Ducati 1199 Panigale Most Advanced Ducati Sports Bike– All Details Inside

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In this world of superbikes and supercars, evolution is mandatory and abiding by this Ducati has come up with its most advanced sports bike ever, the Ducati 1199 Panigale. Said to be the most advanced Ducati ever, this machine is a much improved version of the Ducati 1198.

Mr. Gabriele Del Torchio, President, Ducati Motor Holding, said “This has been the most ambitious project in Ducati’s history and underlines our engineering excellence and ‘product emotion’, an aspect of our brand, which, in such a competitive market place, has become more important than ever. This motorcycle represents pure Italian style, the reference point for performance and a safety-enhanced, confidence-inspiring experience for our customers on road and track,”

Ducati 1199 Panigale track

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Not only the bike is improved in terms of weight and power, it also sports some amazing technologies. Talking in specific, the bike is nearly 10 kg lighter, at 164 kilos, and also 20 BHP more powerful, at 192 BHP, than the 1198. Intelligent technologies include:

  • ABS
  • Traction control
  • Ride-by-Wire
  • Engine brake control
  • Electronically adjustable suspension
  • A thin film transistor dash

Ducati 1199 Panigale rear

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The bike is available in three trims Panigale Vanilla, S and Corse. The basic model equips fully-adjustable Marzocchi front/Sachs rear suspension, traction control, quickshift, engine brake control and ride-by-wire as standard while ABS feature is optional.

The next model, Ducati 1199 Panigale S gets electronically adjusted 43mm Ohlins NIX30 suspension along with TTX36 shocks, while ABS remains optional once again. The top end Panigale S Corse sports titanium exhaust and a tricolore paint.

Ducati 1199 Panigale side

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It carries a 17 Liter fuel tank and weighs nearly 186 kg. Surprisingly the bike still has the best power to weight ratio in the 1.0 Liter segment.

Ducati 1199 Panigale instrument cluster

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Ducati 1199 Panigale Sports Bike Price

  • Ducati 1199 Panigale Vanilla Standard model: $17,995
  • Ducati 1199 Panigale S: $22,995
  • Ducati 1199 Panigale S (With ABS): $23,995
  • Ducati 1199 Panigale S Corse Tricolore version : $27,995

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