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Hi everybody, pictures are showing 959 Panigale with two exhausts.
But I saw a picture (unfortunately I cannot find it anymore) with a very short exhaust. Do you know what kind of exhaust will be on this model ?
Thanks you for your replies.
 

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Hi everybody, pictures are showing 959 Panigale with two exhausts.
But I saw a picture (unfortunately I cannot find it anymore) with a very short exhaust. Do you know what kind of exhaust will be on this model ?
Thanks you for your replies.
are you talking about the track Akrapovics?
 

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I think the only underbelly system available at the moment is the Akra system? I'm sure in 6 months or so we'll see more.
 

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I think the only underbelly system available at the moment is the Akra system? I'm sure in 6 months or so we'll see more.
That's what I was thinking as well, can't be much longer till we see more show up on the market.

Some brands might have already stated what they have in the works.
 

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I think the stock system is actually louder than I expected. I just got off my first ride on it and it's certainly not quiet.
 

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How would you say it compares to the stock 899 exhausts? (If you've heard it that is)
I've never ridden the 899. Only heard in passing. I suspect they're probably about the same from what I can tell. I think the older stock Ducati exhausts that I've experience were quite a bit muffled. This one is less so although its not loud at idle like a full Termi 1098/1198.
 

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I've already got the Full Ti Akro Exhaust System that I will be installing after I do my first service. Just an FYI the 1299 Akro system is the same part # and will fit the new 959. Only difference is when the dealer loads the new fuel MAP.
 
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New Zealand and Australia get the underslung exhausts, same as USA. The European countries get the dual Shotgun exhausts.
I believe all 959s have had some engine modifications to reduce noise but as levi has said it is still noisy. This will be the first bike where I will need to wear earplugs.
 

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New Zealand and Australia get the underslung exhausts, same as USA. The European countries get the dual Shotgun exhausts.
I believe all 959s have had some engine modifications to reduce noise but as levi has said it is still noisy. This will be the first bike where I will need to wear earplugs.
Well I believe the shotgun exhaust is supposed to be quieter then the underslung. Although im assuming levigarett is in the US based on him saying its not much quieter than 899. The euro 959 is supposed to be noticeably different then 899
 

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Well I believe the shotgun exhaust is supposed to be quieter then the underslung. Although im assuming levigarett is in the US based on him saying its not much quieter than 899. The euro 959 is supposed to be noticeably different then 899
I live in California, Bay Area. Just got off the bike again. It's not quiet. My Monster with essentially straight Termi's was obnoxious. Really too loud. The 959 is somewhat muffled at idle but its not quiet once under power. Not at all. I'm coming off of a loud bike so I was interested to see how the 959 would sound to me. Some of the online reviewers also mentioned the exhaust note. It's not over the top at all. Its just not quiet.

Can someone else chime with their impressions?
 
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