Aprilia USA Announces 2014 Model Lineup
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, and Rally to Trail, Aprilia has forged a path of performance and technology that has brought its competition bikes to the road, reaching new heights in motorcycle power, handling, safety, and the overall joy of riding.
Aprilia 2014 Models Include:
RSV4 FACTORY APRC ABS
From its success in SBK, where the Aprilia RSV4 has won five World Superbike titles, the Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS features the maximum expression of technology applied to a supersport bike. The RSV4 Factory ABS is the fastest, most powerful, and safest RSV4 ever built. With an advanced multi-map ABS, which can be disengaged, a revamped chassis, and the highly refined advanced APRC system, the RSV4 Factory confirms its position as the bike to beat in its category. Recently re-modeled, the RSV4 Factory engine provides maximum performance working in combination with a finely tuned electronic management system, delivering maximum power of the 65° V4 to 184 HP with torque arriving at 117 Nm.
Color Option: Absolute Black
RSV4 R APRC ABS
From the time it appeared on the scene, it was clear to all its rivals that the Aprilia RSV4 R was the bike to beat. Unmistakable in its design and technology, the RSV4 R ABS is conceived around a 65-degree V4 engine never before seen on a sport bike, a frame which is the heir to a dynasty that has won 52 world titles and 143 Grand Prix races in the 250 GP class, enhanced by the most advanced applied electronics systems to manage the bike’s dynamic performance: Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC) traction control system. Aprilia was the first manufacturer to adopt the Ride-By-Wire system as standard and is the first motorcycle manufacturer to have patented its highly developed APRC dynamic control system which still today is the only one with the exclusive self-calibration and wheelie control features.
Color Options: Formula Red, Matte Black
TUONO V4 R APRC ABS
This fierce, one-of-a-kind, 167.3 HP streetfighter offers an eyeful of style and a handful of serious, race-proven performance. Its look is classic naked bike, equal parts raw and refined. Its 1000cc 65° V4 engine is derived from the SBK World Championship Aprilia RSV4 line of superbikes, and offers incredible acceleration, torque, and high-end power, making it the most powerful naked sports bike on the market today. Riders can adjust the Tuono V4 R ABS to their liking with the exclusive self-calibrating tire function, wheelie control and racing derived electronic system Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC): Aprilia Traction Control, Aprilia Wheelie Control, Aprilia Launch Control, Aprilia Quick Shift, Racing ABS, and rear wheel lift mitigation.
Color Options: Matte White, Matte Black
DORSODURO 750 ABS
The concept that revolutionized the world of Supermoto has now produced the Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 ABS. This unique, elite motorcycle applies all of Aprilia’s vast racing experience to just one mission: the offer of pure riding enjoyment at the safest level possible thanks to the two-channel Continental ABS system. 92 HP and exclusive Tri-Map Ride-By-Wire technology mean that the Dorsoduro 750 ABS isn’t just lightweight, it’s powerful, and can satisfy any rider, expert to beginner, in search of a state-of-the-art motorcycle. The Dorsoduro is driven by a new generation of engine incorporating the most advanced technical solutions found on any bike of its kind. Thanks to advanced electronic engine management, Aprilia’s compact 90° V-Twin delivers superb performance, well beyond the reach of its rivals.
Color Options: Fluo Red, Matte White
The middleweight sports naked has aggressive looks and eye-catching graphics. It’s an ideal ride, with a comfortable riding position and chassis architecture. This high performance 750 has SBK world championship DNA, including the Ride-By-Wire Tri-Map system that controls the power delivery, giving the rider the ability to change the character of the bike directly from the handlebar. The Shiver 750 is perfect for effortlessly carving through traffic in style with Italian substance.
Color Options: Aprilia Black, Glam White
MANA 850 GT ABS
The Aprilia Mana entered the market as the first naked bike with SportGear® sequential transmission. Making no sacrifices to safety or comfort, Aprilia developed the Mana GT 850 ABS to be an exceptionally versatile motorcycle, with a complete range of technical equipment. Design meets function with the bikes half-fairing and adjustable windshield, only to be matched in safety by a refined chassis that guarantees relaxed handling on all road surfaces, accompanied by radial brake calipers, upside-down forks, and the revolutionary sequential/automatic transmission. Relocating the 16-liter tank under the saddle lowers the bikes center of gravity and allows for a more efficient distribution of weight, making the Mana GT 850 ABS incredibly light, and easy to ride, while allowing the standard tank location to be utilized as enough storage for a full-face helmet, and a tech-hub for a 12V-power socket, and mobile-phone holder.
Color Options: Competition Black, Amber Orange
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