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Monday, June 8, 2009

Ducati Monster 696

Ducati Monster 696
(The next generation naked Bike)

New Ducati Monster 696 is the next generation naked and the final word in urban excitement. Monster ride by about 696 road center your favorite or relax in style when the spirit moves you, unleash its dark side to get more naked performance than ever before.

Design: selection and design style is clearly the driving force behind the new Monster and the continued perfection of the Desmo engine that its' saint and sinner 'image will be impressed any rider . A comfortable inspiration and confidence chassis combined with the famous smooth and powerful Ducati L-Twin engine to provide most of the driving experience interesting. Balance of new technologies expressed in stylishly finished materials is initially formed around cool Monster heritage.
Maintaining the tradition of Monster Silhouette, will be more than 696 muscles than ever. The tank width taper to thin waistline of a comfortable narrow seat ensuring sure you confidence when you come to traffic. Large diameter hybrid trellis frame blends stylishly into an aluminum sub-frame and swingarm while minimalist controls and simple controls in front of the Monster contrast with, bold, Ducati-style mufflers at the back for urban, pre - to-image. With a fuel tank created to form outside the skin that leave ingenious quick and easy color swaps, changing personality of your Monster has never been easier. Quickly removable cover makes it easy to coordinate colors and completely, when removed, reveals a place popular for your passengers.

Chassis: The 696 ergonomics have been improved, but with effective changes to the riding position. A shorter reach to the bars and a little less, move more footpeg position, together with the lowest seat height of a Ducati and reduce weight, empowers any rider to the Monster.
The chassis of the new Monster is made of a hybrid trellis frame with larger diameter tubes directly inspired by 2007 World MotoGP title-winning Desmosedici GP7 machine. This is the primary aluminum frame.
The front braking system is the envy of it, class and a new benchmark for the category with two 320 mm discs and four-piston through the sizes. At the rear, dual side aluminum swingarm draws inspiration from Ducati Corse racing beauty products in this area.
The Instrumentation is now all digital and continuing tradition of all the latest Ducati Hyper-sport of the model, ensure clarity, convenience and a wealth of information information.
New exhaust system for it to move down the tube at the bottom of a clean Monster appears and end with, bold Ducati-style mufflers. Headlamp units is a characteristic of the three main arc beam, while the rear light modern, using LED technology. The unmistakable tank was ingenious removable outside skin that makes it easy for individuals of the Monster 696. Consistent with the latest-Ducatis, the new Monster 696 with weight reduction of 5kg from the previous model, and now is the lightest bike in the category (359 kg - 163 kg).

Engine: The engine's 696 is an evolution of the previous version of 695. Measuring 696cc it boasts a series of updates and refinements. Get a strong 9% increase to 80 hp (59 kW) and 11% increase Torque 50.6 lb-ft. This new engine is still the best horsepower per liter ratio of all Ducati's air-cooled units, and ensure a smooth and powerful delivery for a thrilling stretch drive, but in all conditions.
This increase in strength is achieved by the introduction the new cylinder, which is the same as on the 1100 2V engine fitted to many and Strada Hyper Motard. Bore and stroke remain the same as the previous 695 model at 88 x 57.2 mm, but the Combustion chamber and pistons have been modified to the fluid dynamics of the new port. The camshafts now rotate on the surface directly into the cylinder head and are supported by means of oil pressure. Cancellation of the bearings, the weight of this unit to be reduced and the layout simple.
Furthermore the cooling fins of the cylinders and cylinder with a new one, and an improved casting process can be made closer together, therefore, their phone number to strengthen and improve heat exchange. Like its previous Monster 696 new, advanced APTC a leg, which moved down safe and keep your feet light lever action and easy, especially in urban areas, where frequent stop using riding high. Like all new bikes in series, the Monster 696 also has a new plan and maintenance program to reduce costs for customers. What to say? Use the comments link below and be heard!

Ducati 696 Specifications

Specifications .:

Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Wheelbase 1450 mm / 57.1 in
Rake 24°
Front suspension Showa 43mm upside-down forks
Front wheel travel 120mm / 4.7in
Front brake 2 x 320mm discs, 4-piston radial caliper
Front wheel 3-spoke light alloy 3.50 x 17
Front tyre 120/60 ZR 17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Rear wheel travel 148 mm / 5.8 in
Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Rear wheel 3-spoke light alloy 4.50 x 17
Rear tyre 160/60 ZR 17
Fuel tank capacity 15 L (of which 3,5 L reserve) / 3.8 US gal (of which 0.9 US gal reserve)
Weight * 161Kg / 355lbs
Seat height 770 mm / 30.3 in
Instruments Digital unit displaying: Speedometer, rev counter, clock, scheduled maintenance warning, oil temperature, trip fuel, air temperature, lap time, warning light for low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, overrev, immobilizer. Ready for DDA system.
Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage
Body colours (frame/wheels) Red (red/black); Matte Black (black/black); White (black/black)
Versions Dual seat
* = The weight excludes battery, lubricants and, where applicable, cooling liquid.
Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic; air cooled
Displacement 696 cc
Bore x Stroke 88 x 57.2 mm
Compression Ratio 10.7:1
Power* 58.8 kW - 80 CV @ 9000 giri/min
Torque* 7.0kgm - 50.6lb-ft @ 7750 rpm
Fuel injection Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45mm throttle body
Exhaust 2 aluminium mufflers
Emissions Euro3
Gearbox 6 speed
Ratios 1st 32/13, 2nd 30/18, 3rd 28/21, 4th 26/23, 5th 22/22, 6th 24/26
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.85:1
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 45
Clutch APTC wet multiplate with hydraulic control

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