Aiming to raise the benchmark amongst high performance motorcycles, Ducati has at last added the much anticipated 1199 Panigale to its offering of bikes. The announcement made in Milan marks one of the Italian manufacturer’s most successful years on a global scale. The 1199 Panigale incorporates innovative integration between the frame and mechanics, a powerful twin-cylinder mechanism, and the new Superquadro engine delivering 195hp. To Ducati, this bike represents the pinnacle of design and performance, and will be available starting early 2012. A ‘Tricolore’ edition of the bike is also set to release, showcasing the red/green/white of Italy.