Subscribe to RSS

The Aprilia RSV 1000R: me likey

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)


Aprilia makes awesome bikes. End of story. However, cost of ownership is pretty steep. The same applies to their latest RSV 1000R. The RSV 1000R made big waves during the 2006 9th Annual Masterbike contest, winning 1st place in the Maxisport category – besting the Suzuki GSX-R750 and Ducati 999 S. With a price tag of around $18,000 (for the Aprilia RSV 1000R Factory), you’ll get a V60 Magnesium four stroke longitudinal 60° V twin pushing 143 horsepower all the way up to 10,000 rpm. Torque is 76 ft-lbs at 8,000 rpm. It is capable of reaching speeds excess of 174 mph.

Click the thumbnail to view the RSV 1000R’s bells and whistles:



Via: GearCrave

One Comment