Envisaged as the new entry level bike, the Ducati Monster 797 is a highly stylish, captivatingly simplistic package that offers a sporty, yet easy ride whilst delivering never ending, undemanding fun.
Equipped with an air-cooled 2-valve 803cc Desmondue L-twin engine from the Scrambler and weighing in at 193kg with a 75 hp, it comes contained within the Trellis frame allowing the mechanics to remain on display in order to represent genuine Monster style. Now also Euro 4 compliant, the 2017 Ducati Monster 797 L-Twin also sports alloy 10-spoke lightweight wheels which host Pirelli Diablo Rosso II as a standard fitment, a Bosch 9.1 MP ABS module, slipper clutch, a twin-spar swingarm, tubular steel trellis frame as well as a full LCD dash.
A true naked Ducati, this recent addition to the range encapsulates the genuine Monster essence all the way down to its core which is now a fully accessible bike for anyone, ensuring endless hours of easygoing fun.
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Ducati presents the new Monster 797: Monster spirit and Ducati appeal that is now accessible to everyone. Sporty, compact, essential yet incredibly stylish and up to date, the Monster 797 embodies all the allure of the Monster and represents the gateway to the Ducati world. Everything on the Monster 797 recalls the iconic 90s bike while offering cutting-edge modernity: from the Trellis frame to the air-cooled L-twin engine and round headlight.
The Monster 797, the most accessible of the Ducati nakeds, has been designed to express that unique Monster essence right down to the last detail. With its compact yet beefy tank, iconic headlight and tapered tail, the Monster 797 is clean and sinewy. The Desmodue air-cooled L-twin engine is cradled in the Trellis frame, showcasing the mechanics in inimitable Monster style.
With a punchy maximum power of 75 hp at 8,250 rpm and great delivery throughout the rev range, the Monster 797 puts performance and fun within everyone's grasp, ensuring an exciting ride experience, every day, on any road. EURO 4 compliant, the Monster 797 L-twin is perfect for those purchasing their first Ducati or simply their first motorcycle, yet still offers fun-packed riding for even the most expert motorcyclist. Moreover, active safety is always ready to kick in thanks to the as-standard Bosch ABS. The ABS on the Monster 797 works in concert with a top-drawer front braking system consisting of two 320 mm Brembo discs gripped by two Brembo M4.32 radial calipers.
Whether on city streets or country roads, the Monster 797 is the perfect bike for cool, carefree riding. Right from the very first mile, the low seat and wide handlebars inspire confidence. Contained weight and agile chassis geometry give riders outstanding 'feel', perfect control and superb handling whatever their level of experience.
The new Ducati Monster 797 finally makes the iconic essence, history and unique appeal of the Monster - and Ducati - accessible to anyone.
L-Twin, 2 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, Air cooled
Bore X Stroke
88 mm x 66 mm
Max Power Output
75 hp (55 kW) @ 8250 rpm
50.8 lb-ft (68.9 Nm) @ 5750 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity
Tyre Size Front
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, 120/70 ZR17
Tyre Size Rear
Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, 180/55 ZR17
Brakes Type Front
2 x Ø 320 semi-floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo M4.32 callipers, 4-piston, axial pump with Bosch ABS as standard equipment
Brakes Type Rear
Ø 245 disc, 1-piston calliper with Bosch ABS as standard equipment
TriOptions Personal Contract Purchase is only available through Ducati Finance, a trading style of Black Horse Limited, St William House Tresillian Terrace, Cardiff, CF10 5BH. Credit is subject to status and only available to UK residents aged 18 and over.
TriOptions Personal Contract Purchase is only available through Ducati Finance, a trading style of Black Horse Limited, St William House Tresillian Terrace, Cardiff, CF10 5BH. Credit is subject to status and only available to UK residents aged 18 and over. Finance example is correct at time of quoting and may be subject to change.
With TriOptions Personal Contract Purchase you have the option at the end of the agreement to:
(1) return the motorcycle and not pay the Optional Final Repayment. If the motorcycle is in good condition (fair wear and tear accepted) and has not exceeded the allowed mileage you will have nothing further to pay. If the bike has exceeded the allowed mileage a charge for excess mileage will apply - in this example 6p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage up to 4,999 miles and 12p per mile + VAT for any excess mileage exceeding 4,999 miles.
(2) pay the Optional Final Repayment to own the motorcycle.
(3) part exchange the motorcycle subject to settlement of your existing finance agreement; new finance agreements are subject to status.