Ducati Monster 795 – Asia special Monster rolls out in India

Here comes the world’s popularly known naked bike from the Ducati – Monster 795, and the bike is especially made for the Asian super bike enthusiasts. The new Monster 795 is going to be head-on competitor for Kawasaki Ninja 650R and Hyosung GT 650N. According to reliable sources the Monster 795 will be priced much lesser in comparison to Monster 796 (that already exists in India) and the price factor will be the trump card for the 795 to give a tough ride ahead for its rivals. Despite being a new model 795 inherits the DNA of Monster and in fact the bike is assembled in Thailand, Ducati’s new plant and the engines are said to be from Borgo Panigale factory in Bologna. Although the bike will be built in Thailand, engineering and designing will be executed in Italy. And also the Italian bike maker will not compromise on engine performance and design of its new bike; quality standards will be totally retained.

Looks can blind your eyes
The monster is adorned with triple-parabola headlight and the digital instrument features a rev counter with a reading till 12000 rpm. The LED tail lamp cluster and the fuel tank are unchanged and there is this cool stopwatch that can be operated through the headlight flasher.

Engine and power can make you fall for it
The Monster 795 is equipped with 803 cc, L-twin, dual spark, Desmodue engine that generates a power of 87 bhp @ 8250 rpm and torque of 8 kgm @ 6250 rpm. Simply put expect peak speed of 210 kmph and 3.5 seconds to clock 0-100 kmph speed.

The 795 comes with a 6-speed gearbox features one-down and five-up operation. The adjustable Sachs mono shock is linked to the rear and the seat height is lowered to optimize the riding position and the bike is braced with Bremo brakes with optional Automatic Braking System.

Why is the Monster 795 cheap?
The Monster 795 is priced around Rs 5 lacs and one of the main reasons for the low price is that India has a free trade agreement with Thailand and rightly so, the bike is assembled there.

However there are some changes on the Ducati Monster 795 (the Asia special) as compared to the Monster 796 (international version), which are as follows:
Double-sided swing arm of the Monster 795 unlike single-sided one
Seat height reduced to 30 inches from 31.5 inches
Monster 795 has 3-spoke alloy wheels (two cut back from 5 spokes).

Ducati is also planning to expand its dealership network in India considering the huge market size and is including four new dealers this year, which raises the total number of dealers to seven. The Monster will come in red (as base color) and double tone color options with red again. With the market for super bikes steaming up all you superbike lovers glove on to throttle this Monster.

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