Ducati Panigale V4 R LEGO Technic kit revealed
What do you do when you can't buy the Ducati Panigale V4 R for real? You get yourself a Ducati Panigale V4 R LEGO Technic kit. The popular kit manufacturer has revealed its latest set to recreate a scaled-down version of the Ducati Panigale V4 R with the help of 646 bricks and the red livery. The latter is the signature colour of the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer. This kit will be on sale at Ducati dealerships and in the Ducati Online Shop, as well as in the entire LEGO sales network, starting from June 1, 2020, priced at 59.99 Euro (approximately Rs 4,995).
The LEGO Technic Ducati Panigale V4 R measures 32cm in length, 16cm in height and 8cm in width and is the first motorcycle model in the kit manufacturer's history to include a gearbox to simulate different speeds and riding techniques. Other striking features are the steering and suspension that give realistic movement, in addition to front and rear disc brakes. LEGO mentions, that the kickstand, exhaust pipe, windscreen and dashboard are the details that make the scale model resemble the actual bike very closely.
The Ducati Panigale V4 R makes use of the most powerful and high-performance Ducati 998cc
Desmosedici Stradale R engine, from WSBK championship bike, that generates 221PS of power at 15,250rpm and 112 Nm of torque. These figures go up to 234PS at 15,500rpm with the the full-racing exhaust Ducati Performance by Akrapovic.
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"The Ducati Panigale V4 R is such an elegant icon and a masterpiece of technology," states Aurélien Rouffiange, Senior Designer of LEGO Technic. "It was essential for me to include as many details and features as I could, to capture all the curves and the unique design of the Red icon, to create for the first time a functioning gearbox and steering as well as a V4 cylinder engine that spins. To me riding is all about the sensation you feel in connection with the road on your motorcycle. I hope that building the LEGO Technic Panigale V4 R model brings you the same excitement."
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