Ducati 899 Panigale Video – ‘Your Road to the Track’

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale Video

Though many thought Ducati would wait until EICMA in November to release the information on its new mid-weight superbike, the Italian manufacturer unveiled the new bike on Monday.

The motorcycle? The 2014 Ducati 899 Panigale, which Ducati calls the “Supermid.” Like Ducati’s previous generations of mid-weights, the 899 models directly off its other sibling, the 1199 Panigale.

The 899, which replaces the Ducati 848EVO, arrives with a 898cc Superquadro L-Twin that produces 148 horsepower, a Monocoque frame, a double-sided swingarm, the latest electronics, including three riding modes and eight levels of traction control, and the styling of the 1199.

And like the 1199, the 899 gets 15,000-mile service intervals.

Ducati released the above video to help launch the 899, titled “Your road to the track.” For a preview of the bike, click here.

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