The Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition, a tribute to the most sophisticated Ducati twin-cylinder engine

  • The collectible Panigale V2, in a limited and numbered series of 555 units, celebrates the final chapter in the history of the Superquadro twin-cylinder
  • High-value components complete an exclusive livery designed by Drudi Performance in collaboration with the Centro Stile Ducati.
  • The Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition will be available in December, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and motorcycle cover

SUNNYVALE, CA – July 11, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Today, a limited-edition Panigale V2 is launched as a token of gratitude and passion for the Superquadro engine—the most sophisticated twin-cylinder engine ever produced by Ducati which began over thirty years ago.

Engines that have been the technical hallmark of Ducati Superbikes and Supersport, giving birth to iconic bikes such as the 748, 749, 848, 899 and 959, up to the current Panigale V2. This collector’s Panigale, produced in a limited and numbered series of 555 units, is a tribute to the Superquadro engine, whose story comes to fruition with Nicolò Bulega’s conquest of the first Supersport world title.


The first Superquadro engine was created in 2011 for the 1199 Panigale. The name derives from the high ratio between bore and stroke, in which the 1285 cc displacement allowed it to deliver an absolute benchmark of maximum power value for a twin-cylinder. Evolved over the years, it has also seen the birth of smaller displacement versions, first 898 and then 955. The latter helped win the first Supersport world title for Ducati in 2023 with Nicolò Bulega and won the MotoAmerica Supersport title in 2022 and 2023.

The technical design of the Superquadro twin-cylinder has set new standards for refinement and sophistication. The crankcases were made by Vacural® casting, with aluminum pressed-in cylinder liners equipped with NikaSil coating, which allowed the heads to be fixed directly on the crankcases. The head, clutch, and oil pan covers are made of magnesium. All this has helped to develop an extremely compact and rigid engine, a stressed element of an innovative chassis based on an unprecedented monocoque frame.


The desmodromic distribution has seen the adoption of “super-finished” rocker arms coated with DLC treatment to reduce friction and increase resistance to fatigue. The mixed chain/gear control has set new benchmarks in terms of efficiency and reliability.

The Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition features the Superquadro V2, with a displacement of 955 cc. It is as enjoyable on the road as it is effective and responsive on the track, with its 155 hp at 10,750 rpm and torque of 76.7 lb-ft at 9,000 rpm.

Ducati’s tribute to this revolutionary engine takes the form of a collector’s bike with the Panigale V2 Final Edition. The Superquadro Tribute livery, created by Drudi Performance and the Ducati Style Centre, remains faithful to Ducati design themes by using the characteristic colors: white, red, black, and grey.

The shield’s curve on the upper half of the cowl stretches out to align with the bike’s shape, and the number plate underneath follows its outline. The Superquadro engine is displayed on the sides of the fairing, showcasing its exact position. The tank’s dark and cold tone, the matt grey, accentuates the contrast with the colors on the fairing, giving the bike a modern character. The livery is then completed with the saddle embellished with embroidery that adds elegance to its sporty style.

Thanks to the 6-axis inertial platform, the Panigale V2’s electronic equipment guarantees the motorcycle’s safety and full control. The electronic package includes ABS Cornering EVO, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 2, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Ducati Quick Shift up/down (DQS) EVO 2, and Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO, which helps the rider optimize the stability of his Ducati in extreme corner entry conditions.

The technical features of the Panigale V2, using a monocoque chassis solution, are accompanied by Öhlins suspension and steering damper. The Rizoma rider footpegs are adjustable and made from billet aluminum. The front and rear mudguards, silencer end, chain guard, clutch cover protection, swingarm cover, and shock absorber cover are in carbon fiber. Additional features of the single-seated Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition include a lithium-ion battery and sports grips. The animation of the dashboard at key-on and the contact key is unique to this model.

For those wishing to use the Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition on a closed track, a kit for removing the license plate, mirrors, and billet aluminum racing tank cap, can be fitted. This removal kit is included with the purchase of the bike and is equipped with a GPS module for DDA data acquisition. *

Like every collectible Ducati, the Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition comes with a certificate of authenticity, a personalized motorcycle cover, and a unique, machined triple clamp featuring the model number.

The Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition will be available in United States dealerships in December 2024.

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Panigale V2 Standard Equipment

  • Superquadro L-twin engine, 955 cc
  • Monocoque chassis
  • 4.5-gallon aluminium tank
  • Öhlins Ø 48 mm upside-down fork, fully adjustable, with TiN treatment
  • Fully adjustable Öhlins monoshock with single-sided aluminum swingarm
  • Steering damper
  • Braking system with Brembo M4.32 monobloc calipers
  • Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II Tires
  • Latest generation electronic package with 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (6D IMU): Riding Modes, Power Modes, ABS Bosch Cornering, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 2, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Engine Brake Control (EBC) ) EVO, final gear self-learning, buttons for rapid change of levels
  • Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2, full LED headlight with Daytime Running Light (DRL), Öhlins steering damper, automatic indicator switch-off, lithium battery
  • Single-seat configuration

Exclusive Panigale V2 Superquadro Final Edition Equipment

  • Dedicated Superquadro Tribute livery
  • Billet aluminum triple clamp with progressive number
  • Dedicated rider seat
  • Dedicated dashboard animation at key-on
  • Dedicated contact key
  • Carbon fiber silencer end, front and rear mudguard, swingarm protection, chain guard, clutch cover, and shock absorber protection
  • Sport grips
  • Adjustable footrests machined from solid
  • GPS module
  • License plate holder removal kit *
  • Mirror removal kit in billet aluminum *
  • Tank cap machined from solid aluminum *
  • Dedicated motorcycle cover
  • Certificate of Authenticity

*Additional equipment for vehicles used exclusively on closed circuits. Use on public roads is prohibited by law.

Source: Ducati Motor Holding SpA

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