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Ducati Monster crosses 3.5 lakh sales milestone

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Italian premium superbike brand Ducati has announced that the brand has achieved a new milestone by rolling out the 350,000th Ducati Monster since inception. The Ducati Monster made its debut back in 1992 and the brand has now sold 3.5 lakh units of the iconic naked roadster. Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali and the Ducati Design Centre Director Andrea Ferraresi handed over the 350,000th Monster to its owner S. De Rose. 

The unit was marked with a special ‘Monster no.350,000’ plate with a hand sketch of the Monster, placed on the steel trellis frame of the motorcycle. The new owner of the Ducati Monster 1200 S finished in Black on Black paint theme was invited to Borgo Panigale where the motorcycle was delivered along with a certificate of authenticity, signed by the head honcho and a sketch of the motorcycle signed by designer Angelo Amato.

The Ducati Monster 1200 S Black on Black features a matte paint with glossy black elements and 3-spoke Y rims with exclusive “S” graphics accented in red carbon front mudguard, fully adjustable Ohlins suspension, Racing brake components and is powered by a 1,198cc 11-degree Testastretta Desmodromic valve distribution system, L-twin cylinder liquid-cooled motor with electronic fuel injection and a full ride-by-wire system that helps produce 147 Hp of power and 124 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed gearbox. 

The brand has also introduced the 2021 Ducati Monster and Monster Plus recently at the Ducati World Première which was revealed with a Euro5 emissions-compliant 937cc 90-degree liquid-cooled V-Twin-Cylinder engine with 11-degree Testastretta Desmodromic valve distribution system, electronic fuel injection and ride-by-wire throttle that makes 111 Hp of power and 93 Nm of torque matched to a 6-speed unit. The brand also revealed that the new Monster is also available with an A2 licence compatible 47 Hp power output. The new 2021 Ducati Monster and Monster S are also expected to arrive on Indian shores in the near future.