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    Official: Ducati reveals Monster 821 in two flavors

    We found the third-generation Ducati Monster 1200S to be a comfortable but quite capable sport bike during our First Ride. But what if you love the new bike's brawny looks but don't think you'll need the full 1200cc V-twin? At first blush, we'd say you might be crazy, but Ducati is looking out ...

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    First Ride: 2014 Ducati Monster 1200 S
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    The Ducati Monster 1200 S has the power-to-weight ratio of a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse and the contact patch of a playing card. I'm elbows deep into leaning this pulsing, growling, screaming red animal across a one-lane hairpin on the edge of a volcanic island, when a sequence of ...

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    Official: Ducati unveils range-topping Monster 1200 and 1200 S with pricing

    Ducati has unveiled the third generation of its naked (read: fairing-less) motorcycles, comprised of the Monster 1200 and 1200 S, at the press conference ahead of the 71st International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, which starts tomorrow. The two new Monsters will be available in 2014, ...

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    Ducati North America seeks new CEO

    Amidst recent rumors, Ducati has officially announced that its CEO of North American operations, Michael Lock, will step down at the end of July to pursue other opportunities. Since Lock took the reins in North America in late 2003, Ducati has bridged the gap from something of a novelty brand ...

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    Ducati officially rolls out Monster 796, Monster Art customization program

    Ducati Monster 796 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It doesn't exactly come as a surprise, but Ducati has just officially announced that it will soon be putting a new Monster on dealership floors in June. As you might expect from the name, the new Ducati Monster 796 will use the ...

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    Christian Audigier stikes again with special edition Ducati Monster

    Ducati Monster 1100 by Christian Audigier – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Christian Audigier won't leave us alone. The fashion designer responsible for decking out all the celebs in Ed Hardy and Von Dutch gear has made a killing off his overpriced wears, but apparently unsatisfied ...

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    Ducati launches customization contest for new Monster 1100 S

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Ducati Monster 1100 and 1100 S
    Ducati's Monster range has always been fertile ground for owner customization. First introduced in 1993, the Monster kicked off the current naked bike craze, and modifications have managed to remain part of its basic appeal. ...

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    Ducati unveils Streetfighter in Milan

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    Ducati is about to release a new naked performance bike, but it's not a Monster. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer has decided that all Monsters should be air-cooled, and so its liquid-cooled naked bikes will carry a new name. The 1099cc ...

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    Officially Official: Ducati officially releases Monster 1100 and 1100 S

    Click above for more shots of the Ducati Monster 1100 and 1100 S
    Whenever an icon like the original Ducati Monster is restyled, the results are sure to be controversial. That was the case last year when the Italian bike-maker launched the Monster 696, the only naked sportbike from Ducati using the ...

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    Ducati to update Monster range with 1100 DS engine

    Click above for more spy shots of the Ducati Monster 1100You knew that Ducati wouldn't go too long without upgrading its modern-classic Monster line. Last year, the only option available for fans of the original naked bike was the entry-level 696 engine. While that machine, with its throaty V-Twin ...

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    Officially Official: Ducati unveils the new 2008 Monster 696

    click above image to view high-res gallery of the Ducati Monster 696 Let the speculation end! Ducati has officially unveiled the 2008 Monster 696. Now that we know exactly what the new air-cooled Ducati Monster will look like, we're honestly a bit disappointed. It's not at all that the bike is bad ...

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    Your daily dose of Ducati news, featuring the Desmosedici RR

    We've received official word from Ducati that it's extending the planned production run of Desmosedici RR bikes from 1,250 to 1,500 in an effort to meet demand. If you've already got an order in, you are all set, and Ducati promises that all of the 1,500 bikes will be delivered to owners by the ...

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    A redesigned Ducati Monster on the way for '08

    It's rare that we cover motorcycles on Autoblog, but a new Ducati Monster is too big to pass up. Ducati has rattled off a string of successful new model launches as of late, including the SportClassic range, the 1098 and the Hypermotard. But its true bread-and-butter model remains the Monster. ...


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