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Ducati Monster 821

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Ducati Monster 821 Specs

Engine 821 cc
Power 109 hp
Start Option Electric
Pass Switch Yes
Ignition System Electronic
Odometer Digital
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Monster 821 Pros & Cons

Things We Like in Monster 821

Classic design

Advanced features

V Twin engine

Excellent handling

Things We Dont Like in Monster 821

Not the cheapest

Recent Updates of Monster 821

It was only in the later months of 2017 when Ducati introduced the 2018 Moster 821 at the EICM show in Milan. This new model paid homage to 25 long and fruitful years of Ducati Moster in business. The all-new Monster 821 features the latest iteration of liquid-cooled Testastretta V-twin mill that puts out 109 hp at 9250 rpm and 86 Nm at 7750 rpm. The bike is packed with ample standard features like Bosh ABS and Ducati Traction Control. In Malaysia, the new model’s arrival is still awaited. The current year model of Moster 821 is available in Ducati Red and Matte Black; it is retailed at RM 66,999.

Ducati Monster 821 Variants

There are 2 variants available of Monster 821: Dark and Standard.

Ducati Monster 821 Power-trains

The Monster 821 is powered by a Liquid Cooled Electric Fuel Injection (EFI) 821 cc 2 Cylinder engine that gives 109hp of power at 9250 rpm and 86 Nm Torque at 7750 rpm. It comes with the option of a 6-Speed transmission gearbox. The Monster 821 has a seat height of 810 mm. The Front Tyre size is 120/70 ZR17 & Rear Tyre size is 180/60 ZR!7.

Ducati Monster 821 Features

The feature list of Monster 821 includes ABS, Pass Switch, Optional Anti-Theft Alarm, Urban,Touring, Sport, Enduro Riding Modes and Engine Check Warning in terms of safety.

Features Chassis, Suspension & Brake include Up Side Down Forks Front Suspension, Swingarm Rear Suspension, Low Slung Seat Seat Type, Trellis Body Frame Type, Steel Body Frame Material, Side Wings, Disc Rear Brake and Dual Disc Front Brake.

Features for Console include Digital Odometer, Digital Fuel Gauge, Oil Change Indicator, Digital Speedometer, Digital Tachometer and Display Screen.

Ducati Monster 821 Competitors

The Monster 821 Competitors are: Honda CB650R, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R ABS and BMW R Nine T Pure.

Ducati Monster 821 2020 Price List

Variant   Specifications  
Ducati Monster 821 Standard    821 cc, 109 hp, Electric, Petrol
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Ducati Monster 821 Colors

Monster 821 is available in 3 different colors - Red, Yellow and Dark Stealth.

  • Red

  • Yellow

  • Dark Stealth

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Ducati Monster 821 Review

  • Monster 821 Overview
  • Ducati Monster 821 Design
  • Monster 821 Ride & Handling
  • Ducati Monster 821 Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • Monster 821 Braking & Safety
  • Ducati Monster 821 Verdict

Monster 821 Overview

The year 2018 marked the 25th anniversary of the conception of the Ducati Monster. This is a cause for celebration not just for Ducati but for motorcycle enthusiasts everywhere. The Monster has been the largest selling model for Ducati and has contributed heavily in keeping the company afloat. To enthusiasts, this bike not only broke the mould of the universal Japanese motorcycle but also brought Ducati handling and V Twin performance in a more affordable but no less stylish package. Ducati has decided to celebrate this occasion by renewing its 2015 Monster 821 for 2018. This comes with the newest iteration of the Testastretta V-Twin and a full-colour TFT display. Launched late last year, it has now broken onto our shores and is available at a reduced from earlier RM 66,900. There are bikes like the Yamaha MT09 and the Triumph Speed Triple that give it competition. But picking this bike over others is an emotional rather than logical decision. Let’s find out what the newest model of the bike that created the naked sports category have in store.

Ducati Monster 821 Design

It is not difficult to see why the Ducati Monster was the progenitor and now the epitome of the naked sports bike. In its current iteration, it is the best of old and new. It still carries the signature trellis frame, round headlight, and muscular tank. But the frame is minimal with no excess and the tank and headlight are from the modern Ducati 1200 Monster. There are nods to the old Monsters like the tank clip from the original. Then there are all the small details that you discover every day. The beefy front and the small tail give the Monster 821 a muscular look, there is nothing on this bike that is non-essential. Even the engine acts as a stressed member further keeping the weight low. Upswept exhausts look racy even when parked and will only touch the ground if you fall over. The 17-inch front and rear 10 spoke alloys with beefy 120/70 front and 180/55 rear Pirelli Diablo Roso III tires will make sure that you don’t. The bike is deceptively small with a wheelbase of just 1480 mm. The seat height is adjustable between 785 mm and 810 mm making it usable for a wide range of rider heights. The display uses a full-color TFT LCD that can also be paired with the optional multimedia package allowing you to receive phone calls and play music. There are three colors to choose from – yellow, red, and black. The red comes with our recommendation as it really showcases that trellis frame in all its beauty. Other recommendations include the cover for the rear seat and a hugger to remove that ugly mudguard.

Monster 821 Ride & Handling

The front gets 43 mm USD Kayaba shocks and the rear gets a progressive linkage with adjustable monoshock mounted directly to the rear cylinder head and an aluminium double-sided swingarm. The 24.3-degree rake and 3.67 inches of trail combined with the stiff suspension makes a cakewalk of hard cornering while keeping the bike stable and tractable. The shocks perform well in absorbing road imperfections too. There are short rise handlebars that give a relaxed nearly vertical riding position with ample room behind the tank to tuck in. The deep scoop seat is spacious enough to allow some knee dragging action too. Wet weight of 206 kg also helps in this too.

Ducati Monster 821 Engine & Fuel Consumption

Power comes from Ducati’s latest water cooled and fuel injected with ride by wire equipped 821 cc Testastretta, L Twin Desmodromic engine. Peak power is rated at 109 hp at 9250 rpm and torque of 86 Nm at 7750 rpm. There are three different riding modes-Sport, Touring, and Urban - that manages the power levels along with inputs from ABS and traction control system to give optimum performance. The engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission with a slipper clutch. While the redline is at 10500 rpm, the peak torque is available at 75% of the rev range making it more usable. Like all Ducatis, the throttle feels sluggish and jerky at the first few percentages of the throttle but soon becomes smooth as we move further. The gearbox is smooth with tall gearing and the clutch is very light. It also comes with APTC that stops the rear wheel from locking during downshifts. The exhaust note is throaty but not like the air-cooled Ducatis of the old. The mileage is 15.9 kmpl if you are interested.

Monster 821 Braking & Safety

The front gets dual 320 mm semi-floating disc brakes with radially mounted Monobloc 4 piston Brembo callipers. The rear gets a single 245 mm disc with a 2 piston calliper. Bosch’s ABS 9.1 also comes as standard as does Ducati Traction Control.

Ducati Monster 821 Verdict

While the price is lower than before, this bike will not exactly have the cheapest insurance and maintenance cost. It comes with 24-month warranty and a service interval of 15000 km. While it does hark back to the Ducati Monsters of the old, there is no dry clutch nor is it air cooled. It does not have the blistering performance of its rivals either. But like we said earlier, some decisions are made from the heart.  

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    Rooney Lee Nov 19, 2019 for Ducati Monster 821

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Ducati Monster 821 FAQ

What are the Safety Features Available in Ducati Monster 821?

The safety features available in Ducati Monster 821 Below:

Feature Value
Pass Switch Yes
Side Reflectors No
Back Rest No
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes
Riding Modes Urban,Touring, Sport, Enduro
Leg Guards No
Shutter Lock No
Engine Check Warning Yes
Is Ducati Monster 821 available in Electric?

No, Ducati Monster 821 doesn't comes with Electric Option. Electric Fuel Type is also available in Below:

What are the top variants of Ducati Monster 821?

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