Ducati Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine and Desmosedici GP claudio

Ducati unveils first V4 engine

Ducati has broken with tradition and finally unveiled its much-vaunted MotoGP-derived V4 Desmosedici Stradale engine at Misano before this weekend’s MotoGP round. UPDATE: The above spy photo has emerged on the internet showing the whole bike with “Panigale V4” on the side. It is not certain whether this is the finished bike or not, but …

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Honda CTX1300 preview

Honda doesn’t seem content following the herd. Consequently the CTX1300 was unveiled at the Milan motorcycle show. It’s a cross between a tourer and cruiser. There’s also a little bit of scooter in there and even some F6B GoldWing. The CTX1300 is powered by the VFR1200 V4 engine with 62kW of power, 106Nm of torque, …

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