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Aprilia Mana 850 ABS

Aprilia SRV 850 ABS/ATC Review

If the is speed, the Aprilia SRV 850 is now available for off. Enter here to the countdown.

Aprilia has taken a leap of faith in the SRV 850. is a scooter worth a little $17,000 registered. With on the automatic Mana and Mana GT being a little flat, how the scooter focused SRV stack up?

We a few weeks getting to know the fastest production scooter.

SRV 850 ABS/ATC Review

Without a wheel and the SRV is already making a of go-fast claims. From the superbike nosecone, to the Dorsoduro rear tail. The racy or black colour schemes the go-fast stripes. The SRV 850 stickers are the big that something fast is on here.

For anybody who likes the of a twin, the SRV sounds sublime at Ours was fitted with the Arrow slip-on — a of a switch is enough to get the heart

The SRV 850 is not overly new. It first life as Gilera’s GP800. Piaggio made the decision to the GP800 under the Aprilia it renamed it the SRV 850. Totally given the brands racing and performance focus.

A few design changes were to bring it inline with the of the family, a few suspension changes made to kerb some gremlins. In its latest guise the SRV adds ABS and traction control.

The thing you notice about the SRV is the balanced weight. The SRV is no lightweight, and at 250 it’s surprising that isn’t that top heavy that normally comes something this heavy. every good Italian you do get that nice sensation of

The dash, the plastics, the seat, the SRV give off an expensive vibe.

The position is low and for those that normally struggle with machines, you should find the SRV Coming to a stop doesn’t that tip-toe feeling. The SRV has lost the complexity of the semi-automatic and this has been replaced a simple twist and go CVT transmission.

The SRV run a chain final drive will mean some maintenance is required.

The SRV borrows its from the Piaggio Mp3 range. twin-round analogue dials a central arrangement of digital The speedo can sometimes be difficult to at a quick glance.

Everything is fairly easy to visualise. time and temperature is all digital. fuel and tacho is all analogue. The for the traction control resides on the hand bar. Everything is pretty much standard

I should mention the adjustable though expected, they’re a nice touch. The adjustable with integrated blinkers, these mimic those on the RSV4.

The storage options, a little minimal, are still manageable. Especially when into account the large rear wheel and the need to an 839 cc motor into the double frame. The underseat storage is for a full-face helmet and gloves The absence of a glovebox or any additional is a bit painful but you can strap a bag to the large passenger seat. The decision becomes box or no box.

The optional box and resolves any storage fears. The box increases passenger comfort no Remember though, fit the box and you will your … rear.

The will tell us the SRV produces a 88 Hp and 74 Nm of torque. Around town and the SRV has you for gaps quicker than you have before. On the open and you have the ability to gather like no other scooter

The SRV’s engine is mounted in a way reduces vibration and this things remain really When accelerating from a you might feel a sensation of lag you soon get over this by nailing the throttle. Man, this thing get up and boogie.

You can a little … at higher and anything above 110 km/h can you being buffeted, mainly to the small sports screen. down behind the screen and immediately in the slipstream, listening to sweet twin revving into a lather. The SRV is clearly in the Losing bracket.

We saw an easy 180 on the track (with more to the SRV should see 200 km/h and over the right conditions.

Through and the SRV remains well behaved. The will allow the rider to get confident out of corners. The rear comes with seven of preload adjustment.

The rear is mounted horizontally and the swingarm is attached directly to the frame. are certainly nice and rigid any flex.

The front suspension is all and the forks are only half-length, not like on a motorcycle. You’ll get a dose of lean angle the SRV. I found hanging off the SRV get you the best results. Enter too hot and you can always slam on the rear and rip open the throttle coming

In the SRV’s case, power everything.

Before our review been doing a little Many were talking the front suspension or the uneasiness at speeds. In this latest Aprilia definitely have sorted.

Aprilia Mana 850 ABS

The SRV remains composed and pushed hard or at ridiculous it’s a similar story. The SRV is a balanced machine, not razor just well balanced and a compromise covering all bases.

The of traction control is a real have. You have 4 settings, on, off, sport and normal. I felt it go into action this was in the slippery car park of a shopping centre.

In real conditions, if the roads are damp or the of riding calls for it, having the control engaged is very

The brakes on the other hand are of the biggest available on any scooter Dual 300 mm discs on the front and a 280 mm disc on the rear with brake. Front and rear are both Brembo and both feature ABS.

By the time we’d performed km’s the brakes felt bedded and super strong. ABS on a machine carrying this speed potential is doubly Having both ABS and traction in the one especially on a scooter with much performance, is priceless.

usage relates directly to the hand. On average somewhere 20 km/l is a good figure. remarkably sensibly and you’ll be the average, ride with intention and you’ll be below.

The tank is a massive 18.5 in total. This should the SRV a range of somewhere over 350


So who’ll be lining up to buy the SRV My thoughts are that it’ll be who likes looking fast. is something about owning the production scooter available.

at me, hear me go past, I look I’m going really-really . If this is important, you won’t be and the SRV will easily do the trick, the SRV is the scooter show pony.

let’s give the SRV some When it comes to maxi the SRV’s engine is in another The SRV is so easy to ride, and given its of complexity and low seat height, the SRV can be by just about anyone. The SRV perform the daily commute or up your favourite country come the weekend. It’ll even carve up your

The negatives were always to be the initial purchase price, cost of ownership and lack of standard. These are obvious.

The SRV is one customer. It’s a unique of kit and that wonderful engine is the differentiator here, especially it’s all piped up. If you don’t your scooters big, and fast, you’d better clear of this one. the SRV is a nice blend of easy to with high performance the added advantage of ABS and traction

Book yourself a test I’ll bet you’ll come out the side smiling.

Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS
Aprilia Mana 850 ABS


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