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2013-11-12 09:38

BELLE OF THE BALL: Ducati’s Monster 1200 claims the 2013 EICMA show’s “Most beautiful bike” title. Image: DUCATI

Milan, Italy - Ducati’s new Monster 1200 has been voted “Most beautiful bike of show” at the 2013 EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy. Second place went to the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800.

More than two decades and 275 000 sales after the Monster’s very first unveiling in Cologne, Ducati has introduced the iconic model’s third generation with the 2014 Monster 1200 and 1200 S.

RED ON RED

Powered by the Superbike-derived 1198 Testastretta 11 DS engine, the new flagship has a new chassis and design and sports the bike maker’s latest technologies.

While the Monster 1200 is presented in Ducati red with a red frame and black wheels, the Monster 1200 S offers Ducati red with a red frame and glossy black wheels in addition to the striking scheme of white with bronze-coloured frame and glossy black wheels.

The Monster 1200 and 1200 S will become available in Ducati dealerships from early 2014.

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