If I didn't have Stage 4 cancer I would wait for the 2019's.
It is BLINDINGLY clear to me this bike was rushed out the door without adequate testing.
For the price I definitely WOULD NOT do this again - and I already own 4 Ducatis.
2008 S4RS Tricolore
2008 848>1040 (track)
2011 MTS S-Touring
2014 1199S Panigale (track)
2018 V4S Panigale (track)