Italian superbike maker Aprilia has begun accepting bookings for the RSV4 Factory according to an advertisement in a leading daily. The Aprilia RSV4 Factory will be sold by Pune based Piaggio and has been priced at Rs. 20 lakh according to sources. Deliveries are expected to comment by the end of April. The RSV4 is powered by a 1,000cc four-cylinder engine which produces 180bhp.
Aprilia RSV4 Factory engine specifications
Engine capacity: 999.6 cc
Architecture: 65° V4
Power: 180 HP (132.4 kW) at 12,500 rpm
Crankcase: monobloc with integrated cylinder liners
Timing system: 4 valves per cylinder (Titanium and Nymonic) operated directly by a camshaft driven by a mixed chain/gear system (lateral timing chain, central gear train)
Fuel system: Magneti Marelli electronic injection with 2 injectors per cylinder and integrated independent Ride by Wire system for each bank. Three mappings selectable from handlebar.
Electronically controlled variable length intake ducts
Maximum rpm: 14,100 rpm
Compression ratio: 13:1
Transmission: 6-speed direct-control cassette gearbox
Clutch: multiplate wet clutch with mechanical slipper system
Exhaust system: 4 into 2 into 1 headers with oxygen sensor and single silencer with integrated catalytic converter