Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Superbikes : Aprilia RSV4

Aprilia RSV4 was the shining star of 2010, 2012 and 2014 Superbike World Championship. However, it was launched in 2009 Superbike World Championship Season and it managed to awe the bike lovers with its first wheel screeching as well. It surpassed its predecessor Aprilia RSV1000R with more power, lesser weight, improved handling and advanced electronics. The source of its power is 65-degree 999.6 cc (61 cu in) V-4 engine which glorifies its crown for being its manufacturer’s fist four-cylinder engine.
The first look of Aprilia RSV4 was released in Milan on February 2008. Aprilia RSV4 was designed for superbike racing and with its current modification it can produce around 200 horsepower.

Aprilia RSV4’s winning rides:

2010 Superbike World Championship, Rider – Max Biaggi

2012 Superbike World Championship, Rider – Max Biaggi

2014 Superbike World Championship, Rider – Sylvain Guintoli

2015 FIM Superstock 1000 Cup, Rider – Lorenzo Savadori

Fact File :

Company – Aprilia [substitute of PIAGGIO]
Type – Sports Bike
Engine – 999.6 cc
Power – 200hp
Brakes – Front: Dual 320mm diameter floating discs, Brembo monobloc radial 4-piston calipers
                Rear: 220mm diameter disc, Brembo 2-piston calipers
Tires:  Front- 120/70 ZR17, Rear- 200/55 ZR17
Weight: 180kg
Fuel Capacity – 16-17 litre

Price in India – INR 21,00,000 onwards

[the above stated information have been sourced from company profile]

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