Jeff took the 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 S for a spin at our proving grounds. The technology still stands up to 2022 model bikes, making the V4 S a wild machine. Check out our run down of this amazing bike in the video review below…
We had the V4 S for a week or so and Jeff covered 600km on the bike including a day at our proving ground working through the huge array of electronic settings on the bike. Check out the video to see how the Panigale V4 S handled The Farm!
2018 Ducati Panigale V4 S Specifications
Price: $37,490 + ORC (standard model $28,900 + ORC).
Warranty: Two years/unlimited kilometre
Claimed power: 157.3kW [211hp]@13,000rpm
Claimed torque: 124Nm[91.5ft-lbs]@10,000rpm
Wet weight: 195kg
Fuel capacity: 16 litres
Engine: Liquid-cooled 1103cc 16-valve DOHC Desmo V4, 81 x 53.5mm bore x stroke, 14.01:1 compression, twin injectors per cylinder, elliptical throttle-bodies, 4-2-1-2 exhaust.
Gearbox: Six speed, quickshifter
Clutch: Wet multi-plate slipper Final ratio: N/A Final drive: Chain
Chassis: Aluminium steering head, engine stressed member, aluminium swingarm
Rake: 24.5 degrees
Suspension: 43mm Ohlins NIX30 forks, 120mm travel, Smart EC Semi-active adjustment. Rear: Ohlins Monoshock, 130mm travel, Smart EC semi-active adjustment.
Brakes: 330mm Brembo rotors, Brembo four-piston monobloc Stylema calipers, ABS, 245mm rear rotor, twin-piston caliper.
Wheels & Tyres: Forged alloy Marchesini wheels, 120/70-17, 200/60-17 Pirelli SC.
Instruments: TFT Display unit.