1299 Panigale Superleggera is the most powerful two-cylinder production motorcycle of Ducati and it is propelled at the cost of Rs.1.12 Crore (ex- showroom, Delhi).
A development of Ducati's superbike, the Superleggera ('super light' in Italian) is about light weighting. The bike weighs 156kg, which makes it more than 10kg lighter than the Standard Panigale 1299.
The lighter weight has been accomplished with the broad utilization of carbon fibre and aluminum in the bike's development. Indeed, this is the first production bike to highlight carbon-fibre wheels, and outline and swingarm. The 1,285cc L-twin engine from the base 1299 Panigale has likewise been helped with the utilization of aluminum and other lightweight parts.
In the Superleggera, the engine makes a total of 215hp and 146.5Nm of torque; these outputs are 10hp and about 2Nm more than what the engine makes in the 1299 Panigale. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via Ducati's Quick Shift six-speed gearbox.
Engine yields aside, the bike accompanies a large group of electronic rider helps like the new traction control functions, Ducati's Sliding control and the most recent adaptation of the Ducati Wheelie Control.
The 1299 Panigale Superleggera's sticker price makes it the costliest bike on sale in India, which alone ought to make it rather selective. To finish it off, Ducati's making only 500 of these, this makes the bike a genuine gatherer's thing.