Limited-run Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss launched at Rs. 21.3 lakh
Italian automaker Ducati has launched the Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary edition of its Panigale V2 motorbike in India. As for the highlights, the model flaunts cosmetic changes, offers an improved suspension setup, and gets a bevy of electronic riding aids, including three riding modes. It draws power from a 955cc, twin-cylinder engine that churns out a maximum power of 155hp.
Why does this story matter?
- The Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary edition is a homage to legendary Australian racer Troy Bayliss and is up for grabs in limited numbers.
- The motorcycle will attract customers who are willing to spend a pretty penny for exclusivity. It should raise the competition in the luxury bike segment to a great extent.
The bike has rider-only saddle and triple-tone livery
Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary flaunts a muscular fuel tank with Bayliss's autograph embossed on it. It also has a triple-tone red, white, and green livery with the race number "21" and a Shell logo as well as a billet aluminium triple clamp that sports the motorcycle's name. A rider-only seat with red stitching and a raised windscreen are also available.
It runs on a 155hp, 955cc engine
The Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary is fueled by a 955cc, Superquadro, twin-cylinder engine that generates 155hp of power and 104Nm of torque. The motor is linked to a 6-speed gearbox and a quick-shifter.
It gets cornering ABS and three ride modes
The Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary is equipped with disc brakes, wheelie control, traction control, cornering ABS, and engine brake control. It also gets three riding modes (Race, Sport, and Street). Suspension duties on the sports bike are taken care of by Ohlins NX30 forks on the front side and a TTX36 shock absorber on the rear end.
Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary: Pricing
In India, the Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss 1st Championship 20th Anniversary sports a price-figure of Rs. 21.3 lakh. In comparison, the standard Panigale V2 bears a price-tag of Rs. 17.49 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom).