Ducati at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the prototype of the Streetfighter V4

  • The Bologna-based company makes Streetfighter V4’s arrival in 2020 official
  • The PPIHC road course in Colorado chosen as the proving ground for the new Ducati Streetfighter model
  • Carlin Dunne, who won the 2018 edition of the race, will be riding the prototype

BOLOGNA, ITALY / MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – June 13, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Ducati is preparing for The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, in this edition, which will start on June 30, Carlin Dunne will tackle the most famous hill climb in the world on the Streetfighter V4 prototype.

As part of the development process of the new model, the “Race to the Clouds” has been identified as an ideal proving ground for testing the high performance of the Streetfighter V4.

Ducati Streetfighter V4 prototype

In keeping with tradition, the Streetfighter V4 derives directly from the sporty Panigale V4 stripped of its fairings, and fitted with high and wide handlebars. The high performance of the 1100cc Desmosedici Stradale is kept in hand by aerodynamic profiles specifically designed for this model.

The prototype will race with a “pixelated” livery, designed by the Centro Stile Ducati. Unlike the normal practice with prototypes, the livery does not hide the lines, but exalts them by deliberately revealing how the bike will finally look.

“The Streetfighter V4 will be one of the stars of the Ducati World Premiere 2020,” declared Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati. “Streetfighter V4 is the Panigale for road riding, so there was no better stage than the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for what will be the highest performance Streetfighter ever put into production.”

The bike will be presented to the public at EICMA 2019 and will be available in Ducati dealerships starting Spring 2020.

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Founded in 1926, since 1946 Ducati has been producing sport-inspired motorcycles characterized by high-performance Desmodromic engines, innovative design and cutting-edge technology. Situated in Bologna, the factory is located in the Borgo Panigale district. The model range covers several market segments with the following families: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, and Superbike. In 2015 Ducati presented the Ducati Scrambler: a new brand made of bikes, accessories and apparel that provide the last word in creativity and self-expression. These authentic icons of “made in Italy”, together with an extensive range of associated accessories and technical and lifestyle apparel, are distributed in 90 countries around the world. Ducati competes in both the World Superbike and MotoGP World Championships. In Superbike Ducati has won 17 Manufacturers’ titles and 14 Riders’ titles and in 2011 passed the historic milestone of 300 race victories. Ducati have participated in MotoGP since 2003, winning both the Manufacturers’ and Riders’ titles in 2007.

Source: Ducati Motor Holding SpA

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