Ducati 959 Panigale: the little sister of the 1299 Panigale is now more powerful

Ducati update to the little sister of the Ducati 1299 Panigale to offer us a new Ducati 959 Panigale as well a glimpse of your denomination offers us, among other changes, a higher displacement and therefore more power.

The Ducati 959 Panigale will be available only in red with black wheels or white wheels with red.

Wearing an aesthetic partner to the already well-known 898 Panigale we find a fairing of major proportions ready to offer better protection to aerodynamics. Also, are the new bill mirrors, air intakes or the abutments.

Mechanically the Ducati 959 Panigale is in the hands of a twin-cylinder in L to 90 ° 955cc that adapted to the Euro4 is now offering a power of 157 horses to 10,500 rpm and a torque of 107,4 Nm to 9,000 rpm. To achieve this increase in power, Ducati has increased the stroke of the piston with respect to the mechanics of the 899 Panigale, redesigning the crankshaft of the engine Superquadro as well as the cylinder heads, the head of the piston, cam cover and a new timing chain.

The cycle of the 959 Panigale is commanded by a chassis monocoque in aluminum of the improved stiffness where the block Superquadro acts as a structural part. The geometry of the front train has not changed compared to the 899 but the train’s rear with a rear axle that low to 4 mm, by checking a distance between axes of 1.431 mm, and a weight distribution of 51%-49%.

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optionally 959 Panigale can count with telemetry

to The position of the front suspension there is a fork Showa BPF 43 mm adjustable and a steering damper, adjustable while the monoshock rear signature Sachs, also adjustable.

Your tires are 17-inch on both axles and used tires Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa as part of the endowment of series. The brakes go hand in hand Brembo with discs of 320 mm in the front and a disc 245mm on the train later with a caliper with a piston.

In the section of assistants to the driving this Ducati 959 Panigale account with ABS; traction control Ducati Traction Control with different sensitivity levels; the quick-change system semi-automatic Ducati Quick Shift (can be deactivated); Engine Brake Control, a motor brake, adjustable selector driving modes that allows us to choose between Race, Sport or Wet.

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