Engine

The heart is
the strongest muscle

This engine is born out of a collective obsession for smoothness.

Lightness and compactness, fluidity and regularity, durability and comfort. These are the pillars that define the innovative strength of the new V4 Granturismo.

A paradigm shift designed to elevate Ducati sportiness towards new horizons of usability and solidity. 

Theorem #1
4 is lighter than 2

A V4 engine which is 1.2 Kg lighter and more compact compared to the previous V2 Multistrada generation engine. An achievement that guarantees effective and reliable performance.

Theorem #2
The Power is smooth

Up to 170 hp to achieve slick and smooth-running performance on demand. A smooth engine at low speed, great torque at medium speed and sporting spirit at high speed.

Theorem #3
Built to travel far

The 37,300 mile valve clearance adjustment interval is an absolute milestone that raises the standard of reliability and reduces maintenance costs.

Theorem #4
The future sounds familiar

Signature twin-pulse firing order and MotoGP derived counter-rotating crankshaft make the new V4 Granturismo engine more Ducati than ever.

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Enjoy the engine documentary

Three years developing the new V4 Granturismo engine. A collective effort of Ducati engineers to bring a new concept of power to life.
37,300 miles of freedom

37,300 miles: 1.5 times the earth’s circumference.

This is the interval for checking valve clearance. This is the value that describes the robustness and durability of this new engine. A figure that for the rider means above all one thing: more time to enjoy in the saddle.

The know-how developed on the desmodromic system, applied to the spring distribution, allows the valve clearance check interval to be extended to 37,300 miles, compared to an industry average of 15,535 miles, less than half. 

The power of smoothness

The V4 Granturismo figures clearly define its unique character: A sporting-spirit DNA, yet boasting a smooth and well-balanced output along the entire torque curve.

A very powerful 170hp engine, smooth and fluid at low revs, progressive and firm in the mids, with a peak torque of almost 127 Nm. Really exciting at high revs. Excellent in all conditions, perfect for all riding modes. 

Dispalcement
1,158 cc (71 cu in)
Power
170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
Torque
12.7 kgm (125 Nm, 92 lb ft) @ 8,750 rpm
Dry weight
217 kg (478 lb)
Safety equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS Cornering, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Daytime Running Light, Ducati Brake Light
Valve clearance check
60,000 km (36,000 miles)
Full Tech Specs
Dispalcement
1,158 cc (71 cu in)
Power
170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
Torque
12.7 kgm (125 Nm, 92 lb ft) @ 8,750 rpm
Dry Weight
218 kg (481 lb)
Safety equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS Cornering, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Daytime Running Light, Ducati Cornering Light, Ducati Brake Light, Vehicle Hold Control
Valve clearance check
60,000 km (36,000 miles)
Full Tech Specs
Dispalcement
1,158 cc (71 cu in)
Power
170 hp (125 kW) @ 10,500 rpm
Torque
12.7 kgm (125 Nm, 92 lb ft) @ 8,750 rpm
Dry weight
217 kg (478 lb)
Safety equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS Cornering, Ducati Traction Control, Ducati Wheelie Control, Daytime Running Light, Ducati Cornering Light, Ducati Brake Light, Vehicle Hold Control
Valve clearance check
60,000 km (36,000 miles)
Full Tech Specs
Dedicated gearshift

No detail has been overlooked in the engine design. The gearbox is also totally dedicated with ratios that make it more versatile. A shorter first gear and a longer sixth gear than the Desmosedici Stradale engine, allow the bike to be adaptable in all situations of use: from off-road, to low-speed maneuvers to riding on the motorway.

Counter-rotating crankshaft

The adoption of the counter-rotating crankshaft - borrowed from the Desmosedici Stradale - allows to significantly reduce the gyroscopic effect that the wheels impart to the vehicle, improving handling and agility and reducing pitching during acceleration and braking. This technical choice improves riding safety and comfort in daily road use or traveling.

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