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New Ducati Monster 1200 R

'Most powerful Ducati naked ever'

DUCATI is set to launch a Monster 1200 R which it says will be its most powerful naked bike ever.

The new R edition of the Monster 1200 will have a 'more powerful engine, a sportier chassis and an advanced design,' Ducati said in a press release this morning, which included the above teaser image.

The new model will be unveiled on September 14 at Volkswagen Group Night in Frankfurt, ahead of the press launch on track on September 29.

Ducati's release said: 'New Ducati Monster 1200 R.

'The most powerful Ducati naked ever is almost here: a more powerful engine, a sportier chassis and an advanced design.
 
'The new Monster 1200 R, a first taste of the 2016 Ducati range, will be unveiled during the Volkswagen Group Night in Frankfurt on 14 September. This event takes place just before the IAA 2015 (Internationale Automobilausstellung in Frankfurt am Main) opens its doors to the public who will able to see the motorcycle for the very first time at the Audi booth from 15 to 20 September.'

Visordown told you about Ducati's forthcoming mystery bike launch in July, when we speculated that it might be a 1299 Streetfighter. We can't be right all the time.

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