Ducati Monster 1200 2015

Replacing the outgoing Monster 1100, Ducati‘s new high-performance naked sportbike is bigger and badder than ever as it starts its next generation. Now boasting a 135-hp, liquid-cooled Testastretta engine, the Monster 1200 gets 120cc more displacement, a 2.4-inch-longer wheelbase, a gallon more fuel capacity, and also picks up 28 pounds over the previous version. Features include an abbreviated steel trellis frame, racing-type instrumentation, traction control, and ABS. Also available: The 1200 S boasts Ohlins suspension, better brakes, and 10 extra horsepower.

Price: $13,495/$15,995
Engine type: dohc V-twin
Displacement: 1198cc
Horsepower: 135/145
Induction: EFI
Transmission speeds. 6
Final drive: chain
Front brake: dual disc
Rear brake: disc
Wheelbase: 59.5 in.
Seat height: 30.9-31.9 in.
Fuel capacity: 4.6 gal.
Clamed dry weight: 401 lb.

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