Also in snowy New York this weekend at the IMS Show, Ducati debuting its 2012 Ducati Monster 1100 EVO, It is powered by the Desmodue Evoluzione engine which is the first two-valve Ducati to hit the 100 hp. mark and is now the flagship of the extremely successful Monster Line. The first 900 Monster was introduced in 1992 and was immediately extremely successful with its radical styling that provided the inspiration for an entire after-market sector specializing in custom parts for this legendary machine.
Compared with the previous 1100 cc, The Monster 1100 EVO mixes higher engine power (both volumetric and combustion efficiency have been increased, new inlet ports, combustion chamber redesigned)), a Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC) contained of advanced electronics, a new sports concept and superior riding pleasure to refine the original Monster formula, which makes it an icon of the naked segment. It is the most powerful air cooled Ducati ever. Will hit dealer showrooms beginning of summer. MSRP is $11,995. Ducati.