Ducati has launched the Monster 797+ in India at Rs 8.03 lakh ex-showroom, Pan India. The Plus variant gets windscreen/visor and passenger seat cowl.
Rest of the bike is the same as the standard 797. Equipment list includes LCD instrument panel, LED position lights, LED tail lamp, USB power socket and Bosch ABS.
Powering the 797+ is a 803 cc L-twin cylinder air cooled engine, delivering 73 hp @ 8,250 rpm and 67 Nm of torque @ 5,750 rpm, paired to a 6-speed gearbox with ATPC clutch (slipper clutch).
Front suspension is a 43 mm Kayaba USD fork while the rear is a Sachs monoshock – pre load and rebound adjustable. Braking duties are handled by two 320 mm semi-floating discs with Brembo 4-piston callipers at front while the rear is a single 245 mm disc with 1-piston calliper.
The 17-inch 10-spoke alloys are shod with Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tyres, measuring 120/70 at front and 180/55 at the rear.
The bike weighs 175 kg dry.