Ducati India has launched the 959 Panigale superbike in Bengaluru. The Italian superbike is available at an attractive price of Rs. 14.21 lakh ex-showroom (Bengaluru). The 959 Panigale by Ducati will be on display at the Bengaluru dealership in UB City Mall.
Currently, the Ducati 959 Panigale is available only in Ducati Red with Black wheels. The all-new superbike is available across all Ducati showrooms in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, and Pune. The Italian-based manufacturer plans on inaugurating two more outlets by 2016-end.
Powering the 959 Panigale is an all-new 955cc L-twin cylinder, Desmodromic engine from Ducati. The engine produces 157bhp, along with 107.4Nm of torque and is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. Ducati has adopted a 2-1-2 exhaust system for the 959 Panigale.
In terms of equipment, the 959 Panigale boasts of the latest Anti-lock braking System (ABS) from Bosch. Other features include an eight level traction control, Ducati Quick Shift, Ducati Data Analyzer, three Riding Modes, and Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa tyres.