2012 was a year of awards for Ducati 1199 Panigale superbike. Recently seen at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan held from November 10-13, 2012, this high tech model from the Italian manufacturer has received its well deserved attention. It received the ‘Best Bike of the Show” award at 2011 EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan. It has also received over 30 international awards from motorcycle magazines around the globe.
1199 Panigale has also been a major seller in the past year. The company has sold over 7500 units during the current year despite market conditions being constrained and economies on a slow down mode. The superbike is a powerful machine. Ducati 1199 Panigale possesses a powerful twin cylinder production engine that offers 195 hp from 164 kgs. It possesses class leading technologies which include ABS System, Ducati Traction Control, Quick Shift, EBC and Ride by Wire.
Currently available in 3 trims, 1199 Panigale, 1199 Panigale S and 1199 Panigale S Tricolore versions, biking enthusiasts are also waiting for the new 1199 Panigale R which is scheduled for 2013 to extend the family of models even further.