2014 Ducati Monster 796 S2R Ducati Malaysia, under the stewardship of Next Bike, has added the newest variant, the Monster 796 S2R, to its ever-expanding line-up. The Ducati Monster 796 S2R stole the show at the recent Malaysian MotoGP weekend, which also coincided with the third edition of the Asia Ducati Week.

The Ducati Monster line-up successfully earned its image as the unchallenged icon of naked motorcycles is the result of investing over 20 years of Ducati engineering, design and styling experience. The Monster variant has always been a statement on two wheels, an expression that created a cult following and, above all, a premium lifestyle motorcycle easily accessible to everyone.

The new Monster 796 S2R, dressed in distinctive white with a sophisticated red racing stripe and sporty red wheels. Establishing itself as the ultimate air-cooled naked, the beautiful machine further underlines the essential mix of sporty minimization and iconic style.

Sporting aesthetic touches such as dark finished handlebars and front fork bodies, the Monster 796 S2R combines user-friendliness with sports character, delivering 87hp from a dry weight of just 167kg. At the heart of it all, the new Monster bike takes up the Desmodue 796 engine, as well as standard equipment like a single-sided swing arm, exemplary ergonomics and ABS. Along with a lightweight crankshaft (848-typed flywheel and 66mm stroke), the Monster 796 punches 87 hp with ease at 8,250 rpm and 78 mm of torque at 6,250 rpm. The power unit maintains a smooth and enjoyable ride, famous of all Desmodromic L-Twins.

Suspension up front is handled by user-friendly 43mm Showa forks, while the sporty Ducati single-sided rear swing arm is controlled by a single rear Sachs unit, with adjustable spring pre-load and return damping for passenger load optimization.

While the Monster 796 S2R is fitted with the micro-bikini fairing and single seat cover as standard, it also features a comfort-enhancing seat, further accentuated with stylish red stitching.

The new Ducati Monster 796 S2R is offered at a somewhat affordable net price tag of RM 64,888. Head on over to your nearest Ducati showroom to test ride the Monster 796 S2R!

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