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Reigning World Sbk Aprilia RSV4 unveiled at Phillip Island (Australia), the that Marco Melandri and Guintoli will use to take on the World Superbike Championship. The finish of the metal enhances the lines of the italian super bike, holder of Aprilia’s 5 Sbk titles and reference point for bikes.

Leaving the black and red scheme from recent behind, the Aprilia RSV4 into a silver fireball. In the pure metal colour is the trait of the 2014 RSV4 This is a stylistic revolution enhances the form and technological of the Italian bike.

The extreme of the RSV4, a true racing are highlighted by the sharp red and black which, together with the parts and the reflective surface of the metal, enhance its compact and racing soul . The dual aluminium frame, a sculpted of art that harnesses the more 230 HP unbridled by the exclusive, extraordinary cc narrow V4 engine, is enhanced by the treatments and colour combinations.

The RSV4 has written some pages in recent motor history and it moves into the gates for the 2014 season renewed ambitions, worthy of the victories.  The hashtag appears on the RSV4’s fairing, is an expression of Aprilia’s intention to a closer bond between the world and motorcycle enthusiasts digital technology.

Riders and mechanics soon in love at first sight:

Albesiano, Aprilia Racing and Sport Director and Piaggio Bike Technical Centre “A large part of a racing attraction, obviously besides performance, has to do with its visual These are exclusive objects, sculptures to be admired, and the RSV4 has blazed an important trail in area. Its compact size due to the architecture of the V4 engine and its magnificent factory frame are both elements and distinctive design at the same time, enhanced by the new which, in my opinion, is one of the most and unique that has ever to the track”.

Marco Melandri, 33 . “Very rarely has a bike impressed me like this I liked it straight away. It aggressive and elegant at the same with a really original combination.

As a rider I obviously on speed, but as an enthusiast I can appreciate a and well refined bike. details are often synonymous careful development and particular to all aspects of the product”.

Sylvain number 50 : It is simply I have always liked the It has an aggressive and decidedly racing even in the factory version.

Its lines scream speed and is in the right place to guarantee performance. The new colour scheme is the on the top. If it’s as fast as it is our rivals won’t stand a

This livery would be beautiful on the street version I would want one immediately!”.


A second best time for and Guintoli lagging a bit open 2014 World Superbike First day of practice at Phillip with the morning session by bad weather and a very heated session.

Melandri, in his first with the Aprilia RSV4, put a second best time on the After the first morning that was basically abandoned due to the wet and changing weather conditions hindered a decisive choice for setups, the games got underway in the session. Melandri lapped a bit (20 laps), working on various and trying several technical in anticipation of Saturday’s Superpole and – all – the races on Sunday.

It was only in the few minutes that he went out on the with his sights set on a fast and he hit the bullseye with a 1’31.137, 37 thousandths of a second behind and ahead of Giugliano, Sykes, Rea and

Marco Melandri : “This was not an day because of the weather, but it was definitely Even with only one we managed to follow the scheduled programme with good There is still room for in many areas, but we are able to lap easily and that is a good point for Sunday’s races.

I’ll try to focus efforts on and on the fast lap for qualifying because times as close as they are as far up front as possible will be

The day didn’t go quite as well for Guintoli, winner on this at the world championship’s opening last season. In the 16 laps he put in the time the Frenchman put on the boards was which relegates him to tenth although the gap is just 66 hundredths of a from the leader. The French took advantage of the session to try out a few solutions on his RSV4, identifying the he needs to follow in the weekend

The small gaps (the top 11 are all less than a second of one is indicative of just how well this Superbike season is from the start.

Sylvain . “The first day went I was trying to confirm a few setups we had to try before the race, so we used session to check them. I looking for a top time. Besides, the wind bothered my riding a bit. Tomorrow we’ll try to up the pace now that we know direction to go.

We need to prepare as best as for two long and difficult races”.


Pole and two Aprilia RSV4s on the front

First place for Sylvain third best time for Melandri.

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Aprilia Racing up at Phillip Island with a worthy of its reigning manufacturer champion title.

Phillip (Australia), 22 Feb 2014 — Racing turned up at the start of the 2014 SBK race with a worthy of the Manufacturer World title earned last

Sylvain Guintoli dominated on the Australian Phillip Island setting the track record and first place on the starting and Marco Melandri also his silver RSV4 to the front earning the third spot.

the Friday and Saturday morning sessions, used to find the setup and race pace, Guintoli took his best in the 15 minutes of Superpole, moving the lead in the second lap with a tyre (at 1’30.696) and then, being overtaken by Giugliano and mate Melandri, he improved more in his fifth good lap and on a stopping the clock with an time of 1’30.038 which the record for the magnificent Australian and gave him the third pole of his

Sylvain Guintoli : “This was hard. After 4 months riding a bike and only a bit of testing I was concerned about my conditions. But my Aprilia worked well and it is no secret that is one of our favourite tracks. I really had a lot of fun

It’s a shame I couldn’t get my down to 1’29 — would have been The important thing is that we and developed throughout the weekend. My isn’t giving me any problems so I’ll be able to push since we’ve also got an race pace.

I expect to two good races. There are a lot of with good pace, but I to be able to use my RSV4’s power to home the win”.

Despite an — with no consequences for the — which basically him all the times from the morning, and having spent the next practice sessions trying to the setup he lost with the bike, Marco Melandri a Superpole worthy of his name. He took a provisional lead at one and in the end he landed a spot on the front row the third best time Overall an excellent performance and a way to start the races tomorrow.

Marco Melandri . “That was an Superpole. After my crash in the sessions the guys did an exceptional job my RSV4. I had lost my feeling it a little bit and before Superpole I to my crew chief that be happy if I made it into the top

In all actuality I found a good with the race tyre away and I put in an excellent lap, but the qualifier I tried to push but I was too much and went wide in I’m happy to be here. from the front will be tomorrow.

I have a good pace but it will be a battle at least five other


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