As manufacturer Ducati has resumed part of its good performance in the World Superbike in 2015 through the approval of racing Ducati Panigale R 2015.
It is the most extreme version of Street Panigale if we ignore the exclusive Ducati 1199 Superleggera. Part of the new Ducati 1299 Panigale, but with engine capacity of 1198 cc to be approved and details to SBK racing that much reduced weight. It costs 32,900 euros, so we’re not talking about just any sport.
Is almost bound to enjoy in circuit appreciate the improvements over the more mundane Panigale.
In terms of design are not many changes from the 1299 Panigale, although the dome and the tail are white, the tank enjoys brushed aluminum accents and clutch cover, cylinder head and oil pan are made of an alloy magnesium molten gold. Also highlights the specific 2-1-2 Akrapovic titanium exhaust and carbon and bike racing in addition to the carbon fiber fender.
The Superquadro 1,198 cc engine yields 205 horsepower at 11,200 rpm (700 more than the standard rpm) and 136.2 Nm at 10,250 rpm, although in this case it is more compact than the 1299 Panigale and maintenance intervals every 12,000 kilometers remain intact. Additionally equipped battery Li-ion, which along with the other light weight materials left in running order in only 184 kilos.
The chassis is also typical of the competition, with last generation Öhlins suspensions (NIX30 fork and rear shock TTX36) disc brakes with Brembo Monobloc M50-4 (double 330 mm front and 245 mm rear), ABS Bosch 9.1 MP last generation aluminum monocoque chassis … All washed down with the latest electronics, Ducati Wheelie Control system, engine braking control (EBC), rapid change Ducati Quick Shift (DQS), Ducati Traction Control (DTC) in 8 positions, telemetry DDA + with integrated GPS, Ride-by-Wire …
Most of Ducati as applicable to the track always do not look for a limited edition.