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Review of Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

The all-new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike is another outstanding example of the legacy of the Aprilia Company. This model has an extraordinary history and it provides the Aprilia’s successful racing experience. This sports bike features the new Ohlins suspension system, the all-new braking system with the Cornering ABS for ultimate performance.

The new APRC electronic controls gives the best performance of all times. The 201 horsepower Euro 4 engine mounted in the stylish frame with an awesome graphics makes it best bike to ride. The review and specifications of new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike are written below.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike – Specification

RSV4 RR – A New Era

The new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike comes with the new equipment’s packed in the newly designed frame. This motorcycle is very famous in the entire line of Aprilia Brand because the older versions of Aprilia RSV4 RR has won 54 championship titles.

The primary objective during the development of bike was to manufacture the fastest superbike. To achieve this objective, Aprilia has used the best Aprilia Racing technology to refine every part of this motorcycle. This bike has earned the Euro 4 approval without sacrificing the performance. This new sports bike is one second faster than the previous models on average.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

Incomparable Engine

This bike features the best Italian technology, which ensure to the ultimate performance. This is the world’s first full-scale production motorcycle with the best performing narrow V4 engine. Thanks to the use of total electronics due to the compact size of this engine, this is the latest and most powerful engine ever built by Aprilia.

These changes have not only achieves the Euro 4 approval but it also has increased the overall performance. This engine features the new exhaust system with the silencer that has double oxygen sensor. Its ECU is all-new with the superior calculating capacity able to manage the rise in its maximum revs. This engine can now boast the increased extension capacity. Thanks to the new lighter pistons, the overall performance of the engine has increased plus it reduces the blow-by-effect.

Moreover, the honing treatment was added for its connecting rod heads to minimize the friction. The new valve recall springs guarantees an ultimate reliability whereas the valves have benefited from optimized timing. The gearbox features the linear sensor, which ensures the perfect gearshift operation.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

Advanced APRC

The new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike uses the latest Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC), which is well known dynamic control suite. This is the latest and refined system currently available in the market. Due to the repositioning of the inertial platform, the precise detection of the dynamic conditions of this bike has been improved.

It results in more efficient electronic control strategies. The fourth generation of the Aprilia APRC meets the requirement of an electronic management of the new full Ride-by-Wire throttle. This eliminates all the superfluous throttle body electronic management components. The APRC comes as the standard equipment to the new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike and this package includes:

  • The New Aprilia Traction Control (ATC): It is completely adjustable without releasing the throttle and it comes with eight settings. It features the practical joystick that allows the fine-tuned and high performance operating logic.
  • The New Aprilia Wheelie Control (AWC): This control comes in three levels and has accurate operating strategies. This control is now adjustable without closing the throttle.
  • The New Aprilia Launch Control (ALC): This control is especially made for track use only and it has three settings. It uses more effective operating strategies.
  • The New Aprilia Quick Shift (AQS): This all-new electronic gearbox lets the rider for downshifting without closing the throttle or using the clutch. The open-throttle downshifting feature is exclusive.
  • The New Aprilia Pit Limiter (APL): This system lets the rider to select and limit the top speed allowed in the pit lane at the track.
  • The New Aprilia Cruise Control (ACC): This all-new electronic management allows the advanced cruise control system to be introduced. It is very convenient for long trips because it enables the rider to maintain the set speed without touching the throttle.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

The Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike features the factory standard with an advanced multimap Cornering ABS. It is developed in collaboration with the Bosch to ensure the best performance. The 9.1 MP system with truly contained, weight and dimension, is able to optimize braking and ABS intervention during corners.

This is possible due to the specific algorithm that constantly monitors the various parameter such as lateral acceleration. The pressure applied to its brake lever modulates the braking action to guarantees the best ratio between deceleration and stability. The Cornering ABS, fine-tuned in accordance with Aprilia’s specific indication. It is adjustable to three levels of sensibility and it can be switched off. Each of these three Cornering ABS maps can be combined with any of three new engine maps i.e. Sport, Track, and Race.

It allows the riders with different experience and skill levels to find the best possible combination for their style. These three maps are full power and they differ in the way that they unload the 201 HP of which the Aprilia V4 is capable onto the asphalt, in addition to the percentage of the engine brake is dedicated to them.

The total revamping of the Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike electronic managed is completed with the use of new color TFT instrumentation. This is a true digital computer with an exceptional display option. The two selectable screen pages i.e. Road and Race corresponds to as many represented indexes. The new V4-MP is the multimedia platform, which lets the rider to connect the smartphone to your vehicle via Bluetooth.

Superbike Frame

The new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike is best known for its graphics and lightweight frame. This Aprilia bike is the only superbike that allows the riders to adjust the engine position in the frame. The swingarm pivot, the rear end height, fully adjustable suspension and the headstock angle represents the rear racing spirit in its blood.

The RR model features the new progressive linkage which increases the reaction time of the shock absorber. The Ohlins has provides the adjustable steering damper. The new Brembo braking system contains the front brake of a pair of new 5 mm thick steel discs with the diameter increased by 300 mm as compared to previous versions. This steel disc is wrapped up by the M50 calipers Monobloc mounted with the coefficient brake pads.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

Design and Colors

The new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike features the new Ohlin suspension system and the lightweight aluminum forged rims as the standard equipment. It contains the best graphics that maintains the evocative name of the previous “Superpole” version but it features different graphical pattern.

Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike – Specs


Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike Specs

ENGINE TYPE Aprilia longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooling system, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
FUEL Unleaded petrol
BORE AND STROKE 78 mm x 52.3 mm
MAX. POWER AT CRANKSHAFT 201 HP (148 kW) at 13,000 rpm
MAX. TORQUE AT CRANKSHAFT 115 Nm at 10.500 rpm
FUEL SYSTEM Airbox with the front dynamic air intakes. 4 Marelli 48-mm throttle bodies with the 8 injectors and latest generation Ride-By-Wire engine management. Choice of three different engine maps selectable by the rider with bike in motion: T (Track), S (Sport), R (Race)
IGNITION Magneti Marelli digital electronic ignition system integrated into engine control system, with one spark plug per cylinder and “stick-coil”-type coils
STARTER Electric
EXHAUST 4 into 2 into 1 layout, two oxygen sensors, lateral single silencer with an ECU-controlled bypass valve and integrated trivalent catalytic converter (Euro 4)
ALTERNATOR Flywheel mounted 450 W alternator with the rare earth magnets
LUBRICATION Wet sump lubrication system with an oil radiator and two oil pumps (lubrication and cooling)
TRANSMISSION 6-speed cassette type gearbox
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)
Gear lever with Aprilia Quick Shift electronic system (AQS)
CLUTCH Multi-disc oil-bath, with the mechanical slipper system
PRIMARY DRIVE Straight cut gears and an 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), which includes the Traction Control (ATC), Wheelie Control (AWC), Launch Control (ALC), cruise control (ACC) and speed limiter (APL), all of which can be configured and deactivated independently


Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike Specs

CHASSIS Aluminum dual beam chassis with the pressed and cast sheet elements
Available adjustments:
headstock position and the rake
engine height
swingarm pin height
Nonadjustable Sachs steering damper
FRONT SUSPENSION Sachs fork Æ 43 mm stanchions. Forged billet aluminum radial caliper mountings. Adjustable spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping. Wheel travel: 120 mm
REAR SUSPENSION Double braced aluminum swingarm; mixed low thickness and the sheet casting technology. Sachs monoshock, fully adjustable in hydraulics in compression and the rebound, spring preload. New progressive linkage. Wheel travel 130 mm
BRAKES Front: Dual 330-mm diameter floating stainless steel disc with the lightweight stainless steel rotor and aluminium flange with 6 pins. Brembo M50 monobloc radial calipers with 4 Æ 30 mm opposing pistons. Sintered pads. Radial pump and metal braided brake hose
Rear: 220 mm diameter disc, Brembo caliper with two Æ 32 mm separate pistons. Sintered pads.
Pump with an integrated tank and metal braided hose
Bosch 9.1 MP ABS with cornering function, adjustable to 3 maps equipped with RLM (Rear wheel
Lift-up Mitigation) (can be disabled).
WHEEL RIMS Aprilia aluminum alloy rims with 3 split spokes.
Front: 3.5″X17″
Rear: 6″X17″
TYRES Radial tubeless.
Front: 120/70 ZR 17
Rear: 200/55 ZR 17 (alternative: 190/50 ZR 17; 190/55 ZR 17)
TANK 18.5 litres (4-litre reserve included)


Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike

This article is all about the review and specification of new Aprilia RSV4 RR my2017 Sports Bike. This is an incredible masterpiece newly launched by Aprilia. This sports bike features all the latest equipment which is necessary for best performance. The powerful engine delivers the best acceleration and chassis features an attractive design. In short, it is one of the best packages by Aprilia.

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