The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 radical styling has also provided the inspiration for an entire after-market sector specialising in hot-rod parts for this legendary machine. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 with a 21-plate oil-bath clutch 11 friction and 10 steel represents a power-enhancing weight reduction over the ‘dry’ system as well as having a quieter operation and requiring less maintenance. The new 2013 Ducati Monster 696 crankcases hug the gearbox internals much closer to create a smaller and more compact outer profile and achieve considerable weight savings over previous cases.
The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 produces 80hp 58,8kW 9000rpm and 50,6 lb-ft 7,0kgm of torque 7750rpm. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 impressive torque, typical of the Ducati L-Twin engines, will excite with every twist of the throttle. This 2013 Ducati Monster 696 powerful braking set-up offers unrivalled feel and feedback making the 696 safer across a broader spectrum of riding abilities. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 has a net benefit to the overall light weight of the machine. The dry weight of 161kgs 355lb has dramatic effects on not just manoeuvrability and ease of use, but also by contributing directly to increased performance, braking and acceleration. All 2013 Ducati Monster 696 aluminium sub-frame saves weight and adds a pleasing continuity with the aluminium footrest hangers and matte finished swingarm. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 with a 3.50x17 front wheel wears a 120/60ZR tyre while the 4.50x17 rear wheel runs 160/60ZR rubber. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 has a price of $8,795 USD. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 utilises the latest optical technology and advanced construction techniques to provide an incredibly compact lighting package. The 2013 Ducati Monster 696 has enhanced comfort and control with bar-risers gripping sturdy tapered section aluminium handlebars.