Ducati unveiled two new bikes destined for dealer show floors in 2009 Â the Monster 1100 and 1100 S.
Both bikes are powered by the two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine that delivers 95hp at 7500rpm and 79.5lb-ft of torque at 6000rpm. The Monster 1100 weighs 372 lbs. whereas the Monster 1100 S Â outfitted with a fully adjustable 43mm titanium nitride coated Ohlins fork; progressive Ã–hlins rear shock absorber with adjustable pre-load and return damping; and carbon fiber cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fender Â loses 2.2 lbs. compared to the base model. Both versions come with removable single seat covers and micro-bikini fairings.
The first public appearance for the Monster 1100/1100S will be at INTERMOT, the motorcycle trade fair opening in Cologne, Germany, on Oct. 8.