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The Ducati Panigale V4: A Masterpiece of Italian Engineering

Ducati has continuously been a image of greatness within the world of bike designing, and their most recent perfect work of art, the Ducati Panigale V4, is no exemption. With its cutting-edge innovation, smooth plan, and crude power, the Panigale V4 could be a genuine confirmation to the Italian manufacturer’s commitment to advancement and quality.

What is the Ducati Panigale V4?

The Ducati Panigale V4 may be a superbike that was to begin with presented in 2018 as a substitution for the Ducati 1299 Panigale. It is fueled by a 1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale V4 motor that produces an noteworthy 214 drive and 91 lb-ft of torque. This motor is matched with a six-speed transmission and a shoe clutch, making the Panigale V4 one of the foremost capable and responsive bicycles on the advertise nowadays.

The new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 version gets a performance boost, taking the experience to the next level, for all speed enthusiasts. A host of innovations make the ride easier, friendlier, more comfortable and at the same time faster.

The full suite of aerodynamics enhances efficiency to improve the vehicle’s overall stability. The frame has been stiffened for a better cornering experience, and the electric throttle has been tweaked (Ride by Wire) to increase stability and speed when starting, these changes make cornering easier. and ensure more confident control for the driver.

Ducati and Ducati Corse engineers collected feedback/data from customers around the world and at Superbike World Championship events. After analysis, they made a series of improvements to the aerodynamics, chassis, electronic control panel and Ride by Wire mapping – designed to increase stability and speed when turning, changes. This change makes cornering easier and ensures the driver enjoys more confident handling.

The Ducati Panigale V4 S version is equipped with the 2nd generation electric Ohlins shock absorber system and exploits the full capabilities of the IMU 6D 6-Axis Analyzer system.

Complete titanium exhaust assembly

Produced exclusively by Akrapovič with Ducati’s experience, this is the most advanced racing exhaust assembly available on the market. Each part of the system is manufactured with a special titanium alloy, which is both light and resistant to high temperatures, helping to reduce the overall weight of the vehicle. Once installed, the exhaust assembly significantly increases the Panigale’s already effective power-to-weight ratio, providing ultimate performance when accelerating and drifting. Thanks to a wealth of experience, Ducati Corse has developed the characteristics of the vehicle and the exhaust to the maximum to create a perfect synergy, especially with this exhaust assembly, recalibrating many aids. Basic electronic support: DTC, DWC, DPL and Slide on demand.

Design and Features

The Ducati Panigale V4 may be a work of craftsmanship in terms of plan. It highlights a smooth and streamlined body with sharp lines and forceful bends, making it a genuine head-turner on the street. The bike’s outline is made from aluminum combination, which gives both quality and softness, and its suspension framework is completely movable, permitting for a customizable riding involvement.

In terms of highlights, the Ducati Panigale V4 is stacked with cutting-edge innovation. It comes with a full-color TFT show that appears all of the bike’s crucial data, counting speed, gear position, and motor temperature. It moreover encompasses a quick-shifter and auto-blipper, which permits for consistent equip changes and smoother downshifts.

Dry clutch of Ducati Panigale V4

As in MotoGP racing, when the only thing that matters is maximum performance, a dry clutch has been installed on other V4 models (this is standard equipment for the Panigale V4 R). The STM EVO-SBK clutch is made from billet aluminum with a 48-tooth housing and disc set. The discs have 9 ducts and 9 trims with a diameter of 138 mm. These components provide the key benefit of easy handling on the track.

Specifically, the dry clutch ensures a more effective anti-slip function, even during sharp shifts, and greater flexibility during deceleration. In addition, the “mechanical” engine brake grade can be customized by selecting a secondary spring other than those available in the catalog.

Other important advantages are that there is no drag from the engine oil and the oil is cleaner because dust from the disc is not transferred into the lubrication circuit. The racing nature of the dry clutch is an interesting added benefit for Ducati enthusiasts.

Magnesium wheels

The unmatched lightweight performance of cast magnesium combines with unique style – the signature 9-spoke design is the convergence of class, high performance and impressive light weight. This set of wheels is only approved for use in single-seat vehicles.

Pair of handlebar covers Ducati Panigale V4

Inspired by the world of racing, this pair of handlebar covers ensures excellent grip in any situation. Built to prevent riders from accidentally slipping and reducing vibrations.

Carbon plated fuel tank cap

This is a great detail that enhances the front part of the new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 fuel tank. The coating and trim of this accessory is a perfect complement to the strong sporty look of the latest motorcycles produced at Borgo Panigale.

Aluminum adjustable rider footrest

This accessory was developed thanks to the rich experience of Ducati Corse and the excellent manufacturing capabilities of Rizoma. Made of high-quality anodized aluminum that maintains its original shape over time. The footrest can be adjusted in 6 positions, allowing riders to find the position that best suits their body shape and riding posture. In addition, the accessory is equipped with a shift pedal and a folding brake pedal to reduce the risk of breakage in the event of a slip and fall. The footstool utilizes the standard DQS quickshifter, which can be configured for traditional and reverse/racing shifts. An indispensable accessory for the most demanding racers.

Electronic Equipment Ducati Panigale V4

The new Ducati Panigale V4 2020 has the latest generation of electronic equipment based on a 6-axis inertial measurement platform that instantly detects the vehicle turning angle, steering angle and vertical roll angle.

A full suite of electronic equipment monitors every aspect of performance: some monitor starting, acceleration and braking, others monitor traction and assist with rear-wheel steering and slip ( drifting).

  • ABS EVO anti-slip brake system
  • Traction control system DTC EVO 2
  • DSC . anti-skid system
  • Anti-loading system DWC EVO
  • DPL . Departure Support System
  • DQS EVO 2 . quick gearshift support system
  • Engine brake control system EBC EVO
  • DES EVO electronic suspension

By default, the operating parameters for each of these controllers are linked to the three Drive Modes of the Panigale V4. Riders can customize parameters to suit their habits or restore Ducati’s default settings. System control levels DTC, DWC, DSC or EBC can be quickly adjusted via the switchgear switch on the left handlebar.

The modern Ducati Panigale V4 2020 has the most recent era of electronic hardware based on a 6-axis inertial estimation stage that right away identifies the vehicle turning point, controlling point and vertical roll point.

A full suite of electronic gear screens each angle of execution:
a few screen beginning, speeding up and braking, others screen footing and help with rear-wheel controlling and slip ( floating).

ABS EVO anti-slip brake framework

ABS EVO anti-slip brake framework
  • Footing control framework DTC EVO 2
  • DSC . anti-skid framework
  • Anti-loading framework DWC EVO
  • DPL . Flight Bolster Framework
  • DQS EVO 2 . fast gearshift bolster framework
  • Motor brake control framework EBC EVO
  • DES EVO electronic suspension

By default, the working parameters for each of these controllers are connected to the three Drive Modes of the Panigale V4. Riders can customize parameters to suit their propensities or reestablish Ducati’s default settings. Framework control levels DTC, DWC, DSC or EBC can be rapidly balanced by means of the switchgear switch on the cleared out handlebar.

Ducati driving mode Ducati Panigale V4

  1. Driving Mode offers users 3 different preset modes so that the performance of the new 2020 Panigale V4 can be adapted to every rider, track/route and weather conditions. Changing the Drive Modes immediately changes the engine characteristics, the electronic control parameters and (on the new “S” version), the suspension settings. Riders can customize parameters to suit their preferences or restore Ducati’s default settings.
  2. Race Mode – Race mode is designed for seasoned riders who want to unleash the full performance of the new 2020 Panigale V4 on a high-traction track. When Race Mode is selected, riders experience 214 hp, with carburetor response controlled directly by the Ride by Wire system, and (on the new “S”), the system Suspension system is installed to optimize performance. Race mode sets the electronics to a low level of intervention without sacrificing safety: to maximize braking performance, the ABS system only interferes with the front wheels, but the Cornering function remains on at all times.
  3. Sport Mode – When Sport Mode is selected, the driver experiences 214 hp, with carburetor response controlled directly by the sporty Ride by Wire system, and (on new “S” version), the suspension is installed in a sporty style. Electronic control settings allow less experienced riders to enjoy spectacular and efficient handling as well. In Sport Mode, for example, the “brake slip” function is enabled, allowing the driver to safely steer the rear wheel (drift) into bends. Rear wheel lift detection while braking is enabled and ABS Cornering is set to maximize performance when turning.
  4. Street Mode – Street mode is recommended when driving the Panigale V4 on the street. Similar to Sport Mode, this mode delivers 214 hp and carburetor response is controlled incrementally by the Ride by Wire system; on the new “S” version, the damping system is installed to suit bad road conditions. Electronic control settings ensure grip and stability to maximize safety.

ABS EVO anti-slip brake system

The ABS system has a Cornering function that allows ABS to intervene even when the vehicle is tilted, and has been completely upgraded to include a new intervention logic control algorithm.

The Bosch ABS EVO anti-slip brake system can be set in 3 different levels, meeting all needs even in extremely low traction conditions.

Level 3 is recommended when riding normally or when traction is low; This level ensures the safest and most stable braking. Levels 2 and 1 prioritize braking force and are more suitable for use on the track or on high-grip surfaces.

Selecting Level 2 will allow drivers to safely turn around and enjoy enhanced racing performance.

Recommended for racing use, Level 1 ABS restricts ABS interference to the front brake only, but retains the Cornering function to allow super-hard braking until the turn is over and corrects any errors. while driving.

DSC . anti-skid system

The introduction of the IMU 6D platform has allowed the DSC anti-slip feature – developed jointly with the Ducati Corse – to be added to the DTC EVO traction control system. This system assists the driver by controlling the torque transmitted from the Desmosedici Stradale engine based on the slip angle. Its purpose is to improve steering performance out of the corner by preventing difficult-to-handle corners. DSC works on the basis of the 6D IMU – providing the vehicle controller with important information about the vehicle’s dynamics (such as tilt angle, acceleration and more). Thanks to this data – and depending on the level selected by the user – the DSC extends the range of operating efficiency to all riders, providing better support in extreme conditions.

Like the DTC EVO traction control system, the DSC anti-skid system controls torque reduction by acting on the carburetor valves, reducing the pre-ignition rate and reducing fuel injection. In all situations where rapid DSC intervention is not required, the use of a carburetor valve helps to ensure that optimal combustion parameters are maintained, making the engine more responsive and responsive.

The DSC has two different settings: switching from level 1 to level 2 makes it easier to control slip angles that are normally difficult to control. The driver can use the menu to change the DSC intervention levels, as well as adjust the settings of the DTC EVO and DWC EVO. Drivers can also set up direct DSC control via direct access buttons on the left switchgear. The DSC settings are always displayed on the screen.

Ducati Panigale V4 . Engine

90° . V4 layout

The new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 series is powered by a 1,103 cm3 Desmosedici Stradale engine (42° backward) – a MotoGP-derived 90° V4 with Desmo valve, the only engine with reverse crankshaft and performance Twin Pulse dual self-ignition. The engine can produce 214 hp at 13,000 rpm and 12.6 kgm of torque at 10,000 rpm, helping you to enjoy a great driving experience.

Crankshaft reverse rotation Ducati Panigale V4

On a regular motorcycle, the crankshaft rotates in the same direction as the wheel. In contrast, moto in MotoGP racing will often have the crankshaft rotating in the opposite direction to the wheel. The Desmosedici Stradale engine has relied on this engineering research to partially offset the gyroscope effect created by the wheels, helping the vehicle to achieve greater agility and accuracy when turning. The reverse crankshaft also generates torque because inertia tends to lower the front of the vehicle during acceleration and the rear of the vehicle when braking, thereby reducing rollover.

Desmo: the intersection of tradition and the future

The new engine is designed based on the Desmo valve system – a unique feature that helps Ducati produce the fastest motorcycle prototypes in the high-end racing segment. With this high-revving engine, “Desmo” has achieved maximum technical value, achieving sophistication, compactness and lightness never before seen on a Ducati.

Dual ignition sequence “Twin Pulse”

Ducati Panigale V4

Combined with the V-shaped engine layout, this unique shape of the crankshaft enables the distinctive “Twin Pulse” dual ignition sequence to operate. The difference lies in the fact that the two cylinders on the left have close ignition timing, and so do the two cylinders on the right. On the timing chart, sparks take place at 0°, 90°, 290° and 380° angles. This certain ignition order causes the V4 to produce a sound quite similar to that of the Desmosedici MotoGP.

Desmo: the intersection of tradition and the future

The new engine is designed based on the Desmo valve system – a unique feature that helps Ducati produce the fastest motorcycle prototypes in the high-end racing segment. With this high-revving engine, “Desmo” has achieved maximum technical value, achieving sophistication, compactness and lightness never before seen on a Ducati.

Flexible sport structure of Ducati Panigale V4

Piston diameter (bore) 81 mm is exactly the same as in the Desmosedici GP engine – the maximum size allowed by MotoGP, also the highest size in the 4-cylinder supersport bike segment.

The piston stroke (stroke) of 53.5 mm is longer than the Desmosedici GP engine, providing more torque when running on open roads and reducing the engine’s maximum rotational speed.

Since the piston diameter of this engine is identical to that of the Desmosedici GP engine, all the fluid dynamics of the two engines (valves, intake manifold, carburetor valve brackets) – form the core of the engine. engine and where performance is generated – are also very similar.

The 90° Ducati Panigale V4 design makes the engine extremely compact, allowing mass to be concentrated in a critical area and perfectly integrated with the vehicle. In fact, the Desmosedici Stradale was fitted to the bike with the front cylinders rotated 42° back from the horizontal, like on Ducati engines competing in MotoGP. This design optimizes weight distribution, allows for wider radiators, and can shift the swingarm fork forward.

This construction also creates a natural balance of the highest impact forces without increasing the weight and losing strength of the balance shaft.

Adjustable feed hopper and long maintenance cycle

The variable-height intake hopper optimizes cylinder loading at all rotational speeds, providing important benefits in terms of power and controllability. As a result, the fuel supply system is completed with oval carburetor valve adjustment frames, each with two injectors: one below and one above the carburetor.

From the Desmosedici GP engine, the manufacturing technology, materials and layout of ancillary components have been modified to achieve the required durability, with a standard service cycle of 24,000 km, Euro 4 and Euro 4 standard. high production capacity.

Improvements in version 2020 of Ducati Panigale V4

The front frame is one of the major structural changes of the new Ducati Panigale V4 2020. Crafted to Ducati Corse specifications, this version features a special suspension setup with a higher center of gravity, increased chain drag angle and improved use of the suspension’s range of motion. Thanks to these changes, the car is now easier to change direction when the brake is released, accelerates faster, overcomes any obstacles or rough surfaces more efficiently, and operates more stably out of bends.

Front frame with Ducati Corse specifications

The previous frame is now the same as the one on the V4 R but differs slightly in the lighter machined edges; These changes ensure the achievement of the stiffness goals set by the Ducati Corse for the SBK racing series and further reduce weight.

Higher frame flexibility means less tire strain and improved “feel” in the front end when the vehicle is tilted at maximum.

The finishing touches to the chassis are the lightweight magnesium front subframe and the die-cast aluminum saddle subframe in a slim case (the upper part is attached to the front frame and the lower part is screwed to the top of the rear cylinder line). ).

Higher center of gravity and increased chain drag

The shock absorber mount has been lowered by 4 mm, while the suspension now has two connecting rods that are 5 mm shorter. These changes have increased the vehicle’s center of gravity by 5mm. This improvement helps the car to change direction flexibly and accelerate faster.

The higher rear end also increases the chain drag angle, resulting in an anti-roll effect and thus increased stability during acceleration.

Steering angle (rake) 24.5° and slip (trail) 100 mm are unchanged.

Better balance

The new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 is equipped with a 43 mm Showa Big Piston (BPF) shock absorber that provides full adjustment of the spring preload, restoring damping and damping. The shock absorber body has chrome-plated sliders with Brembo radial brake calipers. The Sachs shock absorber is the finishing touch for the front end. At the rear there is a fully adjustable Sachs shock absorber, one side is attached to the Desmosedici Stradale engine via a die-cast aluminum bracket.

Meanwhile, the new Panigale V4 S 2020 is equipped with NIX-30 shock absorbers, TTX36 rear wheel shock absorbers and event-specific shock absorbers, all three of Öhlins. In this version, the damping and damping system is controlled by the second generation Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 system, among other technologies. This Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 system also features the new OBTi (Objective Based Tuning Interface) tuning.

On both versions, the single shock absorber and gripper have softer springs and less preload, making more efficient use of the suspension’s range of motion to overcome obstacles and rough surfaces on the road. asphalt road stably. The combination of reduced fork stiffness and increased preload helps the driver to be less sloppy when braking, thus making turning easier, especially for less experienced riders.

Wheels and tires of Ducati Panigale V4

While the new Ducati Panigale V4 2020 has cast aluminum 5-spoke wheels, the new Panigale V4 S 2020 version is equipped with 3-spoke cast aluminum alloy wheels.

The new Panigale V4 2020 is equipped with Pirelli DIABLO™ Supercorsa SP tires (type 120/70 ZR17 at the front and 200/60 ZR 17 at the rear). The DIABLO™ Supercorsa SP is available in 200/60 ZR 17 slick tires – a popular choice during the FIM World Superbike Championship. Now, the latest version of this tire line is an important milestone marking the introduction of racing tires.

Designed to work in harmony with the rear tires, the front tires have been further developed: every aspect of handling – from response to solid support, “feeling of security” and predictability of loss of stability. grip – has been optimized with a new design. Finally, the DIABLO™ Supercorsa SP tread features a “lightning bolt” tread to optimize racing performance and reduce wear, plus narrower treads designed to fully support stronger hip forces.

Braking system with Brembo Stylema® Monobloc . brake calipers

The new 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 series features Brembo Stylema® Monobloc brake calipers, developed from the already high performance M50 brake calipers.

Stylema® brake calipers, constructed from a solid aluminum alloy, with slightly reduced areas on the body and accessory bushings; Compared to the M50, these zones make the brake calipers much more compact and reduce weight by 70 g per caliper without compromising stiffness. Other improvements to the interior ventilation area at the front have resulted in a more consistent performance.

Due to its extreme rigidity, Stylema® brake calipers provide outstanding hydraulic efficiency; This means riders can count on excellent brake response, limited range of brake lever movement and responsive control “feeling”.

Dual Brembo brake calipers, each with four 30mm pistons, clamp to a 330mm disc for outstanding braking performance. At the rear, the brake system uses 2-piston calipers clamped to a single 245 mm disc. Braking is supported by the ABS Cornering EVO Anti-Slip Braking System, which uses an ultra-light 9.1MP controller.

Performance Ducati Panigale V4

The execution of the Ducati Panigale V4 is essentially breathtaking. With its effective motor and progressed gadgets, the bicycle is competent of coming to a beat speed of over 200 mph and can go from to 60 mph in fair 2.8 seconds. The bike’s increasing speed is lightning-fast, and its cornering capacity is unmatched, much obliged to its progressed hardware framework that incorporates footing control, wheelie control, and slide control.

The Panigale V4 too comes with a run of riding modes, counting Don, Race, and Road, which permit riders to customize the bike’s execution to their person inclinations. Whether you’re searching for a high-speed excite ride or a more loose cruising encounter, the Panigale V4 has something to offer.

Conclusion Ducati Panigale V4

The Ducati Panigale V4 may be a genuine perfect work of art of Italian building. With its smooth plan, cutting-edge innovation, and raw control, it is one of the foremost amazing superbikes on the showcase nowadays. Whether you are a prepared rider or a amateur, the Panigale V4 offers an exceptional riding encounter that’s both exciting and elating. So, on the off chance that you’re seeking out for the extreme in execution and fashion, see no assist than the Ducati Panigale V4.





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