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Ducati Monster 797 2017 STD

Team OD Updated: November 09, 2016, 08:07 PM IST
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The classic stance of the Ducati returns to its roots with the 2017 Monster 797. Interim designs have played around with the proportions and details. This one follows the original Galuzzi design much closer than usual. And just look at it! 1

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As usual, the simple lines of the Ducati Monster 797 contrast strongly with the heavily mechanical look down below. The 803cc engine is extremely familiar - it is shared exactly, including state of tune, with Ducati's Scrambler 2

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The tank is big and looks great with those chiseled lines 3

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The rounded headlamp takes cues from the Ducati Monster design book. Looks great with the LED strip bisecting it into half 5

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The 2017 Ducati Monster 797 employs radially mounted Brembo calipers on the front twin discs. Braking is assured, strong and friendly, and ABS is standard equipment 6

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The tank is big and looks great with those chiseled lines 7

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The Monster 797 borrows design cues from the '90s Monster 8

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Despite the compact looks, the Monster 797 isn't just for shorties. Anand, the rider in the frame, is 6 feet 3 inches in height and had no trouble adjusting to the Ducati 9

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LCD instrumentation is crisp 10

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The 803cc, air-cooled, L-twin motor produces 75PS at 8,250rpm and 68.9Nm at 5,750rpm 11

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The light, compact feel of the Ducati Monster 797 means that side-to-side direction changes happen quickly and without effort 12

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The off-set mounted rear monoshock only offers pre-load adjustment but it knows exactly what its job is on the Ducati Monster 797 13

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As entry-level engines go, the 2017 Ducati Monster 797 is smoother than you expect and offers a linear power delivery that is thrilling but not intimidating 14

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