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Ducati Monster 696

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Ducati Monster 696
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Manufacturer Ducati
Also called Monster 696
Production since 2008
Predecessor Ducati Monster 695
Class naked bike
Engine 696cc, 2 valves per cylinder desmodromic air cooled L-twin
Bore x stroke: 88 mm × 57.2 mm / 88 mm × 57.2 mm
Compression ratio: 10.6:1
Horse Power 80hp @ 9,000 rpm
Torque 69Nm @ 7,750 rpm
Transmission 6 speed
Frame type Tubular steel trellis frame
Suspension Front: Showa 43 mm upside-down fork
Rear: Progressive linkage with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock
Brakes Front: Two 320mm discs, radial 4-piston calipers
Rear: 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Wheelbase 57.2 in"
Dimensions L 83"
Seat height 30 in"
Weight 360 lb
Fuel capacity 4.0 us gal including 0.92 us gal reserve
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Ducati Monster 696 is the 2008 generation of the Ducati Monster line of motorcycles. It was announced in November 2007 and includes some improvements in ergonomics including the lowest seat height of any Ducati. Weight has been reduced 5kg on the previous model, the Monster 695.[1] It was officially launched in early April 2008 in Barcelona.

Design changes

  • Ergonomics
    • shorter reach to bars
    • lower seat height
  • Swappable tank colour panels
  • Reduced weight by 5kg
  • Engine power increase (9% boost)
  • New engine cylinder heads
  • New maintenance schedule
  • Trellis frame mounts to an aluminum subframe

References

  1. webbikeworld.com. Ducati announces the Monster 696. Retrieved on 2007-11-14.

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