It came as something of a shock when, in October, the tiny superbike manufacturer from Noale unveiled the most sophisticated set of performance-enhancing electronics ever fitted to a road-going motorcycle. Aprilia Performance Ride Control incorporates an incredibly advanced traction control system as well as wheelie control, quick shift and even launch control. Here, Aprilia walks you through the ...

It came as something of a shock when, in October, the tiny superbike manufacturer from Noale unveiled the most sophisticated set of performance-enhancing electronics ever fitted to a road-going motorcycle. Aprilia Performance Ride Control incorporates an incredibly advanced traction control system as well as wheelie control, quick shift and even launch control. Here, Aprilia walks you through the system, as fitted to the $22,499 2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc6zbLBlKY0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpP9FQh--EA

We've extensively written about Aprilia Performance Ride Control and reviewed the 2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE.