Ducati Panigale 899 Red Edition vs Ducati 959 Panigale Comparison

Updated: 14, May, 2018 02:57 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 13,10,000
* Delhi. May vary.
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₹ 14,53,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
193 kg197.5 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
17 litres17 litres
Wheelbase
1426 mm1431 mm
Overall Length
2075 mm2056 mm
Overall Height
1100 mm1115 mm
Dry Weight
169 kg176 kg

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pass Light
Riding Modes

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
898 cc955 cc
Bore
100 mm100 mm
Stroke
57.2 mm60.8 mm
Number of Cylinders
22
Engine Description
Superquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, Liquid cooledSuperquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
Maximum Power
146.1 Bhp @ 10750 rpm150 HP @ 10,500 rpm
Maximum Torque
99 Nm @ 9000 rpm102 NM @ 9,000 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic controlSlipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch with hydraulic control
Cooling
Liquid CoolingNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Gear Indicator
DigitalNA
Coolant Temperature
DigitalNA
Low Battery Indicator
Digital
ABS Light
LED Indicator Lights
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SuperbikeSports
Official Tagline
Your Road to the TrackThe Perfect Balance
Shades
Red, Arctic White SilkRed, White
Vehicle Overview
Ducati 899 Panigale was sold before the current generation 959 Panigale came into existence. The premium sport machine from Ducati is powered by 898 cc, twin cylinder engine producing 146.1 BHP at 10750 rpm and 99 Nm at 9000 rpm. It used a 6-speed gearbox for transmission duties. The bike weighs 193 kg, making it 7 kg lighter than the current generation model carrying 955 cc engine. Most of the parts are carried over from the 899 Panigale, including the large 17 liter fuel tank. Ducati 899 Panigale rivals Kawasaki Z800 and Triumph Daytona 675R.Ducati 959 Panigale is the most elegant sport bike from the Italian manufacturer. It comes with a powerful 955cc, twin cylinder engine producing 154.85 BHP and 107.4 Nm of torque. The gearbox in use is a 6-speed unit while the bike claims a top speed of 289 kmph. It is one of the lightweight bikes (200 kg) around its segment and even seems to be the only twin cylinder machine that rivals Honda CBR1000RR, Suzuki GSX-R1000 and Kawasaki ZX-10R. It is available in Red and White shade while the price tag for Delhi is INR 14.73 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
NA
Front Brake
2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc M4.32 4-piston callipers2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc M4.32 4-piston callipers, with Bosch ABS as standard.
Alloy Wheels
NA
Rear Brake
245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper, with Bosch ABS as standard.
Front Wheel
10-spoke light alloy 3.50" x 17"10-spoke light alloy 3.50" x 17"
Rear Wheel
10 spokes light alloy 5.50” x 17”10 spokes light alloy 5.50” x 17”
ABS
NA

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
Fully adjustable BPF Showa forks. 43 mm chromed inner tubesFully adjustable Showa BPF fork. 43 mm chromed inner tubes.
Rear Suspension
Fully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum double-sided swingarmFully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum double-sided swingarm.
Frame
Monocoque aluminumMonocoque aluminium
Exhaust/Muffler
2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers with alumimum outer sleeves2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers with aluminum outer sleeves.

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS

Engine Brake Control (EBC)
NA
Ducati Traction Control (DTC)
Power Delivery Mode (PWR)
NA

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