24-page Ducati 1199 Panigale supplement in this week's MCN!
07 November 2011 16:00
Ducati's incredible new 1199 Panigale has just been unveiled, and MCN is the only publication in the world to be able to tell the full and exclusive inside story of the world's most extreme v-twin. Our 24-page special Panigale supplement – produced in great secrecy in the past few weeks based on factory visits, access to exclusive material and interviews with all the key players – is FREE in MCN on Wednesday.
The fact it starts at the unexpectedly low price of £14,995 and tops out at the unexpectedly high £23,495 is just the tip of the iceberg…
Don't miss the ultimate collector's item marking the 1199's launch.
Revolution not evolution
The paint had barely dried on the first Ducati 1098 superbikes off the production lines back in 2007 when the firm sat down and began the process of building its successor: the 1199 Panigale.
A new way of building a superbike
The targets laid down for the 1199 Panigale were so strict, so binding and so difficult to achieve that nothing less than a complete rethink was going to be enough. That meant ditching Ducati's tradition of a steel trellis frame and embracing something completely new.
The people behind the 1199 project
With hundreds of staff involved in the development of the 1199 Panigale over the last four years, MCN talked to a selection to find out more about them and what role they played in the development.
Read these great features and eighteen more pages inside.