Launch of the 2023 Ducati Monster SP in India: Features, Cost, and Specifications

Our domestic market has seen the introduction of the new Monster SP from Ducati India, joining the normal model to take on the portfolio of Triumph Street Triples. The motorcycle has an MRP of Rs15.95 lakh (ex-showroom). At the shops of the Italian motorcycle manufacturer in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata, bookings for the brand-new Ducati Monster SP are now being taken. Additionally, it is believed that the motorbike deliveries would start very shortly. For those who are unaware, both the hardware and appearance of the Ducati Monster SP are drastically different from those of the Monster in its regular configuration. Here are some of the major advantages that this motorcycle's SP variation has over its ordinary version in terms of appearance, features, hardware, and more.

2023 Ducati Monster SP: Price and Market Rivals

The base model of the new Ducati Monster SP is substantially less expensive than the new model, which starts at Rs 15.95 lakh in our market and costs Rs 12.95 lakh. These are both ex-showroom prices. The Monster range of motorcycles competes against models like the Triumph Street Triple RS, BMW F 900 R, and Kawasaki Z900 in the Indian market.

2023 Ducati Monster SP: Design

The Ducati Monster model's overall appearance and that of the SP variation are similar. Along with a step-up seat, a side-slung twin-pod exhaust, a projector-style headlight with an (Light Emitting Diode) LED (Daytime Running Lights) DRL, a small fly screen, a muscular fuel tank with built-in front turn indicators, and 17-inch alloy wheels on both ends, this variant also includes a few other features. However, this freshly launched variation of the Monster line's MotoGP-inspired paint and passenger seat cowl further emphasize the motorcycle's sporty appearance.

2023 Ducati Monster SP: Engine and Gearbox

The mechanical specs of the new Monster SP are comparable to those of the standard model. As a result, the whole Monster series utilized a 937cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine with a six-speed transmission. The engine's highest power output is 109.9 bhp at 9,250 rpm, and its maximum torque is 93 Nm at 6,500 rpm. The maintenance intervals are set at 15,000 miles or every 24 months, whereas the valve clearance check is scheduled every 30,000 miles.

2023 Ducati Monster SP: Feature Set

Full-LED lighting and a 4.3-inch color (Thin Film Transistor) TFT display are standard equipment on the new Ducati Monster SP. Customers can select between heated grips and the Ducati Multimedia System as optional upgrades. In addition to the ride-related data, the colour TFT console also displays a lap timer, fuel gauge, and air temperature. A quick-shifter, traction control, a launch control system, three ride modes (Sport, Road, and Wet), cornering ABS, and wheelie control are further electronic rider aids on this motorbike.

2023 Ducati Monster SP: Hardware Details

The mechanical specs of both types are identical, however the more expensive SP version gains from better hardware. For instance, the suspension is controlled by a 43mm Ohlins upside-down front fork and a rear monoshock, both of which are fully adjustable. The braking system also comprises two 320mm front discs with Brembo Stylema monoblock four-piston calipers up front and a single 245mm rear rotor with Brembo two-piston calipers at the back. The SP variant has a 14-liter gasoline tank and weights 186 Kg.

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