It’s a Monster and it’s roaring into Dublin for the Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show

Ducati are renowned for designing stylish, iconic and world beating motorcycles. The organisers of the Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show announced that they will exclusively unveil the next generation of Ducati’s offerings to the Irish public for the first time in the RDS from the 27th of February to 1st March, 2015. On view amongst many other launches at the show will be the new 1299 Panigale S and the exclusive Naked Monster 821 Stripe.

Designed, engineered and built in a state of the art factory in Bologna, Italy, the 1299 Panigale Superbike has an impressive new 1285cc engine which produces an outstanding 205 horsepower. The bike has been developed with improved traction, a smart electronically controlled semi-active suspension and an updated Ducati Quick Shifter that works on downshifts as well as up shifts. All of these and the many other improvements combine to provide unrivalled track performance while also making it a bike that is easy to use on a daily basis.

1299 PanigaleDucati have had great success on the world racing circuits over the years. For the company it is about pioneering new technology and they are always looking to incorporate some of these incredible track born innovations into their road bikes. Something that they have achieved across their whole range of motorcycles.

In addition to the Panigale Superbike , Ducati will also launch the new, exclusive Naked Monster 821 Stripe at the show. Aimed at the most demanding motorcyclists: the Stripe sports the exclusive red colour scheme with double white side-stripe on mudguard, tank and passenger seat cover, plus the red frame and black wheels.

With its T1198 cm³ Testastretta 11° DS engine, LCD instrumentation, Ducati Safety Pack as standard, Bosch Brembo Braking system with 3-level ABS, Adjustable 43 mm Kayaba forks and a height adjustable seat, this mid-size version of the iconic Monster model will appeal to a wide range of motorcycle enthusiasts. For Ducati the Monster is more than a motorcycle, it is destined to become a style icon, both minimalistic and essential.

Ruth Lemass, event organiser stated: ”Ducati have always been a dominant force in the world of motorbike racing. It is great to see the features that has helped their motorbikes produce world champions become available for the day to day rider. Their brand has always embodied the spirit of great styling and high performance. It is a real treat for Irish bike fans to have a company like Ducati exclusively display so many new bikes for our show visitors. “

Rosso Ducati Dublin will be displaying these bikes alongside other new bike launches for the brand that include the Multistrada and Scrambler Models.

For spectacular displays of truly amazing motorbikes and explosive live action entertainment  plus fun stuff to do for all the family, visitThe Carole Nash Irish Motorbike & Scooter Show. RDS, Dublin. 27 Feb – 1 March 2015.


Monster 821 Stripe Overview :

Colour scheme

• Red with dedicated graphics, red frame and black wheels


• 821 cm³ Testastretta 11° engine
• Maximum power 112 hp
• Trellis frame attached to cylinder heads
• Double-sided swingarm
• Riding Modes
• LCD instrumentation
• Ducati Safety Pack (3-level ABS, 8-level DTC)
• Adjustable 43 mm Kayaba forks
• Nose fairing
• Height-adjustable seat


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