Ducati Panigale V4 25°Anniversario 916

Dedicated equipment for the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916
“916 25° Anniversario” colour scheme
Numbered (xxx/500) machined-from-solid aluminium top yoke
Front Frame with Ducati Corse specifications
Two-tone rider’s seat
Forged magnesium Marchesini Racing wheels
Dry clutch
Titanium Akrapovič type-approved silencer
Ducati Traction Control EVO 2 (DTC EVO 2)
Ducati Quick Shift EVO 2 (DQS EVO 2)
Racing screen
Carbon fibre front mudguard
Carbon fibre rear mudguard
Carbon fibre heel guards
Carbon fibre/titanium swingarm cover
Racing grips
Adjustable billet aluminium rider footpegs
Billet aluminium folding clutch and brake levers
Brake lever guard (supplied)
Ducati Data Analyser+ (DDA+) kit with GPS module (supplied)
Open carbon fibre clutch cover (supplied)
Special “25° Anniversario 916” bike cover (supplied)
Billet aluminium racing-type filler cap (supplied)
Plate holder removal cover (supplied)
Billet aluminium rear view mirror plugs (supplied)
“Shell” and “Foggy” logo stickers (supplied)
Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary
The Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 is powered by the 1103 cm³ Desmosedici Stradale with a counter-rotating crankshaft and Twin Pulse firing order. The engine can deliver 214 hp at 13,000 rpm. A billet aluminium dry clutch and titanium Akrapovič silencers are some of the specialised extra features of the bike over a standard Panigale V4 Stransforms the Desmosedici Stradale that powers the “25° Anniversario 916” into a true object of Ducatisti desire. An open carbon fibre clutch cover, mounted as standard, is a throwback to the days of the Ducati 916, resulting in that classic metallic sound loved by all Ducatisti.

In 2019 a quarter of a century will have elapsed since the Ducati 916 arrived on the global stage, forever changing the Superbike world. Born from Massimo Tamburini’s sketches, this bike has revolutionized the world of motorcycle design and has made fans fall in love all over the planet. Incredibly innovative in its style, elegance, lightweight and compactness, by many it’s believed to be the sexiest and most iconic bike ever built.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary Fogarty
The Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 livery takes its inspiration from the Ducati 996 SBK with which Carl Fogarty won the 1999 World Superbike championship. The Ducati Red-based colour scheme is complemented by a World Champion “1” on the front and lateral number holders. The lower half of the tank features a black stripe that extends to the frame and the side fairing vents; the overall result is a more dynamic side-on look that is also reminiscent of the 996 SBK carbon fibre air-box. The colour black also extends to the lower fairings and headlight mounts, giving the two frontal air intakes a wider, beefier look. The rider’s seat sports the same bi-colour look as the rest of the bike, with a clear separation between the black and the red that extends to the rear pad.

The Ducati 916 wasn’t just a beautiful bike and an enormous sales success. It also won World Superbike championships: the 916 SBK was a force to be reckoned with even as it made its debut in 1994, and the following years saw it win 120 races, 8 constructors’ titles and 6 riders’ titles, four of them with Carl Fogarty. The Englishman has won 55 races with Ducati, of wich 43 riding a Ducati 916 SBK and 996 SBK. “King Carl” and the 916 remain the most successful “couple” in Ducati SBK history.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary
The front frame, which exploits
the Desmosedici Stradale engine as a structural chassis element, is the same as the one on the Panigale
V4 R but differs slightly on account of the lighter, machined sides; these ensure attainment of the
stiffness goals set by Ducati Corse and reduce weight even further. The frame is coupled to an Öhlins
NIX-30 fork, an Öhlins TTX36 rear shock and a steering damper – again Öhlins – all managed by the
Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 control system. This gives the rider access to next-level dynamic bike control,
augmenting on-road safety and shortening on-track lap times.

The “25° Anniversario 916” is built on the mechanics of the Panigale V4 S. This has been upgraded with racing content from the Panigale V4 R such as the Front Frame, designed to Ducati Corse specifications.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary Carl Fogarty
DQS EVO 2 – another Panigale V4 R offshoot – reduces upshift times, allowing the sportier high-rev gear shifts (over 10,000 rpm) typical of track riding and boosting shift stability during aggressive
acceleration and cornering.

Forged magnesium wheels, a titanium type-approved Akrapovič exhaust and a long list of Ducati Performance components complete the package.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary Jason Chinnock Carl Fogarty and Francesco Milicia
For its world-first preview, Ducati chose round nine of the Superbike World Championship, taking place this weekend at Laguna Seca (California, USA). Here, Francesco Milicia (VP Global Sales & After Sales Director Ducati Motor Holding), Jason Chinnock (CEO Ducati North America) and Carl Fogarty unveiled the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916.

The presentation of the bike was also an occasion of remembrance, honouring Californian Carlin Dunne, the Spider Grips Ducati team rider who recently died at Pikes Peak. Jason Chinnock announced Ducati’s decision to remove the number 5 from selling, the same number that Dunne used to race with. The bike will be auctioned, with proceeds going to a fund-raising effort aimed at providing Carlin’s mother with support.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary Fogarty
Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 comes with the Ducati Data Analyser+ (DDA+) kit with GPS module. The Ducati Data Analyser+ (DDA+) is a telemetry system. Similar to those used in competitions, it consists of a data acquisition device (via CAN line) and analysis software (for Windows or Mac PCs) that takes its inspiration from professional programmes. The device records ride parameters such as cornering lines, RPM, gear, throttle aperture angle, front brake pressure, DTC intervention etc. and geo-locates them on the track. Once disconnected from the bike and connected to the PC via the USB port, the software lets the user upload the acquired data feeds and analyse on-track performance. More data than Carl ever had access to back in his day.

“I’m thrilled to be here at this event,” stated Carl Fogarty after riding the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 onto the stage at Pebble Beach. “The Ducati 916 gave me some fantastic, unforgettable moments. It played a starring role in my career and in the history of the World Superbike Championship. On the wider motorcycling scene, it set a whole new standard of style and performance. I’m proud to have played a pivotal role in that success story, and equally proud to be here today and celebrate this important anniversary by officially unveiling this breath-taking bike.”

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary
Ultralight forged magnesium Marchesini Racing wheels – which, compared to the Panigale V4 S, reduce unsprung weight by 1 kg – make the Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 even quicker and more agile
through the corners.
The top-drawer braking system consists of two 330 mm Brembo discs with Brembo Stylema monobloc calipers up front and a single 245 mm disc with a 2-piston caliper at the rear.

The Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 will arrive in dealerships starting from October 2019 at a price of 41,900 euro ex-works. That converts at today’s exchange rate to about $67,000 AUD but the Australian retail price is yet to be announced.

Ducati Panigale V th Anniversary Action
Ducati Panigale V4 25°Anniversario 916


Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916
Engine Desmosedici Stradale 90° V4, counter-rotating crankshaft, 4 Desmodromic timing, 4 valves per cylinder, liquid-cooled
Displacement 1,103 cc
Bore X stroke 81 x 53.5 mm
Compression ratio 14.0:1
Power (EU homologation) 157.5 kW (214 hp) @ 13,000 rpm
Torque (EU homologation) 124.0 Nm (91.5 lb-ft) @ 10,000 rpm
Fuel injection Electronic fuel injection system. Twin injectors per cylinder. Full ride-by-wire elliptical throttle bodies. Variable length intake system
Exhaust 4-2-1-2 system, with 2 catalytic converters and 2 lambda probes
Gearbox 6 speed with Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2
Primary drive Straight cut gears; Ratio 1.80:1
Ratio 1=38/14 2=36/17 3=33/19 4=32/21 5=30/22 6=30/24
Final drive Chain; Front sprocket 16; Rear sprocket 41
Clutch Hydraulically controlled slipper dry clutch
Frame Aluminum alloy “Front Frame” with optimized stiffnesses
Front suspension Öhlins NIX30 43 mm fully adjustable fork with TiN treatment. Electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode
Front wheel 3-spokes forged magnesium alloy 3.50″ x 17″
Front tyre Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR17
Rear Suspension Fully adjustable Ohlins TTX36 unit. Electronic compression and rebound damping adjustment with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 event-based mode. Aluminium single-sided
Rear Wheel 3-spokes forged magnesium alloy 6.00″ x 17″
Rear tyre Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP 200/60 ZR17
Wheel travel (front/rear) 120 mm (4.7 in) – 130 mm (5.1 in)
Front brake 2 x 330 mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc Stylema® (M4.30) 4-
piston callipers with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO
Rear brake 245 mm disc, 2-piston calliper with Bosch Cornering ABS EVO
Instrumentation Last generation digital unit with 5″ TFT colour display
Dimensions and weights
Dry weight * 173 kg (381 lb)
Kerb weight ** 194 kg (428 lb)
Seat height 830 mm (32.7 in)
Wheelbase 1.469 mm (57,8 in)
Rake 24,5°
Front wheel trail 100 mm (3,94 in)
Fuel tank capacity 16 l – 4.23 gallon (US)
Number of seats Single seat
Safety equipment
Riding Modes, Power Modes, Bosch Cornering ABS EVO, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 2, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Ducati Slide Control (DSC), Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO,  Auto tyre calibration
Standard equipment
Ducati Power Launch (DPL), Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2, Full LED lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) EVO with Ohlins suspension and steering damper, Quick adjustment buttons, Lithium-ion battery, Auto-off indicators,
Akrapovic approved silencers in titanium, Marchesini Racing magnesium forged wheels, Racing windscreen, Carbon fibre front/rear mudguards, Machined-from-solid top yoke with identification number, Special rider seat, Racing style handle grips, Adjustable foot pegs, Carbon fiber heel guard, Carbon fiber cover swinging arm, Racing articulated levers
Additional equipment
Brake level protection, Open clutch cover in carbon fibre, Machined mirror block-off plates, License plate mount removal plug, Ducati Data Analyser+ (DDA+)  with GPS module, Racing fuel tank cap, Paddock bike special cover, Shell and Foggy decals
Ready for
Ducati Multimedia System (DMS) and anti-theft
Warranty (months) 24 months unlimited mileage
Maintenance (km/months) 12,000 km (7,500 mi) / 12 months
Valve clearance adjustment (km) 24,000 km (15,000 mi)
Consumption and Emissions (only for countries where Euro 4 standard applies)
CONSUMPTION/EMISSIONS 6,9 l/100km – CO2 165 g/km
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