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2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE Articles
Video: Aprilia launch and wheelie control explained
Aprilia Performance Ride Control, as fitted to the 2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE and Aprilia Tuono V4R, is the most sophisticated set of performance-enhancing electronics ever included on a production motorcycle. Last month, Aprilia explained the overall concept and traction control, now they detail launch control and wheelie control. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARmLhdbgz5I http://www.yo...
15 February 2011
Video: Aprilia Performance Ride Control Explained
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 ...
18 January 2011
2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE: can electronics = performance?
The 2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE isn’t the first superbike with traction control, but it is the first production superbike with the full complement of SBK electronics: traction control, sure, but also wheelie control, launch control and quickshift. Kevin Ash went to Jerez to find out if a mouthful of acronyms can really translate to improved performance and to see if a tiny European motorcy...
31 October 2010
A carbon-bodied RSV4 Factory and Aprilia Performance Ride Control explained
Take an impressive list of performance-boosting electronic widgets: adjustable traction control capable of self-adjusting to different types of tires, launch control, a quick shifter with bar-mounted buttons and wheelie control, then add all-carbon bodywork and a full Akropovic race system to that package. What do you have? Surely the most technologically advanced and desirable superbike currently...
22 October 2010
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