The front headlights gives the bike a new look
Ducati 1199 Panigale S is more advanced than the standard 1199 Panigale but both these bikes share the same Super Quadro engine and the engine power and torque output remain the same.We have already reviewed the standard Ducati 1199 Panigale.So we are here reviewing about what the standard 1199 Panigale does not have and what the S model has.
Both bikes looks the same.One can only differentiate these two bikes with the Letter ” S ” inscribed with the 1199 Panigale sticker.The front forks are more gold in color which is a small differentiation between the two bikes.
The wheel size remains same but the design of the alloy wheels is different the standard Panigale has 10 spoke alloy wheels where as the S model has three spoke alloy wheels. Continue reading
The design started with a clean sheet
Ducati 1199 Panigale is the successor of Ducati 1198.1199 Panigale is the flagship Super Bike of Ducati.For making the Panigale Ducati had to go to the drawing board and make a completely new redesign.The new design had helped them to reduce the weight and increase the power output of the bike.Paniglae is the home town of Ducati.So they named the 1199 as 1199 Panigale to honour their home town.Ducati Launched the 1199 Panigale at 2011 EICMA Show in Milan,Italy. Continue reading
Ducati Desmosedici GP 12
Ducati has unveiled the Desmosedici GP 12 on Tuesday 20 march of 2012.The bike will be used by two Moto GP factory riders seven time world champion Valentino Rossi from Italy and one time champion Nicky Hayden from Australia.There is also a satellite Ducati team in which Karel Abraham the owner of the team will ride the new Desmosedici GP 12 in Moto GP 2012.
The GP 12 marks a new era in the Moto GP history of Ducati who were hesitant to use the aluminium frame used by the Japanese manufacturers and used carbon fibre frame which is bolted to the engine making the engine a stressed member of the chassis.This did not work well with GP 11 when World champion Rossi had failed to place in the top 3 of the standings in 2011 Moto GP has also complained about the lack of front end feel from the bike.So Ducati in the GP 12 had opted for an aluminium frame similar to that used by the Japanese manufacturers to stay competitive.
Ducati 1199 Panigale RS a bike for the race track
The Ducati 1199 panigale RS is a race ready super bike to be used by two British Super Bike teams in 2012, Moto rapido racing and Jentin Doodson Motorsport.The bike is expected to be rpiced around € 80,000.
The bike has a complete Termogini exhaust system which is 2 kg less in weight than the standard 1199 panigale and an approximate 5% increase in power.The bike has a two tone grey and silver color and the silver color tan is derived from the racing division of Ducati the Ducati corse.
The suspension is gas charged Ohlins FGR 900 derived from Moto GP.The alloy wheels of the bike are identical to the ones used on 1199 panigale S model.The Brembo disc brakes used on theis bike are different from the production version of the 1199 panigale.The bike uses carbon fibre to reduce weight.The carbon cover for suspension and the carbon rear mud guard and also the carbon clutch casing are available as accessories for the standard 1199 panigale and S models.
This bike is not yet released for the public.But going by Ducati tradition of Limited edition super bikes this bike may be released as a limited edition in 2013.
1. Ducati 1199 Panigale
2. Ducati 1199 Panigale S and Tricolore Versions
The 1199 Panigale has not yet hit the streets but that doesn’t stop it from getting it customized.But not physical customization but customization by rendering.Already there are many computer rendered 1199 panigale bikes due to the fact that Ducati bikes are well received we collected the pictures from the web and sharing at one place for convenience to have a look at the fan concepts.
Have you ever wondered what type of Bikes are used in Moto gp and have you dreamed of riding on these dream machines.Although Moto gp machines are street illegal replica’s of the Moto gp bikes exist.Most of them have sticker jobs and only a small increase in power to the stock model of their Superbike.But have you ever wondered whether there would be a true Moto gp replica bike which uses the same components used on the Moto gp bikes ? like tyres,suspension,brakes etc. If this was your question then the answer would definitely be the Ducati Desmosedici RR.The bike is priced at $72.5 k when it was delivered in 2008 it was first introduced in 2006 and the production took 2 years.At first Ducati want to manufacture only 300 bikes but due to customer demand the number has increased to 1500.The total allocation of 500 bikes to america were sold in just five hours.Priority was given to Ducati 999R owners.Tom cruise also owns the Ducati Desmosedici RR.The Ducati Desmosedici RR is a road going version of the Ducati Desmosedici GP 6 Moto gp race bike.