Motorcycle Racing News 2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory | Quick Look

2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory | Quick Look

2012 Aprilia Superbike

Max Biaggi took the Aprilia RSV4 to the 2010 World Superbike Championship,and the street legal version of the bike does not disappoint.

The Aprilia Traction Control has eight settings, which the rider can change on the fly. Other aspects of the system include the self-explanatory Aprilia Wheelie Control, Aprilia Launch Control, and Aprilia Quick Shift.

Further, the rider can program the fuel injection system exactly to his needs. An underseat fuel tank helps centralize weight for featherlight handling.

In addition to the Factory version, an R version has Sachs suspension, fewer chassis adjustments, and costs $6000 less.

2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC V-4
  • RAKE: 24.5 degrees
  • BORE x STROKE: 78mm x 52.3mm
  • SUSPENSION: Öhlins
  • COMP. RATIO: 13:1
  • DRY WEIGHT: 394 pounds
  • CLAIMED HP: 180 @ 12,250 rpm
  • PRICE: $22,499

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With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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