If you want a bike which will make the people twist there necks and just stare at in jaw dropping awe then check out the amazing Panigale from Ducati. However the Panigale is not just looks its much more than that.

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2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale

Ducati 1199 Panigale – Beauty

This is what Ducati has to say about it

The new model not only will deliver record performance, breathtaking design and technical innovation, it also breaks with our Superbike tradition by adding a name to its 1199cc engine capacity, making a significant and warm association to its historic roots in the Borgo Panigale (pronounced “Pan-ee-gah-lee”) area of Bologna. In an Italian territory known as “Motor Valley” and where high performance and racing runs through the veins of its passionate people, we decided to underline our pride in being world ambassadors for the “Made in Italy” title by immortalizing our home town in the name of the best sportsbike ever built.

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Engine: Superquadro L-Twin, liquid-cooled 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic
Displacement: 1198cc
Bore/Stroke: 112 X 60.8mm
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Power: 195hp @ 10.750 rpm
Torque: 98.1 lb-ft @9000 rpm
Fuel Injection: Mitsubishi EFI, Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies
Exhaust: 2-1-2 system
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain
Clutch: Slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch
Frame: Monocoque aluminum
Wheelbase: 56.57 in.
Rake/Trail: 24.5-degrees/3.94 in.
Steering Angle: 54-degrees
Front Suspension: Marzocchi 50mm fully adjustable usd fork
Front Wheel: 10-spoke light alloy 3.50” X 17”
Front Tire: 120/70 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Rear Suspension: Fully adjustable Sachs unit, adjustable linkage.
Rear Wheel Travel: 5.12 in.
Rear Wheel: 10-spoke light alloy 6.0” X 17”
Rear Tire: 200/55 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP
Front Brake: Dual 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc
M50 4-piston calipers, ABS optional
Rear Brake: 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
Fuel Tank Capacity: 4.5 gal.
Dry Weight: (claimed) 361.5 lb. (wet – 414.5 lb.)
Seat Height: 32.48 in.
Ducati Electronics: DTC, DQS, EBC, Riding Modes
Warranty: Two Year unlimited mileage
MSRP: $17,995

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