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The start of the Eighties was a time of crisis in the national and European market as a whole. It was during difficult years that the were laid for prestigious new born from an extraordinary for motorcycles and from a trust in the of the Italian motorcycle market.

No restricted to cross bikes and production was to be directed towards new extending the range to enduro trial bikes and road with engine sizes from 50 to 600 cc.

Backed by a dynamic, flexible Aprilia was at the same time its participation in motorcycle competitions. enabled the brand to become known at a world level above all, gave the to test the innovative choices by the Noale factory, stimulating technological updates and creating an test bench for the training and of technical staff.

In spite of the of crisis, in the early Eighties became a laboratory for ideas and that were to result in its international expansion during the to come. The first important of this new strategy was seen in when the first Aprilia bike was presented to the public: the ST

With a strong personality, and elegant, the ST 125 handled extremely both when pushed to its and during normal on-road and it gained the favour of the specialist

The following year saw the arrival of the an improved and more sporting of the ST, and the first enduro bike by the Venetian factory, the ET 50, whose engine was a summary of all Aprilia’s in off-road bikes.

In 1985, in spite of the fact this was the last year in the works bike took in the cross championships, the ETX was launched the market in a 125 and 350 version.

Aprilia ETX 350
Aprilia ETX 350

The choice to the production range, made years earlier, has proved to be while the first signs of a in the cross market were resulting in this sector extremely specialised and encouraging the of road and enduro bikes.

After its first experiences in with the TL 320 in 1981, in 1985, the year in which it competed in the Championship, Philippe Berlatier’s made fifth place. In the year the extraordinary adventure in the Racing Championship commenced, the GP 250 ridden by Loris Reggiani.

It was a challenge considered rash by observers, that of a small factory that, without any went onto the track and on the powerful Japanese.

But at the end of the first the Aprilia GP 250 was sixth in the world ratings. This is an incredible when you consider the tiny team, entirely experimental, was working during the first

Aprilia ETX 350
Aprilia ETX 350
Aprilia ETX 350
Aprilia ETX 350
Aprilia ETX 350

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