• Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details

    A paradigm shift for Ducati from a L-twin to a V4
  • Ducati calls it the ‘new symphony of all Italian performance and emotion.’
  • Will be powered by their all-new Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine Similar to the one running on their Desmosedici GP bike
  • With 214 hp and 91.5 lb-ft of torque this will be the most powerful bike in its class
  • It is the brand’s most technologically sophisticated and compact power-plant ever created
  • Add the all-titanium Akrapovič racing exhaust and you can boost the power to 226 hp
  • Has a ’twin-pulse’ firing sequence giving this Desmosedici Stradale its unique exhaust note
  • The new ‘Front Frame’ is more compact and lighter
  • The V4 tips the scale at just 430 lbs 17 lbs more than the 1299 Panigale
  • That means, the power-weight ratio is 1:1 and this is going to make the V4 trump everyone in the segment
  • Makes use of a 6-axis IMU from Ducati Corse
  • Debuting here are the controlled drift during braking and ABS Cornering
  • Then there are the usual electronics keeping the rider sane Riding Modes, Traction Control, Slide Control, Wheelie Control, Power Launch, Quick Shift, Quick Shift and Electronic Suspension
  • 43mm Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF) is seen at the front
  • Sachs steering dampers are top-of-the-line
  • Lightweight Brembo Stylema monobloc calipers debut here
  • New 5" full-TFT dashboard gets configured with a new interface
  • The V4 Panigale also comes in two special editions The Panigale V4 S and the Panigale V4 Speciale
  • The V4 S gets kitted with a higher spec suspension setup like the Öhlins NIX-30 forks, Öhlins TTX 36 shock absorber
  • Aluminum forged wheels and Lithium-ion battery helps keep the weight low
  • Panigale V4 Speciale are limited to just 1500 units
  • The Speciale also gets festooned with top-drawer kits Alcantara seats, dedicated handle grips, adjustable foot pegs, racing articulated levers, brake level protection, race spec Akrapovic exhaust system, racing screen and more
  • It also gets carbon-fiber parts front/rear mudguards, heel guard, cover swinging arm and Racing fuel tank cap
  • Pricing: Panigale V4 - $21,195; V4 S - $27,495; V4 Speciale - $39,995

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Ducati has probably made 2018’s best motorcycle and its called as the Panigale V4. Inheriting the Ducati Corse MotoGP DNA, the Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine makes this bike the most powerful bike in its class with 214 hp and 91.5 lb-ft of torque.

With all the tech packed into this beast, the Panigale V4 takes the riding feel to unknown territories but Ducati believes that they are here to make the riders feel confident and powerful.

Starting with the new ‘Front Frame’, it’s more compact and lighter than the perimeter frame and uses the engine as a stressed chassis element. This ensures heightened rigidity and feel of the bike and with the use of meticulous design and light materials, the V4 tips the scale at just 430 lbs (17 lbs more than the 1299 Panigale). This puts the power to weight ratio at 1:1, and this is going to make the V4 trump everyone in the segment.

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A paradigm shift for Ducati from a L-twin to a V4
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Ducati calls it the ‘new symphony of all Italian performance and emotion.’
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Will be powered by their all-new Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine
Similar to the one running on their Desmosedici GP bike
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With 214 hp and 91.5 lb-ft of torque
this will be the most powerful bike in its class
Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details Exterior Wallpaper quality High Resolution
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It is the brand’s most technologically sophisticated and compact power-plant ever created
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Add the all-titanium Akrapovič racing exhaust
and you can boost the power to 226 hp
Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details Exterior Wallpaper quality High Resolution
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Has a ’twin-pulse’ firing sequence
giving this Desmosedici Stradale its unique exhaust note
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The new ‘Front Frame’ is more compact and lighter
Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details Exterior Wallpaper quality High Resolution
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The V4 tips the scale at just 430 lbs
17 lbs more than the 1299 Panigale
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That means, the power-weight ratio is 1:1
and this is going to make the V4 trump everyone in the segment
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Makes use of a 6-axis IMU from Ducati Corse
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Debuting here are the controlled drift during braking and ABS Cornering
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Then there are the usual electronics keeping the rider sane
Riding Modes, Traction Control, Slide Control, Wheelie Control, Power Launch, Quick Shift, Quick Shift and Electronic Suspension
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43mm Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF) is seen at the front
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Sachs steering dampers are top-of-the-line
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Lightweight Brembo Stylema monobloc calipers debut here
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New 5" full-TFT dashboard gets configured with a new interface
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The V4 Panigale also comes in two special editions
The Panigale V4 S and the Panigale V4 Speciale
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The V4 S gets kitted with a higher spec suspension setup
like the Öhlins NIX-30 forks, Öhlins TTX 36 shock absorber
Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details Exterior High Resolution
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Aluminum forged wheels and Lithium-ion battery
helps keep the weight low
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Panigale V4 Speciale are limited to just 1500 units
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The Speciale also gets festooned with top-drawer kits
Alcantara seats, dedicated handle grips, adjustable foot pegs, racing articulated levers, brake level protection, race spec Akrapovic exhaust system, racing screen and more
Images: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 - in the details Exterior Wallpaper quality High Resolution
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It also gets carbon-fiber parts
front/rear mudguards, heel guard, cover swinging arm and Racing fuel tank cap
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Pricing: Panigale V4 - $21,195; V4 S - $27,495; V4 Speciale - $39,995
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