Piaggio Group Americas Introduces Three New Models

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Piaggio Group Americas Three New Models

NEW YORK, 15, 2012 – Italian manufacturer Group, represented in the US by its subsidiary Group Americas (PGA), the of the European two-wheeler market and for revolutionary technology and legendary in personal transportation, announced the of three new models in the North market – the race-bred Aprilia V4 … sportbike, the adventure-ready Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX tourer and the commute or highway-friendly BV 350 maxi scooter. All three new arrive at dealerships later spring.

Aprilia Tuono V4: Performance and Advanced Electronics

22 lbs. and gaining 41 hp over its V-Twin predecessor makes the new V4 Tuono the machine to beat in the sportbike category. Unlike its competitors, the V4 is nimble, lightning and a bonafide technology tour de . From its signature Aprilia bike triple headlight top fairing to its exhaust, this streetfighter shows off its World Bike (WSBK) bloodlines at angle. It is not simply the most … bike available in the it has also been engineered and with the most advanced package available anywhere, Performance Ride Control

The Tuono V4 fulfills the dreams of motorcyclist who has ever wanted a bike just to go for a coffee run – sacrificing riding comfort. the potent performance and race-proven of the WSBK Championship winner RSV4 with the agility, and riding pleasure of Aprilia’s Tuono 1000 R … the new Tuono V4 is a true game-changer.

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The Tuono V4’s 65-degree engine doesn’t its performance potential – it proves it second on the road. Extremely the V4 engine is as slim as a twin-cylinder and integrated in the Tuono’s ultra-compact Now delivering 167.3 peak hp at rpm and equally impressive torque of 82 ft. at 9,500 rpm, the V4’s is expertly modulated by an advanced management system, including rev of 12,300 rpms in all gears.

modifications that transform the V4 from track rocket to bike include new valve 20 mm longer fixed intake and a redesigned crankshaft and flywheel increased inertia for improved and overall balance. Gear 1 through 3 have also shortened.

All of the race-proven advanced electronics the world championship winning have been optimized for the V4. The sophisticated engine management features the latest generation by Wire throttle control and mapping. Riders can choose Track, Sport or Road and Aprilia engineers have each map to support the Tuono’s character. With these distinctive settings always on

riders can instantly modify the of the bike to suit personal style or current track

Track mode means the full force of the Tuono’s hp is available at the slightest twist of the Sport mode ensures and predictable power delivery limiting torque in all gears for fun, but less demanding Switching to the Road setting the V4 into full street providing consistent power across the full rev range for riding or wet road conditions.

of which engine characteristic a wants to unleash, it’s through a new, 4.4-pound exhaust system with valve.

Custom-tuned for Maximum

While Aprilia factory race pilot Max Biaggi owns the current World top speed record onboard his race bike, it’s how all power is controlled and delivered distinguishes the Tuono V4 as the best-performing, responsive bike in its class. The V4 features the full suite of advanced electronics and technology, Aprilia Performance Ride (APRC). APRC includes:

· Traction Control (ATC) torque output primarily throttle valves, controlling under acceleration keeping connected to the asphalt; eight and Off, all controlled by the joystick on the handle bar; riders can levels even with the open

· Aprilia Wheelie (AWC) controls the length of the by limiting torque via ignition and throttle valve aperture, lowering the wheel to the ground; are possible when AWC is deactivated;

· Aprilia Launch Control optimizes acceleration from a start for track use – or those when you want to prove a without words.

· Aprilia Shift (AQS) allows upshifts without closing the or using the clutch lever, in faster shifts without revs;

Designed to Turn

Aprilia motorcycles share of racing DNA, proven by 294 victories – the most of any European brand – and 49 world racing That’s why every Aprilia, the new Tuono V4, shares the aggressive characteristics of a competitor.

New on the Tuono V4 is an top fairing tipped with two headlights and LED indicators at the sharp which gives the bike the daunting stare that expect from an Aprilia. this signature “grin” the Tuono V4’s performance owners won’t need to a gram of rideability. Ergonomically, the V4’s riding position is to create a symbiotic relationship body and bike for unparalleled through the three points of the saddle, footpegs and handlebars

The Tuono V4 is available in Competition and Sunlit Yellow and has a Manufacturers Retail Price (MSRP) of in the US and $15,695 (CAD) in Canada. It in showrooms at the end of March. For more about the Aprilia Tuono V4 complete specifications visit or www.aprilia-canada.ca .

Moto Guzzi 1200 NTX: Discover with an Italian Original

no surprise that a motorcycle after the famous Alpine that connects Valtelline to Vinschgau Valley (with 84 S-curves in between) is purpose-built for touring. The new Moto Guzzi 1200 NTX is all that – and more. retaining all the passion, heritage and style synonymous with the brand from Mandello del Italy, the Stelvio’s strength skin deep.

For 2012, the 8V 1200 NXT hasn’t just displacement and power; it has also redesigned for a more streamlined and upgraded with numerous and functional changes that every area of the Moto riding experience, such as a 32 gas tank with 7 liters of (8.5 gallons / 1.8 gallons).

The Stelvio 1200 NTX tackles a mountain pass or a gravel fire road with aplomb. The secret is the new upper spar frame, made of steel, with 2.5 mm thick tubes, where the engine is through six connecting points, two than in usual frames, give high rigidity to the

Ready to ride almost out of the is the Stelvio 1200 NTX, standard with key adventure features such as switchable ABS and Traction Control, roomy side bags, hand heated grips and adjustable screen, saddle height, clutch levers and foot

Improved Aerodynamics and a More Look

Every Moto has a unique presence and the Stelvio NTX continues to deliver immediate impact. It all starts with The Guzzi design team the Stelvio by rounding off the double-the-previous-size, (8.5 gallon) fuel and integrating it with the lightweight

The new half-fairing improves wind and flows seamlessly into the headlight assembly. The latter is a distinctive element of the Stelvio and the only detail inherited the previous version.

The front windscreen and the half-fairing with turn signals are all brand new that together, give the of the Stelvio a cutting-edge look.

and Added Protection for the Long

In addition to improving riding and overall design and aerodynamics, the NTX now even more protection for bike and rider. New aluminum bars protect the oil sump, and cylinder heads while and a generous windshield with wind deflectors guard the from road and trail debris and chilly breezes.

ergonomics are part of the Moto philosophy, and riders will appreciate the super comfortable position of the Stelvio 1200 NTX as the footrests and handlebar form a triangle. To further customize the owners can adjust the Stelvio’s saddle height (32 or 33 inches), inclination, clutch levers and pegs. The 1200 NXT also race-style adjusters for hydraulic and rebound damping, allowing for riding comfort in any situation, city traffic to off-the-beaten destinations.

Major improvements are also in the controls. A new instrument panel includes a 12V power outlet, a new box compartment, new rpm indicator graphics and a range display with a fuel indicator that with on-board computer from fuel consumption and trip data essentials to The display also lets the control hand grip and activates the standard Automatic Control (ATC) system, can also be turned off.

The NTX has the best brembo brakes latest generation ABS: four brembo piston calipers with two racing discs, with a new design to heat dissipation, rear two brembo caliper with disc. ABS can also be turned

The Transverse V-Twin: A Moto Original

The Stelvio 1200 NTX is by the latest evolution of the transverse-mounted Quattrovalvole (four-valve) engine, was first introduced in 2006. The iteration of this well-tested and powerplant delivers a maximum of over 83 ft. lbs. delivered at rpm and easily reaches 105 peak hp at rpm. Courtesy of a smoother plate clutch, the six-speed the easily selectable neutral – perfect for stops that a quick switch to idle.

New advances for the 1200cc 90-degree include:

· Raised cam profile camshaft timing system by silent Morse type with hydraulic chain

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· Forged pistons with rings cooled by oil jets in the

· Ultra-light valves in special steel with 5mm stems;

· valve springs that resonance and power loss at engine speeds.

The Moto Stelvio 1200 NTX is available in Black and Burnt Orange an MSRP of $15,990. Canadian can select Lava Black at an of $16,190 (CAD). The Stelvio NTX arrives to North American in May. For more information www.motoguzzi-us.com or www.motoguzzi-canada.ca .

Piaggio BV A Maxi Scooter with Features and Technology

Perennially best-selling maxi scooter, the Sport Touring (BV) has a parking spot in more 300,000 households since its For 2012, the 350cc Piaggio BV 350 in North America with performance and convenience upgrades, an all new engine, frame and body

This maxi scooter among the best in its class – one reason to share the fun with a Designed to easily accommodate the BV 350 is also a visual standout, its smoked windshield to its sporty black sporty exhaust and five-spoke wheels with black rims.

There’s Cute (or Inefficient) About the Engine

The BV 350 is the first Piaggio equipped with a brand-new, 4-…, 4-valve 350cc injection and water cooled that thinks and acts big – offering the weight savings, efficient fuel consumption and emissions of a smaller 300cc but made to obtain the power of a With a peak 33.3 hp and torque, the BV350 has sporty for passing and a top speed 90 mph. makes the BV 350 the most powerful in its class.

The powerplant is matched a newly developed Continuously Transmission (CVT), featuring such as a new, multi-disc clutch in oil bath for consistent and performance, regardless of high stress. A new automatic lubrication guarantees constant cooling of the in any operating conditions.

Particular was given to reducing internal during design of the new engine: the rockers now have rollers, for noise reduction and mechanical

Chassis Architecture: Motorcycle with the Comfort of a Scooter

The engine performance is enhanced by an and extremely efficient chassis, a of excellence for all of the Beverly models the beginning. Once again, the new SportTouring’s technology provides efficiency and riding pleasure at the levels.

The double-cradle frame in steel and pressed sheet sports a conventional fork 35 mm stanchions up front, while suspension is handled by a pair of helical-spring shock absorbers adjustable spring preload 4 different positions, ensuring absorption of road bumps delivering a neutral response and handling.

While maintaining the great and handling of an urban commuter . the new SportTouring ensures top-of-the-class holding, thanks in part to the wheels with double light alloy rims x 3.00” up front and 14” x 3.50” at the and large tyres (110/70 and respectively).

Bring a Friend

The spirit of this scooter through with a two-up stepped for maximum comfort. A helmet compartment, large to hold documents and up to two helmets. In a practical luggage rack, integrated passenger grab is incorporated in the leg shield back with a retractable bag hook.

The BV 350 is available in two colors: Shiny and Matte Silver and has a MSRP of It arrives in USA showrooms in May. For information, visit www.piaggiousa.com

The Piaggio Group:

Established in by Rinaldo Piaggio and based in in Pisa, Italy, the Piaggio is one of the world’s top manufacturers of two-wheel vehicles. With more 7,000 employees, an annual of 653,000 vehicles in 2011, RD centers, seven production in Europe and Asia and world-wide operations, the Piaggio Group has a and increasing leadership in the European market.

The company produces motorcycles and mopeds in the 50cc to displacement range, marketed the Piaggio, Vespa, Gilera, Aprilia, Scarabeo and Moto brands. The Group also three- and four-wheel light vehicles for the Ape, Porter and ranges.

Moto Guzzi V 65 NTX
Moto Guzzi V 65 NTX
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