2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4 - 220 HP. It's Massive!

Ducati unveiled the most anticipated supernaked of the moment.

And the most potent series supernaked in the world: the Streetfighter delivers 208 horsepower in its standard version and 220 hp in the S version. That's outrageous for a supernaked, and it's 50 horsepower more to what we had so far. 

The new Ducati Streetfighter is based on the Ducati Panigale V4. So people might say that it's just a Panigale without the beautiful red fairings, but it's more than that. Ducati had to make it street-friendly - you might want to use it as an everyday bike after all, so besides the new wide handlebar and the "moderate" riding position, it should come with a detuned version of the engine. However, the "bi-plane wings" are right there, the dash feels familiar, and the high-spec parts such as the Ohlins (for the S) suspension and high-end Brembo brakes are part of the show. 

Our colleague Bogdanel is bringing us more details about the new Ducati Streetfighter in the video below. 

The kerb weight is 178 kg, which brings us to an astonishing power-to-weight ratio. If you want more performance, you can go for the full-racing Akrapovic exhaust, which boosts power to 220 hp and reduces weight by 6 kg. 

The S version features Marchesini forged wheels and Öhlins electrically controlled suspension (43 mm NIX30 forks and TTX36 monoshock) and steering damper. The latter uses the second-generation Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 system which, in addition to making full use of the IMU 6D provides a more rider-friendly interface. 

Streetfighter V4

› Colour - Ducati Red with dark grey frame and black wheels

› Main as-standard features:

 - 1103 cm3 Desmosedici Stradale engine

- Front frame

- 16-litre aluminum tank with under-seat extension

  • Fully adjustable 43 mm Showa Big Piston Fork (BPF)
  • Fully adjustable Sachs monoshock
  • Sachs steering damper
  • Braking system with Brembo Stylema® monobloc calipers
  • Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II tires (rear 200/60)
  • 'Biplane' wing configuration
  • Latest-generation electronics package with 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (6D IMU):

ABS Cornering EVO; Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 2; Ducati Slide Control (DSC);

Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO; Ducati Power Launch (DPL); Ducati Quick Shift

up/down (DQS) EVO 2; Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO

  • Keys for fast level changes
  • Full-TFT 5" screen
  • Riding Modes (Race, Sport, Street)
  • Full-LED headlight with DRL
  • Two-seater configuration
  • Ready for Ducati Data Analyser+ GPS (DDA+ GPS) and Ducati Multimedia System (DMS)

Streetfighter V4 S

› Colour - Ducati Red with dark grey frame and black wheels

› Main as-standard equipment - as per Streetfighter V4 except for:

  • Ducati Electronic Suspension (DES) EVO
  • Öhlins NIX-30 forks with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 control system
  • Öhlins TTX 36 shock absorber with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 control system
  • Öhlins steering damper with Öhlins Smart EC 2.0 control system
  • Forged aluminum Marchesini wheels 

You might also want to check out the new Kawasaki Z H2. Featuring 200 horsepower, it's a direct rival to the Ducati Streetfighter V4. 

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