The New Ultimate Ducati — The Ducati 1199 Panigale R — Road & Track

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By Wes Siler April 22, 2013 / by Ducati

Built to homologate World Superbike race the Ducati 1199 Panigale R is the version of the flagship Ducati It gains new titanium con rods and a flywheel. Those changes the weight of moving parts the engine by 1,330 grams and with other minor modifications to raise the rev limit by 500 RPM for a RPM redline.

Thanks to those revs, gearing can be made a lower without impacting top That means bigger out of corners: 10 percent more in 3 rd gear and 18 percent more in 6 th .

The R ships with a track-only exhaust system that ups from 195 hp to 202 hp and torque from 98 to an even 100. All that the top speed from 186 to 202 mph.

An swingarm pivot adds to the already electronically adjustable adjustable traction control, ABS and user-configurable ride-by-wire throttle. As individual riders can dial in levels of tailoring to suit needs as they transition varied weather conditions, and different tracks.

Based on what was already the bike Ducati-s ever the modifications add up to extra urgency you open the throttle. Revs up faster, making the R simply Riding it is as much about as it is lap times.

Temperatures in Austin topped 65 degrees during our but the end of each 20-minute session at the of the Americas was greeted by sweat-soaked helmet and gloves.

There-s been some that, in chasing top-end Ducati has lost the torque-laden that-s defined its previous Not so. While the top-end rush now that of rival inline-fours, the remains proportionately full the low- and mid-range, too.

The not gone, there-s just way horsepower now.

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In addition, with the 1199, has, for the first time, humane ergonomics. Riding it less about contortion and about intuitive athleticism. But no mistake: While the 1199 R is legal in its stock form, is a dedicated track weapon for racers and wealthy track day

The brand new Brembo M50 calipers, incredibly powerful, are also sensitive. We wouldn-t want to to use them on a damp, chilly

Without exception, this is the production bike ever to lap a During its development, Ducati-s rider averaged lap times one second a lap slower than CRT class. That, on street-legal Despite electronic rider like traction control and it remains both intimidating and to master for any but the most expert of

For them though, the reward is the most powerful, most motorcycle you-ve ever able to buy from a dealer.

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