As Borgo Panigale’s flagship superbike, the 2023 Ducati Panigale V4 is now updated and priced at RM145,900 in Malaysia, with the Panigale V4S with digital suspension tagged at RM188,900 (beforehand priced at RM. An electronics suite replace brings the Panigale V4 nearer to the Ducati Corse prototypes raced in the World Superbike Championship (WSBK), making the bike simpler and extra intuitive for riders of all ranges.
The updated electronics bundle contains the new Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO 2 software program, with three rider selectable ranges and totally different gear-by-gear calibration. Developed to optimise engine braking depth in response to rear wheel load, EBC will increase because the rider approaches the apex, permitting the bike to sluggish and tighten the road whereas decreasing rear wheel lockup and growing cornering stability.
Also updated is the the Ducati Quick Shift (DQS), for smoother gear modifications at each diploma of throttle opening, each partial and full. While shifting at half throttle, the updated DQS now shifts by retarding ignition timing as a substitute of the earlier technique of reducing the gasoline.
For highway riders, this implies a smoother shift whereas altering gear, eliminating the hesitation that got here with the earlier Panigale V4. For observe responsibility, at huge open throttle, the system reverts to reducing the gasoline injection, as per traditional apply, however the torque restitution section has been refined permitting for a linear energy supply.
Engine warmth administration additionally will get a revision, catering to the heavy responsibility warmth cycles the Panigale V4 experiences throughout observe classes. This additionally has the good thing about higher administration of working temperatures and larger thermal consolation for the rider throughout highway use.
Refinements have additionally been made to the Ducati Traction Control (DTC) and journey-by-wire methods, to enhance rider really feel on the Panigale V4. The traction management replace delivers higher accuracy and management as a operate of lean angle whereas the ability supply improves throttle response.
For house owners of the 2022 Panigale V4, V4S and V4 SP2, the software program suite may be updated by way of a service appointment made on the nearest authorised Ducati Malaysia service centre.
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