Power Weds Italian Style in the Ducati Monster 1200S

The Ducati Monster 1200S has a profile marked by that unmistakable 17.5-liter (4.6 gallon) gas tank up top. Firm knee panels and a racing-derived steel trellis frame connected directly to the bike’s cylinder heads complete the “Monster” look. Source: Ducati

You’d think a 400-pound, 1,200 cc motorcycle would feel heavy to ride. You’d think that its great dead weight would lumber and lurch and lull against any impulse for flight.

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