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2022 Ducati Panigale V4 vary launched in India at Rs 26.49 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The brand new Panigale V4 vary is now Rs Three lakh costlier than its predecessor.

Sizzling on the heels of the launch of the Streetfighter V2, Ducati has introduced costs for its flagship superbike vary comprising the Panigale V4, V4 S and the V4 SP2, priced at Rs 26.49 lakh, Rs 31.99 lakh and Rs 40.99 lakh, respectively. 

This worth hike of Rs Three lakh brings with it an enchancment in practically each facet of the bike. The whole vary receives a number of updates to the aerodynamics, ergonomics, electronics and engine. 

Ducati Panigale V4/V4S/V4 SP2: particulars

There’s two new energy modes – Full and Low – along with the present Excessive and Medium (which have additionally been revised). Ducati claims Full is the sportiest energy mode ever carried out on a road-going Panigale V4 with no digital limitations in each gear besides first. However, Low goals to enhance accessibility with limiting peak energy to 150hp. The aerodynamic elements themselves have been lightened whereas providing the identical downforce as earlier variations. 

The 1,103cc engine on the Panigales has acquired just a few modifications reminiscent of a brand new oil pump in addition to bigger exhaust exits that reinforces peak energy to 215.5hp (up from 214hp) at 13,000rpm and 123.6Nm at 9,500rpm (down barely from 124Nm). The interior gear ratios have been tweaked as properly with first, second and sixth gears being lengthened (which additionally will increase high velocity by 5kph). 

It additionally includes a redesigned seat and a bigger gasoline tank (up by one litre to 17 litres). 

The limited-edition Panigale V4 SP2 advantages from all these modifications whereas getting ultra-exclusive componentry as customary. It will get machine adjustable footpegs and levers, a 520 chain, dry clutch straight from Ducati’s WSBK race bike and a Brembo MCS radial grasp cylinder. Topping all of it off is the ‘Winter Take a look at’ livery that’s unique to the V4 SP2 that includes a matte black end with purple accents and a naked metallic tank. 

The winglets on the V4 SP2 are additionally adorned with the Italian flag and it additionally will get cast magnesium wheels that are 0.9kg lighter than the models on the V4S. The V4 SP2 additionally will get the Ducati Information Analyser and Lap Timer with GPS as customary (on the usual V4 and V4S it is an optionally available additional).

One factor to notice right here is that the Panigale V4 SP2 that shall be bought in our market is not going to be geared up with the Stylema R calipers obtainable internationally, as an alternative making use of the identical Stylema calipers as discovered on the usual Panigale V4 and V4S. 

Ducati Panigale V4/V4S/ V4 SP2: worth

A considerable worth hike additionally accompanies the quite a few modifications made to the complete Panigale V4 vary. The usual Panigale V4 now prices Rs. 26.49 lakh (Rs Three lakh greater than earlier than) and the V4S instructions Rs. 31.99 lakh (Rs. 3.59 lakh greater than earlier than). The range-topping limited-edition Panigale V4 SP2 retails for an eye-watering Rs 40.99 lakh (versus the Rs 36.07 lakh Panigale V4 SP). 

All costs talked about are ex-showroom, Delhi. 

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