2012-2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale Motorcycle Models Increase Performance with K&N Air Filter

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It would be next to impossible to exaggerate how flat-out flabbergasted the motorcycle community has been about the Ducati 1199 Panigale. Shortly after it debut at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi in the spring 2012, Motorcyclist Magazine named it their Motorcycle of the year, saying "'s a superbike that's leading Ducati and the motorcycle industry as a whole in a new direction."
K&N Replacement Air Filter for 2013 Ducati 1199 PanigaleMotorcycle
K&N Replacement Air Filter for 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale Motorcycle

Not since 1988, when Ducati introduced the 851 to a waiting world, has there been such an enormous leap forward in motorcycle engineering. The 1199, arguably the most anticipated bike in many years, also takes a radical performance and technological hurdle into the future compared with Ducati's 1198 and 1098 series superbikes.

The 1199 contains mass amounts of pure pharmaceutical grade motorcycle passion. The totally new engine features the latest in Ducati technology, although still retaining its legendary 90-degree L-Twin profile. The 195-horspower Superquadro engine is unmistakably an expression of Italian art, and the name references the engines massively over-square bore and stroke. The Panigale also offers three new rider modes and eight levels of traction control and Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) to go along with the redesigned non-trellis Monocoque chassis. The Ducati 1199 Panigale simply takes the old mold of what a superbike should be, and blows it to smithereens.

If a herd of well-mannered performance is good, then even more overall horsepower and torque is monumental. That's what you get by merely upgrading the existing disposable air filter on the 1199 Panigale with a new K&N DU-1112 high performance air filter. The effect is immediate and the effort is minimal, because the DU-1112 is designed to fit directly into the OE air filter assembly, without the need for any modifications. It has less restriction than typical disposable air filters and less restriction can result in extra power and torque when you need it.

The specially pleated material on the DU-1112 air filter provides a large filtration area that continues to provide exceptional filtration for extended service intervals. Depending on your riding conditions, servicing intervals can go up to 50,000 miles before maintenance is necessary. When cleaning is finally required, it's as uncomplicated as following the four simple steps on a K&N Recharger Air Filter Cleaning Kit.
K&N High Flow Performance Motorcycle Air Filter
K&N High Flow Performance Motorcycle Air Filter
    The DU-1112 Performance Air Filter Fits the Following:
    2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale S Tricolore
    2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale S
    2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R
    2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale
    2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale S Tricolore
    2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale S
    2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale
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