2012 Sportbike Buyer’s Guide Sport Rider

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Aprilia SXV 5.5

2012 Sportbike Buyer’s


It’s that of year again. With all the new unveiled and manufacturers’ lineups we’ve put together our fourth roundup of sportbikes. Savvy will notice that an issue later than the manufacturers are becoming increasingly with new-model information, little until it’s available.

Delaying the guide for a allows us to include accurate as far as pricing and specifications for more

After a dalliance with bikes in last year’s we haven’t included any this While the level of technology is at a rapid rate, we still yet to see—or test—a viable sportbike. We do, however, have new manufacturers included this Erik Buell Racing its stunning 1190RS model, and the Nuda 900, and the Motus MST

How to Read the Capsules

Manufacturers are alphabetically, and models within manufacturer’s section are listed in order of price. Similar such as ABS and non-ABS versions of the bike, share one capsule in cases. The price listed MSRP for the base model; schemes and options sometimes in the accompanying picture may add a premium to the price, although we’ve to point this out in the description if the case.

Check with the manufacturer (a and contact information is at the end of the guide) for pricing and options. The specifications engine type, seat in inches and wheelbase in inches. The spec can be deciphered as follows: first is cooling type is liquid cooled, A-C is air cooled); is total number of valves in the (16V for example), then in cubic centimeters; finally, the of the cylinders (Inline-four, V-twin,

Following the capsules, you’ll a list of discontinued models each manufacturer.

Aprilia SXV 5.5
Aprilia SXV 5.5

Aprilia R APRC/ Factory APRC SE

RSV4 Factory APRC SE

Engine L-C 16V 1000 V-Four HT. 33.3 in. Wheelbase 55.9 in.

The standard RSV4 R model now the stunningly competent APRC package from the Factory SE including wheelie/launch/traction control. The SE model that won our BOTY keeps the Öhlins suspension, aluminum wheels, variable-length system, and adjustable Engine/swingarm features.

Aprilia Dorsoduro $11,999

Engine L-C 8V 1197 Seat HT. 34.3 in. Wheelbase in.

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