2009 Aprilia RSV1000R

2009 Aprilia RSV1000R
MSRP $13,999

Competition may come and go, but the Aprilia RSV 1000 R remains the unquestioned top dog among supersport motorcycles for its amazing handling on road and racetrack. The Aprilia RSV 1000 R has shown its competitive edge in world endurance racing, where it is the only production twin able to compete on even terms with the best four cylinder machines in the world, as demonstrated by the excellent results achieved. Legendary races like the Le Mans 24 hours and the Bol d’Or 24 hours have shown exactly how effective the twin cylinder Aprilia RSV 1000 R is on the racetrack, and how totally reliable it is too.


Specifications
Year2009
ManufacturerAprilia
ModelRSV1000R
Engine TypeV60 Magnesium four stroke longitudinal 60° V twin, DOHC
Engine Displacement997.62 cc
Bore Stroke97 x 67.5 mm
CoolingLiquid cooling with three way pressurised circuit
Compression Ratio11.8 : 1
Fuel SystemIntegrated electronic engine management system. Indirect multipoint electronic injection
IgnitionDigital electronic ignition, integrated with fuel injection system
Starting SystemElectric
TransmissionSix speed
Final DriveChain
Rake TrailNA
Seat Height31.89in
Wheelbase55.83in
Front Suspension43 mm Öhlins titanium nitride coated upside-down fork, 4.72in wheel travel
Rear SuspensionAluminium alloy double arched swingarm. APS linkages, 5.24in wheel travel
Front BrakeDouble stainless steel floating disc 320 mm. Radial calipers with four 34 mm pistons
Rear BrakeBrembo stainless steel disc 220 mm. Twin 32 mm piston caliper.
Front Tire120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire190/50ZR-17
Fuel Capacity4.75 gal with 1.06 gal reserve
Dry Weight416.67lbs
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.