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2010 Aprilia RSV4R Photo Gallery

Motorcycle-USA is one of only two U.S. magazines to ride the 2010 Aprilia RSV4R superbike. See how this sportbike performs in this motorcycle first ride review. Then read the full story in our 2010 Aprilia RSV4R First Ride.

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The engine uses a cassette-style 6-speed transmission. Aprilia did not mention if however different gears will be available for purchase.
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For 2010 Aprilia is launching a full line of factory accessories including exhausts, wheels, suspension, carbon fiber body pieces, and hand/foot controls that will allow enthusiasts to customize their RSV4R. Pictured above is the
Full Racing Exhaust by AKRAPOVIC. Aprilia did not release a price but one can assume it’s going to be over $2000.
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4-Stroke superbike engines don't come any more compact than the RSV4R's 999cc V-Four.
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The 2010 Aprilia RSV4R offers superbike-levels of performance to the everyday man.
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The 2010 Aprilia RSV4R comes in two colors: Aprilia Black and Glam White.
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The RSV4R’s instrument display is easy-to-read whether you’re cruising in the parking lot or wide-open at 178 mph.
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The Aprilia’s V-Four engine configuration is the best of both worlds. It allows the chassis to be slim like a V-Twin, yet delivers the power of a four cylinder.
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The RSV4R’s front end consist of an inverted Showa 43mm fork carrying a 17-inch cast aluminum 5-spoke wheel with twin 320mm rotors actuated by Brembo 4-piston monobloc calipers.
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The RSV4R is one of the most well made motorcycles to come out of Italy. Ducati watch out!
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The 999cc V-Four engine sounds simply marvelous—especially when you near its claimed power peak at 12,500 revs.
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The ergonomics on the RSV4R were spot-on even for Waheed’s six-foot-tall frame. Taller riders might feel cramped however.
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Near maximum lean the RSV4R is planted with zero ground clearance woes.
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Metzeler’s Racetec K3 high-performance street tires complement the chassis nicely and unless you are actually road racing, they provide all the traction a trackday or street rider would ever need.
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Here Waheed harnesses the power of ol’ No. 46 at Mugello.
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The RSV4R’s front end consist of an inverted Showa 43mm fork carrying a 17-inch cast aluminum 5-spoke wheel with twin 320mm rotors actuated by Brembo 4-piston monobloc calipers.
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Priced at $15,999, the 2010 Aprilia RSV4R is an incredible value. You can find it at your local Aprilia dealership this November.
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Aprilia continues the tradition of employing light yet rigid chassis’ with the RSV4R. The frame and swingarm weight just over 33 lbs.
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The 2010 Aprilia RSV4R in Aprilia Black.
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The RSV4R responds better during corner entry with the front brakes trailed on.
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The ride-by-wire throttle control system employed on the RSV4R provides a direct connection between the rider and rear tire.
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The RSV4R uses Aprilia’s signature mixed digital/analog instrument display.
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Lean, lean, and more lean. The 2010 Aprilia RSV4R can take all the rider can dish out.