The Aprilia RSV4 is the Italian firm’s V-Four Superbike. The RSV4 features a 65-degree, 999.6cc V-Four engine. It comes in various versions, including a base model and RSV4 Factory edition, which comes with upspec suspension and electronics. The RSV4 delivered Aprilia its first-ever World Superbike titles, with Max Biaggi claiming the 2010 and 2012 championship. Sylvain Guintoli added to the SBK championship tally with success in the 2014 series.
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Aprilia updates its proven RSV4 Superbike with a host of subtle internal engine, chassis and electronic changes with its 2016 RF model.
For 2015 Aprilia introduces a refined RR version of its RSV4 sportbike featuring a re-engineered engine top end, forward fairing and electronics.