Ducati Panigale V4R was one of the most highlighted bikes at EICMA 2018. It is an upgrade over the Panigale V4 S, which was released several months ago. However, as its name suggests the V4 ‘Stradale’ was not homologated for the World Superbike Championship, something the fans were eagerly waiting for. That’s why Ducati V4 R exists today, with its smaller engine, increased power and a legal status for the WSBK. Here are 10 important things that you need to know about the 2019 Ducati V4 R.
The all new Ducati Desmosedici Stradale V4, just the name of this thing makes it sound like the big monster created by an insane scientist. The engine weighs in at just 64.9 kg; Desmosedici Stradale is just 2.2 kg heavier than super Quadro twin which has a cubic capacity of 1285 cc. The origin of this engine has its roots in the soul Ducatis of V4 MotoGP engine. The dimension and the geometry of its cylinder heads are identical in both the GP version and this engine.