Thu. Sep 19th, 2019

2020 Aprilia RSV4 X First Look Preview

Aprilia introduces the RSV4 X, a very special commemorative version limited to just 10 units globally.
Aprilia introduces the RSV4 X, a really particular commemorative model restricted to simply 10 items globally. (Aprilia/)

It might be too late to get your hand on one of many 10 hand-built 2020 Aprilia RSV4 X superbikes, however you most likely did not have an additional $45,000 to blow in your subsequent trackday bike anyway. But right here we’re, drooling over probably the most unique RSV4 1100 ever made. The bike is constructed by hand, separately, by Aprilia Racing Manufacturing unit technicians who meticulously equip this lovely bike with the newest technological developments they’ve developed over the previous decade of World Superbike and MotoGP competitors.

Associated: 2019 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Manufacturing unit First Trip Overview

The Aprilia RSV4 X is the first superbike to utilize a gearbox with neutral below first gear and Brembo GP4-MS calipers.
The Aprilia RSV4 X is the primary superbike to make the most of a gearbox with impartial beneath first gear and Brembo GP4-MS calipers. (Aprilia/)

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 X is meant to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the RSV by combining one of the best ultra-trick bits into one uncommon bike that represents one of the best of the Italian firm’s developmental and racing efforts over the previous 10 years. Primarily based on the RSV4 1100 Manufacturing unit, the X is supplied with the lightest throughout the board, together with solid magnesium Marchesini wheels, CNC-built billet aluminum elements all through, and full carbon-fiber bodywork that leads to a 364-pound (165 kilograms) bike that pumps out a minimum of 225 hp from its equally trick V-Four engine.

Brembo GP4-MS calipers make their debut on the Aprilia RSV4 X. These light and incredibly powerful units are machined from a solid piece of metal.
Brembo GP4-MS calipers make their debut on the Aprilia RSV4 X. These mild and extremely highly effective items are machined from a stable piece of metallic. (Aprilia/)

Every engine has been hand-built to exacting tolerances, identical to they might their manufacturing unit SBK spec bikes. The X options new consumption camshafts, valve return springs and caps, and convex bucket tappets that enable for extra aggressive World Superbike-spec cam profiles. For the primary time ever, the RSV4 X is supplied with the Aprilia No Impartial (ANN) transmission. Impartial is situated beneath first gear, which eliminates the lengthy shift between first and second gear and reduces the prospect of any upshifting errors. ANN is utilized in each Aprilia WSBK and MotoGP machines.

Aprilia Racing selected lightweight components, such as the carbon fairing, and emblazoned it with graphics inspired by the livery of the Aprilia RS-GP competing in the 2019 MotoGP World Championship.
Aprilia Racing chosen light-weight elements, such because the carbon fairing, and emblazoned it with graphics impressed by the livery of the Aprilia RS-GP competing within the 2019 MotoGP World Championship. (Aprilia/)

Brembo chosen the RSV4 X to debut its new GP4-MS calipers which are machined from a stable piece of fabric. They clamp down on a pair of large 330mm rotors for the kind of stopping energy you could possibly solely anticipate to get from a factory-built World Superbike. We all know this bike is bought out at this level however we simply couldn’t let one other day go by with out sharing this data with you, our loyal readers.

Marchesini forged magnesium wheels improve the handling of the RSV4 even further while the Pirelli slicks provide the grip.
Marchesini solid magnesium wheels enhance the dealing with of the RSV4 even additional whereas the Pirelli slicks present the grip. (Aprilia/)

Orders have been processed by way of the official Manufacturing unit Works Aprilia web site. You may need to bookmark it, in case one slips by way of the cracks and turns into obtainable within the close to future.

RSV4 X is part of the Factory Works program launched by Aprilia Racing. Unique in the world, it takes the technology developed for the Aprilia RSV4, a seven-time Superbike world champion, and makes it available to the public.
RSV4 X is a part of the Manufacturing unit Works program launched by Aprilia Racing. Distinctive on the planet, it takes the expertise developed for the Aprilia RSV4, a seven-time Superbike world champion, and makes it obtainable to the general public. (Aprilia/)

2020 Aprilia RSV4 X Specs

PRICE
$45,000

ENGINE
1,100cc 65° V-Four hand-built by the technicians of Aprilia Racing

FUEL DELIVERY
Gas injection

CLAIMED HORSEPOWER
225 hp

TRANSMISSION
SBK gearbox, ANN (Aprilia No Impartial) system w/ impartial positioned beneath first gear (sequence: N-1-2-Three-Four-5-6)

FRAME
Twin-spar aluminum

FRONT SUSPENSION
Öhlins NIX, totally adjustable

REAR SUSPENSION
Öhlins TTX, totally adjustable

FRONT BRAKE
330mm Brembo GP4-MS calipers w/o ABS operate

WHEELS
Marchesini solid magnesium, 7 break up spokes

TIRES
Pirelli slicks

BODYWORK
Race adjustable carbon fairings

EXHAUST
Akrapovič full titanium w/ carbon muffler

CLAIMED CURB WEIGHT
364 lb.

GRAPHICS
Aprilia RSV4 X Anniversary

CNC COMPONENTS
Gas cap, lateral facet cowl safety, brake lever guards

WARRANTY
None

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