2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale
MSRP $19,795

The 2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale comes equipped with a new 1285cc Superquadro engine with a short 116 millimeter bore producing 205 hp and 106.7 lb-ft of torque. Control is handled by the Bosch Inertial Platform and it all sits on the Monoscocca chassis. It comes with an uncanny power-to-weight ratio, has a headlight with LED positioning lights and full LED taillight on the all-new split tail. The 2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale utilizes the fully electronic Ride-by-Wire system, is mounted on tri-Y spoke black aluminium wheels and stops with the aid of Brembo’s M50 Monoblock calipers. Pirelli’s Diablo Supercorsa SP tires have been added while the Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) sensor unit that monitors lean angle, pitch, suspension and more has been equipped for increased competence.

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale

Model1299 Panigale
Engine TypeSuperquadro L-Twin, four Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder
Engine Displacement1285cc
Bore Stroke116 mm x 60.8 mm
Compression Ratio12.6:1
Fuel SystemElectronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies.
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed with DQS Ducati Quick Shift up/down
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail24° / 3.78 in.
Seat Height32.68 in.
Wheelbase56.6 in.
Front SuspensionMarzocchi 50 mm pressurized and fully adjustable USD fork with hard anodized aluminum lightweight slider
Rear SuspensionFully adjustable Sachs unit. Adjustable linkage: Progressive/flat. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
Front Brake2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M50 four-piston calipers with cornering, ABS as standard equipment
Rear Brake245 mm disc, two-piston caliper with cornering, ABS as standard equipment
Front Tire120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rear Tire200/55 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Fuel Capacity4.5 gal.
Dry Weight420 lbs. (Wet)

2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale First Ride

2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale S First Ride

Bigger is better, right? That’s what Ducati thinks with its big-bore 1299 Panigale S Superbike. Find out more in this First Ride review.