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Ducati Monster 1200 25 Anniversario special model 2018

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Ducati has presented a new special model for the 2018 model year: the Ducati Monster 1200 25 Anniversario.

Tea D.ucati Monster 1200 25 Anniversario comes in a new tricolor paintwork, which is already known from other special models such as the Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition. The paintwork was also used on the 2008 Monster S4R S. With the new model, Ducati pays homage to the 25th anniversary of the monsters. The new anniversary model was presented by Ducati boss Claudio Domenicali himself, the occasion was the press conference for the World Ducati Week 2018, which will take place from July 20 to 22. The first ride was reserved for MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso, who drove the new Ducati onto the stage.

New paint job for the Monster 1200

The new special model is powered by the well-known L-twin Testastretta engine from the Ducati Monster 1200, which develops 147 hp at 9,250 rpm and 124 Nm at 7,750 rpm. Otherwise, Ducati has given the new Monster 1200 25 Anniversario a few more components from the slightly sharper R version of the Monster 1200. Accordingly, the new special model with suspension elements from Ohlins, lighter wheels from Marchesini, a lighter rear section, better brakes from Brembo (330 -mm double disc brake with M50 monobloc brake calipers at the front, 245 mm brake disc at the rear) and some parts made of carbon and aluminum. Otherwise there are three driving modes, a lean ABS from Bosch, a wheelie control, a quickshifter, a traction control and a high-quality TFT display. Ducati also includes a matching tarpaulin in the anniversary design.


The Ducati Monster is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

The new special model is limited to 500 copies. Each copy has its own serial number that can be seen on the frame. The new Ducati Monster 1200 25 Anniversario will be available in Europe from September 2018. Ducati Germany names 19,990 euros as the base price.

For comparison: the basic version of the Monster 1200 is available for 14,390 euros. The slightly sharper S version costs 17,190 euros. The even better Ducati Monster 1200 R is a bit more expensive and costs 18,840 euros. The new special model can now be pre-ordered from Ducati dealers.

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