2011 Ducati Monster 796

Monster 796

Urban icon.

The Monster 796 has it all: outstanding style, performance and comfort. A joy-to-ride gem bursting with iconic Italian design.

Monster Art

  • ‘Logomania’ is the second collection of the innovative Monster Art project and a stunning tribute to famous Ducati logos and color schemes that span more than 50 years of authentic brand heritage.
  • Changing the color and character of any model in the current Monster line-up in just 10 minutes, is the genius of the Monster Art program and a feature that passionately supports the Monster culture of customization.
  • Consisting of tank panels, micro-bikini fairing, single-seat cover and front mudguard, the kits have now become a modern canvas in the world of motorcycle art and a unique method of Monster personalization.


  • Ducati Data Analyzer (DDA) system-ready for Ducati performance accessory

General Information

Manufacturer Ducati
Model Year 2011
Model Monster 796
Model Code MONSTER796
Stock Number N/A
Color Red


Brakes Front: (2) 320 mm discs, 4-piston radial calipersRear: 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Wheels Front: Y-shaped, 5-spoke light alloy, 3.5 x 17 in.Rear: Y-shaped, 5-spoke light alloy, 5.5 x 17 in.
Wheel Colors Frame / Wheels: Red / Black
Tires Front: Pirelli Diablo Rosso 120/70 ZR17Rear: Pirelli Diablo Rosso 180/55 ZR17


Weight Dry: 369 lbs. (167 kg)ABS Version: 373 lbs. (169 kg)
Wheelbase 57.1 in. (1,450 mm)
Seat Height 31.5 in. (800 mm)


Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Chain; front sprocket 15; rear sprocket 39


Lighting Warning Lights: Low oil pressure, fuel level, fuel reserve, neutral, turn signals, over-rev


Engine L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder, Desmodromic
Horsepower 87 hp (64 kW) @ 8,250 rpm
Displacement 803cc
Bore x Stroke 88 x 66 mm
Torque 58 ft. lbs. (8 kgm) @ 6,250 rpm
Compression Ratio 11:1
Fuel System Siemens electronic fuel injection, 45 mm throttle body
Clutch APTC wet multi-plate with hydraulic control
Cooling Air
Exhaust Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter with 2 lambda probes


Frame Tubular steel trellis
Suspension Front: Marzocchi 43 mm upside-down forks; 4.7 in. (120 mm) travelRear: Progressive linkage with preload and rebound Sachs adjustable monoshock; 5.8 in. (148 mm) travel
Rake 24°