Panigale V4S test ride

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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby duke63 » 12 Jul 2018, 09:29

0-180mph in 14 seconds.

Its how insanely fast it accelerates that will catch people out.

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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby Stonesie » 12 Jul 2018, 10:12

Very nice write up there Duke.
Makes me want to go and test one more than reading about it in performance bikes.
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby C00kiemonster » 12 Jul 2018, 10:22

Incredible. The sensible one in me thinks it shouldnt be legal tbh. How on earth that can be used in any big way on the road is beyond me.
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby Blade » 12 Jul 2018, 11:02

I've decided I actually NEED one in my life :P
Not a nice to have but a genuine nesseacity (nod)

TBH im still making up the reason why, but the conclusion is it is mandatory that I have one as essential equipment I cannot possibly function without (giggle)













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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby StMarks » 12 Jul 2018, 12:56

Blade wrote:I've decided I actually NEED one in my life

(shake) Don't do it mate.

(wait) Think about this first. (nod)


What youactually need is the V4 Superleggera, when it's produced in a year or so. 8)
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby Blade » 12 Jul 2018, 13:04

StMarks wrote:
Blade wrote:I've decided I actually NEED one in my life

(shake) Don't do it mate.

(wait) Think about this first. (nod)


What youactually need is the V4 Superleggera, when it's produced in a year or so. 8)


Agreed but for that I will need one of your kidneys and a willing buyer (giggle)
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby duke63 » 12 Jul 2018, 13:43

It can be ridden in a more sedate manner than the 1299 v twin but the way it accelerates is mind blowing. If I were on a position where I could buy one to use as the occasional road bike but more a track bike then it would be a no brainer. It is more than just the fastest accelerating bike out there.

The grip is unbelievable.

The brakes are stupendous.

It doesn’t get as hot as the 1299.

JHP have one coming in next week. I was given first dibs on it.
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby Blade » 12 Jul 2018, 13:48

Got one booked out for 4 hours Duke.

Plan to ride back to back with my 1299 for a good comparison.

I'll be honest the 1299 is too much for me but in a world where too much is not enough I'll happily take more (giggle)
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Re: Panigale V4S test ride

Postby duke63 » 12 Jul 2018, 15:15

Enjoy. It takes biking to another level in my opinion and far closer to full on race bikes than ever befi
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