the dashboard is unreadable in sunlight and the high price of this bike. Nothing actually varies in the front outside of the highest inverted fork and black finish, and not on the gold as S. A test of the Ascari circuit, the new R immediately shows its differences against other M1200. The power and increased compression do not prevent the twin to remain flexible at low speeds anyway. However, we must not hesitate to go to tease the maximum speed that is expressed without restraint.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

It must be acknowledged that over the towers, lack of shifter is annoying, but the big twin forgives many minor errors with its wide availability range. He never shows even when violent opens wide, and its sound is rather discreet, a rather amazing thing Ducati. A pleasant surprise is to bring to account the position of the handlebars. The changes make it perfectly in line with what is expected of a sporty roadster. It is ideally suited to larger without excessively penalizing the smaller drivers. The wide handlebars contributes to good handling of the Monster 1200 R even though it is not very suitable on circuit.

Ducati is reactive in the banking Ascari but staying on course without failing and without tiring the driver. The same goes for braking that combines with success fingertips the power, ease and finesse of the assay.

Warranty and Price - 2 years P / MO - € 18,490

Technical sheet
Engine: 4T-twin, liquid-cooled
Capacity: 106 x 67.9 = 1198 cm3
Max power: 160 hp at 9250 rev / min
Couple 13.1 nm to 7750 rev / min
Operation: electric starter
Power: injection
Clutch :
Box: 6
Setting: lattice of tubular steel
Front suspension. : Telescopic fork ø48, deb. 130 mm
Ar suspension. : Mono shock absorber, deb. 159 mm
Brake BC. : Ø 330 mm disc, 2-piston
Brake ar. : Ø 245 mm disc, 2-piston
Pneu BC. 120 / 70-17; ar. 200 / 55-17
Fuel tank: 17.5 liters
Length: 2121 mm
Seat height: 830 mm
Dry weight: 180 kg
Standard equipment
Adjustable shock absorbers
Adjustable suspensions
Adjustable traction
Adjustable ABS
Steering Damper
LED Lights
Flyscreen
Digital Dashboard
Tachometer
Fuel Guage
Clock
Total mileage
Partial mileage
Seeing gear engaged
Manufacturer / Distributor DUCATI

Ducati Monster 1200 R
The Ducati Monster 1200 S liquid engine arrived in 2014 with a surprise since it was moving towards a use more "tourism". A surprising choice facing competition that displayed superior performance. Ducati puts the race in 2016 with the Monster 1200 R, R for Race. Installation of liquid cooled engine has caused weight gain on the Monster 1200 S or standard. Ducati reacts a year after putting in this new catalog Monster which is added to the other three 1200 range. The Monster 1200 R shows significantly higher claims and to demonstrate it, it tries on the Ascari circuit in southern Spain.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

The Monster revives its style
Ducati does not simply work on the performance of the Monster. The general line is preserved but the style is changing nonetheless. Nothing really changes in the front outside of the inverted fork and highest in black finish, not as golden as on S. We find the headlight with LED daytime running lights and as the S Stripe, the small flyscreen The carbon fenders and calipers Brembo monobloc brake M50. The wheels are exclusive W contrast to R.

The changes are much more important in the rear. The loop is completely redesigned and significantly reduced. She now hosts a traditional plate holder as Stripe, instead of one placed at the end of the swingarm. By notches on either side of the saddle replace the handles for the passenger. The seat, which is set higher up, clearly winning student 45 mm high. The footrests no longer share anything with others M1200. The large deck is removed and is replaced with standard carriers with sports footrests and no longer amortized. The heel of the right boot is no longer embarrassed as it was.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

With this new R Monster finds herself picked up the drawing that had been discovered on the original Monster. There are other things that jump least in the eyes relative to the S. One R is applied on the radiator protection, the engine is in a black finish, an adjustable steering damper is added, and the diameter of the manifold exhaust is increased by a few millimeters. The exhaust silencer is always double bunk but its design is unique to R.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

Dynamism raised to 160 horsepower
The first surprise is undoubtedly the absence of mechanical noise when the engine starts. Ducati have made some changes to 160 horses: the exhaust manifold is expanded 8 mm, compression is increased to 0.5 (13: 1) and butterflies are elliptical. On paper, the R wins 25 horsepower over the standard version and 15 in relation to the S. The new footrests and changes to allow suspensions to take a 50 ° angle. However, all share the same Monster Box and the same clutch. Too bad the R does not benefit the shifter 1199 Panigale.

At the Ascari race circuit, the new R immediately shows its differences against other M1200. The power and increased compression do not prevent the twin to remain flexible at low speeds anyway. However, we must not hesitate to go to tease the maximum speed that is expressed without restraint. It must be acknowledged that over the towers, lack of shifter is annoying, but the big twin forgives many minor errors with its wide availability range. He never shows even when violent opens wide, and its sound is rather discreet, a rather amazing thing Ducati.

Ducati Monster 1200 R: Again! Ready to bite!

A pleasant surprise is to bring to account the position of the handlebars. The changes make it perfectly in line with what is expected of a sporty roadster. It is ideally suited to larger without excessively penalizing the smaller drivers. The wide handlebars contributes to good handling of the Monster 1200 R, although it is not very suitable on circuit. We never force to move from one corner to another, while remaining adequately "on the front" to maintain good support in the long fast corners. Ducati is reactive in the banking Ascari, but it stays on course without failing and without tiring the driver. The same goes for braking that combines with success and fingertips, power, ease and finesse of the assay.

There are only a few things wrong with the Monster 1200 R R because this is the one we expected nothing less with this liquid engine. One that had launched the roadster category regains its youthful soul. Everything is there: the liveliness of the chassis, reduced dimensions and weight, a powerful engine. We regret two things primarily: the dashboard is unreadable in sunlight and the high price of this bike. Perhaps by adding some elements picks on the 1199 Panigale, such as ABS or curve shifter, it would have been more understandable. Anyway, this M1200R is the Monster range, the fans should appreciate. All image by moto-infos dot com

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