The 899 Panigale’s successor, the 959 Panigale, has arrived in the financial capital of the country, Mumbai. The motorcycle made its India debut at the 2016 India Bike Week in February. The new Ducati 959 Panigale is on display at the Ducati Dealership in Bandra. The new 959 Panigale shares the same stylistic features that characterise the 1299 Panigale, while its engine is designed for a more accessible, everyday riding experience that is equally thrilling on the race track.
Along with the Euro 4 compliant L-twin motor gets increased power and torque, the 959 Panigale also gets safety-enhanced electronics and stunningly beautiful styling. The electronics package includes ABS, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Engine Brake Control (EBC) and can be adjusted through three pre-programmed power modes, to change the model’s personality between Race, Sport and Wet modes. The 959 Panigale DQS electronic quick shift further enhances its competition feel with clean and fast gear changing.
The motorcycle also gets new split tailpiece design, the new high-penetration fairing with redesigned lateral air intakes, new rear view mirrors and the new aluminium billet-machined footrests for enhanced grip. The 959 Panigale is available in traditional Ducati red with black wheels at INR 14,37,450 (ex -showroom Mumbai).
Announcing the start of sales, Ravi Avalur, Managing Director, Ducati India said that Ducati dealers have received an overwhelming interest from motorcyclists all over the country. The 959 Panigale is the embodiment of Ducati’s premium sportbike culture and is now on display in Bombay at our Bandra Dealership.