STREETFIGHTER V4

POWERFUL. PRECISE. NAKED.
An unrivalled, contemporary and technology-packed naked bike, that does nothing to hide its aggressive and exaggerated personality, the character of those who are fearless in accepting new challenges.

1,103 cc
208 hp @ 12,750 rpm
123 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
180 kg (Dry)

THE FIGHT FORMULA
The Panigale V4, stripped of its fairings, with a high, wide handlebar, 178 kg weight, and 208 hp 1100 cc Desmosedici Stradale engine, kept at bay with biplane wings and a latest-generation electronics package: this is the “Fight Formula” for the Streetfighter V4.
The result is an unrivalled naked bristling with cutting-edge technology that does nothing to hide its big bad character from those who fearlessly take on new challenges.
As streetfighter culture dictates, the Front Frame and Desmosedici Stradale engine remain as visible as possible, the superstructures reduced to a minimum for a clean, pared-back look. Tracing the dynamic lines of the tank, the low, protruding front section gives the Streetfighter V4 added strength and character.
The 1103 cc Desmosedici Stradale of the Streetfighter V4 generates 208 hp, impressive power for a naked that can in fact reach 220 hp with the full-racing Ducati Performance by Akrapovič exhaust.
Designed in collaboration with Ducati Corse, the biplane wings generate the necessary downforce to ensure maximum stability during all riding phases, particularly at high speeds, and quick and agile handling through mixed sections. Also contributing to bike control is the electronics package, derived from the Panigale V4 and based on the use of a 6-axis IMU that can instantaneously identify the bike’s roll, yaw and pitch angle in space.
The electronics package includes controls to manage all riding phases, from the start to acceleration, braking, traction, through the corners and out the other side. The controls can be adjusted by the rider and combined with the available Race, Sport and Street Riding Modes.

DESIGN: JOKER FACE
The minimalist full LED headlight perfectly captures the spirit of the Streetfighter V4. Though reminiscent of the front end of the Panigale V4, it also resembles the crazy grin of the Joker, the comic book character who inspired the designer responsible for creating the new Borgo Panigale naked in the Ducati Style Center.
The full LED headlight assembly, part of the dual-layer fairing, has a particular design that allows it to incorporate the air-box and LED cooling vents, while a rear deflector prevents flow from impacting directly on the tank. The headlight is surmounted by a 5” TFT display, the same as that of the Panigale V4, complete with a sophisticated front cover that elegantly conceals attachments and wiring.
The Front Frame and Desmosedici Stradale engine are only partially covered by superstructures that are reduced to a minimum, their lines sharp and volumes sculpted. Behind the radiator are the hot air extractor rims, inspired by the world of F1 cars. These have a structural function, are attached directly to the frame, and integrate the MotoGP-derived overlapping double wings that generate the necessary downforce to ensure maximum stability.

ERGONOMICS: GREATER CONTROL AND COMFORT
With respect to the Panigale V4, the rider’s seat position, 845 mm from the ground, has been redefined according to the specifications of a naked model.
The semi-handlebar has been replaced with a high, wide bar that, together with a less extreme rider footpeg position, guarantees sports comfort during inner-city rides as well as the control needed when taking on country roads or the racetrack. The lower part of the tank has been modified to allow for the mounting of a seat with extra foam, to further increase rider comfort.
In addition, the tail has been redesigned. Supported by a steel subframe, it retains many of the style features of the Panigale while also offering the passenger greater comfort and the rider more room lengthways.
The bike represented in these photos is only for countries where Euro 5 standard applies.

RACING-DERIVED AERODYNAMICS
Fast, agile mixed-road performance demands maximum stability at high speed and when braking, reduced wheel-up during acceleration and minimised electronic control of the suspension set-up: that’s why Ducati Corse specialists have, together with the Ducati Style Centre, developed biplane wings for the Streetfighter V4.
The aerodynamics were entirely developed using CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation. The calculation method involves stationary simulation of flow and pressure to achieve increased downforce, especially on the front wheel.
To reduce lateral protrusion as much as possible, the aerodynamics team decided to adopt a ‘biplane’ configuration of limited wingspan with upper and lower wings working independently. Each appendage can be described as a square-plan mono-wing with a winglet on its outer tip. Moreover, the wings have been positioned as close as possible to the front wheel (near the radiator side panels) to maximise the anti-wheel-up effect.
These aerodynamic appendages generate 28 kg of downforce at 270 kph (20 kg on the front wheel, 8 kg on the rear). The wings also help draw heat off the engine by increasing water and oil radiator throughflow speeds by 2% and 10% respectively.
Wing-generated downforce reduces front wheel ‘floating’ at high speed and the tendency to wheel up. It also improves stability during braking, corner entry, and through the corner.
The aerodynamics thus instil confidence and limit the intervention of the electronic controls. This helps the rider keep the throttle open longer and brake later going into the bends, resulting in significant performance benefits.

STREETFIGHTER V4

POWERFUL. PRECISE. NAKED.
An unrivalled, contemporary and technology-packed naked bike, that does nothing to hide its aggressive and exaggerated personality, the character of those who are fearless in accepting new challenges.

1,103 CC
208 hp @ 12,750 rpm
123 Nm @ 11,500 rpm
180 kg (Dry)