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Ducati Panigale V4 will get digital updates for 2023 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The revisions can be found to 2022 Panigale V4 mannequin homeowners through a software program replace.

Ducati has revealed updates for its flagship superbike, the Panigale V4, for 2023. The final time Ducati up to date the Panigale V4, it left no stone unturned. Every thing from the bodywork, engine, chassis, suspension, and even the winglets, got a radical makeover. This time round, although, the updates are comparatively minor, affecting only some digital aids and the cooling system.

Ducati Panigale V4 MY2023: Updates

Ducati says these updates are extra in keeping with revisions to its race-spec machines every season, relatively than go a couple of years in the identical state of tune, as is the case with most manufacturing superbikes. 

The rider aids which were revised are the engine braking management and the quickshifter. New for 2023, the ‘Engine Brake Management Evo 2’ software program has modified the extent of engine braking on supply on every of its three settings. Ducati claims it has now up to date the software program to work in a different way in every gear on every of the three ranges out there. Ducati Traction Management and ride-by-wire programs additionally obtain a minor tweak to associate with this replace.

In the meantime, the quickshifter has been up to date to offer slicker shifts at each half and full throttle. The ignition earlier was reduce off momentarily at half throttle shifts, however the up to date model merely retards ignition timing permitting the gearchange to happen extra cohesively. At large open throttle, the quickshifter will nonetheless reduce the ignition however energy might be restored in a extra linear method after the actual fact, permitting the bike to take care of its composure by way of your entire course of. 

Final however actually not least, the programming of the radiator fan has been altered, lowering warmth build-up after a spirited experience or an intense session on the monitor (which needs to be significantly useful in our torrid summer season temperatures).

Current MY2022 Panigale V4 homeowners can get their bikes up to date to the newest spec with a software program replace. The Ducati Panigale V4 at the moment retails for Rs 23.50 lakh and the V4S will set you again by Rs 28.40 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Anticipate a bump up in pricing when this new mannequin does make its approach to our shores. 

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