The new Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak is the crossover bike that best represents the essence of sportiness in the Borgo Panigale dual bike family.
With the presentation of the new Multistrada V4, Pikes Peak Ducati raises the level even further, offering enthusiasts from all over the world a bike that presents itself not only as the sportiest Multistrada ever, but also as the most powerful model in the entire crossover segment.
The V4 Pikes Peak is born from the excellent basis of the Multistrada V4: the performance, fluidity and reliability offered by the V4 Granturismo engine, the low weight, the ease of driving, the comfort for rider and passenger, the state of the art for regarding the equipment andelectronics represent the cornerstones of the Multistrada V4 family. Starting from these solid foundations, the new V4 Pikes Peak has been developed by introducing substantial changes in terms of chassis, ergonomics and electronic controls and a series of dedicated components, which give the motorcycle a distinctly sportier attitude than the Multistrada V4. With the V4 Pikes Peak Ducati responds to riders looking for the purest performance within the dual world.
The design of the Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak develops starting from the characteristic elements of the Multistrada V4 family, integrating them with the two elements that most identify the Pikes Peak version from an aesthetic and functional point of view: the 17 ”front wheel and the single-sided swingarm. The racing soul of the bike is enhanced by the new "Pikes Peak" livery, inspired in colors and graphics by that of the Desmosedici GP '21, with number plates drawn on both sides of the tank, which accentuate the link with the world of racing .
To further emphasize its innate sportiness, the Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak features numerous carbon fiber parts and the Akrapovič approved titanium and carbon silencer. Other distinctive aesthetic elements are the low smoked plexi, the unmistakable gold anodization of the Öhlins fork sliders and the two-tone black and red rear saddle with the V4 logo and the Ducati Corse shield applied to the beak.
The chassis of the V4 Pikes Peak has been significantly modified compared to the Multistrada V4, and is developed around the 17 ”front wheel which ensures the rider great precision and responsiveness. The bike is equipped with sports road tires (sizes: 120/70 front; 190 / 55-17 rear) and mounts Marchesini forged aluminum rims, 2,7 kg lighter than those of the Multistrada V4 S, which make more the dynamic behavior of the vehicle is effective and make an important contribution to the reduction of the total weight of 4 kg compared to the Multistrada V4 S. to guarantee the best performance in sporting use, through the use of an "event based" type system, the same as the Panigale V2.0 S and Streetfighter V4 S, which adjusts itself according to the driver's driving style.
The aluminum monocoque frame has been revised to obtain a different inclination of the steering head (25,75 ° compared to the 24,5 ° of the Multistrada V4) and the cycling dimensions of trail and wheelbase have been recalibrated according to the different destination of the vehicle. use of the motorcycle.
The braking system of the new V4 Pikes Peak is at the top of the segment and derives directly from that of the Panigale V4. At the front, the system includes 330 mm diameter discs and Brembo Stylema monobloc calipers, in analogy with the Multistrada V4 S, to which are added the pads of the Panigale V4. At the rear, the system features a single 265 mm diameter disc on which a Brembo floating caliper works.
The new Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak offers ergonomics specifically designed to ensure maximum control and optimize lean angles. The driving position differs markedly from that of the Multistrada V4: the footpegs are higher and set back to increase the maximum lean angle, while the handlebar is lower, narrower and has a less pronounced curvature. This ergonomic combination results in a better feeling in sporty driving, while maintaining a good level of comfort.
The new Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak is equipped with the most powerful engine in its category, the acclaimed V4 Granturismo, capable of delivering 170 HP at 10.500 rpm and maximum torque of 125 Nm at 8.750 rpm. This engine, created specifically by Ducati for the Multistrada V4 family, is particularly light and compact with a weight of only 66,7 kg. These characteristics have allowed Ducati to create a balanced bike with perfect mass centralization. The V4 Granturismo is also a reference in terms of versatility and reliability, with intervals of maintenance record-breaking thanks to the valve clearance check set every 60.000 km.
The engine has been optimized to enhance the characteristics of the bike and has some new features. Among these is the introduction for the first time on a Multistrada of the Riding Mode Race, developed specifically for this version. The Race map is added to a more racing strategy for the limiter, which in this version enters more gradually than the Multistrada V4, in order to alert the driver well in advance and allow him a more effective sporty drive in terms of gear changes. high area of the rev counter. The quickshifter also has a dedicated strategy that allows very aggressive downshifts, as well as the implementation of an even more direct throttle-throttle relationship in Power Mode High.
The Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak inherits the advanced and sophisticated electronic package of the Multistrada V4 S, which includes, among others, the standard radar technology both at the front and at the rear, which enables the function of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC, Adaptive Cruise Control) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD).
The TFT dashboard with 6,5 “screen, also standard on the Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak, allows you to view the map navigator thanks to Ducati Connect, which allows you to mirror your mobile device.
The innovations in terms of electronics are also in this case aimed at obtaining a better sporty driving experience. In addition to the introduction of the Race Riding Mode, on the Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak the Ducati Wheelie Control has an updated strategy that offers better response and more accurate control during dynamic riding. The ABS Cornering has also been configured to be safe and performing in every driving situation, even in the sportiest ones.
The Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak is a technologically advanced motorcycle, designed for motorcyclists who love the adrenaline of sporty driving, especially between curves, whether they are the hairpin bends of a mountain pass or those between the curbs of a circuit.
It is available in the new sporty “Pikes Peak” livery in a single version, the Radar one, which features front and rear radar as standard. There are different contents in the Ducati Performance catalog accessories to enhance the characteristics of the bike and make it unique from an aesthetic point of view.