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 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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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 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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Not long ago, Aprilia decided to enlarge their success area from supermoto (SXV) and enduro (RXV) to motocross with the MXV 4.5 model. Don’t be fooled by the bike’s similar looks as Aprilia spent a lot of time modifying the platform in order to prove efficient for motocross riding. The frame and fuel tank suffered radical changes, while the engine has been worked on from airbox to exhaust.
With the RXV 4.5 – 5.5, Aprilia proves that development never stops as the world of racing is a continuous inspiration for road legal motorcycles such as the two reviewed today. Featuring an even lighter chassis than the previous generation model, an upgraded V-Twin motor and new design, the RXVs are some of the most highly acclaimed off-road motorcycles of this year.