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Ducati will launch Panigale V4 Limited Edition of only 500-units to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the 916
Ducati announced the “Panigale V4 25° Aniversario 916” In the 25th-anniversary celebration of the 916’s world debut.
The “25° Anniversario 916” is based on the Panigale V4 S, and upgraded with racing components from the Panigale V4 R such as the Front Frame that is Ducati Corse specifications, dry clutch and upgraded electronics, such as Ducati Quick Shift EVO 2, optimised for aggressive gear shifts, and “predictive” Ducati Traction Control EVO 2.
The exterior features a color scheme inspired by Ducati 996 SBK, with forged magnesium wheels, titanium type-approved Akrapovic exhaust system for public road use, and numerous Ducati performance components.
This motorcycle has a manufacturing certificate, which is listed on the laser-engraved ID number on the top bridge with the serial number of the engine and frame.
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The Ducati 916 was born from the sketched of Massimo Tamburini, demonstrated its extraordinary performance from the debut season and won a total of 120 races, 8 constructors’ titles and 6 riders’ titles in the following year. 4 of the riders’ titles were got by British rider “Carl Fogarty” who won 55 races on a Ducati machine, 43 of which were won by the Ducati 916 SBK and the 996 SBK.
Ducati 916 completely changed the world of superbike and revolutionized the world of motorcycle design, gaining a number of enthusiastic fans over the world. Its style, elegance, and compact and lightweight body are extremely innovative and it described as “the sexiest motorcycle” in the past produced motorcycle and It became an iconic existence.
The presentation of the motorcycle was held at the American Round of the Superbike World Championship (SBK), also have a memorial service in honor of a Californian rider “Carlin Dunne”, who passed away at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb held last month.
The machine with serial number 5, which is the same with the “Carlin Dunne” number in the race, was exhibited in the auction, and the funds will be donated Carlin Danne’s fundraising activities.
Also, Aruba.it Racing-Ducati team will compete in the SBK 9th American round, Laguna Seca, with a special coloring machine inspired by the Panigale V4 25°Aniversario 916.
The launch price that will introduce in Japan is undecided.
Panigale V4 25°Anniversario 916
Dedicated equipment for the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916:
・”25° Anniversario 916″ Special Color
・Billet Aluminium Top Bridge with Serial Number (xxx/500)
・Front Frame with Ducati Corse Specifications (Panigale V4 R Type)
・Two-tone Color Seat
・Marchesini Racing Forged Magnesium Wheels
・Approved Akrapovič Titanium Silencer
・Ducati Traction Control EVO 2 (DTC EVO 2)
・Ducati Quick Shift up/down EVO 2 (DQS EVO 2)
・Carbon Fiber Front Fender
・Carbon Fiber Rear Fender
・Carbon Fiber Heel Guards
・Carbon Fiber / Titanium Swingarm Cover
・Racing Handle Grips
・Adjustable Billet Aluminium Rider Footpegs
・Billet Aluminum Folding Clutch and Brake Levers
・Brake Lever Protection (included)
・Ducati Data Analyser+ Kit (DDA+) with GPS Module (included)
・Open Type Carbon Fiber Clutch Cover (included)
・“25° Anniversario 916” Special Bike Cover (included)
・Billet Aluminium Racing Tank Cap (included)
・Plate Holder Removal Cover (included)
・Billet Aluminium Mirror Hole Covers (included)
・Shell” and “Foggy” Logo Stickers (included)
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