Ducati has launched the Monster 1200 S Black on Black internationally. In the home market Italy, the Black on Black edition has been priced at €17,390 (INR 13,78,075.04) ex-works and will be available at Ducati dealers from the end of this month.
The "Black on Black" livery brings gloss black and matt black treatment to various parts of the Monster 1200 S. The Monster 1200 S is still available in the Ducati Red paint.
The stylish black body paint is complemented by red highlights on the fuel tank (Monster logo) and on the rims. All styling cues are identical to the regular Ducati Monster 1200 S. Thus, you would see a naked roadster styling that comprises muscular fuel tank and a rear cowl among other details. The Italian flag and the 1200 S logo are visible on the rear cowl. The bike is built around a tubular steel trellis frame.
The Ducati Monster 1200 mounts a Euro-IV 1,198 cc Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that pumps out 147 hp of peak power at 9,250 rpm and 124 Nm of max torque. The safety net comprises Ride-by-Wire system, ABS Cornering, Traction Control and Wheelie Control. The motor is linked to a six-speed gearbox with assist/slipper functions. The up & down quickshifter comes as standard.
As the Black on Black edition is based on the Monster 1200 S. Thus, shock absorption tasks are performed by 48 mm Öhlins front fork and rear Öhlins monoshock – both fully adjustable. Braking department comprises twin 330 mm Brembo discs at the front along with Brembo M50 monobloc callipers and a 245 mm disc with two-piston calliper at the rear. The Monster 1200 S features three Y-spokes wheels design, a carbon fibre front mudguard, full-TFT colour display and LED indicators. The wheels are wrapped with Pirelli Diablo Rosso III tyres.
The Ducati Monster 1200 S Black on Black is ready for Ducati Multimedia System and Anti-theft System. The motorcycle comes with a 24 month/unlimited mileage warranty. The service interval stand at 15,000 km/12 months (whichever comes first). The valve clearance adjustment interval is 30,000 km.