The Italian bikemaker, Ducati has delivered the first unit of the ultra-exclusive Panigale V4 Speciale in India. Ducati has produced only 1500 units of Panigale V4 Speciale globally. This bike comes with additional mechanical and cosmetic upgrades. The Panigale V4 Speciale is the closest bike to the Ducati MotoGP machine, the Desmosedici GP.
The Panigale V4 Speciale comes with a unique and distinguished tri-colour livery. The top yoke of the bike is machined from solid metal and gets identification number engraved on it. The seat cover is made of Alcantara and the bike gets carbon heel guards. The limited edition bike comes with the fully adjustable Ohlins electronic suspension at both ends, NIX-30 upside down forks at the front and TTX36 unit at the rear and Marchesini forged magnesium racing wheels are optionally available. The bike gets a titanium Akrapovic performance exhaust.
The electronics package on this bike includes 6-axis inertial measurement unit (6D IMU), cornering ABS by Bosch, Ducati Traction Control (DTC), Ducati Slide Control (DSC), Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC), Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS) and engine brake control. The bike has a cast magnesium subframe and has a dry weight of 174 kg. It also has a lighter lithium-ion battery.
The Panigale V4 Speciale is powered by a 1103cc V4 engine that produces 226 BHP of power and 133.6 Nm of torque. It gets multiple riding modes - Race, Sport and Street. The price of the ultra-special limited numbered Panigale V4 Speciale is Rs. 51.81 lakhs (ex-showroom).