Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike Review

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Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike

Production of the Monster started on March 5, 1993, and within a few years, the bike had become an icon in the motorcycle industry. The model was instrumental in starting the Naked Sports Bike category, and a passionate community of riders emerged around it: the Monster fans. Ducati created monster 1200 25° Anniversario to commemorate the first 25 years of the renowned motorcycle’s existence – over 325,000 of them have been built since 1993.

Only 500 of the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario will be made, which for Ducati is the ultimate manifestation of a Naked sports bike. On the nose fairing, the fuel tank, and the passenger seat cover, there is a unique livery based on the Italian flag, inspired by the Monster S4RS Tricolore of 2008. The 25th-anniversary emblem is embroidered on the premium seat, which matches the unique color scheme wonderfully.

Another distinctive characteristic of this Monster is the gold-colored frame and forged Marchesini wheels in the same color with W spokes, which are standard fitment. Other renowned elements machined from solid are also found on this bike. While the brand new front and rear mudguards, the keyhole cover, and the exhaust heat guard are made of carbon fiber, the articulating brake and clutch levers are made of aluminum. As a unique bonus, the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario comes with a custom-designed bike cover. There are 25 years on our most recognizable bike. Our Monster 1200 25°Anniversario is a numbered edition of 500 bikes designed to commemorate the occasion.

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike – Features and Price

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike

Style, design, and sportsmanship

It’s hard to believe that our most recognizable bike is now twenty-five years old. We’ve designed the Monster 1200 25°Anniversario as a numbered edition, one of just 500 made.

Limited and numbered edition

New Monster 1200 25th Anniversary motorcycles were created with a progressive numbered plate attached to the frame.

Tricolore livery

To celebrate the Monster 1200 25th Anniversary, the headlamp, tank, and passenger seat cover sport a three-color Italian flag livery inspired by the famous 2008 Monster S4RS Testastretta Tricolore. The bike’s 25th anniversary is commemorated with a logo stitched on the seat.

Chassis

The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario offers the most significant chassis setup anybody could hope for on a Naked sports bike. The tubular steel frame and the single-sided aluminum swingarm have been outfitted with the completely adjustable Ohlins fork, an Ohlins rear suspension that can be fully adjustable, and a steering damper from the same manufacturer. Brembo discs, including a diameter of 330 mm and Brembo M50 monobloc calipers, make up the top-notch braking system. Brembo calipers are used on the rear 245 mm diameter disc.

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike

Engine

To provide optimal riding enjoyment, the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is equipped with the newest generation of the Testastretta 11° DS. This engine ensures excellent levels of power and torque, and fluidity and completes delivery even at low rpm.

Twin-cylinder Monster 1200 25° Anniversario produces 147 horsepower at 9,250 revolutions per minute (RPM), as well as 124 pound-feet of torque at 7,750 RPM. The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario’s Testastretta 11° DS engine has extensive service intervals thanks to Ducati’s continual focus on quality and dependability. For example, the valves need to be regulated every 30,000 kilometers.

Electronics

Besides the IMU, which feeds data to the ABS Bosch Cornering and Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) systems, the outstanding electronic kit offers three riding modes (Sport, Touring, and Urban). The Monster 1200 25° Anniversario’s authentic Ducati performance is guaranteed by these high-level electronic systems, which also include Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and brand new Ducati Quick Shift Up and Down (DQS) for quick gear changes without using the clutch, as usual providing a high level of active safety control.

The rider may adjust the Riding Mode settings using a pleasant and user-friendly interface provided by the color TFT instrument panel, which displays all the required information.

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike

In addition, the DRL (Daytime Running Light) system in the headlamp makes it possible to notice the motorbike right away throughout the day. Although it won’t be available until September in Europe, Japan, the US, or Australia, the Monster 1200 25° Anniversario is available for pre-order at all Ducati Stores.

Rims and suspension

The Marchesini forged rims with gold-colored W spokes on the Monster 1200 25th Anniversario are only the beginning of this naked sport bike’s impressive features. The fork and rear shock absorber are both Ohlins and completely adjustable, as is the steel tube trellis frame and new aluminum single-sided swinging arm.

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike – Price

The new Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike is available at $19,995 only.

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike

Ducati 2019 Monster 1200 25th Anniversario Naked Bike – Technical Specifications

Transmission

Gearbox Six-speed with Ducati Quick Shift up and down (DQS)
Primary drive Straight cut gears, Ratios 1.84:1
Gear ratios 1=37/15; 2=30/17; 3=27/20; 4=24/22; 5=23/24; 6=22/25.
Final drive Chain drive, Rear sprocket Z41,Front sprocket Z15
Clutch Slipper & self-servo wet multi-plate clutch including hydraulic control

Chassis

Frame All-new tubular steel trellis frame attached to the cylinder heads
Front suspension 48mm of Öhlins fully adjustable USD fork
Front-wheel Marchesini forged alloy, W-shaped 3-spoke, 3,5” x 17”
Front tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso III, 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage including Öhlins fully adjustable mono-shock, Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Rear-wheel Marchesini forged alloy, W-shaped 3-spoke, 6,0” x 17”
Rear tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso III, 190/55 ZR17
Wheel travel (front/rear) 130mm/149mm (5.12 inches/5.87 inches)
Front brake 2 x Ø 330mm semi-floating discs with radially mounted monobloc Brembo M50 calipers, 4-piston, radial pump with Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment
Rear brake Ø 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper with Bosch Cornering ABS as standard equipment
Instrumentation Full-TFT color display

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight 184 kg (406 lb)
Wet weight (kerb) 210 kg (463 lb)
Seat height Adjustable 795 mm – 820mm (31.30 inches – 32.28 inches)
Wheelbase 1,485 mm (58.46 in)
Rake 23.3°
Trail 86.5 mm (3.41 in)
Fuel tank capacity 16.5 l (4.36 US gal)
Number of seats 2

Standard equipment

Safety equipment Riding Modes, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack, Öhlins steering damper
Standard equipment Ducati Quick-Shift up/down (DQS), Daytime Running Light (DRL), Full-TFT color display, Passenger seat cover, USB power socket, LED parking light and tail light, LED side indicators, Numbered plate, Premium seat with “25°” logo embroidery, Articulated brake and clutch levers, Billet mirrors, Billet frame plugs, Billet handlebar counterweights, Carbon fiber ignition switch frame, Aluminium license plate support, Carbon fiber front, and rear mudguard, Carbon fiber heat guard for exhaust manifold, Superleggera 1299 grips, Flyscreen
Provided equipment Billet fuel tank cap, “25-degree Anniversario” graphics bike cover
Ready for Ducati Multimedia System (DMS), Anti-theft system

Warranty

Warranty 24 months, unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 15,000km (9,000 mi) / 12months
Valve clearance check 30,000km (18,000mi)

Emissions e consumption

Standard Euro-4
Co2 emissions 119g/km
Consumption 5.2 l/100km