The Aprilia Sportcity One 50 Street was launched in the summer of 2012. Thereby, the scooter is one of the youngest models in Aprilia’s lineup. It shares the same unique design as the other Sportcity models, both elegant and sporty, and is sold at an extremely competitive price considering the performance and equipment.
Perhaps it goes without saying that the Sportcity One 50 was built with comfort and practicality in mind. As a result you are treated with a comfortable anatomically shaped seat, a generous flat platform which also provides ample space for bulky objects and an ergonomically designed grab handle. Not to mention about the complete instruments which deliver all the information you need, in a clear and intuitive manner.
The scooter is propelled by a lively 50 cm3 (49,38 cc) engine which delivers a maximum output of 3.0 kW (4.08 BHP) at 6,500 rpm and 4.40 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm.
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Aprilia started its adventure in the big bikes segment with the Pegaso 650. In fact the Pegaso 650 was the first bike of its kind and gave the start to an entire new segment.
Fortunately the company never stopped to improve the Pegaso 650 and the bike continues to considered a benchmark in its segment.
The 2012 Aprilia Pegaso 650 Factory is propelled by a modern, four-valve, dry sump engine with electronic fuel injection which puts out 48 HP (35 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 59 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm.
The company says that its bike was made to master the hairpins of mountain roads and trails and rewards you with a thrilling ride every time you jump on the saddle. The bike was not only made for savage roads, as it feels imilarly comfortable around the city too. With a total steering angle of 76° (38°+38°), the Pegaso 650 flicks through the traffic like a compact scooter.
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When it was first launched, the Aprilia Shiver took its segment by surprise as it was packed with modern technologies, it had a powerful engine and it’s style screamed dynamism. Though, the company decided to raise the bar even higher and launched the technologically advanced Shiver 750 GT ABS.
The new Sports Tourer has all it needs to be considered one of the most capable models in its class. Thanks to its perfect combination of sports handling, versatility and power the Shiver 750 GT ABS is able to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you fire up the engine.
Talking about the engine, the motorcycle is powered by Aprilia’s V90 Four stroke longitudinal 90° V twin, liquid cooled, double overhead camshaft unit with mixed gear/chain drive and four valves per cylinder. r The engine cranks out 95 HP at 9000 rpm and 8.25 kgm of torque at 7000 rpm which is more than enough to keep even the most demanding riders satisfied.
Moreover, the integral Ride by Wire accelerator, the mapping management controlledby the rider (Sport, Touring and Rain), and the brakes with radial calipers, are truly unique solutions for the sports touring segment and make the Aprilia Shiver 750 GT a sophisticated bike.
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The Aprilia SR 50 R is one of the most popular sports scooters developed by Aprilia. Since its inception, the scooter was constantly upgraded and the 2012 model comes with a new design, inspired by the RSV 1000 R Factory.
Apart from its tasty new skin, the SR 50 incorporates numerous technical solutions derived directly from Aprilia’s world-beating maxi.
The company says that ever since it was first introduced, the SR has been the preferred scooter of the Aprilia Racing Team, and is used extensively at trials and race meetings to get quickly between pit lane and the paddock.
Power comes from a liquid cooled horizontal single cylinder two stroke engine with 49cc displacement. The unit is mated on an automatic gearbox which offers smooth and precise shifts.
The scooter’s speed is kept in check by a front 190 mm stainless steel disc gripped by a racing caliper with twin opposed 32 mm pistons and a rear 190 mm stainless steel disc paired with a racing caliper with twin opposed 30 mm pistons.
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Rugged, sporty, yet pretty stylish the Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 offers a perfect combination of power, agility and pure technology. The 2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 was built using light but strong materials and plastic body panels have been reduced to a minimum.
Compared to the previous model the 2102 Aprilia’s 750 cc 90° V twin engine has received a few upgrades. As a result the electronic and mechanical content of this V twin engine sets new standards in its segment. The engine incorporates a long list of advanced technology which includes liquid cooling, Tri-Map engine management and ride-by-wire throttle control, four valves per cylinder, double overhead cam valve timing, electronic fuel injection with two throttle bodies and hydraulically operated wet clutch. The engine’s output is rated at 67.3 kW (92 HP) at 8750 rpm and 8.4 kgm (82 Nm) of torque at 4500 rpm.
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Aprilia managed to win a lot of fans after has earned 45 world titles (36 in Moto GP, 2 in Superbike, 7 in off-road competition) and hundreds of championship races. Thus it managed to establish itself from the start as an absolute leader in the 50 and 125 super sport segment.
The company’s success had proved everyone that the Italian manufacturer has what it needs to compete against the best players in its segment and today its models are seen as reliable and modern motorcycles.
From 1993 until today, more than 100,000 Aprilia RS 125 two stroke bikes have been manufactured and sold in more than 30 countries around the world and now the model offers the newest technologies developed by the Noale manufacturer.
Power comes from a four stroke liquid cooled single cylinder engine with electronic injection and 4 valves. The engine has a total displacement of 124,8 cc and is paired with a six speed transmission.
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The 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R is one of the newest motorcycles developed by the Italian manufacturer. The motorcycle features a sharp design which underlines its sporty character. You’ll especially like the imposing headlights and the sporty exhaust pipes. Like the original Tuono, the new V4 R is immediately recognisable with its triple headlight fixed top fairing.
The Aprilia Tuono V4 is powered by Aprilia’s longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooling, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder engine which has a 999.9 cc displacement. The engine cranks out a maximum power of 167.3 CV (123 kW) at 11.500 rpm and 111.5 Nm of torque at 9.500 rpm.
The motorcycle is available in two different configurations namely Tuono V4 R and Tuono V4 R APRC and in a choice of three colours: competition black, sunlit yellow and wing grey.
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The Aprilia Pegaso leads the way when it comes to big 600 cc bikes. It was the first of its kind and despite its age is still among the top sellers in its segment.
One of the secrets behind the Aprilia Pegaso 650’s success is the fact that it was constantly upgraded and with every year that passes the motorcycle becomes better and better.
Naturally the center piece of the 2012 Aprilia Pegaso 650 is its modern, four-valve, dry sump engine which is fitted with electronic fuel injection. As far as performance go, the engine delivers a maximum output of 48 HP (35 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 6.01 kgm ( 59 Nm) of torque at 5,000 rpm.
Apart from its strong engine, the Aprilia Pegaso 650 is also equipped with ultra-light wheels, sport brakes and fine tuned suspensions.
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It is certainly no easy matter to take the lead in a class as fiercely competitive as the medium powered naked class. A class where the battle is not just about technology and performance, but also design, component rationality and riding ease and pleasure, elements which are not always compatible and are particularly demanding for designers and engineers.
Aprilia has picked up this challenge and interpreted it by applying its own successful philosophy to a completely new design, destined to set new standards for years to come. A bike both strongly aggressive and at the same time clean-cut and elegant, in perfect Aprilia style. A bike at the top of its class for its sporty personality, designed on the basis of the know-how of a company which has to date won 250 world championship victories.
The pride of all Aprilia bikes, refined mechanics and a top class chassis, are once again the key to the success of the Shiver 750.
The Aprilia Shiver 750 is the naked everyone was waiting for. A design able to satisfy the disparate needs of those buying this type of bike. From everyday use to a trip along mountain passes or use on the racetrack, the Aprilia Shiver 750 is completely at home in any situation, guaranteeing pure riding pleasure at all times.
Light, agile and powerful, it has a new generation engine and the most advanced technical features in its class. The brand new 90° V2 produced entirely in-house by Aprilia is extremely compact. Above all, thanks to the advanced electronic management, it can deliver a level of power comparable to four cylinder engines in the same class, but with much more favourable torque at low revs for an efficient and pleasing ride even on everyday routes. True to the Aprilia tradition, the chassis simply has no rivals in its class. The innovative mixed trellis/aluminium frame provides standard setting rigidity. All this makes the bike extremely compact, perfect even for the beginner.
With a dry weight of just 189 kg, the lightness of the Aprilia Shiver 750 also satisfies the most canny motorcyclist. Its manoeuvrability and engine performance enable the bike to accompany its owner from his first few metres on two wheels up to his complete motorcycling maturity. Full story
The latest off roaders developed by Aprilia are the SX 125 and RX 125. Both bikes are based on the sporty style of the SXV and RXV motorcycles which managed to conquer a lot of hearts due to their tasty design and capable engines.
The Aprilia RX 125 is aimed at young riders who want to learn the secrets of motorcycles. The company says that both the SX and RX are built to deliver total rider satisfaction are fitted with a series of modern technologies which offer fist class performance and handling.
The motorcycles sit on relatively big 17 inch wheels shod in sport tyres. The swheels are fitted with front 260 mm disc and two-piston floating caliper and a rear 220 mm disc and grabbed by floating piston.
The suspension consists of a front 40 mm upside down telescopic fork which offers a wheel travel of 260 mm and a rear long steel swingarm that delivers maximum traction and a rear wheel travel of 270 mm.
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