5 Things you must know about Ducati streetfighter V4

Ducati Streetfighter V4

About Ducati streetfighter V4

Ducati has finally unveiled the Streetfighter V4, which has been a long time coming. The Streetfighter V4 is essentially the naked brother of the insane Panigale V4, which is currently the benchmark of the superbike segment. In a new league of hyper-naked motorcycles, the Streetfighter V4 joins the MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Serie Oro and the recently unveiled Kawasaki Z H2. Let’s take a closer look at this new Italian sensation. 

The heart-stealing heart-stealing design

It certainly appears intimidating, doesn’t it? The Streetfighter takes a minimalist approach to design, with the majority of the motorcycle’s mass consisting of that engine and other mechanical components surrounding it left exposed in all their glory. The tank is nicely sculpture and it receives some muscular tank extensions. The low-set twin projector LED headlights to appear menacing, and the LED DRLs resemble a predatory bird’s stretched wingspan. While there is no actual belly pan, there are two small body panels located behind the oil cooler.

The tail section appears to have been lifted directly from the Panigale V4, as do the two air vents on either side. The Streetfighter V4 also gets two large plane wings on either side of the motorcycle. These were developed in collaboration with Ducati Corse, the brand’s racing division, and claim to produce 28kg of downforce at 270kmph, assisting in keeping the front wheel planted on the road at high speeds and improving braking stability.

Powerful performance Ducati streetfighter V4

The Ducati Streetfighter is power by the same 90-degree V4 Desmosedici Stradale engine find in the Panigale V4. In the Streetfighter, the engine produces a whopping 211PS of power and 123 Nm of peak torque.  Because this is a naked street bike the engine has been better for on-road performance. As a result, the Streetfighter has a much stronger midrange and a shorter final drive ratio. At 100kmph in third gear, there is 14% more torque available than on the Panigale V4. The Ducati Streetfighter is power by the Panigale V4’s 90-degree V4 Desmosedici Stradale engine. The engine in the Streetfighter produces a whopping 211PS of power and 123Nm of peak torque. The engine, however, has been tuned for better on-road performance because this is a naked street bike. As a result, the Streetfighter has a significantly stronger midrange and a lower final drive ratio. There is 14% more torque available at 100kmph in third gear than on the Panigale V4. 

Know about the electronics

As the flagship Ducati naked motorcycle, it receives the Panigale V4’s entire suite of electronic rider aids. The package includes 6-axis IMU-assisted traction control, slide control, and ABS, as well as launch control. Wheelie control, engine brake control, and a bidirectional quick-shifter.

The Streetfighter V4 also has more comfortable ergonomics than the Panigale V4. The low-set clip-ones has been replace by wider, flatter handlebars. The footpegs appear to be set quite high, and the overall ride position appears to be fairly forward-inclined. The seats are also 25mm lower than on the Panigale, and there is 60mm of foam for improved riding comfort.

The Streetfighter V4 is equipe with Brembo Style Monobloc calipers and twin 330mm discs at the front, as well as a 245mm disc and two-piston caliper at the rear. The IMU and Ducati Cornering ABS EVO electronic aid control the braking system. Ohlins electronic suspension and an Ohlins steering damper are used for the motorcycle’s suspension.

Variants Ducati streetfighter V4

The Streetfighter V4, like the Panigale V4, is available in two versions. The standard Streetfighter V4 and the Streetfighter V4 S, which is a sportier version with upgraded hardware. The main difference between the two motorcycles is their suspension setup.

The standard V4 is equipe upside-down at 43mm. Show Big Piston Fork in the front and a Sachs Monoshock in the rear, both of which are fully adjustable. Meanwhile, Ohlins provides electronic suspension and an electronically adjustable steering damper for the V4 S. The S model also includes exclusive Marchesini forged aluminum wheels, which reduce unsprung weight and rotational inertia.

Launch in the Indian subcontinent

The Streetfighter V4 is a Euro4 compliant motorcycle that will be available in the international market beginning in March 2020. Ducati sells the Panigale V4 in India for Rs 20.57 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the nake sibling is expect to be price around Rs 17.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). However, because it is still in Euro4 form, we may have to wait a while for this motorcycle to arrive in India. Since Europe’s updated emission standards go into effect in 2021, a Euro5 upgrade will occur at some point. When the Streetfighter receives its Euro5 update, it will naturally become BS-VI compliant and will only be available in our country.

Other important things to be known

  • The Ducati Streetfighter V4 2021 has three ride modes (Race, Sport, and Road) that control the suspension preload and ABS and can be adjust via the 5-inch TFT color display.
  • Ducati’s designers incorporated a set of Formula One-inspired air extractors into the semi-fairing as well as a set of bi-plane winglets on each side to help keep the bike compact. The winglets generate downforce, which not only grounds the bike but also assists in keeping the front wheel down.
  • In addition to the technology found on the standard V4, the Streetfighter V4 S will feature top-of-the-line fully adjustable Ohlins springs and lightweight forged aluminum Marchesini wheels. The V4 is equipe with  Show big piston fork and a Sachs RSU both of which are fully adjustable for preload and rebound.
  •  Ducati streetfighter v4 price in India is a bit costly A flagship Ducati Streetfighter was never going to be cheap, but if the V4 is on your list, expect to pay around Rs 20 lakh for the base model and around Rs 3-3.5 lakh more for the V4 S. Currently, most Ducati dealerships are taking reservations.


Ducati’s Streetfighter V4 is finally on its way to India, complete with a BS6-compliant engine. As of now, most dealerships have an open reservation for both motorcycles which are expect to arrive in limited numbers in the countries. If the Streetfighter V4 is the bike you’ve been looking for



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