Ducati 899 Panigale has some great features which makes it an ultimate winner of its segment. It has its chassis following the Monoscocca structure concept in which monocoque structure in cast aluminium is used, monocoque frame is fixed to the cylinder head directly and two aluminium bushings are inserted with the steering tube bearings at its front. The forward engine with exhaust system under it and an advanced rider's position gives a weight distribution of 52% at front and 48% at rear without the rider which becomes an optimal 50:50 when the rider occupies its seat to provide better handling.
Ducati 899 Panigale has an advanced instrument panel in the form of a multi-functional LCD unit which displays the crucial features at exact moments according to the selected driving mode. There are three riding modes which includes Race, Sport and Wet. It also has an electronic gearbox managing system called Ducati quick Shift which enables the rider to gain some fraction of moments by engaging the gears on acceleration without the use of clutch and with a continuous open throttle. Also it has a DDA+ feature which by integrating a GPS signal, shows throttle opening, speed, rpm, gear engaged, engine temperature, DTC activation and maps.
Ducati 899 Panigale is powered by a 898cc, L-twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injection System with single injector per cylinder and full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies, Superquadro engine with a maximum power of 146 bhp @ 10750rpm and a maximum torque of 99 Nm @ 9000rpm and has a six speed transmission with DQS. Ducati 899 Panigale has the front suspension system is a 43mm Showa Big Piston Fork for providing damping under low pressure conditions. The rear suspension is a fully adjustable, laterally mounted Sachs rear monoshock which is connected via progressive linkages for best suspension.
Ducati 899 Panigale is avaliable in Red, Arctic White Silk shades. Ducati 899 Panigale competes Suzuki GSX R1000, Honda CBR 1000RR and Kawasaki Ninja 1000.