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 Being Ducati's last V-Twin superbike, the 1299 Panigale S is a special motorcycle to many.  Since the introduction of the V4 engine layout, Ducati hasn't announced any plans of re-releasing a V-Twin format, which makes this model very special.   Starting with some numbers, the 1299S Panigale weighs 420lbs wet, and the 1285cc v-twin engine develops 197hp and 101 lb ft of torque at the crank. This is the lightest and most powerful bike Ducati had ever released at the time by quite some margin. A bit of quick math suggests that on its own it boasts a power-to-weight ratio of around 1200bhp/ton, and even with...

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