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Aprilia Motorcycle Reviews
Aprilia motorcycle reviews, comparisons and news from Rider magazine. Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle manufacture and part of the Piaggio Group along with Moto Guzzi. In 2010 the Aprilia RSV4/Factory was a main contender for the Rider magazine Motorcycle of the Year award.

2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Travel Pack – First Ride Review

2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Travel Pack

Greg Drevenstedt
April 16, 2014

The 2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Travel Pack is a very capable sport tourer with adventure bike styling and ergonomics. Photography by Kevin Wing Not that long ago, back when only a select few knew how to get the clock on their VCR to stop blinking after a power outage, all you had to do was get on... Read more »

Aprilia USA Announces 2014 Model Lineup

Press Release
January 31, 2014

Aprilia has experimented with new ideas and technologies from the beginning days as a motorcycle manufacturer, and it is through this dedication that Aprilia has become the most victorious European brand of any operation today in the history of motorcycling. From MotoGP to Motocross, Superbike to Supermotard,... Read more »

Aprilia USA Announces Special Edition 2013 RSV4 Factory

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Rider Magazine
January 24, 2013

In honor of the 2012 World Superbike Champion Aprilia RSV4, Aprilia USA has developed a limited edition 2013 RSV4 Factory exclusively for the North American market. The company announced the motorcycle on its Facebook page Thursday morning. Nowhere else in the world will the 2013 RSV4 Factory APRC ABS... Read more »

Six Degrees of Temptation: Ridden and Rated Special

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Rider Magazine Staff
October 4, 2012

When Victory fired off the invite for its 2013 Boardwalk model launch, we looked up from our meatball subs, wiped the marinara sauce from our chins and simultaneously exclaimed, “What!? It’s time for the 2013s already?” Heck, there’s still some Boone’s Farm Strawberry Hill and cheese weenies... Read more »

Ridden & Rated: 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R APRC

The very fast, very capable Tuono could very well put you on a first-name basis with the local highway patrol.

Greg Drevenstedt
October 4, 2012

In the world of muscle-bound streetfighters, the Aprilia Tuono has a serious reputation. Debuting in 2002, it was an RSV Mille shorn of bodywork, using the same 60-degree 998cc V-twin, frame, suspension and brakes, but with an upright handlebar and a steering damper. It was, by all accounts, an exciting,... Read more »

Get the Aprilia Experience May 26-28 at Miller Motorsports Park

Press Release
May 10, 2012

Those who attend the Salt Lake City round of the World Superbike Championship on Memorial Day weekend will also be able to take part in the Aprilia Experience. Beginning Saturday, May 26, and running through Monday, May 28, Aprilia USA will be hosting a display of its high-performance motorcycles and... Read more »

Piaggio Group Launches New Infographic about Aprilia Motorcycles

A portion of the Aprilla infographic.

Press Release
March 27, 2012

Piaggio Group Americas recently launched the infographic, “Aprilia Ride Like A Champion,” which was produced in conjunction with Column Five Media. The infographic includes highlights of Aprilla racing, along with key features in Aprilla motorcycle technology, power and design. To see the infographic,... Read more »

Piaggio Group Americas Introduces Three New Models, Four New Prototypes to North American Market

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Press Release
March 20, 2012

Italian manufacturer Piaggio Group, represented in the U.S. by its subsidiary Piaggio Group Americas, gave North American dealers a clear vision of plans for global and market growth during the company’s 2012 dealer meeting in Hollywood, Florida. Led by Piaggio Group Chairman and CEO Roberto Colaninno... Read more »

2011 Aprilia Mana GT ABS Road Test

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Bill Stermer
January 25, 2012

This 2011 Aprilia Mana GT ABS Road Test was originally published in the February 2012 issue of Rider magazine] Back when I learned to drive, most cars had a stick-shift transmission and drivers came to understand the relationship between clutches, gears and shifting points…which came in handy if they... Read more »

2012 Aprilias & Moto Guzzis – First Look

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC

Greg Drevenstedt
December 8, 2011

Piaggio Group’s two street motorcycle brands, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi, are each rolling out a half-dozen models for 2012. 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R 2012 Moto Guzzi California 90 Making a comeback, the legendary bad-boy Tuono adds V4 R to its name, thanks to two additional cylinders, 41 more horsepower... Read more »

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