Ducati 959 Panigale preview

Ducati's middleweight sportsbike enjoys the upward displacement creep and promises terrific performance

Overdrive May 25, 2016 13:53:19 IST
Ducati 959 Panigale preview

Ducati has a rich history of middleweight sportsbikes that have always sat below its iconic top-level sportsbikes. They've been the accessible performance cornerstone in the premium Italian motorcycle manufacturer's line-up. The Ducati 916 series had the superb 748/9. The Panigale had the 899 and it's that motorcycle that's grown up to become the new 2016 Ducati 959 Panigale.

It looks roughly the same, badges aside, as the big Ducati Panigale, but the Euro-4 compliant versions have a side slung twin can shotgun exhaust that identifies...

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