Panigale V4 S/ Panigale V4 Speciale

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.
Starting from: INR 26,50,000 i
Panigale V4 S
214 hp (157.5 kW)
124.0 Nm (91.5 lb-ft)
26,50,000 INR i

V4 revolution

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.

Desmosedici Stradale

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.

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Bosch EVO ABS Cornering

The Bosch ABS system, equipped with "Cornering" functionality that engages the ABS even when the bike is leaning into a curve, has evolved extensively with the introduction of new intervention logic and control types.

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Ducati Traction Control EVO (DTC EVO)

The DTC EVO on the new Panigale V4 is based on an algorithm that makes its interventions more precise and quick.

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Ducati Slide Control (DSC)

The introduction of the 6D IMU has made it possible to add Ducati Slide Control (DSC) to Ducati Traction Control EVO (DTC EVO), developed in collaboration with Ducati Corse.

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Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS EVO)

The DQS EVO with up/down function, fine tuned for the Panigale V4, compared to the previous 1299 system Panigale uses the lean angle information to maximise the motorcycle's stability during shift changes in corners.

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Innovative "Front Frame"

The new "Front Frame", left visible for all to see, becomes an integral part of the motorcycle giving it a tight fairing, practically custom tailored.

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"Double Layer" fairing

Simplicity and integration inspired the designers for the fairing with a "double layer" solution: a main outer part with a reduced longitudinal extension, and a secondary part that functions as an air extractor for the radiator.

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"Diamond" tank

The plasticity of the "diamond" tank, a Ducati trademark, assists the rider at all stages of track driving.

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Sleek tail guard

The tail guard of the single-seater version is all one piece, to emphasise the "ready-to-race" character of the bike.

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Refined suspensions

The new Panigale V4 is equipped with a 43 mm diameter Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF) that is fully adjustable in the compression and extension of the hydraulic brake and in the spring preload.

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Rims and tyres

While the new Panigale V4 mounts 3-spoke cast aluminium rims, the new Panigale V4 S and Panigale Speciale are equipped with 3-spoke aluminium alloy rims.

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New braking system

The Panigale V4 range exclusively incorporates the brand new Brembo Stylema® monobloc callipers that represent the evolution of the already high performance M50 callipers.

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Racing tank

The proximity of the new Panigale V4 to the racing world is underlined by the lightweight 16 litre aluminium tank that, as is the case with racing bikes, has a portion of the capacity situated under the rider's seat.

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V4 90°

For Ducati, the V4 layout at 90° is the utmost expression of sportiness for a motorcycle engine. It is no coincidence that it is the same solution used in the MotoGP Desmosedici engines.

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Counter-rotating crankshaft

On street bikes the crankshaft rotates in the same direction as the wheels. In contrast, in MotoGP the counter-rotating crankshaft that rotates in the opposite direction is commonly used. The Desmosedici Stradale borrowed this technical solution from MotoGP.

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"Twin Pulse" firing order

The crank pins, offset by 70° like on the Desmosedici GP, require a "Twin Pulse" firing order to generate power that is easy to handle and optimise traction when coming out of curves ("Big Bang" effect). Thanks to this firing order the Desmosedici Stradale makes a unique and distinctive sound.

Desmodromic system

On the Desmosedici Stradale the design of the desmodromic system is a key factor for obtaining top performance.

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Panigale V4 S

The S version is equipped with refined Öhlins suspensions with Smart EC 2.0 system and top-level components like aluminium forged rims and lithium-ion battery.
INR 26,50,000 i
  • Ducati Red

Panigale V4 Speciale

The new Panigale V4 Speciale is produced in a limited series of 1500 units with steering head worked from the solid, an identification number and a dedicated livery, Alcantara seat, carbon heel guards and other elements in aluminium worked from the solid and a titanium Ducati Performance by Akrapovic exhaust that boosts the power to 226 CV. Marchesini forged magnesium racing wheels are optionally available.
INR 51,80,000 i
INR 57,15,000 i
  • Tri-colour livery
  • Tri-colour livery with magnesium forged rims
Wheelbase 1.469 mm (57,8 in)
Seat height 830 mm (32.48 in)
1,103 cc
157.5 kW (214 hp) @ 13,000 rpm
124.0 Nm (91.5 lb-ft) @ 10,000 rpm
Dry weight
174 kg (384 lb)
Seat height
830 mm (32.48 in)
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 (km/months)
12,000 km (7,500 mi) / 12 months
Data Sheet

Shaped by the wind

The aerodinamic shape of the new Panigale V4 has been perfectioned in the wind tunnel, according to the best available technologies.

Ducati Su Misura

Design your own riding suit to experience emotions that are even more personal. Go to the Ducati SuMisura website and find how to customise your suit both graphically and physically, tailored to your own measurements.

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Design your riding suit

DRE Racetrack Academy

A track course that combines excitement, adrenalin and enjoyment with first-rate teaching. Exceptional instructors like champions Carlos Checa and Manuel Poggiali, among others.

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Contact a dealer

Choose the Panigale model that you like and contact your local dealer for more information.