The particular version Panigale V2 options high-spec package, low weight and unique livery adorned with the three-time world champion’s racing numbers.
Ducati has unveiled a restricted version mannequin of its Ducati Panigale V2 to honor Troy Bellis. Officially known as the Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Champion twentieth Anniversary, the motorbike options unique livery, adorned with the racing variety of three-time world champion, Troy Bayliss. The bike is celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Bellis’ first world title, and is a tribute to certainly one of Ducati’s most profitable and well-loved racers, who had an illustrious profession that included three world championships, 52 race wins and 94 podium finishes. Were.
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The particular version bike proudly shows race quantity 21, whereas the graphics are impressed by Bayliss’s 2001 championship successful machine. The tank bears an autograph of Troy Bayliss whereas the triple clamp shows the manufacturing variety of the bike. The customary Showa suspension of the inventory Panigale V2 has been changed with the top-spec Ohlins package. Up entrance is an NX30 fork with TTX36 rear suspension doing the dealing with duties. The particular version bike additionally features a lithium-ion battery, and comes as a single seater which has helped cut back the load by 3kg. The bike additionally will get titanium and carbon fiber exhaust.
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The remainder of the bike is inventory and is powered by the identical 955 cc Superquadro V-twin engine that makes 153 bhp at 10,750 rpm and 104 Nm of peak torque at 9,000 rpm. The bike will get an entire electronics package deal with slide controls, wheelie controls and deliveries will probably be restricted as it’s a particular version mannequin, and will probably be obtainable from October. The bike will price GBP 17,995 (approx ₹18.50 lakh) within the UK, which is round ₹3 lakh greater than the usual Panigale V2 in Europe. As of now, there isn’t a phrase on availability in India, and we suspect that the particular version Panigale V2 will probably be supplied on the market right here.
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Bellis gained three World Superbike titles in 2001, 2006 and 2008, all on Ducati bikes, marking a singular legacy with the Italian motorbike model. The new bike is a particular version to honor Troy Bayliss’ achievements, which embrace 52 World Superbike victories, putting him third in championship historical past behind Jonathan Rea and Carl Fogarty.
In truth, in 2006, Ducati signed Bayliss to face for Sete Gibernau on the remaining MotoGP race of the yr in Valencia, the place Bayliss certified in second place and ultimately gained the race. It was the primary time a rider had gained a race at each the Superbike and Grand Prix World Championships in the identical yr, and since then nobody has repeated the victory in each World Superbike and MotoGP in the identical yr.
With inputs from NDTV