2007/2008 Aprilia RXV 4.5 & 5.5

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2007/08 Aprilia RXV4.5/5.5 lion has been tamed a little…)

When Paul from Aprilia called me to see if I was in a rendezvous with the brutal RXV’s I had to say yes. I rode the at the world launch in Sicily in 2006. Already at the end of 2006 the models are ready with

I rode the new models around a in the English countryside.

Words: Tor Sagen/Photography: Ian Jubb/MCN, Tor Milagro (06 shots)

I t was bitterly and windy one early morning in When I arrived at Eastnor in the West Midlands, England I was cold from the ride I was at the castle to ride the new and improved RXV 450 and The V-twin enduro bikes been through one season of and development since the launch in in January 2006.

The main changes are: power curve achieved a new ECU, a new seat with rounded edges that gives a slightly lower height, new road legal offered as factory accessory, new design and new decals.

Aprilia had two-three routes for us to sample the new on. Eastnor Castle is used as a Rover proving ground and instruction centre. Today the had surrendered to the roaring V-twins the Noale factory. The journalists the modern day knights and what a the new RXV is! Not a single obstacle was big enough to the RXV’s enduro abilities.

The terrain varied from slippery grass and mud, challenging steep ups and downs on carved by the spring floods, and slippery trails in the woods to speed gravel sections. the perfect challenge for any Enduro

Aprilia RXV 4.5

I started out on the 450 with the new Akrop exhaust. It doesn’t look as as the original RXV exhaust, but it makes a big when using the throttle. It is legal and makes less than a single at full Off I went on the high speed section first.

The power on the small 450cc V-twin me a bit still. It is still very racing and there is a big dip in the curve all hell comes loose. But the Akropovic single muffler the response is massively improved. enduro race teams for this and it has made their job easier.

This is only excerpts of the article.

Photos by: Tor Sagen Ian

From the launch at the Land proving grounds in UK. Eastnor in Herefordshire.

Aprilia RXV 4.5
Aprilia RXV 4.5
Aprilia RXV 4.5
Aprilia RXV 4.5
Aprilia RXV 4.5

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