view thumbnails grid view horizontal compact blog view
2018 - 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF / RF LE

2018 - 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF / RF LE

Aprilia Improves An Already Impressive Bike

Ahead of MY2018, Aprilia gave the RSV4 RF a significant rebuild that included a new set of Öhlins stems and beefed-up electronics along with improved anchors, all of which are driven by a race-proven, 201-horsepower V4 engine. This is a bike built for the would-be racers and fiery-eyed stoplight burners out there, and it comes with all the street-legal goodies you need to enjoy it on the public roads. If you’re into actual track use, the factory would like you to know that this machine is a full second faster than the outgoing model; take that for what it’s worth. Additionally, the factory offers the RSV4 RF in a limited-edition build with its own special design and livery that sets it apart from the standard version.

Read more
2019 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory

2019 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory

It’ll Show You In A Heartbeat Where Your Skillset Is Weak

Most of the major players have some sort of street-legal racebike on the market, and for Aprilia, that honor falls to the RSV4 1100 Factory. Aprilia pulls from the top shelf for the electronic safety and comfort systems to put together a machine that delivers track-like performance with a veritable alphabet soup of under-the-hood features. Aprilia gives you everything you need to manage the power that sets a new standard for a production V4 with over 200 ponies on tap.

Read more
2018 - 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RR

2018 - 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RR

Envy Comes Bundled With The Standard Equipment Package

The “RR” version of Aprilia’s race-tastic 2019 RSV4 superbike is something of a dual-purpose ride. The "RR" is essentially a racebike made street-legal that can easily be set up for trackday through the use of the optional Track Kit. The liter-sized mill cranks out over 200 horsepower, and the “RR” comes with an electronics suite packed with top-shelf ride-quality gadgets to help you keep it rubber-side down.

Read more
2018 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE

2018 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE

For $24,499, you get "aerodynamic appendages" on the bike

The world of motorcycles is looking at a future where the air is going to help them win races on the track and off it. Aprilia just gave us the world’s first production superbike with aerodynamic winglets. Underpinned by the legendary RSV4 architecture, the new machine will be a limited edition affair of just 125 units, and all of them are heading to North America.

Called as the Aprilia RSV4 RF LE (RF Limited Edition), the carbon fiber winglets on this will change the way future superbikes will look like. It was launched at the GP of Americas in Austin, Texas a couple of months back, and is here to serve a purpose in its life – help Aprilia get on with the new regulations in the WSBK championships.

Read more
2014 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS

2014 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS

The Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS is one of the most wanted supersport bikes from the market. And there is no wonder why, because it is equipped with state of the art technologies is reliable to the core and looks quite stunning.

The motorcycle is propelled by a 999.6 cc, V4 Longitudinal 65°, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine with double overhead camshaft (DOHC) and four valves per cylinder. The unit cranks out a maximum power of 184 Hp (135,3 KW) At 12.500 Rpm and 86.2 Lb-Ft 117 Nm of torque at 10.000 Rpm, and is paired with a six speed cassette type gearbox.

The engine is combined with the aPRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) package which includes: aTC - Aprilia Traction Control, aWC - Aprilia Wheelie Control, aLC - Aprilia Launch Control and aQS - Aprilia Quick Shift.

Hit the jump for more information on the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS.

Read more
2014 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC ABS

2014 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC ABS

With its sporty stance, modern technologies and great ergonomics, the Aprilia RSV4 R APRC ABS is ready to reward you with a fun riding experience every time you jump on its saddle.

The motorcycle is built around a strong 999.6 cc, V4 longitudinal 65°, 4-strokes, liquid cooled engine with double overhead camshaft (DOHC) and four valves per cylinder. The unit generates a maximum power of 184 Hp (135,3 KW) at 12.500 rpm and 86.2 Lb-Ft 117 Nm at 10.000 Rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a 6-speed cassette type gearbox with multiplate wet clutch with mechanical slipper system.

The aPRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) package comes as standard and includes: aTC: Aprilia Traction Control, aWC: Aprilia Wheelie Control, aLC: Aprilia Launch Control and aQS: Aprilia Quick Shift.

The Aprilia RSV4 R APRC ABS is priced at $15,499.

Hit the jump for more information on the Aprilia RSV4 R APRC ABS.

Read more
2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE

2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE

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.


Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE.

Read more
2012 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC

2012 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC

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.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC.

Read more
2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

The 2012 RSV4 was born from Aprilia’s desire to develop a motorcycle that’s able to be a champion on the track but also on the road. Thereby it received the latest technologies from Aprilia and comes with first class ergonomics and features.

For the starters, is powered by a 65° V-4 engine which is the first unit of its kind ever used in a sports production bike. The unit is combined with Ride By Wire and multimap engine management, two features which help the bike deliver astonishing performance levels and excellent rideability.

We also like the unique adjustable traction control system which is capable of self-adjusting to suit different types of tyres, wheelie control, launch control or quick shift.

The 2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC is equipped with new, ultra-light forged aluminum rims wrapped in racing sized 200/55 ZR17 tyres that offer a excellent contact pattern in bends.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC.

Read more
2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

The Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC earned its strong reputation after has dominated the world superbike championship. The bike was especially developed to be used on race tracks, but also on public roads and features a sporty look and a dynamic character.

At the heart of the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC lies a 65° V-4 engine which is the first unit of its type ever seen in a sports production bike. The engine is offered with a multimap management and cranks out 180 HP at 12,250 rpm and 115 Nm at 10,000 rpm.

Other features offered for the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 are traction control, wheelie control, launch control, Aprilia Quick Shift, new exhaust and a dual display mode for instrument panel display - ROAD and RACE.

The 2013 model is offered with the same chassis and swingarm configuration as the previous generation. The company has also kept the multi-adjustable suspension and the chassis adjustments unchanged.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC.

Read more
2013 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC

2013 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC

The Aprilia RSV4 R APRC features a lot of high tech technologies which help it stay on top on the food chain when it comes to super sport motorcycles.

The cherry from the top is the advanced APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) package, which is developed using Aprilia’s experience gathered on the race tracks.

But Aprilia RSV4 R APRC’s improvements are not limited to the electronic management system as the 65° V4 engine has also received improved lubrication and closer spaced gears for better acceleration.

To increase the Aprilia RSV4’s performances even more, Aprilia gave it a lighter exhaust which features an advanced butterfly valve management system to suit the Ride By Wire mapping for improved breathing and efficiency throughout the RPM range. The 2013 upgrades also include lighter wheels with three double-spokes.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 R APRC.

Read more
2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

Aprilia has brought a new limited edition RSV4 to the US market. Called the RSV4 Factory APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) Special Edition, this special edition was developed using data from this year’s Superbike Championship and is equipped with a new electronic management system that includes traction control, wheelie control, launch control and quick shift.

The new bike is powered by a water cooled, 999cc, 65° V4 engine that develops 180 HP and 115 Nm of torque. The APRC package uses an automotive inertial platform with two turn meters and two accelerometers that enable the ECU to track dynamic conditions and adjust engine control consequently. The rider can adjust any component of the APRC system independently at will.

Also, the RSV4 Factory APRC SE is the first Aprilia bike that comes with the Aprilia Quick Shift as standard. Basically, the quick shift shortens spark advance for an instant and then gradually restores it, making for super-fast shifting with no need to close the throttle or use the clutch. The system works hand in hand with the new closer spaced gearbox to limit RPM drop during shifting for faster lap times.

Press release after the jump.

Read more
2010 Aprilia RSV4 R

2010 Aprilia RSV4 R

Aprilia initially thought at the RSV4 R superbike as to an affordable version of the RSV4 Factory and ended up calling it “the world’s most exclusive motorcycle.” While we cannot agree with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer on that matter as their Factory model is obviously the uncompromising and much more expensive motorcycle (which is precisely what makes it exclusive), we do like the fact that performance figures haven’t been reduced and they still managed to offer it for a $16K price tag.

Read more
2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

When hearing the words Italian supersports motorcycle, most people think at the Ducati Desmosedici RR, but the Aprilia RSV4 Factory is a new bike with its own plan for success. Resuming, it is powered by a 1000cc V-four engine developing 180 horsepower and 115 Nm, while weighing in at 394.6 lbs dry.

We do thrust Italians when it comes to engine performance and weight reduction although style is what makes their rides stand out immediately and the RSV4 Factory makes no exception. So this is pretty much an exotic superbike with the performance to match its looks. Read more after the jump.

Read more
2009 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

2009 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

We rarely get to see an entirely new and truly amazing addition to the supersport category, but the year 2009 has been very bountiful from this point of view and, at least now, nobody has reasons to complain. While Japan carried on the refinement side, manufacturers in Europe concentrated on adding new, fierce competitors to challenge the old square in Japan. Ducati was already a strong player on the market, BMW introduced their all-new and extremely potent S 1000 RR and Aprilia comes with a unique recipe for success, one that is resumed by the RSV4 Factory model name.

Features such as the new 65-degree V4 engine displacing 999.6cc and the new ride-by-wire engine management system as well as the multi-adjustable perimetral aluminum alloy frame and Öhlins Racing suspension are sure to position the 2009 Aprilia RSV4 Factory on a well-deserved place in the top three greatest liter bikes on the market today.

Read more
2007 Aprilia RSV 1000 R

2007 Aprilia RSV 1000 R

The RSV 1000 R is more of a true supersport than any other bike. Its individual character, its advanced engine and frame technology, and its original, aggressive, yet elegant and typically Italian styling establish it in a class of its own. The RSV’s V twin engine delivers unbelievable power that can be used to the full with total confidence. In the right hands, the RSV is the fastest and most aggressive of all supersports on the road, and even more so on the track.

Read more
2007 Aprilia RSV 1000 R FACTORY

2007 Aprilia RSV 1000 R FACTORY

"FACTORY" IS A MAGIC WORD THAT IMMEDIATELY CONJURES UP THE WORLD OF RACING AND SPECIAL BIKES FOR SPECIAL RIDERS WHO FULLY APPRECIATE THE THRILL OF SPORTS RIDING. THE RSV 1000 R FACTORY IS THE TOP OF THE RSV 1000 R RANGE, AND A REFINED SUPERSPORT THAT IS AWESOMELY SUCCESSFUL ON THE TRACK.

Read more