The 1299 Superleggera is the first production motorcycle to use carbon fibre extensively in the swingarm, subframe, and wheels and will have a limited production run of 500 units. Ducati will get the 1299 Superleggera in India on a made-to-order basis. The present 1299 Panigale range is priced at Rs 35-48 lakh. Expect the 1299 Superleggera to command a premium over the same. The Superleggera is expected to be launched by September-October 2017. Get all the details of the sportiest offering to roll out from the Ducati plant here. Scroll below to see the images of the Ducati 1299 Superleggera at the EICMA 2016.
The 1299 Superleggera is the first production motorcycle to use carbon fibre extensively in the swingarm, subframe and wheels
The 1299 Superleggera has a kerb weight of 167kg which, we believe, will have its insane merits on a racetrack
The front uses a fully adjustable 43mm Ohlins FL936 unit with lightweight springs, while the rear gets a fully adjustable Ohlins TTX36 shock with a lightweight titanium spring
The carbon-fibre wheels, which sit on aluminium hubs, are lighter by 1.4kg overall when compared with the forged-aluminium wheels offered on the Panigale
The 1299 Ducati Superlegera also features a WSBK-spec Akrapovic exhaust kit
The Ducati 1299 Superleggera is powered by a 1,285cc L-twin Superquadro twin-cylinder engine that puts out 215PS of power and is the most powerful motor ever built
The monocoque carbon-fibre frame of the 1299 Superleggera weighs a mere 1.6kg and is 38 per cent lighter compared to that of the 1299 Panigale
The 1299 Superleggera's feature list includes Ducali Slide Control and Ducati Power launch
The Italian manufacturer states that the superbike gets a quick shifter with an updated Bosch Cornering ABS system
For more stories on EICMA 2016, click here.