Ducati Monster 821 breaks cover

Ducati Monster 821 Web1

Ducati have unveiled the latest addition to its Monster family in the form of the all new Monster 821. The new Monster is powered by an all new 821cc Testastretta 11° liquid-cooled V-twin engine, which will produce112 PS of raw power and 89 Nm of peak torque. The Monster 821 sports the DNA of the Italian brand’s previous Monsters – naked beasts with oodles of fun!

The new Monster is set to feature Ducati’s latest technological advancements, and technicians are set to give the 821 plenty of features. The new Monster is set to sport an eight-level traction control system, along with three-level ABS and ride-by-wire. All these standout features make the Monster 821 a more pleasurable and safer bike to ride on the street.

Ducati is set to offer the Monster 821 two liveries – Basic and Dark. The new Ducati Monster 821 will be in dealerships starting July 2014.

Ducati have targeted the new Monster 821 as an interesting option for those in search of an upper-middleweight naked street-fighter.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Story: Sayem Parvez Syed

Ducati Monster 821 Web2

New-look Pulsars from Bajaj

New Pulsar 220 White web

Bajaj Auto have introduced the Pulsar trio in a new avatar, with more exciting colour schemes for the Pulsar 150, 180 and 220 DTS-i.

With the Pulsar brand doing well to remain the most popular performance brand name in India, with the 140, 180, 220 and NS 200 making up a chunk of the Indian performance bike market. With the new look DTS-i Pulsars, the company hopes to keep their momentum going.

New Pulsar 150 Red web

New Pulsar 180 Blue web

We expect to see a smaller Pulsar NS as well as the larger SS 400 in the near future. The CS 400 ‘Cruiser Sport’ concept unveiled at the Auto Expo generated more than its fair share of hype and became a highly talked-about and anticipated model.

Story: Jim Gorde
Images: Bajaj Auto

New Pulsar 220 Red web