The Aprilia brand always works hard on the research and development of its latest models. This year it comes up with quite an aggressive and lightweight RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike. It features the most recent technological refinements that make it a real sports bike. It features an exclusive ergonomics and a true super sports bike spirit. Its aluminum frame with sleek fairing gives an eye-catching view. This is one of the best and high performing sports bike like the bigger Aprilia RSV4 SuperBike. The review of RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike with its specifications and features are given below.
RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike – Features and Specifications
The Aprilia RS 125 takes its inspiration from the shapes, color, and stylish look from the multiple time’s title-winning RSV4. Its aggressive triple headlights and superb trademark highlight the mark of its legacy and glory. The sleek fairing enhances the overall beauty of the aluminum frame, and it contains an entirely racing-inspired refinement that no other competitor can think to claim. Its low weight helps a lot in winning the race on track plus its ultimate handling and agility can help the rider to ride through the city traffic as well. The tapering lines of slender tail fairing gave a fantastic view when they joined together with the LED taillight. Its taillight ensures to gives better lighting power and visibility at dawn and dusk. The Aprilia RS 125 version is available in two color options;
- Silver Speed
- Black Speed
Both of these color options contains attractive graphics with the dominating “a” alphabet on the red background. This “a” symbol claims that the Aprilia brand is one of the best brands in the world. The graphics on the fuel tank reminds the Italian red, white and green as the remainder of an older version of 2017 Aprilia RS 125 sports bike.
Furthermore, there is another Aprilia RS 125 GP Replica special edition is also present on this planet, which features graphics like that. Both of these bikes have been inspired by the racing world and contains Quick Shift with an adjustable seat cover as a standard. The Aprilia RS 125 includes the largest storage compartment in its segment, a space that can not only hold the 6-inch table. The rider can fix the USB port here as well. It would help him to recharge the smartphone during a ride.
Chassis and Ergonomics
The racing world inspires the ergonomics and frame of RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Sports Bike. There is no other 125cc bike in the world that can beat it, and this is one of the Best 125cc Motorcycle in the World. Its riding position is unique, it offers semi-handlebars, forward-mounted lower than the steering yoke and has set-back footpegs along with the saddle-fuel tank assembly. This Aprilia Heavy Bike has been developed with the years of experience from the research of Aprilia engineers. Its spectacular perimeter chassis contains the die-cast aluminum spars that feature crossed reinforcement ribs. It is a lightweight structure that is capable of offering the high torsional rigidity to guarantee top performance on the road and the track as well.
Its solid upside-down fork and the rear suspension including racing-derived mono-shock secured to asymmetrical swingarm to guarantee excellent safety and comfort. The split 6-spoke design of wheels emphasizes the purposeful character of the Aprilia RS 125. This configuration is once again merit of racing experience that ensures the lightweight and speed while going into the corners even better than 2018 Aprilia Tuono 125 Sports Bike. The braking system comprises up of four-piston radial caliper on the front wheel which is assisted by Bosch single-channel ABS that contains the 300 mm diameter steel disc. The rear section contains the single-piston calipers that grip the 220 mm disc, and it has a tone wheel to ensure anti-rollover protection. The license plate attaches and turns indicators can easily be removed for track use.
The racing instrumentation of Aprilia RS 125 contains the compact and lightweight that offers all the necessary information that rider need. This instrumentation cluster provides the multifunctional digital display including;
- Trip master
- Cooling circuit temperature
- ABS fault warning light
The AMP ECU establishes the connectivity between the bike and the rider’s smartphone.
The RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike features the modern and latest 125 cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve electronic injection engine with liquid cooling. This engine is one of the high performing and reliable motor on both race track and road. It contains particularly clean technologies with double overhead camshaft timing (DOHC). It has an ultra-modern conception and design, with its lightweight and compact plus it offers refined chassis.
The engine ensures responsiveness even at low revs. Its vibrations are reduced to the minimum by the balancing countershaft. This engine has gained Euro 4 approval to give environmentally-friendly top performance. This RS 125 is installation-ready for Quick Shift, an innovative gear-shifting system that Aprilia uses which is considered to be best in the racing world.
The electronic system manages the torque interruption to engage gear change, how far the throttle is open and the engine revs. This system allows the rider to upshift while holding the throttle open and without using the clutch. The exhaust is unmistakably racing-inspired, and it is completely integrated within the lower part of the fairing. It is the best solution for the stronger aesthetic impact that gives the dynamic performance of the vehicle is based on the centralization of the masses.
RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike – Technical Specifications
|Type||4-stroke, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder with electronic injection and four valves|
|Distribution||Double overhead camshaft – DOHC|
|Bore and stroke||58 mm x 47 mm|
|Maximum power at crankshaft||15 CV (11 kW) at 10,750 rpm|
|Maximum torque at the crankshaft||10.5 Nm at 8,000 rpm|
|Compression ratio||12.5 ± 0.5:1|
|ECU||Magneti Marelli M3G ø 32mm ECU|
|Startup||Electronic with CDI capacity discharge|
|Alternator||13V – 235W|
Check out the Engine Accessories of RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike.
1st 11/33 (0.33);
2nd 15/30 (0.50);
3rd 18/27 (0.67);
4th 20/24 (0.83);
5th 25/27 (0.92);
6th 23/22 (1.05).
|Primary drive||Gears: 69/29 (2.38)|
|Final drive||Chain: 60/13 (4.61)|
|Clutch||Multiple discs, in the oil bath|
|Frame||Aluminum perimeter frame|
|Front suspension||40 mm upside-down fork, wheel excursion 110 mm|
|Rear suspension||Asymmetric swingarm with mono-shock, wheel travel 120 mm|
|Brakes||Front: 300 mm stainless steel disc including radial four-piston caliper
Rear: 218 mm stainless steel disc and caliper including single 30 mm piston
|Wheel rims||Front: 2.75 x 17″
Rear: 3.50 x 17″
|Tires||Front: 100/80 – 17″
Rear: 130/70 – 17″
Check out the Chassis Accessories of RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike.
|Max. Length||1,968 mm|
|Max. Width||760 mm|
|Max height at the top fairing||1,135 mm|
|Saddle height||820 mm|
|Tank||14.5 liter capacity (including 3.5-liter reserve)|
This article provides the full review with maximum details of RS125 2018 Aprilia Urban Heavy Bike, and it is covered under Bikes Catalog. This 125 cc bike worth a lot for those who like to ride with sporty riding style. Its aggressive chassis styling and high performing engine give the breathtaking performance while the lightweight helps a lot in handling, especially during corners. The suspension system knowns it’s the job, and the braking system gives their best to stop the bike where needed. I think this sports bike is one of the best packages for all kind of riders.