Clymer Manuals took an up-close look at the new Ducati 1199 Panigale at the 2013 HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Show. Reno’s PowerSports KC had brought the new bike, which has a starting price of $18,995, just to display, it was not entered in the show judging.
Ducati introduced the 1199 Panigale at the 2011 Milan Motorcycle Show as the next evolution of their L-twin superbikes. The name comes from the small town of Borgo Panigale, where there company does some manufacturing, and the bike is available in 1199cc and a smaller 899cc displacement. This ultimate Ducati twin made nearly 200 horsepower, and weighed just 362 lbs, according to the factory.… Read the rest