Ducati Monster SP and Panigale V4 R arrive from RM98,000

Biondi (fourth from left) and Michael (fourth from right) at the launch of the Monster SP (left) and Panigale V4 R with other members of the Ducati team. 

KUALA LUMPUR: Ducati fans in Malaysia have a reason to rejoice as the brand-new 2023 Ducati Panigale V4 R and Ducati Monster SP are now available locally.

These two thrilling models were recently unveiled at the prestigious Ducati Kuala Lumpur showroom at Wisma Pahlawan on Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, Kampung Attap here.

The launch was held in the presence of renowned Ducati Riding Experience (DRE) instructors Karel Abraham, Chaz Davies, Alex de Angelis and Dario Marchetti, alongside esteemed guests, including Ducati Malaysia COO Dennis Michael and Ducati Motor Holding vice-president Sales Marketing Asia Pacific Marco Biondi.

The Panigale V4 R, priced at RM458,900, promises an exhilarating ride with its 998cc engine that delivers an impressive power output of 218hp and 111.3Nm torque.

Panigale V4 R.
Panigale V4 R.

As the closest production model to a competition bike ever created, the Panigale V4 R boasts cutting-edge technology and features.

Equipped with an advanced Ducati electronics suite, riders can enjoy an array of riding aids, including Riding Modes, Power Modes, Cornering ABS EVO, Ducati Traction Control (DTC) EVO 3, Ducati Wheelie Control (DWC) EVO, Ducati Slide Control (DSC), Engine Brake Control (EBC) EVO 2, Auto tyre calibration, Ducati Power Launch (DPL), and Ducati Quick Shift (DQS) up/down EVO 2.

Meanwhile, the Monster SP, priced at RM98,900, is powered by a 937cc engine that delivers a punchy 111hp and 93.5Nm of torque.

Monster SP.
Monster SP.

Features include fully adjustable Ohlins suspension, a weight reduction of 1.99kg compared to the standard Monster, bringing it down to 185.97kg, and a unique MotoGP livery.

Riders can choose from three distinct riding modes—Sport, Touring, and the new Wet setting.

The Termignoni homologated silencer adds a touch of elegance and performance to this exceptional two-wheeler.
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