Monster 1200 R

Iconic Design and Power

Classic Monster design blends with the sporty and elegant lines of the tail, bringing to life a compact, light bike which conveys an idea of power and dynamism at first glance.

Technical specification

  • Type: Testastretta 11° DS, L-Twin cylinders, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
  • Displacement: 1198.4cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 106 x 67.9mm
  • Compression ratio: 13,0:1/li>
  • ▂Power: 117,7 kW (160 hp) @ 9,250 rpm
  • ▂Torque: 131,4 Nm (97 lb-ft) @ 7,750 rpm
  • Fuel injection: Synerject-Continental electronic fuel injection system, elliptical throttle body Ø 56 mm equivalent with full Ride-by-Wire
  • Exhaust: Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin aluminium mufflers
  • Gearbox: 6 speed
  • Primary drive: Straight cut gears, ratio 1.84:1
  • Ratio: 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=27/20 4=24/22 5=23/24 6=22/25
  • Final drive: Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 41
  • Clutch Wet, multi-plate clutch with hydraulic control. Self-servo action on drive, slipper action on over-run
  • Frame: Tubular steel Trellis frame attached to the cylinders head
  • Front suspension: Ohlins fully adjustable 48mm usd forks
  • Front wheel: Tri-W spoke forged alloy 3.50" x 17"
  • Front Tyre: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR17
  • Rear suspension: Progressive linkage with adjustable monoshock. Aluminium double-sided swingarm
  • Rear wheel: Tri-W spoke forged alloy 6.00" x 17"
  • Rear tyre: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/55 ZR17
  • Front wheel travel: 130mm (5.1in)
  • Rear wheel travel: 159mm (6.2in)
  • Front brake: 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo evo M50 4-piston callipers, radial pump with ABS as standard equipment
  • Rear brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston floating calliper with ABS as standard equipment
  • Instrumentation: Colour TFT display
  • Dry weight: 180 kg (396,8 lb)
    Weight data refers to the dry weight of the motorcycle without battery, lubricants and coolants for liquid-cooled models.
  • Wet weight (KERB:) 207 kg (456,3 lb)
    Kerb weights indicate total bike weight with all operating consumable liquids and a fuel tank filled to 90% of capacity (as per EC standard 93/93).
  • Seat height: 830 mm (32,7 in)
  • Wheelbase: 1509 mm (59.4 in)
  • Rake: 24,3°
  • Trail: 89 mm (3,5 in)
  • Fuel tank capacity: 17.5l - (4.6 US gal)
  • Number of seats: Dual seat