2018 Motorcycle Previews 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 First Look | 12 Fast Facts (Video)

2018 Ducati Panigale V4 First Look | 12 Fast Facts (Video)

2018 Ducati Panigale V4 Specs:

Engine:

  • Type: Desmosedici Stradale 90° V4, rearward-rotating crankshaft, 4 Desmodromically actuated valves per cylinder, liquid cooled
  • Displacement: 1,103 cc
  • Bore X stroke: 81 x 53.5 mm
  • Compression ratio: 14.0:1
  • Power: 214 hp @ 13,000 rpm
  • Torque: 91.5 ft/lbs @ 10,000 rpm
  • Fuel injection: Electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full ride-by- wire elliptical throttle bodies. Variable length intake system
  • Exhaust: 4-2-1-2 system, with 2 catalytic converters and 2 lambda probes
  • Transmission: 6 speed with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO
  • Final drive: Chain; Front sprocket 16; Rear sprocket 41
  • Clutch: Hydraulically controlled slipper and self-servo wet multiplate clutch
  • Electronics: Riding Modes, Power Modes, Bosch Cornering ABS EVO, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Ducati Slide Control (DSC), Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO, Auto tyre calibration
  • Maintenance Intervals: Oil: 7,500 miles / 12 months; Valve clearance adjustment: 15,000 miles / 12 months

Chassis

  • Frame: Aluminum alloy “Front Frame”
  • Front suspension:
    – Standard: Fully adjustable Showa BPF fork. 43 mm chromed inner tubes
    – S & Speciale: Ohlins NIX30 43 mm fully adjustable fork with TiN treatment. Electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Ohlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode
  • Front wheel:
    Standard: 5-spokes light alloy 3.50″ x 17″
    S & Speciale: 3-spokes forged aluminum alloy 3.50″ x 17″
  • Front tire: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR17
    Rear Suspension:
    – Standard: Fully adjustable Sachs unit. Aluminum single-sided swingarm
    – S & Speciale: Fully adjustable Ohlins TTX36 unit. Electronic compression and rebound   damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode. Aluminium single-sided swingarm
  • Rear Wheel:
    – Standard: 5-spokes light alloy 6.00” x 17”
    – S & Special: 3-spokes forged aluminum alloy 6.00″ x 17″
  • Rear Tire: Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/60 ZR17
  • Wheel travel (front/rear)L 120 mm (4.7 in) – 130 mm (5.1 in)
  • Front brake: 2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc Stylema (M4.30) 4-piston calipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO
  • Rear brake: 245 mm disc, 2-piston caliper with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO
    Instrumentation: Last generation digital unit with 5″ TFT color display

Dimensions and Weights

  • Dry weight:
    – Standard: 386 lbs.
    – S & Speciale: 384 lbs.
  • Curb weight:
    – Standard: 436 lbs.
    – S & Speciale: 430 lbs.
  • Seat height: 32.48 inches
  • Wheelbase: 57.8 inches
  • Rake: 24,5°
  • Front wheel trail: 4 inches
  • Fuel tank capacity: 4.23 gallon (US)

Equipment:

  • Standard Equipment: Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO, Full LED lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Sachs steering damper, Quick adjustment buttons, Auto-off indicators
  • S Equipment: Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO, Full LED lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) EVO with Ohlins suspension and steering damper, Quick adjustment buttons, Lithium-ion battery, Auto-off indicators, Marchesini aluminium forged wheels
  • Speciale Equipment: Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO, Full LED lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) EVO with Ohlins suspension and steering damper, Quick adjustment buttons, Lithium-ion battery, Auto-off indicators, Marchesini aluminium forged wheels, Carbon fibre front/rear mudguards, Machined-from-solid top yoke with identification number, Alcantara® seat, Dedicated handle grips, Adjustable foot pegs, Carbon fiber heel guard, Carbon fiber cover swinging arm, Racing articulated levers, Racing fuel tank cap, Brake level protection

2018 Ducati Panigale V4 Colors/Prices:

  • Standard & S: Red with gray frame and black wheels/ Price TBD
  • Speciale: Speciale colorway with gray frame and black wheels/price TBD

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Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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