Aprilia RS 660 concept is half a Tuono

Aprilia RS 660 concept is half a Tuono

Aprilia has cleverly taken half a Tuono engine and made what they call an RS 660 Supersport twin concept machine. It is powered by two cylinders from a Tuono/RSV4 1100 engine as a 660c parallel twin. “This configuration was chosen for its compact nature and efficiency, the extremely low level of heat transmitted to the …

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Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory slims

Aprilia RSV4 powers up, slims down

The 2019 Aprilia RSV4 has a bigger engine for 12kW more power, but slims down 5kg to 199kg. It now has a 1078cc engine up from 999.6cc, lifting power to 162kW (217hp) at 13,200rpm. Torque has increased by a minimum of 10% across the rev range with a peak of 122Nm at 11,000rpm, up from …

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2019 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory updates

Aprilia updates Tuono suspension

For 2019 Aprilia updates its Tuono V4 1100 Factory with Ohlins Semi Active suspension and introduces two new colours schemes on its RSV4 RR and Shiver 900. Ahead of the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne on Tuesday, Aprilia has revealed the two updates, but that may not be the sum total of their 2019 updates. Tuono …

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Aprilia RSV4RF LE with MotoGP wings

Aprilia RSV4 RF LE sportsbike takes wings

When wings were first used in MotoGP aerodynamic design a few years ago, we were concerned that the ugly F1-style appendages would make their way to road bikes. Well, our worst fears have been confirmed with Aprilia the first to add racing wings to a production bike. However, it’s only a limited-edition RSV4 RF LE, …

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MY17 Aprilia Shiver 900

Aprilia adds 900 to Shiver and Dorsoduro

Aprilia has added a new 900cc V-twin to the new Dorsoduro supermotard and the Shiver naked bike (pictured above) and released prices for Australia. The Dorsoduro comes in silver and red for $15,790 plus on-road costs and the Dorsoduro is available in silver or “forest green” for $15,190. The former Shiver 750 sold for $12,790. …

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2017 Aprilia RSV4 RF

Aprilia price rise for Tuono and RSV4

Aprilia Australia has announced a $500 price rise on the new Tuono and RSV4 models arriving in showrooms at the end of June. The new prices are: Tuono RR $22,490, Tuono Factory $25,490, RSV4 RR $24,990 and the RF Superpole $30,790. Tuono updates For 2017, the Tuono V4 1100 RR and Tuono V4 1100 Factory have a …

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Aprilia Shiver 900

Aprilia adds 900cc to Dorsoduro and Shiver

Aprilia has developed a new 900cc V-twin engine for the new Dorsoduro supermotard and the Shiver naked bike (pictured above) with 71kW of power and 90Nm of torque. The bikes were unveiled this week at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. So far there is no word from Australian distributors PS Imports on whether they …

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Aprilia expands 2017 Tuono range with 125

Aprilia has expanded its naked Tuono range for 2017 with a new 125cc model (pictured above), and updated the other Tuonos, renamed and updated its RS4 125 to an RS124 and updated the RSV4. There is no word yet on when the new models will be available in Australia. TUONO125 The biggest news at Aprilia’s unveilings …

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Aprilia RSV4 - BRembo - KTM to join Australian Brembo recall

Aprilia RSV4 adjusts for each corner

While sister company Moto Guzzi released three new models at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan over night and announced a fourth is coming, Aprilia had only minor modifications to its RSV4. Updates include new ‘Superpole’ graphics, revised rear suspension and the V4-MP multimedia platform as standard. The V4-MP system is a telemetry system that …

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2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally

2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally review

The big-bore adventure market is booming with high-tech, high-powered bikes and now the Aprilia 1200 Caponord has seriously thrown down the gauntlet to the BMW king with its dirt-aggressive Rally model. The hi-tech Rally arrives at $24,000 ride away. If you compare that on paper with prices of its competitors it looks expensive, but this one has …

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