Ducati Panigale V4 R is LEGO set 42107-1. It has a score of 89. This is average compared to all other sets. The set is recommended by 3 reviews, based on 3 scored reviews and 8 reviews total. It is ranked in the top 18.45% scored sets on Brick Insights. We know this set was released in 2020, and it is categorised in Technic.
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I was very impressed with this lego set, I have not had a set for over 10 years now and it was a great way back in. The model took me about 4 hours to build and I was taking it relaxed and just enjoying the process! As a big motorbike fan I appreciate the detail in the v4 r which is a beautiful bike, I love how the 4 cylinder engine works and the idea of the clutch is fun! It's 100% brought me back into the lego universe and I'm ready for my next set!
When we interviewed him back in May, LEGO Technic Senior Designer Aurélien Rouffiange told us that they “decided to develop 'shaping' elements" for this year's models, and the Ducati Panigale V4-R is a good example of that. Many new parts were specifically developed for this model and they make it look great. In addition to that, it is the very first LEGO Technic motorcycle to feature a gearbox. It has the looks, it has the functions: it's the best Technic bike ever made, and sets the bar quite high for future models.
I wouldn't have gone out and purchased this particular set, not because it's a bad set or looks iffy, but because it didn't really pip my interest. However, after building it, I must admit I quite enjoyed it, despite the lack of numbered bags and the final model looks quite cool.
Quite frankly, this is a great set and it contains some interesting solutions and mechanisms. It's a first when it comes to gearing on a LEGO Technic motorbike and it really captures the look of the Ducati Panigale V4 R.
I shouldn't discount that this would be a must-have for any Ducati fan. Inexpensive Technic sets tend to lack heft and can be rather disappointing while exclusive sets are quite nice but fall outside of many people's budgets. This set has a bit of heft to it. So while this is one I may have passed up, at $69.99 the biggest takeaway is this feels like an almost-premium Technic set at a relatively affordable price.
It's a worthy addition to the Technic motorcycle stable but a flawed one. It's nice to know it has a gearbox inside but it's practically useless.