Ducati Panigale 899 is the new super sports car, from Bologna. The Italians presented the little sister of the 1199 Panigale, at the IAA 2013 in Frankfurt.
With “revolutionary technology” and “Super Quadro engine with 148 hp” Ducati announces its new super sports car, the 899 Ducati Panigale to. Incredible ease, never known before maneuverability and distinctive design to distinguish the new young stallion barn in northern Italy.
A Quick Shifter and an antilock braking system are standard equipment on the Ducati 899 Panigale. All this should be in the next year in white or red for the price of 15490 euros plus costs on the Ducati dealers.
The Chassis of the Ducati 899 Panigale
When the chassis Ducati 899 Panigale uses back to the monocoque construction, making more components can be integrated to it to form a compact, lightweight element as possible while allowing the rider a more comfortable seating position.
V2 of the motor 899 Ducati Panigale is integrated in the supporting frame structure, the frame is directly attached to the cylinder head. There are two aluminum bushings in the steering head bearings are inserted at the front of the frame.
In addition, the monocoque of the Ducati 899 Panigale also assumes the responsibilities of an airbox: It is home air filter, throttle body and the complete fuel system with injectors. In addition, the lower part of the stainless steel tanks is obtained (in comparison to the previous generation of the Super bikes 1.9% lighter) by a cover after it has been installed.
The chassis of the Ducati 899 Panigale
As with the 1199 Panigale Panigale 899 of the fork legs are arranged at an increased distance between the hubs. This allows for a larger cross-section of the disc, which in turn is conducive to their cooling. The Ducati 899 Panigale uses forward a 43-mm Big Piston Fork of Showa, which allows damping at lower pressure conditions in comparison to a conventional fork. This is to create an optimal front feeling, to ensure maximum cornering precision and minimize brake dive.
The rear suspension consists of a fully adjustable side-mounted Sachs shock absorber to allow for easier adjustment. A lever mechanism, directs the shock of the Ducati 899 Panigale progressively to ensure the best possible response of the rear suspension on the road and at the race area.
The brakes of the Ducati 899 Panigale
The Ducati 899 Panigale is equipped with powerful, but – provided by the manufacturer is not overpowering M4.32-Brembo monobloc front brakes. This is the standard Bosch ABS 9MP the latest generation, which should allow the shortest possible braking distances even in wet and muddy roads. At the same time you can control, so Ducati promises, raising the rear to ensure maximum braking stability.
The system is specifically designed for a sporty driving style and offers three levels of intervention that are each associated with a driving mode. In Race mode, the system acts only on the front wheel to allow improved braking techniques on the race track.
Technical data of 899 Ducati Panigale
- Liquid-cooled, DOHC V2 four-stroke engine, 4 valves per cylinder Desmodromic, controlled, regulated catalytic converter (Euro 3)
- Displacement: 898 cc
- Bore x Stroke: 100 mm x 57.2 mm
- Compression ratio: 12.5: 1
- Rated power: 109 kW (148 hp) at 10.750/min
- Maximum torque: 99 Nm at 9000/min
- Fuel tank capacity 17 liters
- Hydraulically actuated multi-plate wet clutch, 6 speed manual, Quick Shifter, 520s chain (15:44)
- Wheelbase: 1426 mm
- Steering head angle: 66 °
- Trail: 96 mm
- Seat Height: 830 mm
- Kerb weight: 193 kg