Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) Review

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The new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) another masterpiece by Ducati featuring the powerful engine with the latest slipper clutch. It is always ready to show its legacy on tracks and roads. The chassis has an integrating monocoque frame with the fully adjustable suspension. It provides the pure performance, technology, and effortless handling. The new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) has an attractive design with the latest bodywork. It has an ideal adrenaline-booster in the form of Ducati superbike. The latest suspension with the modern technology ensures the smooth ride while its latest braking system has a remarkable performance. The review of new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) is written below.

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) – Features

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version)

Engine

The all-new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) features the latest Superquadro engine containing the L-twin cylinder. It features 4-valve-per-cylinder. This is the Desmodromic engine containing the liquid cooling technology. The 955cc displacement of the engine provides the 115.5 kW power at just 10,500 RPM while it delivers the torque of 107.4 Nm at 9,000 RPM. The use of latest Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection system provides an ultimate performance of all times. It has twin injectors per cylinder with full Ride-by-Wire elliptical throttle bodies. An incredible compression ratio of about 12.5:1 provides remarkable performance while the bore and stroke ratio of 100 mm and 60.8 mm adds another level to excitement level. The new 2-1-2 exhaust system has the latest catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. The new twin stainless steel mufflers with an aluminum end caps give an amazing performance and nice look as well. This engine provides the best performance like in 2017 Ducati Superbike 959 Panigale. This sports bike contains the 6-speed Ducati Quick Shift (DQS). The new slipper clutch and self-servo wet multi-plate clutch with the latest hydraulic control provides full control over it.

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version)

Chassis

The all-new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) features the latest Monocoque Aluminum frame. This frame is very strong, stylish and compact. The new Showa BPF front fork suspension is fully adjustable features 43mm of chromed inner tubes. The front wheel is about 10-spoke light alloy with 3.50″ x 17″ while the front tire is Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR17. The rear suspension has the fully adjustable Sachs unit with an aluminum double-sided swingarm. The rear wheel is light alloy with 5.50″ x 17″ with the 10 spokes while the rear tire is of Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 180/60ZR17. The 120 mm of front wheel travel is being used while the rear wheel travel is about 130 mm. The front brake features the 2 x 320 mm of semi-floating discs with the radially mounted Brembo Monobloc containing the M4.32 4-piston calipers. It contains latest Bosch ABS as standard. The rear brake disc is about 245mm with 2-piston caliper. The rear braking system also comes with the modern Bosch ABS as standard. The all-new is being dominated by its full LCD display. It has a lightweight and features two seats for fun ride.

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version)

Equipment

  • ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) 9MP
  • Full LCD Instrument Panel
  • Ducati Traction Control (DTC)
  • Riding Mode
  • Ducati Quick Shift (DQS)

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version)

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type Superquadro: L-twin cylinder, 4 valves per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled
Displacement 955 cc
Bore x Stroke 100 mm x 60.8 mm
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Power 115.5 kW (157 hp) @ 10,500 RPM
Torque 107.4 Nm (79.2 lb-ft) @ 9,000 RPM
Fuel injection Mitsubishi electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full Ride-by-Wire elliptical throttle bodies
Exhaust 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and 2 lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers with aluminum end caps

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) Specs

Transmission

Gearbox 6 speed with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS)
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.77:1
Ratio 1=37/15 2=30/16 3=27/18 4=25/20 5=24/22 6=23/24
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 15; Rear sprocket 43
Clutch Slipper and self-servo wet multi-plate clutch with the hydraulic control

Chassis

Frame Monocoque Aluminium
Front suspension Fully adjustable Showa BPF fork. 43 mm chromed inner tubes
Front wheel 10-spoke light alloy 3.50″ x 17″
Front Tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 120/70 ZR17
Rear suspension Fully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum double-sided swingarm
Rear wheel 10 spokes light alloy 5.50″ x 17″
Rear tyre Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa 180/60 ZR17
Front wheel travel 120 mm (4.72 inches)
Rear wheel travel 130 mm (5.12 inches)
Front brake 2 x 320 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo monobloc M4.32 4-piston calipers, with Bosch ABS as standard
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper, with Bosch ABS as standard
Instrumentation Full LCD display

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) Specs

Dimensions and weight

Dry weight 176 kg (387.2 lb)
Wet weight (KERB) 195 kg (430 lb)
Seat height 830 mm (32.48 inches)
Wheelbase 1,431 mm (56.34 inches)
Rake 24°
Trail 96 mm (3.78 inches)
Fuel tank capacity 17 l – 4.5 gallons (US)
Number of seats Dual seat

Equipment

Standard Equipment Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS, DTC, DQS, EBC, Fully RbW, Steering damper, DDA+ Ready, steering damper

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) Specs

Warranty

Warranty 24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance service intervals 12,000 km (7,500 m)/12 months
Valve clearance check 24,000 km (15,000 m)

Emissions and Consumption

Standard Euro 4 (Only for Euro 4 countries)

Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version)

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new Ducati 2017 Superbike 959 Panigale (US Version) from Ducati brand. It features the powerful engine delivering an exceptional performance of all times. The chassis is fully stylish with the best color combination. Its dual seat is kept low for better handling and fun ride. Due to the use of quality components, this motorcycle provides an outstanding riding experience.

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