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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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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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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The 2012 Ducati Hypermotard 796 was created to dominate the road. The bike features an aggressive design which is combined with a host of modern technologies and a fairly capable engine. All these features make it one of the most attractive naked bikes in its segment.
Its engine has na 803cc displacement, is air cooled and delivers a maximum power of 81hp (59.6kW) @ 8000rpm and 55.7lb-ft (7.7kgm) of torque at 6250rpm. This massive power is sent to the rear wheel through a six speed gearbox which is combined with the APTC ‘wet’ clutch. This advanced clutch prevents destabilizing of the rear-end under aggressive down-shifting and also gives the extra benefit of a super-light feel at the lever.
The motorcycle is also fitted with a modern 2-1-2 catalytic exhaust system which uses an efficient pre-silencer configuration with twin lambda probes which help the bike conform to the Euro 3 emission standards.
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Packed with a strong twin cylinder engine the 2012 Aprilia DORSODURO 750 FACTORY is able to reward its rider with a tasty mix of adrenaline and enthusiasm every time it’s unleashed on the road. With a maximum power of 92 HP and 82 Nm of torque the engine has enough grunt to make your breath stop for a few seconds from the instant you step in the gas.
The unit was conceived to respect the highest standards in its class thereby it features a longitudinal 90°V architecture, is liquid cooled and has double overhead camshafts with mixed gear/chain valve timing and four valves per cylinder.
The engine’s power is sent to the rear wheels by means of a six speed gearbox which is paired with a Hydraulic Clutch. It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the clutch is self-adjusting, meaning that it needs no maintenance.
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The Aprilia SX 125 draws inspiration from the innovative SXV and RXV models. The motorcycle was especially designed for the young riders who search for a rugged bike which is ready to cope with both city and off-road riding.
The SX 125 sits on 17 inch wheels shod in sport tires and is built on a strong frame. Power comes from a single cylinder unit developed using Aprilia’s experience in motorcycle racing. One of the unique features of the engine is its cylinder which is made of nickel silicon carbide (Nikasil) liner. Lubrication is provided by a separate mixer system.
The stopping power is handled by a front 260 mm disc and a two-piston floating caliper and a rear 220 mm disc combined with another floating piston.
On the other hand, the suspension includes a 40 mm upside down telescopic fork and a rear long steel swingarm.
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The Husqvarna Nuda 900R is a sporty naked ready to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you jump on the saddle. The Nuda 900R combines Husqvarna’s traditional sporting nature with BMW’s engineering, so the result is nothing short of excellent.
The center piece of the Husqvarna Nuda 900R is a parallel 800cc two cylinder engine borrowed from the BMW F800R. However, unlike the Husqvarna F800R unit, the Nuda 900R’s engine has received a few tweaks which resulted in a bigger capacity rated at 900cc. Apart from the increased capacity, the engine has also received a series of modifications to improve the performance of the power and torque curve. Thanks to its numerous engine upgrades the Husqvarna Nuda 900R develops a maximum output of 77 kW (105 hp) at 8,500 rpm and 100 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.
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The TR 650 Strada is one of the newest single cylinder models in Husqvarna’s lineup. It features a sporty design language which inspires dynamism and power.
The bike is built on a reliable chassis which uses a tubular steel frame as a backbone. For increased rigidity the bike comes with a remove-able rear frame, while the front beam is bolted to the engine.
The suspension consists of a torsionally-stiff 46 millimeter upside-down telescopic fork and a rear dual swing arm made of pentagonal steel tubing in conjunction with a centrally-mounted rear shock with progressive linkage.
At the heart of the bike lies a water cooled 4-stroke single-cylinder, DOHC, four valves engine with a displacement of 652 cc. The engine develops a maximum power of 43 kW (58 hp) at 7,250 rpm and 60 Nm of torque at 5,750 rpm.
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The Husqvarna SMR 511 is one of the most capable supermotard models in its class. The motorcycle features a sporty design language underlined by its single piece side panel which runs along the bike and the long seat which offers a comfortable riding position. The new design not only puts ergonomics on the first place, but it also makes maintenance easier because you can access much easier components like the air filter or the rear shock.
All components are mounted on a perimetrical chassis made of high strength steel tubing. You also get an innovative suspension configuration which comes with a new linkage mounted on the upper side of the aluminium alloy swing arm.
The stopping power is assured by front Brembo 320 mm fixed disc with hydraulic control and four pistons radial caliper, and a rear 240 mm disc with single piston floating caliper.
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The Husqvarna SMR is an agile dirt bike which features a svelte silhouette and is packed with a long list of modern technologies. The motorcycle comes with a single piece side panel which runs from where traditionally the fuel tank would be, all the way through to the rear mudguard. The company says that it was carefully designed to offer a lower center of gravity, so you can expect to top notch steering and handling abilities.
Power comes from a 449.6 cc, liquid cooled single cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve engine which is paired with an 8.5 liter fuel tank.
The Husqvarna SMR sits on 17 inch wheels shod in 120/70-17" Pirelli M/C 58H TL Diablo front and 50/60-17" Pirelli M/C 66H TL Diablo rear tyres. The front wheel is kept in check by a MARZOCCHI USD telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle, compression and rebound stroke adjustment while the rear suspension consist of a SACHS Progressive link with single hydraulic shock absorber and features spring preload adjustment, compression and rebound adjustment.
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