Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 vs. Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

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Overview - Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 vs Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

In terms of technical specifications, both the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 and the Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021 are powered by V4 engines with similar displacements and cylinder configurations. However, the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory boasts a higher engine power of 217 HP compared to the Ducati Panigale V4 S's 214 HP. The torque output is also slightly higher for the Aprilia at 122 Nm compared to the Ducati's 124 Nm.

Both motorcycles feature high-quality suspension components from Öhlins, with upside-down telescopic forks at the front and a monoshock at the rear. The suspension on both models can be adjusted for compression, rebound, and preload. This allows riders to fine-tune the suspension to their preferences and riding style.

In terms of braking performance, both motorcycles are equipped with double disk brakes at the front with a diameter of 330 mm. The brakes use radial, monoblock technology and are supplied by Brembo, a renowned brand in the industry.

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

When it comes to rider assistance systems, both motorcycles offer advanced features such as ABS, riding modes, cornering ABS, launch control, ride-by-wire, quickshifter, traction control, and anti-wheelie. These systems enhance safety and provide riders with more control over the bike in various riding conditions.

In terms of dimensions and weights, the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory has a slightly shorter wheelbase of 1420 mm compared to the Ducati Panigale V4 S's 1469 mm. The seat height is also higher for the Aprilia at 851 mm compared to the Ducati's 830 mm. The Aprilia has a larger fuel tank capacity of 18.5 liters compared to the Ducati's 16 liters. However, the Ducati is slightly lighter with a kerb weight of 195 kg compared to the Aprilia's 199 kg.

Now let's discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each motorcycle. The Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory is praised for its great electronic chassis that offers a perfectly set-up ride straight from the showroom. The powerful engine provides an exhilarating riding experience, and the front wheel offers excellent feedback. The seating position is comfortable, and the bike allows for fast lap times even in its standard condition.

On the other hand, the Ducati Panigale V4 S is noted for its increased power for the 2022 model year. The controllability has been improved, and the chassis components have been fine-tuned. The ergonomics have also been adjusted for better rider comfort, and the gearbox tuning has been changed.

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

In terms of weaknesses, the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory is criticized for its slightly too long standard transmission, a clutch lever that looks cheap, and the quickshifter requiring discipline for perfect function. Additionally, some riders find the screen display to be coarse.

The Ducati Panigale V4 S has been noted to have somewhat spongy brakes and lacks a water temperature display in degrees.

In conclusion, both the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 and the Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021 are high-performance motorcycles with impressive specifications. The Aprilia offers a more powerful engine and a larger fuel tank capacity, while the Ducati boasts improvements in power, controllability, and ergonomics. Riders should consider their preferences and priorities to choose the motorcycle that best suits their needs.

Technical Specifications Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 compared to Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

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Engine and Drive Train

Engine typeEngine typeVEngine typeV
Engine powerEngine power217 HPEngine power214 HP
Rpm at Max. PowerRpm at Max. Power13200 rpmRpm at Max. Power13000 rpm
TorqueTorque122 NmTorque124 Nm
Rpm at TorqueRpm at Torque11000 rpmRpm at Torque9500 rpm
StarterStarterElectricStarterElectric
Clutch TypeClutch TypeMultiplate in oil-bath, AntihoppingClutch TypeMultiplate in oil-bath
TransmissionTransmissionChainTransmissionChain
Number of gearsNumber of gears6Number of gears6
CylindersCylinders4Cylinders4
StrokesStrokes4-StrokeStrokes4-Stroke
ValvesValvesDOHCValvesDesmodromic
CoolingCoolingliquidCoolingliquid
DisplacementDisplacement1099 ccmDisplacement1103 ccm

Suspension Front

Front suspensionFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic forkFront suspensionUpside-Down telescopic fork
BrandBrandÖhlinsBrandÖhlins
AdjustmentAdjustmentCompression, ReboundAdjustmentCompression, Preload, Rebound

Suspension Rear

Shock absorberShock absorberMonoshockShock absorberMonoshock
BrandBrandÖhlinsBrandÖhlins
AdjustmentAdjustmentCompression, Preload, ReboundAdjustmentCompression, Preload, Rebound

Chassis

FrameFrameAluminiumFrameAluminium

Brakes Front

TypeTypeDouble diskTypeDouble disk
DiameterDiameter330 mmDiameter330 mm
PistonPistonFour pistonsPistonFour pistons
TechnologyTechnologyradial, MonoblockTechnologyradial, Monoblock
BrandBrandBremboBrandBrembo

Brakes Rear

TypeTypeDiscTypeDisc
DiameterDiameter220 mmDiameter245 mm
PistonPistonDouble pistonPistonDouble piston

Assistance Systems

Advanced Rider Assistance SystemsAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABS, Riding modes, Cornering ABS, Launch-Control, Ride by Wire, Quickshifter, Traction control, Anti-wheelieAdvanced Rider Assistance SystemsABS

Dimensions and Weights

Front tyre widthFront tyre width120 mmFront tyre width120 mm
Front tyre heightFront tyre height70 %Front tyre height70 %
Front tyre diameterFront tyre diameter17 inchFront tyre diameter17 inch
Rear tyre widthRear tyre width200 mmRear tyre width200 mm
Rear tyre heightRear tyre height55 %Rear tyre height60 %
Rear tyre diameterRear tyre diameter17 inchRear tyre diameter17 inch
WheelbaseWheelbase1420 mmWheelbase1469 mm
Seat HeightSeat Height851 mmSeat Height830 mm
Kerb Weight (with ABS)Kerb Weight (with ABS)199 kgKerb Weight (with ABS)195 kg
Fuel Tank CapacityFuel Tank Capacity18.5 lFuel Tank Capacity16 l
License compliancyLicense compliancyALicense compliancyA
Stationary noiseStationary noise105 dBStationary noise107 dB

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Pros and Cons in comparison

Pros and Cons in comparison

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021

You want a motorbike that serves you good lap times without a single movement and without any further investment? Then take the Aprilia RSV4 Factory. Out of the box, it's the bike that hits the fast line the easiest, giving hobby racers and energetic riders instant good lap times. On corner exit, the power can be used even better in 2021 - the new ECU does a good job. The exclusive dream bike from Noale has been made better once again.

Great electronic chassis offers playfully perfect set-up directly from the showroom

incredibly powerful engine

wonderful feeling for the front wheel

great seating position

fast lap times are simply unbelievably easy in standard condition.

slightly too long standard transmission

cheap-looking clutch lever

quickshifter requires discipline for perfect function

coarse screen display

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021

There are hardly any real weaknesses left in the current Super Bikes anyway. Who gets along better with which motorbike now depends more on personal preferences than on pure data. By further improving the rideability, the Panigale can certainly score points with more and more riders. The latest update of the Panigale V4S, however, brings some advantages in terms of racetrack use and, not least due to the diverse setting options, probably enables many riders to improve their lap times compared to the predecessor. But how much depends largely on the rider!

More power for 2022

better controllability

tuning of chassis components

ergonomics

changed gearbox tuning.

Brake somewhat spongy

no water temperature display in degrees

Price Comparison Avarage Market Price Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory vs Ducati Panigale V4 S

There are a few key differences between a Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 and a Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021. In terms of price, the actual average price of a Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021 is about 33% higher. Compared to Ducati Panigale V4 S 2021 there are more Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory 2021 bikes available on the 1000PS.de Marketplace, specifically 7 compared to 4. It takes less time to sell a Ducati Panigale V4 S with 133 days compared to 135 days for the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory. Since model year 2019 1000PS.de editors have written 15 reviews for the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory and 21 reviews for the Ducati Panigale V4 S since model year 2018. The first review for the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory was published on 11/3/2018 and now has more than 61,300 views. This compares to more than 131,500 views for the first review on Ducati Panigale V4 S published on 11/5/2017.

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