AutonetMagz – Several weeks ago we did discuss a new teaser of a new bike to be released by Ducati. As if you are familiar with DUcati products, you should be familiar that it is a Ducati Panigale.
It is true, as finally Ducati introduced the Ducati Panigale 1299 R Final Edition, as the final edition of Ducati Panigale 1299, as after this they will develop a new series with a V4 Ducati engine.
The new Ducati Panigale R Final Edition will use the L Twin from the Panigale R 1,299 with 1,198 cc bore up to 1,285 cc with cast iron material. besides that it will be fitted with a valve and connecting rod made of titanium, thanks to this changes, it able to rpoduce power up to 209 hp from 196 hp.
Besides the power went up, the torque increased from 136.9 Nm to 141 Nm, as it came with an exhaust made of Titanium, similar as the one fitted in the Ducati Panigale WSBK models. Te weight are lighter too, with 161.9 kg from 166.4 kg at the previous version.
It has been introduced along at the final series of WSBK at Laguna Seca US, where top racers like Marco Melandri, Chaz Davies, and Claudio Domenicalli as Ducati’s CEO. As they will focus on a V4 engine for the Panigale and leave the L-Twin configuration.