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IN PICS: The STUNNING Ducati 1199 Panigale

Last updated on: May 3, 2012 16:13 IST

IN PICS: The STUNNING Ducati 1199 Panigale

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Faisal Ali Khan, Motorbeam.com

The stunning 1199 Panigale from Ducati's stable will soon make its mark on the Indian roads. Here's what this monstrous beauty has to offer to the Indian bike enthusiasts.

Ducati was recently taken over by Audi. The company will go aggressive under the German automaker and is expected to come out with new products for different markets. Out of the already existing products, it is the flagship Ducati 1199 Panigale which is heading to India this year.

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Image: Ducati's 1199 Panigale
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The 1199 Panigale is a very special bike, and for many reasons. Let us find out what makes the Panigale such a desirable sports motorcycle.


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The Ducati 1199 Panigale is named after the manufacturing town of Borgo Panigale. The 1199 is the replacement to the 1198, which was in production from 2009 to 2011.


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The Ducati 1199 Panigale would be priced around Rs 20 lakh, when it goes on sale in India later this year.


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The Ducati 1199 Panigale is powered by a twin-cylinder engine, which was also acclaimed to be the most powerful in the world.


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This engine employs liquid cooling from its V-twin, 4-valve per cylinder engine helping it to produce 195 BHP at 10750 RPM and 132 Nm at 9000 RPM.


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The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.


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The Ducati 1199 Panigale uses an aluminum monocoque chassis with the front suspension being fully adjustable and the rear using electronic compression with rebound adjustment.


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The brakes are two semi-floating 330mm discs at the front and a single 245 disc at the rear. ABS is offered as an option.


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The Ducati 1199 Panigale is sure to excite many motorcycle enthusiasts in India.


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Featuring amazing engineering along with high speed capability, the 1199 will take the fight straight to BMW Motorrad, which sells the S1000RR for Rs 20 lakh.


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