And that is NOT another motorcycle we are talking about.

The Aprilia RSV4 has been a well-accomplished name in the circuits of SBK championship, where the motorcycle has already recorded seven world titles in a span of six years. It is this testimony of the RSV4, which has made it quite unshakable when it comes to consistency in the litre class supersport segment.

Now, the same V four soul has made its way into another Israeli to go win races. The Israeli we are talking about here is not another two-wheeled dreamer but is a Formula X single seater race car called the Griiip G1. Running on the 65 degree V4 machine for the first time, the race car triumphed at the Varano De’Melegari circuit despite falling ten positions behind when the race started.

Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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The RSV4 motorcycle has already received several accolades for bringing in the focused credentials of a track oriented superbike onto a street legal motorcycle. Having an excellent set of electronics in its package, the latest versions of the RSV4 are being claimed as the fastest, safest and most powerful units of RSV4 ever developed.

With their ’Factory Works’ stint, Aprilia Racing has been evolving and getting in the best of technology into their superbike and superstock machines. And for 2017, they updated their ultimate offering with a 250 bhp Aprilia RSV4 R FW-GP. The nearest one can get to the MotoGP experience.

Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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For the Griiip G1, Aprilia has lent its rich history of victories in 21 titles and 147 Grand Prix races for its development, which truly reflects in the brand’s mechanical prowess. Being the most advanced technocrat in the Piaggio Group, it was not difficult for Griiip to consider using the four stroke, liquid cooled, V-4, 999.6cc engine for its 65° angle between the banks that made an exceptional chassis architecture to work around with.

Of course, there is no chain drive here. Instead, the G1 makes use of a cardan final drive with a differential although there is a tubular frame holding everything together. A dedicated oil sump and cooling system takes care of the engine thermodynamics, and an oversized airbox with the 4 in 2 in 1 exhaust system is responsible for taking the G1 all the way to the top.

Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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Driving the G1 was a debutante twenty-one-year-old Israeli driver, Yarin Stern, who managed to grab pole position straight away. Even though he lost ten positions at the beginning of the race, the level of skill and innovation put behind him powered him to grab the chequered flag along with setting a new G1 track record.

Griiip is now all suited up to make another twelve single-seaters equipped with the V4 from Noale and will continue to compete at the Formula X Series in Italy.

Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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Aprilia powered Griiip G1 made a debut win at the recently concluded Italian Formula X Series. Exterior
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