2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike Review Specs

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike

The Aprilia brand has a great heritage in the field of sports bikes. The 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike is an impressively manufactured sports motorcycle that comes in limited edition. Its attractive graphics reveal Italian passion and pure style. This model comes with new Ohlins suspension, Brembo braking system, and new APRc electronic controls package, including cornering ABS and clutchless downshifts. The potent 201 horsepower V4 powerplant is paired with a chassis architecture that ensures superb performance. The review of 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike, including specifications, is given below.

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike – Features and Specifications

Limited to 100 Only

The Aprilia RSV4 RF is a limited edition bike, and only 100 bikes have been made in the USA. It is the first production superbike that comes with winglets. Its aerodynamic spoilers are designed on the MotoGP RS-GP prototype ridden by Aprilia Gresini Team pilots Aleix Espargaro and Scott Redding.

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike

The RSV4 RF Aprilia features an upgraded V4-MP multimedia and Ohlins Racing suspension, which was created on a super-exclusive platform for Aprilia enthusiasts.

The bike was launched on Austin’s Circuit of Americas during round three of the 2018 MotoGP championship. Since then, it is the center of attraction of most of the bike lovers.

Engine

The Aprilia RSV4 RF LE contains the Euro 4 engine that can efficiently produce 201 horsepower. It is designed by the experienced Aprilia Racing Department, who once built the FIM World SBK Championship winning RSV4s.

The motorcycle has a narrow V4 engine that remains unchanged and infects it is the first full-scale production bike that comes in slim V4. It gives more advantages over the standard V-Twin or inline-four engine designs. Its intelligent design not only makes it light but make it a perfect pair of superbike frame along with Aprilia electronics.

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike

Chassis

The Aprilia is very famous due to its 54 world title, high performing engine, and attractive Italian looks. No doubt, the Aprilia brand is very famous due to its beautiful and best chassis designs for superbikes. It was the main factor behind the success of the FIM World Superbike Championship.

The Aprilia is very famous due to its 54 world title, high performing engine, and attractive Italian looks. No doubt, the Aprilia brand is very famous due to its beautiful and best chassis designs for superbikes. It was the main factor behind the success of the FIM World Superbike Championship.

The chassis design arrives in multiple adjustments directly from the factory. The Aprilia brand allows the rider to adjust the engine position in the frame, adjust the headstock angle, the swingarm pivot, and rear end height. The adjustments are paired with fully adjustable Ohlins suspension.

The latest suspension system lets to have a fine adjustment both in hydraulics and spring preload. The motorcycle features the latest generation Ohlins NIX fork unit and TIC shock absorber. The latter component is the operation by new progressive linkage, which increases the reaction time of the shock absorber. There is a standard adjustable steering damper available as well.

The Brembo braking system ensures smooth braking performance. The front section features a pair of new 5 mm thick steel discs with diameter increased to 330 mm. They are attached to Monobloc M50 calipers fitted with new superior friction coefficient brake pads.

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike

Electronics

The top class and exclusive electronic package have been used in the 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike. It has been designed and patented by Aprilia, and it was derived from the winning technology in World Super. The overall electronic package includes;

  • ATC (Aprilia Traction Control)
  • AWC (Aprilia Wheelie Control)
  • ALC (Aprilia Launch Control)
  • AQS (Aprilia Quick Shift)

An all-new and highly sophisticated electronic throttle has been employed that helps the rider to get the ultimate performance from the bike. The RbW system efficiently communities with the engine ECU to achieve the max from the power band.

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine

Type Aprilia longitudinal, 65-degree, 4-stroke, V-4 cylinder, liquid-cooling system, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
Fuel Unleaded petrol
Bore and stroke 78 mm x 52.3 mm
Total engine capacity 999.6cc
Compression ratio 13.6:1
Maximum power @ crankshaft 201 HP (148 kW) @ 13,000 rpm
Maximum torque @ the crankshaft 115 Nm @ 10,500 rpm
Fuel system Airbox having front dynamic air intakes. 4 Marelli 48-mm throttle bodies having eight injectors and an all-new generation Ride-By-Wire engine management. Three different engine maps are availabel i.e. Track, Race and Sport
Starter Electric
Ignition Latest Magneti Marelli digital electronic ignition system integrated with the engine control system, including one spark plug-per-cylinder and “stick-coil”-type coils
Exhaust Four-into-two-into-one layout, two oxygen sensors, single lateral silencer with ECU-controlled bypass valve and integrated trivalent catalytic converter (Euro 4)
Alternator Flywheel mounted 450W alternator including rare earth magnets
Lubrication Wet sump lubrication system haing an oil radiator and two oil pumps (lubrication and cooling)

Transmission

Gearbox 6-speed cassette type gearbox
Gear Ratios 1st= 39/15 (2.600)
2nd= 33/16 (2.063)
3rd= 34/20 (1.700)
4th= 31/21 (1.476)
5th= 31/23 (1.348)
6th= 34/27 (1.259)
Clutch The multi-plate wet clutch having mechanical slipper system
Primary drive Straight cut gears & integrated, flexible coupling, drive ratio: 73/44 (1,659)
Secondary drive Chain: Drive, ratio: 41/16 (2.562)
Traction management APRC System (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) that contains Wheelie Control (AWC), Traction Control (ATC), cruise control (ACC), Launch Control (ALC) and speed limiter (APT), all of which can be configured and deactivated independently

Chassis

Frame Aluminum dual beam chassis having pressed and cast sheet elements Available adjustments:
headstock position and rake
engine height
swingarm pin height
Nonadjustable Sachs steering damper
Front suspension Sachs Fork with 43 mmÆ stanchions. Forged billet aluminum radial caliper mountings with fully adjustable spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping having wheel travel of 120 mm
Rear suspension Double braced aluminum swingarm; low mixed thickness and sheet casting technology.
Sachs mono-shock is adjustable in hydraulics in compression and rebound, spring preload, 130mm wheel travel.
Brakes Front: Dual 330mm diameter floating stainless steel disc including lightweight stainless steel rotor and aluminum flange with six pins. Brembo M50 monobloc radial calipers with 30 mm opposing pistons. Sintered pads. Radial pump and metal braided brake hose
Rear: 220mm diameter disc; Brembo caliper with two 32mm separate pistons Æ32mm. Sintered pads. Pump containing integrated tank and metal braided hose, Bosch 9.1 MP ABS having cornering function, adjustable to three maps comes with RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation) (can be disabled).
Wheel rims Aprilia aluminum alloy rims with three split spokes, Front = 3.5″X17.” Rear= 6″X17″
Tires Radial tubeless.
Front = 120/70 ZR 17
Rear = 200/55 ZR 17

Dimensions

Wheelbase 1435mm
Length 2055mm
Width 735mm
Saddle height 845mm
Headstock angle 25-degree
Trail 104.8mm
Weight 204 kg (full tank)

Others

Consumption 6,67 litres/100 km
CO2 emissions 156 g/km
Tank 18.5 liters (including 4-liter reserve)

2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Sports Bike

Conclusion

In the end, Bikes Catalog would love to say that the 2019 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE Motorcycle is an impressive superbike that is available with outstanding features. An all-new high performing engine and an attractive chassis make the bike one of the dream bikes for bikes lovers. The suspension and braking system are functional, and it ensures the ideal performance of all times.

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