An insane superbike that practically redefined its market, the 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R was the lightest literbike ever produced at the time it debuted, and had the highest horsepower-to-weight ratio of any bike ever tested by Motorcycle Consumer News. Superlative in virtually every way, the Panigale R is a true racebike for the streets.
2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R Specifications & Features
Engine: Liquid-cooled 1198cc L-Twin; 8-valves
Bore x Stroke: 112.0 x 60.8mm
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Fuel Delivery: Marelli electronic fuel-injection
Clutch: Wet multi-plate; Hydraulic actuation
Transmission: Six-speed; chain final drive
Final Drive: Chain 15/41
Frame: Monocoque aluminum
Front Suspension: Ohlins 50mm inverted fork; 3-way adjustable for preload, compression and rebound; 5.0 in. travel
Rear Suspension: Ohlins gas-charged shock; 3-way adjustable for preload, compression and rebound; 5.12 in. travel
Front Brakes: 330mm discs with radial-mount Brembo four-piston M50 monobloc calipers
Rear Brake: 245mm disc with twin-piston caliper
Curb Weight: 417 lbs.
Wheelbase: 56.57 in.
Rake: 24.5 deg. / Trail: 3.94 in.
Seat Height: 32.48 in..
Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gallons
Based on analysis and information from private sources and dealers across the internet, the average retail price of a 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R is
Last updated August 24, 2016
Check out this video review and first ride of the 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R by RideApart:
Also, an awesome side-by-side between the Panigale and its only real competitor, the 2013 BMW HP4