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2014 DUCATI 899 Panigale

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DUCATI unveiled the brand new 899 Panigale today at the VW Group Night in Frankfurt, Germany, ahead of the international motor show you may have heard about, introducing us to a "supermid" version of the popular 1199 Panigale. Designed to "provide the thrill of the new generation flagship model with the refined character of an everyday streetbike," the 899 is the best of both worlds: keeping the goodies and heritage of the 1199 - including Ducati Quick Shift (DQS),  Ride-by-Wire technology, triple stage ABS, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and Engine Brake Control (EBC) - but with a brand new Superquadro engine and a lighter-weight body. The 899 Panigale will be available in late October in iconic Ducati red with black wheels or Arctic White with red wheels, both with 148-hp and 73 ft-lb of torque beginning at $14,995. But, we all know the reason you're here is to hear its engine so go ahead and click the video after the jump. 

via: autoblog