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Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

2011 Aprilia RSV4 APRC SE First Look

The from Noale, Italy, are at it once again, this updating the World Championship-winning Factory with a host of new for 2011, introducing a new top-of-the-line dubbed the Aprilia RSV4 APRC SE.

So what does stand for? Aprilia Ride Control. And what it do?

It’s a self-adjusting electronics that utilizes wheel sensors and a host of other to provide the rider with control, launch control and traction control that is to adapt to different types of – basically, it’s the TC system off of Max world-beating World Superbike, adapted for street use.

This advanced electronics features eight different control settings and is called ATC Traction Control). The sophisticated runs in conjunction with the throttle that the RSV4 already has as standard to not only be to reduce torque when the wheel spins but also let the control the exact amount of tire slippage on corner The system can also be adjusted on the fly via a on the left handlebar and does so giving the rider the ability to use different settings during a lap if so desired.

The RSV4 has three APW (Aprilia Wheelie Control) and APL Launch Control) modes as while the new Special Edition also gets a quick-shifter as to allow for full-throttle up-shifts a simple dab of the left foot. A for a production sportbike of any kind, the control system allows the to essentially pin the throttle and let out the clutch haste while the engine controls the rest with the aim of the best possible launch.

The system is “armed” when the squeezes both traction buttons on the left handlebar at a complete stop and it features different settings that, the rest of the bike’s systems, can be independently each other. technology has only been on top-level racebikes for the past few so to have it available on a street-legal machine this quickly is remarkable.

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

Because Aprilia realizes this machine is designed for the as much as it is the street, the instrument features two totally different Road and Race, allowing the to toggle between two optimal one for each environment, with a push of a button. In terms of to the machine’s actual hardware, the SE keeps the same 65-degree powerplant as the previous Factory though it now features a new exhaust is claimed to be lighter and produce more power. Internal ratios are also “optimized for use,” likely meaning are closer together and feature a first gear, though details have not yet been

A new 200/55-17 rear tire has specially designed for the RSV4 by fellow Italians Pirelli, a dual-compound design aimed to riders a capable tire for aggressive street and track Rounding out the changes is a slightly paint scheme, featuring the Aprilia black/red but with an green and white accent to the This special Tricolour as they call it is symbolic of the flag and pays tribute to Max and his recent world championship the machine.

Pricing and availability have yet to be though we expect it to be a few thousand than the current RSV4 which retails for $26,599. back for updates as we will additional details as soon as become available.

A new exhaust is both lighter and produces power, while Aprilia and have teamed up to develop a new 200/55-17 rear tire specifically for the RSV4 APRC SE.

The selector on the left handlebar the traction, wheelie and launch features on the new Italian V-Four. The control is a first for any production

Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition
Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC Special Edition

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