Ducati Monster 695: review, history, specs
|Ducati Monster 695|
|Production||2006 - 2008|
|Predecessor||Ducati Monster 620|
|Successor||Ducati Monster 696|
695cc v2, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||88.0mm x 57.2mm|
|Horsepower||70.54 HP (52.6 KW) @ 8500RPM|
|Torque||44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 6200RPM|
|Air Filter||K&N DU-9001 `07-08|
|Spark Plug||NGK `08|
|Transmission||Gear box: 6-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Suspension||Front: marzocchi 43 mm upside-down fork
Rear: progressive linkage with preload and rebound sachs adjustable monoshock
|Brakes||Front: double disc
Rear: single disc
|Wheelbase||56.69 inches (1440 mm)|
|Seat Height||30.31 inches (770 mm)|
|Weight||370.38 pounds (168.0 Kg) (dry), 168.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters)|
The Ducati Monster 695 was a v2, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Ducati between 2006 and 2008. Max torque was 44.99 ft/lbs (61.0 Nm) @ 6200 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 70.54 HP (52.6 KW) @ 8500 RPM.
The bike has a 6-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the APTC wet multiplate with hydraulic control.
It came with a 120/60-zr17 front tire and a 160/60-zr17 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via double disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a marzocchi 43 mm upside-down fork while the rear was equipped with a progressive linkage with preload and rebound sachs adjustable monoshock. The Monster 695 was fitted with a 3.7 Gallon (14.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 370.38 pounds (168.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 56.69 inches (1440 mm) long.
2006 Ducati Monster 695
The 2006 MY Ducati Monster 695 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 695cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodromic powerplant paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 73 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.
Standard fittings include a 43mm Marzocchi upside-down telescopic fork, a Sachs adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, a steel, trellis frame, a large, round headlight, a dual seat, blacked-out, three-spoked cast-aluminum wheels, and analogue instrumentation dials.
2007 Ducati Monster 695
The 2007 MY Ducati Monster 695 has features such as a 43mm Marzocchi upside-down telescopic fork, a Sachs adjustable monoshock with progressive linkage as a rear suspension, Brembo brakes with dual front discs and a single disc in the rear, a steel, trellis frame, a large, round headlight, a dual seat, blacked-out, three-spoked cast-aluminum wheels, and analogue instrumentation dials.
In the engine department, it sports a four-stroke, air-cooled, 695cc, 90-degree V-Twin desmodrmic powerhouse, mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a chain final drive, that can produce a claimed 73 horsepower and 61 Nm of torque.
In Popular Culture
On September 21, 2008, a gathering of Ducati Monsters in Hamme-Moerzeke, Belgium, broke the Guinness Record for the "largest parade of motorcycles of the same brand and type." 405 Ducati Monsters were tallied.
Several A-list celebrities are known to have been publicly associated with the Monster, including Lewis Hamilton, Orlando Bloom, Usher, Alanis Morissette, Lyle Lovett, and Adrien Brody. TV presenter Suzi Perry said "The best bike I've ever owned was probably my Ducati Monster", adding, "I had a 750, and it was a cool bike to own and cool to ride".
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