2006 Aprilia RSV1000R

2006 Aprilia RSV1000R
MSRP $13,999

Constant technical development has enabled Aprilia’s engineers to carry on improving the performance of the motorcycle that already represented the state of the art for twin cylinder supersport machines. In this latest Aprilia RSV 1000 R, the V60 Magnesium engine is not only cleaner but even more powerful, confirming its reputation as the world’s mightiest production twin.


2006 Aprilia RSV 1000R First Ride

2006 Aprilia RSV 1000R First Ride

Alex Gobert takes Aprilia's refined RSV 1000R for a spin around Qatar's Losail Circuit to learn whether it's an improved version of an already impressive bike.

Specifications
Year2006
ManufacturerAprilia
ModelRSV1000R
Engine TypeV-twin 4-stroke
Engine Displacement997.62cc
Bore Stroke97 x 67.5mm
CoolingLiquid cooled
Compression Ratio11.8:1
Fuel SystemFuel injection w/ 57mm throttle bodies
IgnitionDigital Electronic
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix-speed
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail25°/101.7mm
Seat Height32.4 in.
Wheelbase56.72 in.
Front Suspension4.8 in.
Rear Suspension5.32 in.
Front BrakeDual Disc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire190/50ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.68 gal.
Dry Weight415.8 lbs.
MSRP13999

2009 Aprilia RSV1000R DSB Comparison

2009 Aprilia RSV1000R DSB Comparison

Motorcycle USA pits the 2009 Aprilia RSV1000 against some of its Daytona SportBike rivals, the Kawasaki ZX-6R and Buell 1125R in this track comparison.

2007 Aprilia RSV1000R Comparison

2007 Aprilia RSV1000R Comparison

Two exotic Italian motorcycles get into a catfight out on the street and track in this Superbike showdown.