2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale First Look — Motorcycle USA

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2012 Ducati 1199 First Look

Ducati has the superbike horsepower champion, the BMW in its sights with the release of the 1199 Panigale and its claimed 195 hp.

got a new contender in the superbike horsepower Ducati broke wraps on its 1199 Panigale Superbike in a press conference at the Teatro Dal in Milan, Italy. Touting performance numbers of 195 hp and a claimed dry of 361.5 pounds, Ducati’s new is said to be the new benchmark in production power-to-weight and torque-to-weight ratios.

If its output numbers, claimed to be 195 hp rpm and 98.1 lb-ft torque @ rpm, ring true, it better the reigning horsepower the BWW S1000RR, which topped our Superbike Smackdown at a real-world hp @ 13,100 rpm.

Without this has been the most project in Ducati ’s and underlines our engineering excellence and emotion,’ an aspect of our brand in such a competitive market has become more important ever. This motorcycle pure Italian style, the point for performance and a safety-enhanced, experience for our customers on road and said Ducati President Del Torchio about the motorcycle’s

The 1199 Panigale will a new monocoque chassis which parts, shaves weight and is to make the claimed 195 hp manageable. away from the traditional trellis-style frame is a surprise that Ducati purists never have expected so, everyone else, we are eager to the new Ducati for ourselves. The engine is a member of the frame, attaching to the monocoque frame at the cylinder

This section protrudes to house the steering head and forms the airbox as a result. the 1199’s airbox into the is one of the factors Ducati claims reduce its latest superbike’s dry by 22-lb. The …-cast aluminum also attaches directly to the at the rear.

The new swingarm is 39mm-longer the one used on the 1198 which stretch its wheelbase to 56.6 The aluminum rear sub-frame has trimmed down and attaches to the engine while the front is made of magnesium and attaches to the

(L) Besides the L-configuration and Ducati’s Desmodromic valve control the 1199’s Superquadro is a totally engine. (M) The 2012 1199 S Tricolore get up-spec Ohlins 3-spoke Marchesini wheels, and a racing exhaust. (R) Ducati the top end of the signature 90-degree L backwards the crankshaft which provided more clearance for the front

The new Superquadro engine is claimed to be powerful twin-cylinder in production. The is named after its highly 112 X 60.8mm L-Twin. Besides its L-configuration and Desmodromic valve system, Ducati started a clean slate for the powerplant.

rotated the top end of the signature 90-degree L around the crankshaft which six-degrees more clearance on the wheel and allowed the front-to-rear to be skewed slightly to a 52% front It also perfectly positioned the head attachments with the frame. The primary-drive and clutch sump and cam covers are cast in alloy for weight savings.

The use a shell main bearing for the a feature reserved for the Desmosedici RR up till now, while the top of the apertures have separate aluminum wet-liners. Its inlet have been switched to from steel and the diameters of inlet and exhaust valves increased, bumping up intake 43.5 to 46.8mm while the are now 38.2mm, up from its previous measurement. The original belt-drive of the system has been replaced by a chain and gear-drive arrangement in to control such large

Ergos have been up on the 1199 Panigale thanks to a reach to the handlebars which now sit up and out farther. A longer swingarm the wheelbase.

The transmission on the 1199 Panigale has reworked, with bigger, gears to go along with its oil-bath clutch, similar to used on the Multistrada and Diavel. The has a slipper function where its mechanism compresses the friction under engine drive.

The Panigale is the most sophisticated Ducati superbike to date. Its of high-end electronic rider includes the Ducati Riding which oversees functions of the Ducati Traction Control Ducati Electronic Suspension Ducati Quick-Shift (DQS), race-derived Engine Brake (EBC), and Ride-by-Wire throttle Even the full color File Transistor display according to mode selection.

The Panigale sees the debut of Engine Brake Control designed to improve stability decelerating while it monitors position, gear selection and deceleration rate under braking. The Ducati Quick-Shift on the Panigale was first introduced on the SP and allows riders to keep the open when rolling gears, saving valuable while keeping a steadier air to the throttle bodies.

The Ducati Modes were introduced on the Multistrada and changes engine and suspension set-up to pre-programmed Riders can choose between Mode, where they get access to the Panigale’s 195 hp, to a Wet Riding which drops horsepower to 120 and input from the DTC system. The Traction Control has eight of adjustment which controls spin and interacts with the

The combination of controls on the sophisticated allows riders to tailor the to their preferences at the push of a based on road and weather

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The 1199 Panigale’s Thin Transistor screen (TFT) changes its display according to Mode.

Ducati also highly of its Thin Film (TFT) screen. The system, last year in the Diavel, changes its display according to the Mode it’s in, attempting to optimum clarity as it adjusts for light conditions. It also what’s displayed on the readout, vehicle speed in the center of the when set in “Road” and “Wet” conditions, while moving the lap timer to the center of the display in mode.

The standard 1199 features a new 50mm Marzocchi which uses a pressurized system to reduce the amount of oil and off valuable ounces. The 1199 S and Tricolore get up-spec Ohlins front and rear as part of the Electronic Suspension (DES) The 43mm Ohlins NIX30 is electronically adjustable for compression and damping and comes with an steering damper.

The rear features an Ohlins shock with separate adjustment in compression and rebound.

The does get a new generation of Brembos to off the speed on the front. The Brembo M50 calipers are ultra-compact and help unsprung weight by a claimed 0.5 kg. The new are aimed at delivering higher and resistance to fade during braking.

ABS is optional on the 1199 and 1199 Panigale S but comes on the 1199 Panigale S Tricolore.

is all the competition will see of the new Ducati if they don’t up their in the superbike realm, too.

The engine and new frame allowed to switch up ergos on the 1199. The measurement is now 1.18-in. shorter, the bar is set higher bar and sits out 1.26 in. Ducati is banking that now than ever the 1199 will provide “a sensation that is closer ever to a full race

The 2012 Ducati superbike be available in three versions Panigale, 1199 Panigale S and Panigale S Tricolore. With the 1199 Panigale S, owners get the electronically adjusted Ohlins system with a 43mm fork and TTX36 rear The “S” package also different 3-spoke Marchesini and comes with an “Aero consisting of two lateral attachments for the top of the fairing which have designed to further enhance penetration and reduce its drag

The Ducati 1199 Panigale S comes with a titanium muffler from Ducati and a special red, white and tricolore paint job. It comes with the new generation a data analysis package a lap timer and other racer-related The 2012 Ducati 1199 comes with a two-year and costs $17,995; the S version for $22,995; while the Tricolore for $27,995.

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