2014 Ducati 899Lighter, shorter, and with a bit steeper rake than its 1199 big brother, the new 899 Panigale brings Ducati’s highest-tech monocoque aluminum chassis down to the supersport level.
Putting out serious power, the 899 Panigale, which replaces the 848EVO for 2014, has plenty of features to help you ride at your highest level.These features include Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tires, fully adjustable suspension (with Big Piston Forks), Brembo Monobloc brake calipers (with standard ABS), Ducati Quick Shift, three riding modes (Race, Sport, and Wet), and eight levels of traction control. Racers will appreciate the optional Ducati Data Analyzer.For a First Look at the 2014 Ducati 899 Panigale, including photos and full specs, click here. For a look into the entire lineup of 2014 motorcycles from all manufacturers, check out or Digital Buyer’s Guide.2014 Ducati 899 Panigale Quick Stats:
This week we ride two genre-departing motorcycles from the established American manufacturers. Jess McKinley gives us his thoughts on the all new Harley-Davidson Pan America Special, and Ron Lieback gives his on Indian’s latest version of the FTR 1200 S.