The seat’s low and the motorcycle is light and small: perfect for some, cramped and uncomfortable for others. The Ducati M620 Monster has low ground clearance which can prove a problem if you’re “on it”, as can the soft-ish standard suspension settings and less-than-sharp steering. The light clutch is designed to lessen real wheel chatter on quick down changes. The Brembo brakes are excellent.
The Ducati M620 Monster offers 35cc and 9bhp more than its predecessor, the Ducati M600 Monster. Its air-cooled, Desmodromic engine has plenty of useable power but experienced bikers can find it lacking. Very much entry-level machine although there’s a 33bhp version of the Ducati M620 Monster for beginners too.
Good build quality and finish (the frame’s taken from the sturdy Ducati Monster S4R), that alluring logo on the tank and a traditionally juicy-sounding exhaust add up to an attractive package with the little Ducati M620 Monster. Ducatis don’t have the best reputation for dependability, however, and parts are pricey. Loyal owners ignore all this, however, and love ‘em anyway.
The Ducati M620 Monster costs quite a few hundred more than its closest rivals (Suzuki SV650, Honda CBF600, Kawasaki’s ER-6n) but you’re buying into an Italian legend so a lot of punters are happy to pay the difference. Accessories aren’t cheap and Ducati reliability can be patchy. The price you pay for looking cool, eh? Find a Ducati M620 Monster for sale.
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Fairly basic, no multi-lingual gadgetry here… the Ducati M620 Monster doesn't even have a fuel gauge. However, the electronic dash does have an LCD clock and a fuel reserve light. There are extras aplenty to choose from: carbon fibre body parts, performance upgrade kits, bars, brakes, pegs etc... The Ducati M620 Monster is great for customising but it could be cheaper to just buy another motorcycle.