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News: Aprilia Returns to Malaysia For WSBK
Aprilia is poised to take another win as the World Superbike series takes place on the Malaysian GP circuit this weekend.
06 June 2014
Watch Alex Hofmann chase Eugene Laverty
Watch Alex Hofmann chase Eugene LavertyYou can’t beat the sound of two factory Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike machines lapping the Jerez circuit in...
18 March 2013
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
Aprilia wins SBK World Championship
Winning 10 races and finishing on the podium 14 times this season, Aprilia and Max Biaggi dominated the SBK World Championship. Wiping the floor with rivals prompted other manufacturers to complain that the Aprilia RSV4 was an unfair advantage. Ducati, racing with 200cc more capacity and a long history of SBK rules bent in its favor even cited the RSV4 as one of the reasons it decided to quit the ...
04 October 2010
10 reasons why Max Biaggi won the SBK World Championship
Yesterday at Imola, Max Biaggi won the 2010 SBK World Championship aboard an Aprilia RSV4. When he accepted the trophy he was wearing a t-shirt with a fifth star for this, his fifth World Championship, on the front and 10 reasons for his victory on its back. Here’s those reasons. 1. I've been chasing a fifth star for a long time. 2. I am the first Italian in SBK history to win the world title....
27 September 2010
2011 Aprilia RSV4: 186bhp, traction control
A source connected to Aprilia has exclusively revealed to Hell For Leather that the 2011 Aprilia RSV4 will be gaining 8bhp over the 2010 model and a switchable traction control system. That power boost comes courtesy of a slightly increased compression ratio and new timing chains. Other additions include traction control; a new, less ugly exhaust can and revised gearing. Notably absent from the ...
18 September 2010
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