Ducati Panigale

Softer Ducati V4 is ‘less fatiguing’

Ducati is known for its hard-edged sports bikes with race-tuned stiff suspension, but the 2020 Pangale V4 comes with softer springs to make it more user-friendly and less fatiguing. It was presented in Italy by boss Claudio Domenicali along with Streetfighter V4, Scrambler Dark, Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour and all-red Diavel S. The updated …

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Claudio Domenicali and the Ducati Panigale V4

Ducati unleashes 2020 models

Ducati unleashes its 2020 model line-up including the Streetfighter V4, more aerodynamic Panigale V4, Scrambler Dark, Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour, all-red Diavel S and Panigale V2. There is nothing new for Monster, Supersport or Hypermotard. Despite talking about the importance of the Panigale V4 and race wins in the MotoGP, WSBK and BSB, boss …

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Ducati V4 wheelies at touch of a button

Ducati V4 wheelies at touch of a button

How would you like to wheelie a Ducati Panigale V4 S at the touch of a button? Well, now you can! However, it’s not the real thing, but a self-balancing 1:6 scale toy from Spin Master Toys costing about $A270 when it is released in August. The Ducati-licensed Upriser has a top speed of about 20km/h …

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Ducati recalls Panigale V4 for fifth time

Ducati has now recalled a variant of the Panigale V4 for the fifth time with four recalls in its first year of production. On this occasion, it’s for a fuel leak in the 2018-19 Panigale V4 range and the 2019 Panigale V4 R, totalling 445 motorcycles in Australia. Australian owners of the affected bikes will …

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Ducati Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine and Desmosedici GP Multistrada V4

Is Ducati planning a Multistrada V4?

Hot on the heels of Ducati announcing a naked Streetfighter version of its Panigale V4, rumours have surfaced that the Italian company is planning a Multistrada V4. The Streetfighter V4 production version will be unveiled this year as a 2020 model and a prototype was recently raced at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in …

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Carlin Dunne rides Ducati V4 Streetfighter prototype at Pikes peak Multistrada V4 record run

Ducati V4 rider dies at Pikes Peak hillclimb

Veteran American racer Carlin Dunne has died in a crash only metres from the finish of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, riding the Ducati V4 Streetfighter prototype. There have only been six deaths in the event’s history, but organisers seriously considered dropping motorcycles after the two crashes in 2014-15. Instead, they restricted the field to bikes …

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Ducati confirms 2020 Streetfighter V4

Ducati confirms 2020 Streetfighter V4

Ducati has finally confirmed that it will produce a naked version of the Panigale V4, called the Streetfighter V4, from March 2020. The company made the announcement over night as it unveiled its Streetfighter V4 prototype to race the famous Pikes Peak International Hillclimb on 30 June 2019. Ducati says that “as part of the …

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Ducati Panigale V4 1409 highlight recalled

Ducati Panigale V4, V4S recalled

Ducati Australia has recalled Panigale V4, V4 S and V4 S Speciale bikes twice in the past week over oil leaks. In the first recall issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the say there is “potential for a failure of the delivery oil line fitting on the engine oil cooler”. This could result in an oil …

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2019 Ducati range Panigale V4 R fourth recall

Power is king for 2019 motorcycles

The latest model releases from the two recent motorcycle shows in Milan and Cologne prove that power is still king in the two-wheel world. A new road leader has emerged and some older models have been pushed down the order. The list of the most powerful is still dominated by the track-only Kawasaki H2R at 240kW. …

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Ducati Supersport S

Ducati recalls ‘hot’ Supersport S

Ducati has recalled the 2017-2018 Supersport S over melting fuel tank overfill hoses which may be too close to the horizontal exhaust manifold. The recall has so far only affected Canada, but it could extend worldwide. Canada was recently the first to recall the Panigale V4 after a Canadian rider’s new bike burst into flame. The …

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