Aprilia launched the 2012 Tuono V4 R APRC, a bike that’s able to deal effortless with the demands of the most hardcore enthusiasts.
The motorcycle features a dynamic body that cuts through the air with ease and is powered by Aprilia’s longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine with double overhead camshafts (DOHC) and four valves per cylinder. The modern engine rewards you with a maximum output of 167.3 CV (123 kW) at 11.500 rpm and 111.5 Nm of torque at 9.500 rpm.
The engine is mounted on a strong yet light aluminum frame. The company says that the Tuono’s frame “ exploits the strength and flexibility of cast and pressed elements in a structure that sets new benchmarks in terms of balance and dynamic efficiency.” Shortly, that is translated into maximum torsional stiffness and flexional stiffness.
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When made its debut, the Aprilia Sportcity was considered a pretty revolutionary scooter. Its big 15 inch wheels, the imposing tires and the capable engine were all working together to offer lively performance for those who wanted a fast but efficient way of urban transportation. Thanks to its versatile nature, the Sportcity was able to combine with success the comfort of a large wheel scooter with the power and handling of a sports scooter. Thanks to all these benefits, the Sportcity became pretty fast one of Aprilia’s best selling scooters.
Due to its success, the Aprilia Sportcity range has grown over the years and today is one of the most complete in its segment.
The new Aprilia Sportcity Cube features a design inspired by dynamism and advanced technology. This scooter is available in two engine displacements namely 125 cc and 300 cc.
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The Aprilia RSV4 makes no compromise when it comes to agility. The motorcycle was designed to reward you with first class performance on the track but also on the road. It comes with a sporty style, modern technologies and a strong engine.
Talking about the engine, the RSV4 Factory APRC SE is equipped with a 65° V-4 unit which is combined Ride By Wire and multimap engine management. You also get adjustable traction control which is capable of self-adjusting to suit different types of tyres, wheelie control, launch control and quick shift.
The motorcycle is equipped with multi-adjustable suspensions, which consist of a front Öhlins Racing upside-down fork and a Öhlins Racing rear shock absorber developed from experience learned directly on the track. The rear shock features a piggy back nitrogen canister and adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping and length, allowing the height of the rear end of the bike to be altered to modify the set-up to suit different riding styles and tracks.
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The SXV was born from Aprilia’s experience in motorcycle competitions. During its long life, the SXV has received many upgrades which help it remain among the top dogs from in its segment.
The motorcycle is powered by the modern 45.2 77° V twin engine which is one of the most compact units in its class. The engine has a maximum speed of 12,500 rpm (450 motard) and is paired with a five speed gearbox.
This strong engine is combined with similarly strong brakes. Thereby, the SXV features FTE calipers and lightweight wave discs (320 mm at the front) for maximum braking control even under the most challenging conditions. The 240 mm rear disc is braked by a single piston caliper for a perfect combination of power and control.
Other highlights include the mixed trellis and aluminum frame, a strong swingarm and the central exhaust system with twinned silencers under the rear mudguard.
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The Aprilia Sportcity One was designed to help you deal easier with urban traffic. The scooter features an attractive and modern design language which inspires dynamism and joy. The design also emphasise practicality, safety, agility and economy, with a flair for fashion and style.
Perhaps it goes without saying that the Sportcity was built with safety, fun and economy in mind, thereby it offers an enjoyable riding experience and ultra low costs of ownership. The Aprilia Sportcity One conserves all the features that made the bigger Sportcity so popular, but offers an even better quality to price ratio.
The Sportcity One is available with a choice of two engine sizes (50 and 125) to cover all possible urban mobility needs. You also get a pretty generous fuel tank with a capacity of 7.5 litres.
All components are mounted on a classical open cradle frame in high strength steel tube. The frame delivers excellent rigidity and gives a confidence-inspiring ride and an excellent level of active safety.
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The Aprilia RXV has a pronounced race DNA under its skin and is fitted with many technologies developed using the company’s experience in the Enduro World Championship. Aprilia says that “everything about the RXV is dedicated to winning races.”
For the starters, the motorcycle comes with a sporty exterior design, the sharp lines and the aggressive frame. You’ll also like the mixed steel trellis frame, fixed air ducts and sculpted swingarm. Not to mention about the tail and rear side panels which are totally different in styling from traditional off-road designs.
Power comes from a 77° V twin four stroke, liquid cooled, engine which is combined with a five speed gearbox and a 7.8 liters fuel tank. The speed is kept in check by a front 270 mm floating disc in stainless steel with aluminum flange and a rear 240 mm stainless steel disc with floating caliper.
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Since its inception, the Aprilia Mana 850 GT was highly appreciated for its versatile character. The motorcycle has a lot to love and you’ll especially like its sporty performances, intelligent technologies and the first class ergonomics.
The company describes its new Mana 850 as being a “complete motorcycle, the new frontier, the missing link in an evolution that makes the world of motorcycling and its emotions accessible to all types of users.”
Among the wide range of features offered by the 2012 Aprilia MANA 850 GT you’ll find sequential/automatic transmission, radial brake calipers, helmet compartment, upside-down forks and ABS brakes. You also get an adjustable windshield which means that the level of protection can be adjusted to suit your own needs with a unique level of customization.
The motorcycle is powered by a 90° V-twin engine, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, single overhead cam engine with chain drive and four valves per cylinder.
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The Aprilia RSV4 is now offered with the innovative APRC system. Apart from the APRC, the 2012 model has also received a raft of significant updates made to the engine.
The Aprilia RSV4 is powered by a sporty, narrow 65° V four-cylinder engine which is compact, liquid cooled and features double overhead camshafts (DOHC) and four valves per cylinder. The electronic management system is another example of the 65° V4 engine’s technological supremacy, while the full Ride-by-Wire technology eliminates any direct connection between the throttle grip and the throttle valves. The engine is mated on a smooth shifting six speed gearbox which is combined with a state of the art wet clutch.
The stopping power is assured by front dual 320-mm floating stainless steel discs with lightweight stainless steel rotors and aluminum flange with 6 pins and rear 220-mm discs grabbed by Brembo calipers.
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Packed with a new engine and equipped with a series of modern technologies, the Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 ABS has all it needs to reward its rider with a thrilling ride.
The engine cranks out an impressive 130 hp at 8700 rpm and the company says that every internal element of the bike has been designed to optimize power delivery and make full use of the engine’s power. Among the features offered by the engine you’ll find Ride by Wire, electronic throttle management system and liquid cooling.
For more versatility the bike features a triple mapping system which includes Rain, Touring and Sport modes. Thereby the system allows you to adjust to various road conditions.
The front wheel is kept in check by a front 43 mm Sachs upside-down fork with shell-cast calliper brackets, adjustable spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping. On the other hand, the rear wheel is combined with a side-mounted Sachs gas shock absorber which features adjustable spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping.
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The 2012 version of the Aprilia RS 125 is powered by a single cylinder, two stroke, Rotax-Aprilia engine. Needless to say that the engine is fitted with all the modern technologies expected from a top manufacturer and is reliable to the core.
Among the technical features offered by the 124,8 cc unit, you’ll find a crankcase reed valve intake, liquid cooling, an anti-vibration balancer shaft and an automatic mixing system. The unit is also fitted with a catalytic converter and precision carburation which helps it meet the Euro 3 emission regulations.
The Aprilia’s RS 125 frame is made from cast aluminum alloy with cross ribbing reinforcement. Aprilia developed the RS 125’s frame using its experience in the GP 125 racing so you can expect to first class build quality. Despite its extremely light weight, this advanced structure achieves amazing tensional rigidity.
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