Ducati 1199 Superleggera eye candy reveals specs

By Posted 22 Oct 2013, 17:21

It has certainly been a while since we covered any news on motorcycles, and what better way to start offering coverage once again by reporting about the new Ducati 1199 Superleggera. This is a limited production model based on the Panigale R, and so has been built with one thing in mind, and that is speed.

The Ducati 1199 Superleggera is a super lightweight bike thanks to it being made from a mix of carbon fiber, magnesium and titanium to help make it very strong as well.

As for the Ducati 1199 Superleggera specs, which were revealed with a bunch of new images, it is clear there is a high power-to-weight ratio. The engine used is the 1198cc L-twin engine, with its four-valve cylinder heads. This engine will rev to 11,500 rpm and will produce more than 200 horsepower, which is a lot when you consider how light the motorcycle is.

The Ducati 1199 Superleggera looks like a goddess

The Ducati 1199 Superleggera looks like a goddess

What is the use of all that power and super-lightweight design without decent handling, and so the Ducati 1199 Superleggera handling is helped along the way with Ohlins suspension. To help bring you to a stop are a set of Brembo brakes.

Add all this together and you have a bike that weighs less than 341 pounds. There is so much more to this bike, all of which can be seen on the Ducati webpage.

Ducati 1199 Superleggera eye candy reveals specs