We were correct in what we were talking about the other day about the Aprilia RSV4, but with nuances. The lion brand will continue with the same line in its Superbikes and for the moment it will not introduce exterior changes, although inside there are interesting news that can give a lot of play in the Superbike World Championship.
Although the engine is the same as in the previous versions that have been with us since 2008, the Italians continue to evolve the mechanics thanks to the experience that year after year they get in competition. Today they are able to offer the general public versions that exceed 230 horses of power without resorting to external trainers.
Aprilia RSV4 RR and RSV4 RF
Aprilia's long living legacy in competition with 54 world titles It is the DNA that runs through the veins of the most performing model of the Italian brand. This 2015 he dominated with authority in the FIM Superstock Cup led by Lorenzo Savadori and achieved victory in the WSBK with Jordi Torres, showing both a leading motorcycle as it leaves the factory or being prepared for high-level competitions.
The Aprilia RSV4 RF is the maximum exponent that a customer can aspire to at any of the Noale dealerships and it is equipped with Öhlins black leg suspensions and forged aluminum wheels. The electronic section receives the V4-MP, a telemetry system linked to the smartphone and that it is capable of making adjustments to the electronic section of the RSV4 at different points of the circuit to spin finer than anyone else.
Although aesthetically there are not many changes, the decoration is new. The bodywork maintains its sharp and compact lines and it retains the triple headlight at the front and that minimalist tail at the rear.
The engine continues to rely on the four-cylinder structure in vee at 65 degrees, surpassing the barrier of 200 horsepower that is kept at bay with a evolved APRC system compared to the previous model. But if you want more, keep reading.
Aprilia Factory Works
But if these lion superbikes are not enough for you, Aprilia Racing makes the project available to everyone Factory Works with which each motorcycle can be ordered so that it already comes from the factory assembled with specifications for Superstock or Superbike championships.
Taking the basis of the Aprilia RSV4 RR there will be different degrees of preparation depending on the requirements for each regulation that will affect from the preparation of the chassis, the complexity of the electronics or the power of the engine. At best the maximum power that can be drawn from the four-cylinder will exceed 230 horses.
In this way, Factory Works It gives those who want to get the most out of the Superbike on the track to have first class equipment without resorting to external trainers and benefiting from Noale's experience and the guarantee of being a factory product.