Ducati Panigale 1199 S is the next Senna bike, on sale only in Brazil…

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Ducati 916 Senna

Ducati Panigale 1199 S is the Senna tribute bike, you have one

Ducati is the master of “limited edition” bikes are usually slightly tarted up of their regular bikes the edition number stuck on the clamp  (the 900FE to mind) but few grab attention the “Senna” bikes and now a new round of dedicated to the late F1 race car are about to go on sale.

If you’re about the Ducati motorcycle/Senna car driver coupling, here’s the story: storied Formula One Ayrton Senna died in an single-car race crash in after complaining to officials the Imola race course, would soon take his was unsafe. But he elected to drive despite misgivings. After his a massive outpouring of grief in Brazil, where Senna demigod status.

Brazilians still generally Senna somewhat of a saint, for for his racing fame and the good he spearheaded for the country’s underprivileged.

Senna never raced he was certainly a fan of two-wheelers. He owned an original series 900 Monster and an 851 Superbike. according to the Ducati website. While he was in Italy, weeks before his …, he a Ducati with a special scheme from the Italian icon. A few weeks later, came calling. As a tribute, the series of Ducatis were all wearing the special paint Ayrton had specified.

First up for the Senna treatment was the 916. Eventually, there three Senna 916 issues, all of are sought after today.

Ducati 916 Senna

Now Ducati has announced its latest masterwork, the 1199 Panigale S. get the Senna treatment, which of a monotone grey paint red wheels, and likely some measures to set it apart from versions of the Panigale S. Only 161 bikes will be built and all of are headed to Brazil. where won’t be cheap. Let us know if you one.

The S version of Ducati’s Panigale sports machine puts out 195 and almost 100 foot-pounds of torque its L-Twin Desmo engine, all in a that weighs in at a few ticks 400 pounds full up with Do the math on acceleration (it’ll cars that cost 20 as much).

It packs a ton of technology the wheels. including rider-variable control, launch control, a clutch, multiple ride a full color TFT LCD instrument all-LED lighting, ABS brakes multiple settings, advanced injection, electronically adjustable throttle-by-wire and when fitted uh, “less restrictive” pipes, a sound that makes gearheads swoon.

Panigale 1199 S models at $23,000 and go up from there. The version will be a considerable over that but no price has announced. If you want to learn about Ayrton Senna, the excellent documentary about his and career (he’s riding a Monster at 1:14:30). You can watch it for in its entirety here on YouTube .

Ducati 916 Senna
Ducati 916 Senna

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