Buyers Guide 2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale | Buyer's Guide

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale | Buyer's Guide
2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale

Of the three big-bore Panigales, the 1299 Panigale is the so-called plain-wrap version. Primarily, that’s because it lacks the active suspension of the Panigale S and the ultra-light weight of the Panigale R.

What the 1299 Panigale does have, however, is a Superquadro powerplant that produces an astounding 107 ft/lbs of torque and 205 horsepower. Suspension is still high quality with fully adjustable Marzocchi forks and a Sachs shock with adjustable linkage.

Brembo Monoblock M50 calipers up front are truly serious brakes, and the Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tires are ready for shredding on the track.

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2016 Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale Specs:

ENGINE

  • Type: Superquadro L-twin, 4 valves per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
  • Bore x stroke: 116 x 60.8mm
  • Displacement: 1285cc
  • Compression ratio: 12.6:1
  • Maximum power: 205 horsepower @ 10,500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 107 ft/lbs @ 8750 rpm
  • Fuel injection: Twin injectors per cylinder; full Ride-by-Wire; elliptical throttle bodies.
  • Exhaust: 2-1-2 system w/ catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers w/ aluminum end caps.
  • Transmission: 6-speed w/ Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) and straight cut gears
  • Final drive: Chain; 15/39
  • Clutch: Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate hydraulic clutch

CHASSIS

  • Frame: Monocoque aluminum
  • Front suspension: Fully adjustable 50mm Marzocchi forks; 4.7 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Fully adjustable Sachs shock; 5.1 inches of travel
  • Front wheel: Alloy 3-spoke; 3.50″ x 17″
  • Rear wheel: Alloy 3-spoke; 6.00″ x 17″
  • Front tire: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP, 120/70 ZR17
  • Rear tire: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP, 200/55 ZR17
  • Front brakes: Twin 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monoblock M50 4-piston calipers
  • Rear brake: 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper,
  • ABS: Standard; Bosch

DIMENSIONS

  • Wheelbase: 56.3 inches
  • Rake: 24 degrees
  • Trail: 3.8 inches
  • Seat height: 32.5 inches
  • Fuel tank capacity: 4.5 gallons
  • Curb weight: 440 pounds
  • Warranty: 24 months unlimited mileage

2016 Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale Color:

  • Red

2016 Ducati Superbike 1299 Panigale Price:

  • MSRP $19,795

Don Williams
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With 45 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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