Ducati Introduces Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 at Rs. 54.9Lakhs
Ducati Motors on July 15 paid tribute to a creation that changed the Superbike world forever. The company introduced Ducati Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 celebrating the 25th anniversary of Ducati 916. This bike has revolutionized the world of motorcycle design and has made fans fall in love all over the world. The vehicle is incredibly innovative in its styling, elegance, compactness and is believed to be the sexiest and most iconic bike ever built.
The new Panigale V4 is inspired by the Ducati 916, winner of World Superbike Championships, 8 constructor titles, and 6 riders’ titles. Ducati decided to celebrate the success and anniversary by building a special 916. There are only 500 models of this monster manufactured by the company and they will be available in India at a price of Rs. 54.9Lakhs.
The 25 Anniversario 916 is built on the mechanics of the Panigale V4 S with upgraded racing content from the Panigale V4 R. The looks of the bike combines a special livery with forged magnesium wheels, a titanium type-approved Akrapovic exhaust and a long list of Ducati Performance components. Ducati 25 Anniversario was previewed first at round nine of the Superbike World Championship that took place last week in California, USA.
India, being one of the biggest markets for automobiles witnessed the unveiling of the bike on July 15. Sergi Canovas, Managing Director of Ducati India contributed to the event saying, “The Ducati 916 is one of the most iconic motorcycles to have come out of the Borgo Panigale factory and it redefined design and performance at its time. At Ducati, we’re very proud of our heritage and what better way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 916 than to produce an ultra-exclusive version of the Panigale V4, recognizing our present and the past. The Panigale V4 25° Anniversary 916 is coming to India and I’m sure bike enthusiasts and collectors alike will appreciate its uniqueness.”
The Panigale V4 25 Anniversario 916 will be available for sale in India from October 2019 at a price of Rs. 54,90,000(ex-showroom).
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