2018 Ducati Panigale V4 First Ride Review: 10 Things You Need To Know

The compact nature of the Stradale V4 in the foreground is evident next to the the MotoGP mill behind it. The V-4 is smaller and easier to package than the former 1199/1299 Superquadro V-Twin, even if it weighs about 5 pounds extra, at 143 pounds. Grams are saved by using lightweight magnesium for engine covers and the sump.