Ducati Monster 696 For Sale
What Is It?
The Ducati Monster 696 is a premium naked bike and is powered by a Euro 3 compliant Desmodue air-cooled 695.8 cc 90° V-Twin engine, producing 78.9 bhp at 9,000 rpm and maximum torque at 7,750 rpm.
- Steel tubular frame
- Aluminium subframe and double sided swingarm
- Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
- 245 mm disc at the rear with Brembo two piston caliper
- 43 mm Showa fixed upside down fork
- Adjustable Sachs rear shock
- Traction control
- Slipper clutch
- LED rear light
- 2->2 exhaust system
- 6 speed gearbox
The 3-spoke 17" Marchesini wheels take a Pirelli Angel ST 120/60 tyre at the front and a 160/60 at the rear.
Accessories include the Termignoni Titanium silencers, Termignoni racing exhaust system, comfort seat, colour coded pillion seat cover, LED indicators, mini fly screen, Ducati Data Analyser, tail pack and a variety of Carbon bits. The £5,750 696+ gets the fly screen and pillion seat cover.
Colours: Red, black, whiteDid You Know?
It's essentially a combination of parts Ducati had already developed for various models, keeping it simple and cheap to develop. The simplicity of the Monsters was much adored.
Launch RRP: £5,500
Capacity: 696 cc (average)
Power: 79 bhp / 59 kW (average)
Red Line: 10,000 rpm (average)
Top Speed: 135 mph / 217 km/h (high)
Economy: 45 mpg / 6.3 L/100km (average)
Range: 150 miles / 241 km (average)
Fuel Capacity: 15.0 litres / 3.3 gallons (average)
Seat Height: 770 mm / 30.3 inches (low)
Wet Weight: 185 kg / 408 pounds (average)
Dry Weight: 161 kg / 355 pounds
Power to Weight: 0.427 bhp/kg / 0.318 kW/kg
Road Tax (VED): £96 / Year (Very High)
Review In A Few
- Interchangeable fuel tank covers
- Light clutch
- Based on re-used older tech
- No fork adjustment
- No gear indicator
- Toasty seat
2011: Marzocchi fork, adjustable levers, longer exhaust heat shields and optional ABS system (+2 kg).
Check out this quick first impressions video from Roadcraft Nottingham.
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