They say racing improves the breed. So does aeronautic-tested tech. When the two trickle down to our automotive world, magic can happen. Yet now we have track-focused Lamborghini Huracán STO inspiring the Ducati Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini. Is there magic when the twain meet?
Unveiled at the San Marino Grand Prix at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli (whew!), the new Ducati is powered by a 208-horsepower 1103cc Desmosedici Stradale V4 putting out 208 horses. This is the second collaboration between the two Italians, the first being the 2020 Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini, which was inspired by the Lamborghini Sián.
The Ducati Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini has specially made forged wheels, a front fender inspired by the air ducts of the Lambo, special carbon fiber touches and an STO logo with the number 63 (which signifies the year Lamborghini began producing cars). There also are extractors and air intakes on the tank cover, toe cap and tail piece inspired by the Lambo’s rear brake cooling ducts, fender vents and extraction vents. Even the seat is inspired by the Huracán’s.
Only 630 bikes will be built, all with the integration of “technical and stylistic elements typical of Lamborghini DNA,” all painted Verde Citrea (green) with Arancio Dac (orange) flourishes. If this doesn’t sound distinctive enough for you, an additional 63 will be built for Lamborghini owners who wish to design a Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini with livery and rims that matches their own supercar via the Ducati Style Center.
Owners of the Ducati Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini also will be able to complete the package with “a helmet, jacket and limited-edition bike leathers, in colorways reflecting their Ducati bike’s specification.”