Video Review: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 S

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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

ducati.com.au

Price: $37,490 + ORC (standard model $28,900 + ORC).
Warranty: Two years/unlimited kilometre
Colours: Red
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
Wheelbase: 1469mm
Rake: 24.5 degrees
Trail: 100mm
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.

 

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