Ducati just unveiled the Panigale V4R in advance of the Milan Bike show, and as you would expect, it is even quicker and sexier than the standard V4.
In a move to become relevant in WSBK, the Panigale V4R is a little downside version of the present Panigale V4R so that it can meet homologation needs. Between many FIM laws bikes needs to abide, the huge one that limits Ducati from contributing in the race series is that motorbikes are needed to have a displacement under 1000 CC.
The present Panigale V4R has a displacement of 1103 CC. Ducati answer: Panigale V4R’s 998 CC Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine.
Recently unveiled Panigale V4R boasts a claimed 221 horsepower and an 82-foot-pound of torque. With the much upgraded Akrapovic system, the Panigale V4R performance boosts to a speak HP out of 234.
By featuring lighter inner parts and greater air intake efficiency, the Panigale V4R lets the speedy engine rev up and raises the rpm red zone higher to enhance acceleration.
Right off the bat, you will notice the Panigale V4R sports a new bodywork and aerodynamics package. Fairings with twin gills create for better cooling and carbon fiber aerodynamic winglets boost downforce on the front side under heavy acceleration.
Not just are the winglets more effective than one found on the Ducati GP 16, but they also offer an aggressive look that is forever welcome on track weapon such as VR4.
The cheery on the top side the styling cake is the very unique livery. The Ducati Red off set by the brushed aluminum on the fuel tank shows stellar touches and makes the motor bike even more desirable for go fast rider.