Ducati Unveils 2014 899 Panigale

Ducati unveiled its new 899 Panigale and its 899cc Suprequadro engine delivering a claimed 148 horsepower and 73 pound/feet of torque.

Similar in many ways to its 1199 Panigale big brother, the 899 engine in little brother is a 90 degree twin that operates as a fully stressed member of the chassis. Claimed dry weight is 372.5 pounds. All the latest electronic rider assistance is on hand, including quick shift, ride-by-wire with selectable riding mode, 3-stage ABS, and traction control.

All of the details are contained in the following press material issued  by Ducati.  U.S. availability should be in January of next year, with the Ducati Red version priced at $14,995, while the Arctic White will be $15,295.