The 796 rides the common ground between manners and madness, mixing Ducati's unrivalled twin-cylinder power and sportbike heredity with the lightweight and minimalist supermotard concept.

Engine
Type Testastretta 11, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
Displacement 821.1cc
Bore x Stroke 88 x 67,5 mm
Compression ratio 12,8:1
Power 110hp (81kW) @ 9250rpm (35 Kw with output reduction).
Torque 89 Nm (65.8 lb-ft) @ 7750 rpm
Fuel injection Magneti Marelli electronic fuel injection system. Throttle bodies with full Ride by Wire system
Exhaust Single stainless steel muffler with catalytic converter and two lambda probes.

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed
Primary drive Straight cut gears, Ratio 1.85:1
Ratio 1=37/15 2=30/17 3=28/20 4=26/22 5=24/23 6=23/24
Final drive Chain, Front sprocket 15, Rear sprocket 45
Clutch Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch mechanically operated

Chassis

Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame
Front suspension 43mm usd forks
Front wheel 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50" x 17"
Front Tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Sachs monoshock. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Rear wheel 10-spoke in light alloy 5.50" x 17"
Rear tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso II, 180/55 ZR17
Front wheel travel 170 mm (6.7 in)
Rear wheel travel 150 mm (5.9 in)
Front brake 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Monobloc Brembo calipers, 4-piston 2-pad, axial pump with adjustable lever, ABS 9MP as standard
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, ABS 9MP as standard
Instrumentation Multifunction digital dashboard with white backlight, composed of LCD segments for rev counter and a Dot-Matrix area for all other information: odometer (total, trip 1 and trip2), speedometer, clock, coolant temperature, selected riding mode, current fuel consumption, average fuel consumption, average speed, air temperature, trip time, maintenance intervals indicator (Km), errors detection (diagnosis), setup menu and customization functions. Interface for the management of Riding Modes (ABS, throttle response power, traction control). Lights: oil pressure, neutral N, fuel warning, turn signal, EOBD (diagnosis), high beam, DTC intervention (Traction Control) and deterrent immobilizer (in Key-Off). Headlight control: auto switching-off during engine start, auto turning-off after 60 seconds from Key-On without starting the engine, hazard lights. The key management of the various function menus are integrated in the left and right switch controls.

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight 175kg
Wet weight(KERB) 198 kg
Seat height 870mm
Wheelbase 1.500 mm
Rake 25,5
Trail 104mm (4.1In)
Fuel tank capacity 16l
Number of seats Dual seat

Equipments

Standard EquipmentRiding Modes, Power Modes, Ducati Safety Pack (ABS + DTC), RbW. Ready for anti-theft system, heated grips, sat-nav.