Ducati Superleggera V4

Ducati to kickstart Superleggera V4 production

Ducati has come out firing on all cylinders after a two-month factory closure and is about to start of production of their fastest bike yet, the Superleggera V4. The 167kW (224hp) Superleggera V4 was unveiled in February just before the pandemic shut down the factory and put the project on ice. Now Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali …

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Lego Ducati Panigale V4 R

Lego adds Ducati Panigale V4 R model

Ducati has joined Harley-Davidson and BMW as the only motorcycle companies with Lego models. The Lego Ducati Panigale V4 R is the first Lego motorcycle model to include a gearbox. It sits 32cm long, 16cm high and 8cm wide and will be available for €59.99 (about $A102) from June – possibly a bit too late to keep you …

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Ducati V4R - Superleggera super power

Ducati V4 Superleggera has super power

Ducati’s planned V4 Superleggera is expected to be one of the world’s most powerful street-legal super bikes with 167kW (224hp) at 15,250 revs. Throw on the optional Akrapovic full racing exhaust system and power is boosted to 174kW (234bhp), even beating the supercharged Kawasaki H2 at 171kW (230hp). That compares with the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory at 162kW …

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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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2019 Ducati range PANIGALE V4 R

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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