Ducati 959

The Ducati 959 Panigale is a 955 cc (58.3 cu in)[3] sport bike manufactured by Ducati as the successor to the 898 cc (54.8 cu in) 899.[4][5] The motorcycle is named after the small manufacturing town of Borgo Panigale. It was announced in 2015 for the 2016 model year.

Ducati 959
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ManufacturerDucati
ProductionSince 2016
Predecessor899
SuccessorPanigale V2[1][2]
ClassSport bike
EngineLiquid cooled 90° 955 cc (58.3 cu in) V-twin, 4-valve/cyl desmodromic
Bore / stroke100 mm × 60.8 mm (3.94 in × 2.39 in)
Compression ratio12.5:1
PowerClaimed: 157 hp (117 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
TorqueClaimed: 107.4 N⋅m (79.2 lbf⋅ft) @ 9,000 rpm
Transmission6-speed, wet multi-plate, chain drive
Frame typeAluminum monocoque
SuspensionFront: Fully adjustable 43 mm (1.7 in) Showa
Rear: Fully adjustable Sachs
BrakesFront: Brembo radial monobloc calipers, 2×320 mm (13 in) discs
Rear: 245 mm (9.6 in) disc, ABS
Rake, trailRake: 24°
Front trail: 96mm
Wheelbase1,431 mm (56.3 in)
WeightClaimed: 176 kg (388 lb) (dry)
RelatedDucati 1299

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://overdrive.in/news-cars-auto/ducati-panigale-v2-the-959-panigale-replacement-has-been-showcased/
  2. ^ https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/new-bikes/ducati-panigale-v2/
  3. ^ "Ducati Superbike 959 Panigale: Racing Attitude". Ducati.com. Retrieved 16 November 2017.
  4. ^ Brown, Roland (14 December 2015). "Ducati 959 Panigale review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Ducati launches 959 Panigale Superbike in India". Deccan Chronicle. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.

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