2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale

2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale
MSRP $17,995

Ducati’s new superbike is said to be the new benchmark in production motorcycle power-to-weight and torque-to-weight ratios. A claimed weight of 361.5 pounds and an engine that is 1198cc’s of pure raw power. The 1199 Panigale will utilize a new monocoque chassis which reduces parts, shaves weight and is designed to make the claimed 195 hp manageable.

Model1199 Panigale
Engine TypeSuperquadro L-Twin 4-valve per cylinder, Desmodromic
Engine Displacement1198cc
Bore Stroke112 mm x 60.8 mm
Compression Ratio12.5:1
Fuel SystemMitsubishi EFI, Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail24.5° / 3.94 in.
Seat Height32.48 in.
Wheelbase56.57 in.
Front SuspensionMarzocchi 50mm fully adjustable usd fork
Rear SuspensionFully adjustable Sachs unit, adjustable linkage
Front BrakeDual 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobioc M50 4 piston
Rear Brake245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire200/55ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight361.5 lbs.

Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike Unveil Party

Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike Unveil Party

Ducati North America hosts a unveil party for the release of its new ’12 Ducati 1199 Panigale Superbike.