Ducati 899 Panigale 2013 vs. Ducati SuperSport S 2017

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

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Overview - Ducati 899 Panigale 2013 vs Ducati SuperSport S 2017

The Ducati 899 Panigale model year 2013 and the Ducati SuperSport S model year 2017 are both high-performance motorcycles from Ducati, but they differ in several key aspects.

In terms of engine and drive train, the Ducati 899 Panigale 2013 has a larger bore of 100 mm compared to the 94 mm bore of the SuperSport S 2017. The Panigale also has a shorter stroke of 57.2 mm compared to the 67.5 mm stroke of the SuperSport S. This results in the Panigale having a higher engine power of 148 HP compared to the SuperSport S's 110 HP. However, the SuperSport S has a slightly higher torque of 96.7 Nm compared to the Panigale's 99 Nm. Both motorcycles have a similar compression ratio of around 12.5-12.6. In terms of displacement, the Panigale has a smaller engine with 898 ccm compared to the SuperSport S's 937 ccm.

Both motorcycles feature upside-down telescopic forks for the front suspension, but the SuperSport S 2017 offers more adjustment options with compression, preload, and rebound adjustments. The rear suspension of the Panigale is a swing arm design with compression and preload adjustments, while the SuperSport S features a single swing arm design with compression, preload, and rebound adjustments.

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

In terms of chassis, the Panigale 2013 has an aluminum frame, while the SuperSport S 2017 has a steel frame. The Panigale's frame type is monocoque, while the SuperSport S has a tubular frame type.

Both motorcycles are equipped with double disk brakes at the front, featuring radial, monoblock technology from Brembo. The Panigale has ABS as its advanced rider assistance system, while the SuperSport S offers ABS, riding modes, ride by wire, quickshifter, and traction control.

In terms of dimensions and weights, the Panigale has a slightly shorter wheelbase of 1426 mm compared to the SuperSport S's 1478 mm. The Panigale also has a higher seat height of 830 mm compared to the SuperSport S's 810 mm. The dry weight of the Panigale with ABS is 169 kg, while the SuperSport S weighs 184 kg. The kerb weight of the Panigale is 193 kg, while the SuperSport S weighs 210 kg. Both motorcycles have a similar fuel tank capacity, with the Panigale having 17 liters and the SuperSport S having 16 liters.

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

In terms of strengths, the Panigale 2013 offers a pleasant ride, even power delivery, and playful handling. On the other hand, the SuperSport S 2017 boasts a Testastretta engine with lots of torque, a quickshifter with blipper, Öhlins suspension, a wide range of electronics, comfortable ergonomics, nimble handling, and the iconic Ducati look. The SuperSport S also offers a wider range of uses compared to the Panigale.

However, the Panigale 2013 does have some weaknesses, including indirect braking behavior and a lack of special punch. The SuperSport S 2017, on the other hand, has noticeable vibrations in the handlebar and a higher price compared to the Panigale.

Overall, both motorcycles have their own strengths and weaknesses, and the choice between them would depend on the rider's preferences and priorities.

Technical Specifications Ducati 899 Panigale 2013 compared to Ducati SuperSport S 2017

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Suspension Front

Front suspensionFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic forkFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic fork
AdjustmentAdjustmentCompression, PreloadAdjustmentCompression, Preload, Rebound

Suspension Rear

SuspensionSuspensionSwing armSuspensionSingle swing arm
AdjustmentAdjustmentCompression, PreloadAdjustmentCompression, Preload, Rebound

Chassis

FrameFrameAluminiumFrameSteel
Frame typeFrame typeMonocoqueFrame typeTubular

Brakes Front

TypeTypeDouble diskTypeDouble disk
PistonPistonFour pistonsPistonFour pistons
TechnologyTechnologyradial, MonoblockTechnologyradial, Monoblock
BrandBrandBremboBrandBrembo

Brakes Rear

TypeTypeDiscTypeDisc
PistonPistonDouble pistonPistonDouble piston

Assistance Systems

Advanced Rider Assistance SystemsAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABSAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABS, Riding modes, Ride by Wire, Quickshifter, Traction control

Dimensions and Weights

Front tyre widthFront tyre width120 mmFront tyre width120 mm
Front tyre heightFront tyre height70 %Front tyre height70 %
Front tyre diameterFront tyre diameter17 inchFront tyre diameter17 inch
Rear tyre widthRear tyre width180 mmRear tyre width180 mm
Rear tyre heightRear tyre height60 %Rear tyre height55 %
Rear tyre diameterRear tyre diameter17 inchRear tyre diameter17 inch
WheelbaseWheelbase1,426 mmWheelbase1,478 mm
Seat HeightSeat Height830 mmSeat Height810 mm
Dry Weight (with ABS)Dry Weight (with ABS)169 kgDry Weight (with ABS)184 kg
Kerb Weight (with ABS)Kerb Weight (with ABS)193 kgKerb Weight (with ABS)210 kg
Fuel Tank CapacityFuel Tank Capacity17 lFuel Tank Capacity16 l
License compliancyLicense compliancyALicense compliancyA

Pros and Cons in comparison

Pros and Cons in comparison

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

Ducati 899 Panigale 2013

A real feel-good super sports car that combines racetrack performance and everyday suitability very well.

Pleasant ride, even power delivery, playful handling

Indirect braking behaviour, no special punch

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

Ducati SuperSport S 2017

The Ducati Supersport S is the choice if you want to go to the race track more often. The fully adjustable Öhlins suspension is not only a visual hit, but also does its job superbly. The built-in quickshifter with blipper function is also a must-have. Even inexperienced race track riders will quickly feel at home on the Supersport S and have a lot of fun with it.

Testastretta engine

lots of torque

quickshifter with blipper

Öhlins suspension

lots of electronics

comfortable ergonomics

nimble handling

Ducati look

wide range of uses.

noticeable vibrations in the handlebar

price

Price Comparison Avarage Market Price Ducati 899 Panigale vs Ducati SuperSport S

There are a few key differences between a Ducati 899 Panigale 2013 and a Ducati SuperSport S 2017. It takes less time to sell a Ducati 899 Panigale with 63 days compared to 122 days for a Ducati SuperSport S. Since model year 2013 1000PS.de editors have written 3 reviews for the Ducati 899 Panigale and 4 reviews for the Ducati SuperSport S since model year 2017. The first review for the Ducati 899 Panigale was published on 9/10/2013 and now has more than 11,900 views. This compares to more than 105,100 views for the first review on Ducati SuperSport S published on 10/4/2016.

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