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Aprilia AF 1 Futura 125

Aprilia RST1000 Futura

43mm Showa upside fork with adjustable and rebound damping, 120mm travel,


The Aprilia Futura is a sport touring that was produced by Aprilia 2001 to 2004. It is equipped a 113 horsepower (85kW) four-… 60° engine with electric-start, cooling and electronic fuel-injection. The is broadly similar to that to the Aprilia SL1000 Falco.

The Futura’s dry weight is 210kg

The Futura incorporated an aluminium-alloy, frame together with a new swinging arm. Transmission is via a gearbox and chain-final drive. features included CDI dual system using two spark per cylinder, dry sump lubrication, gear/chain timing, (AVDC) countershaft, and power-assisted hydraulic-controlled with a patented Pneumatic Clutch (PPC) to simulate a clutch to control rear-wheel during sudden deceleration. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] The large, angular shape critics: some thought it was and made it look like an [ 4 ] while others said it was too bulky.

With its hard-shelled panniers, the was intended to compete with the styled Honda VFR800. [ 5 ] but sales and Aprilia’s worsening position led to the Futura’s demise. ended in 2003, although the remained in the range until

Aprilia AF 1 Futura 125

Design [ edit ]

The chief in charge of the project was Pierluigi He would design the Futura the same motor used in the a 998cc DOHC 60 degree Among major changes the Mille were the single swing arm and undertail exhaust to retain space for the hard luggage. [ 6 ] [ unreliable source? ] [ 7 ]

Marconi also specified an in the electrical generator in order to with accessories that riders were sure to Electrical capacity was increased by 30% that of the Mille. Marconi his design team to spend an amount of time on the exhaust

The result was that it did not heat up the as other undertail exhausts It also passed Euro 1 emissions without the catalytic The design team moved to Sagem to provide the fuel and intake systems.

Marconi would later to work with Benelli and later Gas-Gas. It is his leaving that caused promised like ABS and power outlets to materialize on the Futura.

Aprilia AF 1 Futura 125
Aprilia AF 1 Futura 125
Aprilia AF 1 Futura 125

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