The Science of Speed
Track riding to the next level for amateurs and pros alike.
The 2021 version of the Ducati Panigale V4 SP is the most serious trackday tool that Ducati have built to date. Although strongly based on the Panigale V4 S, a series of refinements make for a lighter, more agile chassis making the bike faster not just on individual laps but over entire timed sessions. The very lightweight Carbon rims that save some 3.4 kilos of unsprung weight over the standard bike rims play a big part in reducing these lap times. How? – Reductions of inertia through the wheels of some 26% front and 46% rear have this bike turning on a sixpence. As with the V4 S, the Aero Pack provides enhanced airflow protection and improves overall vehicle stability, enhancing confidence. The Front Frame, instead, modifies stiffness to give better front-end ‘feel’ at extreme lean angles. Ducati and Ducati Corse engineers have crunched the feedback/data numbers from customers all over the world and Superbike World Championship events. Their analysis has led to a series of aerodynamic, chassis, electronic control and Ride by Wire mapping changes: designed to increase stability and turn-in speed, these changes make it easier to close corners and ensure riders enjoy more confident throttle control.
How much better?
Built according to Ducati Corse specifications.
Further changes on the Ducati Panigale V4 SP over and above the V4 S model are considerable. The dry clutch that is just exceptional at getting the bike off the line in the shortest time possible. Rider refinements such as remote adjusters on both front brake and clutch that allow for easy rolling adjustments to be made. The latest Brembo Stylema R calipers, strong enough to bury the front wheel into the ground and some beautifully engineered fully adjustable rider footrests to tune the chassis perfectly to the rider. Along with the carbon wheels, each of these enhancements add more than their weight in worth. Put together, the alteration to the characteristics of this bike are just unbelievable. The new SP livery simply makes it look everything that it is – A stylish aggressive track missile.
Aero Fairing by Ducati Corse
Plexiglas screen, nose fairing and larger lateral fairings, more efficient lateral vents for radiator through-air and Aerofoils
Co-developed by Ducati Corse and the Ducati Style Center, the Ducati Panigale V4 S MY2020 aerodynamics package now mirrors that of the Panigale V4 R. The result; fairings that – in true Panigale style – meet official Ducati Superbike requirements in full. As in MotoGP, aerodynamic development involved a series of preliminary CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) studies, followed by optimisation on a full-scale wind tunnel model. The new Plexiglas screen – higher and more angled – provides better airflow protection for riders, especially in the helmet and upper shoulder areas. The screen works in concert with a new nose fairing that is higher and wider (+15 mm per side) in the arm-shield zone to reduce arm and shoulder-induced drag on the straights. The lateral fairings have been widened considerably (+38 mm per side) with the dual aim of reducing on-rider airflow impact and maximising aerofoil efficiency. On the sides, the stylish air vents of the Panigale V4 Shave been replaced by more efficient ones that increase air through-speeds on water and oil radiators by 6% and 16% respectively. Panigale V4 S is equipped with 3-spoke forged aluminium alloy wheels.
New changes for top performances
Specially developed Ride by Wire system mappings with several torque delivery control settings.
The Ducati Panigale V4 SP as with the V4 S features new, specially developed Ride by Wire system mappings with several torque delivery control settings. Track-dedicated RbW mapping aligns rider demand with delivered torque more closely, resulting in smoother, more predictable throttle response.
|Instruments||Last generation digital unit with 5" TFT colour display, Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2, Full LED lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) EVO with Öhlins suspension and steering damper, Quick adjustment buttons, Lithium-ion battery, Auto-off indicators, Racing style handle grips, Chain guard, Carbon fiber wheels, Carbon fiber front mudguard, Wings in carbon fiber, Adjustable rider footpegs in aluminium with heel guard in carbon fiber, Billet aluminium steering stem with bike number,Machined mirror block-off plates, License plate mount removal plug, Carbon fiber clutch cover,Ducati Data Analyzer+ (DDA+) with GPS module|
|Warranty||24 months unlimited mileage|
|Service Interval||12,000 km (7,500 mi) / 12 months|
|Valve Clearance||24,000 km/15,000 miles|
|Frame||Aluminum alloy "Front Frame" with optimized stiffnesses|
|Wheelbase||1.469 mm (57.8 in)|
|Trail||100 mm (3.94in)|
|Front Suspension||Öhlins NIX30 43 mm fully adjustable fork with TiN treatment. Electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode|
|Front Wheel||5-split spoke carbon fiber 3.50" x 17"|
|Front Wheel Travel||120 mm (4.7 in)|
|Front Brake||2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc Stylema® R 4-piston callipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO. Self bleeding Brembo MCS 19.21 master cylinder.|
|Front Tyre||Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR17|
|Rear Suspension||Fully adjustable Ohlins TTX36 unit. Electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode. Aluminium single-sided swingarm|
|Rear Wheel||5-split spoke carbon fiber 6.00" x 17"|
|Rear Wheel Travel||130 mm (5.1 in)|
|Rear Brake||245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper with Cornering ABS EVO|
|Rear Tyre||Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/60 ZR17|
|Fuel Capacity||16 l - 4.23 gallon (US)|
|Dry Weight||173 kg (381 lb)|
|Wet Weight||194 kg (427 lb)|
|Seat Height||835 mm (32.9 in)|
|Type||Desmosedici Stradale 90° V4, counter-rotating crankshaft, 4 Desmodromic timing, 4 valves per cylinder, liquid-cooled|
|Bore And Stroke||81 x 53.5 mm|
|Power||157.5 kW (214 hp) @ 13,000 rpm|
|Torque||124.0 Nm (91.5 lb-ft) @ 9500 rpm|
|Fuel Delivery||Electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies. Variable length intake system|
|Exhaust||4-2-1-2 system, with 2 catalytic converters and 4 lambda probes|
|Gearbox||6 speed with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2|
|Ratio||1=38/14 2=36/17 3=33/19 4=32/21 5=30/22 6=30/24|
|Primary Drive||Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.80:1|
|Final Drive||Chain; Front sprocket 16; Rear sprocket 41|
|Clutch||Hydraulically controlled slipper dry clutch. Self bleeding master cylinder.|
Based on Ducati Panigale V4 SP 2021, Black
Hire Purchase (HP)
|Road Fund Fee||£93.00|
|Agreement Duration||48 months|
Personal Contract Purchase (PCP)
|Road Fund Fee||£93.00|
|Agreement Duration||48 months|
The Personal Contract Purchase finance plan shown above is available through Black Horse Ltd, St William House, Tresillian Terrace, Cardiff CF10 5BH. Credit is subject to status and is only available to UK residents aged 18 and over.
Representative Example is based on an annual mileage of 4000 .
With Personal Contract Purchase (PCP), once you have paid all of the regular monthly payments you have the option to
(1) Return the vehicle and not pay the Optional Final Payment. If the vehicle has exceeded the maximum agreed mileage, a charge per excess mile will apply of 6.0 + VAT pence per mile. If the vehicle is in good condition (fair wear and tear accepted) and has not exceeded the maximum agreed mileage you will have nothing further to pay;
(2) Pay the Optional Final Payment to own the vehicle or;
(3) Part exchange the vehicle subject to settlement of your existing credit agreement; new credit agreements are subject to status.
Ducati Ever Red
The Ducati Factory Warranty Extension
We’ve got it covered.
Ever Red is only available to be purchased at time of first registration of a new Ducati motorcycle.
This warranty extension covers the whole bike for an additional one or two years and has unlimited mileage limitation. (excluding wear and tear parts, aesthetic defects, accessories or battery).
Roadside assistance is also extended for the duration of the extension period selected.
Both warranty and extension are covered Europe wide.
The warranty stays with the bike when sold or transferred thus adding to residual value.
Prices valid from 01/01/2020 and are inclusive of VAT.
N.B. All versions of Multistrada come with a 4 year warranty included.
|Model||12 months||24 months|
With Ever Red warranty extension, your bike is entirely covered for manufacturing defects.
Ever Red warranty extension includes all features in line with the standard manufacturer warranty.
However, it does not include:
a) Malfunctions owing to improper maintenance, repair or lack of care for the bike (we remind you that the official Ducati maintenance plan must be respected for the standard or extended warranty to be valid).
b) Components subject to wear or deterioration as a result of the normal operation of the bike (for example: tyres, filters, lights, final drive, belts, flexible controls, spark plugs, friction components including the clutch and brake pads and discs).
c) Aesthetic damage to painted or chromed surfaces, also as a result of oxidation or atmospheric agents owing to environmental conditions or exceptional circumstances, or to irregular or incorrect washing of the bike.
d) Installation of components/accessories and modifications to the bike that are not approved by Ducati.
e) The bike’s battery.
f) Bikes used in any kind of sporting competition.
g) Bikes used for commercial or rental services.
In the event of any query regarding your warranty please contact us here at Ducati Norwich 01508 471919
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