The Panigale V4 SP2 is the top-of-the-range model for Ducati super sports bikes: a special, thrilling numbered version for track using, much more, intuitive and less strenuous for non-professional riders.
The Panigale V4 SP2 is characterized by the special “Winter Test” livery, by which the matt black of the fairings is combined with the matt carbon end of the rims and wings, contrasting with the bright red accents and the brilliance of the uncovered brushed aluminium tank. 1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale of MotoGP origin, carbon fibre rims, Brembo Stylema R® brake calipers, MCS radial grasp cylinder, dry clutch, 520 chain, billet footpegs and specific equipment for track use: the “SP” technical specs push to the maximum the racing characteristics of the Panigale V4 and accompany all of the enhancements made on the 2022 version.
The new Panigale V4 SP2 is a special motorcycle in a numbered series, designed to totally expertise the passion for riding on the track, additional raising the performance of the Panigale V4, the 2022 version of which has taken essentially the most vital evolutionary step since its inception, enhancing in each side: aerodynamics, ergonomics, engine, chassis, and electronics.
Ducati Panigale V4 SP2 Features
The heart of the Panigale V4 SP2 is the 1,103 cc Desmosedici Stradale of MotoGP origin: a V4 with a counter-rotating crankshaft equipped with a number of torque from low revs and able to expressing the racing soul of the bike on the track. For 2022, the Desmosedici Stradale has improved with the introduction of devoted technical parts, which have made it doable to increase energy and improve throttle response.
STM-EVO SBK Dry Clutch
The link with the bikes that race in the Superbike World Championship is much more evident in the “SP2” version of the Panigale V4. In actual fact, to the extra “track-oriented” gearbox already presented on the Panigale V4 2022, this bike provides the lightened final drive with 520 chain and the STM-EVO SBK dry clutch.
Carbon Fibre Rims
To additional enhance the performance on the track and the dynamic qualities of the Panigale V4, the “SP2” version is equipped with high-quality 5-split spoke carbon wheels, 1.4 kg lighter than the aluminium solid ones of the Panigale V4 S
The Panigale V4 SP2 can be equipped with exclusive Brembo Stylema R® front brake calipers, which guarantee high braking power combined with distinctive consistency of performance even during a lengthy timed session with out adjustments to the travel of the brake lever.
One other important factor that characterizes the Panigale V4 SP2 is the equipment with Rizoma footpegs in anodized aluminium with carbon fibre heel guards.
The suspension system features an electronically controlled 125 mm travel Öhlins NPX25 / 30 pressurized fork on the front that uses a pressurized cartridge damping system derived from that of racing forks.
TFT Track Evo
All of the electronic parameters of the bike may be clearly visualized thanks to the dashboard and to the “Track Evo” display mode, derived from the one utilized in MotoGP. On this screen, the tachometer moves on a horizontal scale positioned in the highest part of the instrument, or essentially the most seen, and the indication of the gear engaged is in the centre of the screen.
Ducati Data Analyzer with GPS
On the “SP2” version is normal the GPS module that allows the activation of the automatic Lap Time function, which provides instant indication of two split instances of the track on which you might be turning.
The Panigale V4 SP2 is equipped with an electronic package of the newest generation based on using a 6-axis inertial platform that may instantly detect the roll, yaw and pitch angle of the bike in space. The electronic package includes controls that manage all phases of driving; whose working parameters are linked by default to the 4 Riding Modes (Race A, Race B, Sport, Street).
158.5 kW (215.5 hp) @ 13,000 rpm
154.5 kW (210 hp) @ 12,500 rpm (USA/CAN/MEX)
123.6 Nm (91.2 lb-ft) @ 9,500 rpm
122.8 Nm (90.6 lb-ft) @ 11,000 rpm (USA/CAN/MEX)
Aluminum alloy “Front Frame” with optimized stiffnesses
173 kg (381 lb)
Maintenance Service Intervals:
12,000 km (7,500 mi) / 12 months