The Aprilia RSV4 comes with important improvements to continue being one of the benchmark sports bikes in the segment. In addition, the Italian manufacturer launches the Factory version, with more equipment intended for use on the track. A whole Superbike motorcycle for the street.
Price: € 19,999 | Power: 217 CV | Displacement: 1,099 cc | License: A
The Piaggio Group has unveiled one of its most exclusive models, the renewed Aprilia RSV4 that arrives equipped with a new and improved APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) electronics and complying with Euro 5 regulations for 2021 as well as a design that follows the line of the new Aprilia RS660 .
To get closer to his sister in this year he receives all the electronic, motor and brake equipment. In addition, new external engine casings, oil pan and head caps are made of magnesium, as well as the wide range of chassis tuning options, in the wake of the RSV4 RF.
Within this complete set of electronics that derives directly from the World Superbike we can find the traction control with 8 modes, the anti-wheelie control adjustable in 3 modes, the exit control, the quick change, as well as the speed limit for Pit Lane or cruise control.
In this fifth generation of the Aprilia RSV4, it is also necessary to highlight the inclusion of the braking system in curve with ABS that the Italian brand has developed together with Bosch. The 9.1 MP system optimizes braking inside the corner when the ABS comes into operation and works in conjunction with the Aprilia RLM (Rear Liftup Mitigation) system that reduces rear wheel lift under heavy braking. This system comes with 6 modes available: three for road use and three for track use.
Aprilia has equipped this super sports bike with a propeller that already complies with the Euro5 motorcycle regulations. Aprilia’s powerful V4offers 217 hp of power at 13,000 rpm and a torque of 115 Nm at 10,500 rpm. Lighter pistons, new rings and valve optimization are some of the improvements the engine receives. In addition, it equips a new exhaust system to meet Euro4 motorcycle regulations.
The Aprilia RSV4 mounts a Sachs fork with fully adjustable 43 mm diameter bars, while the rear suspension features a Sachs monoshock adjustable in: extension and compression with a 130 mm travel.
With regard to the braking system, this new Aprilia sports bike model is fitted with 2 floating 330 mm diameter discs on the front, bitten by a 4-piston Brembo M50 caliper. A 220 mm disc takes care of the rear brake and all this with the aforementioned ABS as standard.
A new instrument panel for the Aprilia RSV4 2021 with different types of displaying all the information, in day or night mode and adapted to the needs of the rider. In addition, the V4-MP platform launches a new version, connecting the phone via Bluetooth to this sports bike, collecting all the data, which can later be downloaded and analyzed.
This sports bike derived from the SBK World Championship is one of the benchmarks in the segment but has rival bikes such as the Kawasaki ZX-10R , the Honda CBR 1000RR SP , the Yamaha YZF-R1 , the Ducati Panigale V4 , the MV Agusta F4 RC or the Suzuki GSX-R1000 among other models.
Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory
With the introduction of the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory, the Italian brand takes super sports bikes to another level, born from experience in the SBK and MotoGP World Championship. More power, new aerodynamics and more electronics are geared towards road and track use.
An increase in displacement to 1099 cc with an increase in maximum power to 217 hp at 13,200 rpm and a torque of 122 Nm at 11,000 rpm.
The engine features new pistons with increased orifices from 78 to 81mm, a new oil pump with a higher flow rate to improve the wet lubrication of the crankcase, more aerodynamic electronic throttle valve injection or a new specific mapping of the Magneti control unit. Marelli 7SM ECU.
New Öhlins NIX fork setup, with an increased 5mm travel. The TTX series multi-adjustable damper and adjustable steering damper ensure and further increase the stability of the RSV4 1100 curve exit, Factory which has also introduced changes to the swingarm.
Regarding the braking system, it also receives improvements with the Brembo Stylema® front calipers, lighter and more efficient, replacing the M50 and now equipped with more powerful pads with a coefficient of friction. All this to stop the weight of the Aprilia RSV4 Factory in running order of 199 kg.
Another of the great novelties of this model is the adoption of a fairing that releases the aerodynamic appendages on the front , following in the wake of Noale’s MotoGP in the Motorcycle World Championship and with the aim of improving grip.
Aprilia RSV4 price
The price of the Aprilia RSV4 is 19,999 euros * and is now available for order at the dealer network of the Italian brand in Spain in a Dark Losail color finish.
The price of the Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory is 26,999 euros and is available in Aprilia Black and Lava Red colors.