The 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna, a tribute to the late Ayrton Senna, one of the greatest Formula 1 world champions in the history of the sport. Great man, beautiful bike
Ducati fans probably still remember the 916 Senna, with its distinctive gray bodywork and red wheels, which was produced from 1995-1998. And now, there’s another one – the 2014 Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna, which is Ducati’s tribute to Ayrton Senna, three-time F1 world champion who passed away in a tragic racing accident at the 1994 San Marino F1 grand prix.
“Ducati, in close agreement with the Senna Foundation and wishing to contribute to the charitable and educational goals the Foundation pursues, decided to pay homage once again, expressing its passionate respect for one of the most prestigious ‘Ducatisti’ ever, with the 1199 Panigale S Senna,” says a press note from the Bologna-based company.
The Ducati 1199 Panigale S Senna was presented yesterday at the Sao Paulo Motorcycle Show. Production of this limited-edition bike will start in June 2014, only 161 units will be built (Ayrton Senna raced in 161 Formula 1 GPs) and the bike will only be available in Brazil.