July 5, 2022

Ducati has unleashed its strongest Panigale but, the V4 SP2, which include a particular track-day package.

The limited-edition and numbered, single-seat Ducati Panigale V4 SP2 might be obtainable in Australia and New Zealand within the third quarter of 2022 at $A56,900 ($NZ59,495) experience away.

That’s a enjoyable $A16,100 greater than the V4 S mannequin.

It options carbon fibre rims, Brembo Stylema R brake calipers, MCS radial grasp cylinder, dry clutch, 520 chain and billet footpegs.

If you wish to take it to the observe, it comes with a particular package to get it prepared for racetrack enjoyable.

The package contains billet aluminium caps to take away the mirrors and quantity plate, plus an open carbon clutch cowl.

Bear in mind that this makes it unlawful to experience on the street on this format.

The Panigale V4 SP2 comes within the “Winter Check” livery with matte black fairings, rims and wings, with the brilliant pink accents and uncovered brushed aluminium tank.

The wings with double profile design function the Italian flag which additionally seems on the official Panigale V4 R SBK. 

The decrease fairing has Ducati’s racing Corse brand on the brand new sizzling air extractors and pink lettering on the black saddle.

The steering head is machined from strong aluminium and exhibits the construct quantity.

Just like the V4 S, it’s powered by the 1103cc Desmosedici Stradale engine derived from MotoGP with a counter-rotating crankshaft. 

For 2022, the engine has been up to date for 1.5hp extra energy and improved throttle response. 

This Euro 5 model delivers 215.5hp at 13,000 rpm, however 218hp past 14,500rpm.
Ducati has additionally supplied devoted gear-by-gear torque curves and 4 completely different Energy Modes (Full, Excessive, Medium, Low) to harness this energy.

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The Full and Low configurations are newly developed, whereas the Excessive and Medium configurations use a brand new technique. 

You can even purchase a track-only titanium racing exhaust, developed in with Akrapovič redesigned to extend energy by 12.5hp, trueque up too 131Nm, scale back weight by 5kg and restrict noise so it complies with noise limits being launched at most tracks.

Panigale V4 SP2 has a “track-oriented” gearbox with lightened remaining drive 520 chain and STM-EVO SBK dry clutch for anti-hopping and better fluidity in all phases of “off throttle” in contrast with the oil tub clutch of the Panigale V4 S. 

The STM-EVO SBK clutch additionally permits riders to customize the “mechanical” engine brake stage by selecting a unique secondary spring from these obtainable within the Ducati Efficiency equipment catalogue. 

The chassis of the Panigale V4 SP2 contains an aluminium entrance body that makes use of the Desmosedici Stradale as a careworn factor. 

The aluminium swingarm and the seat publish in shell-cast aluminium are instantly linked to the engine and the pivot is positioned to extend anti-squat.

It options an electronically managed 125mm journey Öhlins NPX25/30 forks utilizing a pressurised cartridge damping system derived from racing forks. 

The rear shock is a Öhlins TTX36 with the digital steering damper, with Goal Based mostly Tuning Interface logic that permits the rider a extra intuitive administration than conventional “click on” methods. 

It sits on 5-split spoke carbon wheels, 1.4 kg lighter than the aluminium solid ones of the Panigale V4 S. The carbon rims assure a big discount in inertia (-26% on the entrance, -46% on the rear) for improved agility, lightness in path modifications and better ease in closing the curves. 

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Brakes are Brembo Stylema R calipers on the entrance operated by a Brembo A number of Click on System radial pump that permits riders to regulate the wheelbase shortly and simply on three configurations.

The entrance brake lever has a “distant adjuster” like on race bikes.

Even the brake and clutch levers are milled on the ends to cut back air resistance. 

It comes with adjustable Italian Rizoma race pegs in anodised aluminium with carbon fibre heel guards. 

The Panigale V4 SP2 digital bundle contains controls that handle all of the using phases, whose working parameters are linked by default to the 4 Using Modes (Race A, Race B, Sport, Avenue). 

Riders can see all these digital parameters on the dashboard in “Observe Evo” show mode, derived from the one utilized in MotoGP. 

On this mode, the tacho strikes horizontally within the highest a part of the svcerrn for max visibility with the gear indicator within the centre. 

On the suitable aspect of the show there are 4 completely different colored sectors, every devoted to an digital management (DTC, DWC, DSC, EBC). 

These sectors mild up individually when the electronics are engaged on a sure parameter, remaining on for the time obligatory for the rider to determine which indicator is activated. 

This signalling mode helps the rider perceive the management that has labored to permit them to intervene in a extra exact and well timed means on the selection of optimum stage.

The left sector completes the knowledge with the chronometer, variety of laps accomplished and velocity. 

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A GPS module has an automated Lap Time operate with two cut up instances. 

Should you load the elective Slick Ducati Efficiency Software program, you possibly can dial in traction management for slick and rain tyres, memorise the coordinates of 5 completely different tracks and dial in 5 extra totally customisable Using Modes. 

Riders and their group help crew can even analyse their efficiency with the Ducati Information Analyser, identical to a MotoGOP group.