A New Opera
It is called Panigale V4 and it marks a new and important chapter in Ducati's history, a "symphony" of performance and emotions that's 100% Italian. Panigale V4 is the first mass-produced Ducati motorcycle to be equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, closely derived from the Desmosedici of the MotoGP.
The Panigale V4 replaces the iconic 1299 at the top of the Ducati supersport range, doing so by enhancing performance and ridability so that riders of all skill levels can enjoy boundless fun and excitement. The Panigale V4 has been developed in close collaboration with Ducati Corse, drawing directly on know-how and technology from the racing world to provide a road bike that is the closest thing possible to its MotoGP counterpart.
The new V4 90° engine, based on the experience gained in MotoGP where the performance of the four-cylinder Desmosedici is at the top of its class, was designed to equip future Ducati supersport models.
The new Panigale V4's standard equipment includes: Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO, full-LED headlight with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Sachs steering damper, quick control selection, automatic switch-off of turn signals.
Desmosedici Stradale 90° V4, rearward-rotating crankshaft, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
Bore X Stroke
81 mm x 53.5 mm
Max Power Output
157.5 kW (214 hp) @ 13,000 rpm
124.0 Nm (91.5 lb-ft) @ 10,000 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity
6 speed with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO
Tyre Size Front
Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR17
Tyre Size Rear
Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/60 ZR17
Brakes Type Front
2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc Stylema® (M4.30) 4-piston callipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO
Brakes Type Rear
245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO