Italian manufacturer Ducati unveiled the most powerful motorcycle in the history of his brand – Superleggera V4. It is positioned as the most powerful and technologically advanced of serial Ducati ever produced in Borgo Panigale.
Motorcycle will be released in a limited edition of only 500 copies, each with a unique identification number.
Also, the manufacturer stresses that his latest brainchild is the only motorcycle approved for driving on public roads, which boasts a carbon frame, subframe, swingarm and wheels. Thanks to the use of composite materials has reduced the weight by 6.7 kg And the dimensions of the chassis have been modified for optimized use on the track. Was lengthened the pendulum. The changes, managed to achieve a more rapid deflection of the bike in turns and to allow the pilot more sharp trajectories out of them.
Well, thanks to the aerodynamic wings, inspired by the Ducati MotoGP 2016, the motorcycle guarantees a clamping force of 50 kg at a speed of 270 km/h – this is 20 lbs more than the wings on MY20 Panigale V4 and V4 R.
Under the carbon fiber shell is the engine of the Desmosedici R Stradale, light, and powerful. 998 CC engine type: V4 2.8 kg lighter than the 1103-CC V4. It produces 224 horsepower with the exhaust system Akrapovic is approved for use in the city, and 234 HP with another system from Akrapovic, only to have the Titan, and is only approved for track use.
In the configuration with the optional race kit this bike is amazingly the ratio of power – to-weight of 1.54 HP/kg, this is a record indicator for motorcycle available for normal driving.
The bike weighs 159 kg – 16 kg less than the Panigale V4. And it is in a conventional configuration. And racing – a total of 152,2 kg.
Deliveries of motorcycles to those who will order, will begin in June 2020, they are expected to carry out at a speed of about 5 motorcycles a day.
Those who purchase Superleggera V4, will also be invited to track test V4 of the factory Panigale R motorcycle involved in the racing World Superbike series. And for the first time – a unique opportunity to test the Desmosedici GP20 – that’s the one that drove either Andrea Dovizioso or Danilo Petrucci!