Video: Ducati 959 Panigale Takeover
We’ve managed to get our grubby mitts on one of the first Ducati 959 Panigales to make it to the UK. Bologna’s revised hyper middleweight – not surprisingly – seriously impressed during the circuit-based launch in Valencia, although UK roads offer a very different set of challenges/dead badgers, especially... Read more
Video: Ducati 959 Panigale Review
Exhaust aside, is this the perfect balance of power and handling? Grab a cuppa, sit back and join us for some Desmo-based appraisals as we review the Ducati 959 Panigale in 44T chat format. Launched in Valencia, this hyper-middleweight is certainly more than just a jazzed-up 899. Hopefully, we’ve... Read more
Ducati 959 Panigale Review | First Ride
According to Ducati, yellow superbikes from Bologna only sold during springtime when daffodils were in bloom. While I do miss the slightly unorthodox yellow Ducatis, I wasn’t fussed about pantone specifics on the approach to Valencia’s super-fast turn one aboard the new 959 Panigale. Or that exhaust. In a... Read more
Want to know more about the Ducati 959 Panigale?
After the bedlam of EICMA and the Milan show last week, this week’s action looks set to be a little less hectic. We’re off to Valencia’s Ricardo Tormo circuit for the world press launch of the Ducati 959 Panigale – a track perfect for supermid spankings and assessing its... Read more
Ducati 959 Panigale
After the usual leak-fest over recent weeks, it comes as no surprise whatsoever that Ducati’s 899 replacement is the 959 Panigale. What is a surprise? That exhaust – it may look like an aftermarket manufacturer’s dream but the 959 is the latest to be scuppered by Euro4 emission laws.... Read more