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Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: “The Ultimate Racetrack Machine”

Por: Diego Cerón

10, August, 2022 en Moan

– The Panigale V4 SP2 is the top model of the Ducati supercar range: a special, An exciting version of train travel that is more intuitive and less laborious non-professional riders.

-Carbon rims, Brembo Stylema R calipers, MCS radial master cylinder, dry clutch, ® 520 Chain, Billet Foot and Specific Kit for Track: “SP” Specifications. Give full play to the racing characteristics of Panigale V4 and accompany everyone Improvements to the 2022 version.

– Produced in a numbered series, the Panigale V4 SP2 features a “Winter Test”. Paint and some carbon fiber details.

Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: "The Ultimate Racetrack Machine"
Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: “The Ultimate Racetrack Machine”

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), March 10, 2022 – The ninth and final episode of Ducati World As the debut of the 2022 Web Series, Ducati presents fans with the all-new Panigale V4 SP2: a special A numbered series of motorcycles designed to fully experience the passion of driving on the track, Further enhance the performance of Panigale V4.

The Ducati Panigale family is the greatest embodiment of the constant exchange of information From the racing world to the technology and technology of the series bikes, it continues with each new release It evolves year after year, just like the Ducati Corse prototype. “SP2” is Ducati takes the sportiness of the 2022 Panigale V4 to the extreme The most important evolutionary step since its inception and improvements in every aspect Aspects: Aerodynamics, ergonomics, engine, chassis and electronics.

The device of the Panigale V4 SP2 has typical technical specifications and is impressive Abbreviation “SP” (Sports Production), which combines all the improvements Ducati engineers are developing the Panigale V4 2022 to create the most powerful Panigale ever. “SP2” version has more powerful braking system, lightweight carbon fiber rims, axle drive as well as dry clutches inherited from WorldSBK bikes, racing pedals and a range of carbon fiber Element. The bike also comes with a track use kit that includes billet aluminum covers Kit for removing mirrors*, for removing license plate holder* and open carbon Clutch cover*. The result is the “ultimate track machine”: a special model, perfect for the layman Drivers who want to experience a track day that challenges their own records.

The Panigale V4 SP2 features a “Winter Test” finish with matte black The fairings are combined with the matt carbon fiber finish of the rims and fenders and contrast with the bright Red accents and the brilliance of the exposed brushed aluminium water tank. double wings The tread design is embellished with the Italian flag, which can also be seen on the official Panigale V4 R SBK. The lower part of the fairing features the Ducati Corse logo on the fairing The area for the new hot air vents and the red details with the bike name are also present The black saddle is made of double material. The steering head is milled from solid, showing The serial number of the motorcycle, making each model unique.

Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: "The Ultimate Racetrack Machine"
Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: “The Ultimate Racetrack Machine”

At the heart of the Panigale V4 SP2 is the 1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale from MotoGP: A V4 engine with a counter-rotating crankshaft has plenty of torque at low revs and can Express the racing soul of the bike on the track. 2022, Desmosedici Stradale Improved by introducing specific technical elements that make this possible Increased performance and improved throttle response. Thanks to these interventions and the new dedicated mapping, the Euro 5 version of the engine provides 215.5 hp at 13,000 rpm, an increase of 1.5 hp over the uplifted 2021 Panigale V4 Maximum power peak of 2.5 hp at over 14,500 rpm**. To unlock the full potential of this engine, we have developed four gear-by-speed torque curves Ducati has developed different power modes (full, high, medium, low). complete and Redesign low profile while high profile and medium profile use new profile strategy.

To further enhance the performance of the Desmosedici Stradale when used on the track New full titanium Ducati Performance racing exhaust developed in partnership with Akrapovič is available as an accessory. This exhaust has a high muffler at the rear and has been redesigned Increase power and limit noise, giving everyone a chance to drive a full race Exhaust even in circuits with the strictest noise restrictions. With this exhaust, the Panigale V4 SP2 The weight has been reduced by 5kg, bringing the dry weight of the bike down to 168kg. Akrapovic The exhaust also guarantees a power increase of 12.5 hp, bringing the maximum to 228 hp, The maximum torque increases to 131 Nm**.

Clearer connection to motorcycles competing in the Superbike World Championship In the “SP2” version of Panigale V4. In fact, for a more “track-oriented” transmission Shown at the Panigale V4 2022, this bike adds a lighter 520 chain final drive and STM-EVO SBK dry clutch. In extreme cases, this clutch guarantees a more effective anti-jump function Using the bike on the track and having more fluidity in all phases of “throttling” compared to an oil bath Clutch for the Panigale V4 S. STM-EVO SBK clutches also offer customization possibilities “Mechanical” level of engine braking by choice of different secondary springs Ducati Performance accessories catalog.

The chassis of the Panigale V4 SP2 consists of an aluminium front frame using Desmosedici Stradale as a stressed element. Aluminum swingarm and cast aluminum seatpost Connect directly to the engine. The pivot point of the swing arm is located such that Increase the anti-squat effect, that is, reduce the back sinking when exiting the bend As well as opening the throttle again, this stabilizes the bike under acceleration.

Suspension is electronically controlled Öhlins NPX25/30 with 125mm of travel The use of the front fork comes from racing fork. This fork comes with an Öhlins TTX36 shock and Electronic steering dampers, also known as Öhlins, are the second generation of the Smart EC 2.0 system Features OBTI (Object-Based Tuning Interface) logic that works “on-target”, and Not by clicking, giving the driver more intuitive controls than traditional systems.

In order to further enhance the performance and dynamic quality of the Panigale V4 on the track, The “SP2” version comes with 5-spoke carbon fibre wheels that are 1.4kg lighter than aluminium wheels Forged from Panigale V4 S. Carbon fiber rims ensure a significant reduction in inertia (-26% before, -46% after) Good for agility, easy to change direction and Easier to close turns.

The Panigale V4 SP2 also features exclusive Brembo Stylema R front brake calipers. ® This guarantees high braking performance and excellent performance consistency There was no change in brake lever travel over longer sessions. calipers are Powered by a Brembo MCS (Multiple Click System) radial pump that allows you to adjust The wheelbase is quickly and easily set in three configurations to customize braking feel. front The brake lever is equipped with a “remote adjuster” device that allows you to adjust its position Acts on the buttons on the left handlebar, just like a racing car. Finally on the “SP2” version The ends of the brake and clutch levers are milled to reduce drag.

Another important element of the Panigale V4 SP2 is the Rizoma device Anodized aluminum footpegs with carbon fiber heel guards. Fully adjustable foot pedal And maximize ground clearance for more efficient use on the track. These racing pedals provide The grip of the boot is good and is essential for extreme driving on the track which lasts until Completely redesigned ergonomics for 2022, for which new tank and saddle shapes were studied Improve control and take full advantage of the Panigale V4’s performance, whether in the flight lap and during longer sessions.

Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: "The Ultimate Racetrack Machine"
Ducati presents the Panigale V4 SP2: “The Ultimate Racetrack Machine”

The Panigale V4 SP2 has an electronic suite with controls to manage all driving The operating parameters default to 4 driving modes (race A, race B, sports, street).

All electronic parameters of the bike are clearly visible thanks to the dashboard Derived from the “Track Evo” display mode used in MotoGP. In this screen, the tachometer move on the horizontal scale located at the highest part of the instrument or most visible, The gear indicator is located in the center of the screen. in the right area of ​​the display There are four different colored sectors, each associated with an electronic control (DTC, DWC, DSC, SFBC). These sectors light up individually when the electronics are processing specific parameters, Remains illuminated for as long as the driver recognizes which turn signal is active. This Signal patterns help the driver understand the task of enabling his controls More accurate and timely intervention in the selection of the optimal level for better results Faster performance. The left sector completes the information with the astronomical clock number Completed laps and speed.

The GPS module is standard in the “SP2” version and enables automatic activation Lap timer function for instant display of two split times on your route You also lap by loading the Slick Ducati performance software (available as accessory), Ducati traction control curves are designed for slick and wet tires Available and activates the possibility to save five different orbital coordinates, e.g. Plus five additional fully customizable riding modes. Finally thanks to Ducati Data Analyzer, In-depth analysis of all performance data is standard with SP2.

New Panigale V4 SP2 in ‘winter test’ livery in single-seat configuration From March 2022***.

A dynamic video and a beauty video of the new Panigale V4 SP2 are available on Ducati YouTube

The complete press kit of the Panigale V4 2022 is available for download on Ducati Media House.

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