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Aprilia Announces 2004 RSV 1000 R and 1000 R Factory

The highly anticipated successors to the Aprilia Mille models have been revealed to the public by Aprilia. They take the form of the standard RSV 1000 R and the RSV 1000 R Factory.

These new machines are smaller, lower and slimmer than the prior models, with more power from a redesigned engine with ram air and new 16-bit electronically-controlled fuel-injection system. The new bike also features a double silencer, new frame and swingarm, and new rear suspension linkage. The styling, of course, is also entirely new, with integrated turn signals, front and rear, and a distinctive, four headlight face.

Take a look at the official press releases from Aprilia below:

Improve the best. The new RSV 1000 R aims to do precisely this: to become the absolute epitome of sportiness, performance and design. The world’s most appreciated supersport bike has become even more beautiful, more high performing and more effective. The utmost twin-cylinder sportbike.

APRILIA RSV 1000 R


Very few road bikes can boast as many official awards from sector magazines as the Aprilia RSV 1000. During its first five years of life, it has come to be regarded as the absolute benchmark for performance, rideability and track success. A supersport bike with pedigree which, thanks to its first-rate technology and the best content/price ratio on the market, has won the hearts of 27,000 riders worldwide.

The best that could be desired, at least up to now, because Aprilia has decided to move the performance, sporting and pleasure-to-ride limits up even further with the new RSV 1000 R 2004. In short, Aprilia has decided to improve the best.

The RSV 1000 R inherits the full legacy of the previous model, but shifts all the technical and performance characteristics up and adds an R to its name to symbolize this increase.

The fastest production twin-cylinder bike on the track today is even faster. The main aim of the Aprilia RSV 1000 R project was in fact to increase on-track performance.

A new engine, frame and swing arm. The overall layout is new: it is lower (-25 mm) shorter (-35 mm) and more compact. And the revolutionary design is new, with improved aerodynamic penetration.

The RSV 1000 R sets a new benchmark for road sportbikes due to its technology and its extraordinary performance.

But what counts most is the further development of the concept of “total rideability” which has always characterized this bike and which has been the primary reason for its success.

The maniacal attention to ergonomics and its easy rideability make the rider feel immediately at ease with the bike so that he can quickly and almost effortlessly reach clock-times which would otherwise be unapproachable.

A less demanding ride means first and foremost a less physically and mentally tiring, faster and safer ride, during which the rider can keep his concentration higher for longer. These are determining factors for race performance, but are also important on the road.

The RSV 1000 R is Aprilia’s new benchmark for road supersport bikes.

Here are the project’s distinctive characteristics item by item:

  • New design
  • New V 60 Magnesium engine
  • Air Runner air scoop
  • Close gear ratio
  • New electronic injection system with 57 mm throttle bodies
  • New 16-bit electronic control unit
  • New exhaust with double silencer, three-way catalytic converter and Lambda sensor
  • New aluminium alloy perimetric frame
  • New double banana aluminium swing arm
  • New rear suspension linkage
  • Lighter and less loaded steering plate

Attention has been paid to every minimum detail of this exclusive refined bike with its aggressive unmistakable look. The RSV 1000 R is the perfect balance between quality, technology, components and finish.

Everything has been developed, tested and suitably adjusted to further improve the performance of a bike with incomparable rideability.

The new engine has pushed performance limits even further. 138.72 hp (102 kW) at the crank giving a maximum speed of over 170 mph (280 km/h). These are the “figures” which make the RSV 1000 R a real benchmark among production twin-cylinder supersport bikes.

Its completely redesigned set-up improves the bike’s dynamic characteristics in every situation, making it incredibly even more successful on the track.

All this, of course, goes hand in hand with top-quality components, selected to make the RSV 1000 R a reference supersport bike among enthusiasts.

DESIGN

When performance becomes beauty. The design of the RSV 1000 R is truly revolutionary. It is lower and more compact with an unmistakable aggressive look.

Not design for design’s sake, but design at the disposal of technology and performance. Every detail has been designed not just to be pretty, but above all to be effective.

Finding the best possible air system for the V60 Magnesium engine has meant fundamental changes to the front. The air scoop has been placed in the middle of the windscreen, the point where the dynamic pressure is greatest. A fundamental factor for the bike’s performance therefore also becomes a fundamental part of the design.

The front headlamp insert is split with four lamps which work together in pairs thus getting rid of that unpleasant “Cyclops effect” typical of many modern sportbikes.

The RSV 1000 R is smaller, lower and slimmer, and this dimensional compactness is its strong point. All this without forgetting ergonomics which has always distinguished the RSV range.

The slender tail quickly converts from a one-seater to a two-seater. It is extremely compact and one of the most characteristic features of the bike. The compact rear LED light provides excellent brightness despite its extremely moderate dimensions. Even seen from behind, the RSV 1000 R is immediately recognizable.

The quest for the cleanest possible line and maximum aerodynamic penetration has led to elimination of the traditional indicator lights. The front ones are now incorporated in the rear-view mirrors, and the rear ones are built into the tail.

So no protrusions for a perfectly clean line able to cut through the air like no other. Thanks to these stratagems and long studies in a wind tunnel, the RSV 1000 R further improves the already exceptional CX of the RSV Mille 2003, which drops from 0.306 to 0.3.

V60 MAGNESIUM ENGINE


The 1000 “V 60 Magnesium” marks a turning point in the history of Aprilia twin-cylinder engines. It is based on the famous and appreciated V990, but has been so completely revised that it has changed name. The far-reaching changes make it the utmost benchmark for production twin-cylinder engines. It performs exceptionally, responds in every situation and has the proverbial Aprilia reliability.

The cylinder heads with magnesium covers have been completely redesigned. On-track experience has been turned to good use to improve their fluid dynamic efficiency and optimize combustion. In particular, the squish areas between the exhaust and intake valves have been made bigger. Thanks to this new design, best performance is obtained with a single spark plug, which at the same time increases combustion efficiency precisely due to the greater turbulence.

With the new layout, it has even been possible to distribute the cooling liquid more evenly around the combustion chamber which leads to more constant efficiency and reliability. Optimization of the ignition-injection system mapping has also led to ideal combustion even at low loads and low speeds.

As well as new cylinder heads, there are also new camshafts and new valve springs. The lubrication circuit has also been completely redesigned in this delicate area, not only to improve lubrication itself, but also to minimize viscous drag and consequent power loss.

The intake ducts have been redesigned to match the throttle bodies perfectly. The exhaust duct has also been redesigned: it now has an oval section to facilitate the passage of exhaust gases towards the silencer.

To improve the air supply to the “V60 Magnesium” the intake section has been completely redesigned. An air scoop, known as the “Air Runner”, has been placed in the middle of the windscreen, right where the dynamic pressure is greatest and perfectly in line with the bike.

A duct passes through the headstock to bring the pressurized air to the filter casing, which holds a good 10.3 litres.

A choke inside the duct, controlled by the electronic control unit, regulates air flow, thus providing the engine with the right amount of air at the right pressure at all revs. In this way, the engine performs better and provides a spurt unknown to the Aprilia V2 up to now. In fact the rev limiter has been upped to 11,000 rpm.

The mighty voice of the V60 Magnesium is muffled by two Helmotz resonators with different volumes which lower the intake noise at the most critical revs.

The airbox also houses a new air by-pass stepper motor which acts on an electronically controlled valve and sends air downstream of the butterfly valve thus making it easier to cold-start the bike and stabilizing the engine idling speed.

The Air Runner also acts as a structural component. Thanks to two light aluminium arms it holds the windscreen and the front headlight, therefore doing away with unattractive supports.

The new panel filter ensures less air resistance, therefore improving engine efficiency. It also costs less as a spare part than the previous RSV filter, leading to lower running costs.

The air intake section has been completely revised: the engine can now count on an injection system with 57 mm throttle bodies and a single injector per cylinder.

Thank to the Air Runner the pressure in the airbox increases as the bike runs faster leading to a 3% gain in power at maximum speed.

A new electronic control unit, made together with Siemens VDO, manages the whole engine. It receives all the vital parameters from 15 sensors in real time (temperature: air and liquid; pressure: atmospheric, airbox and oil; Lambda sensor; rotation sensors: driveshaft, camshaft, throttle and rear wheel; position sensors: kickstand, clutch and idle; battery voltage) and redistributes them instantly to the actuators.

A 36-minus-2-tooth wheel is coupled to the driveshaft, which is therefore able to manage the engine with greater precision (every 10°, rather than every 60°).

All the data passes through a CAN line (Controlled Area Network) to the instrument panel, which acts as an autodiagnosis terminal. In the event of a malfunction, the mechanic will be able to identify the problem immediately. The CAN line uses two wires only to transmit all this data, which enormously simplifies the electrical system and keeps the overall weight of the bike down.

The already excellent performance of the V990 is outclassed by the V60 Magnesium which pumps out a maximum power of 138.72 hp (102 kW) at 9,500 rpm with maximum torque of 107 Nm at 7,500 rpm. All this despite the fact the new engine is extremely “clean” since it is fitted with a three-way catalytic converter with lambda sensor and complies with the EC Euro2 standards.

Technological research does not only mean better performance; it also means keeping this performance up over time. The reliability of the RSV 1000 R has grown along with its performance. New high resistance specially designed rods have further increased the robustness of the engine.

But the V60 Magnesium is not only more powerful and robust, it is also lighter than the old V990 thanks to the use of special materials, such as magnesium for the cylinder-head covers and clutch cover.

Aprilia was the first to use a close ratio gearbox on a production bike. The RSV 1000 R is also fitted with this device which, more than ever before, allows the rider to get the full exceptional performance from the V60 Magnesium.

The result is even more aggressive acceleration and exhilarating gear changes off the bends, which may be experienced both on the road and on the track. The engine responds absolutely brilliantly even at the highest gears thus increasing the sportiness of the bike and riding fun.

This technical evolution has not eliminated those special characteristics which have made the RSV series stand out right from the first model.

  • Longitudinal 60° V-twin engine with 4 valves per cylinder and double overhead camshaft, controlled by a mixed chain and gear system.
  • Electronic fuel injection: with 57 mm throttle bodies and “Air Runner” air scoop. One injector per cylinder.
  • CDI ignition with 1 plug per cylinder. Ignition is controlled by an integrated engine management system which also controls injection.
  • Dry sump lubrication with double trochoidal pump, separate oil tank and cooling radiator.
  • Mixed gear/chain drive: the two gears (one for each drive chain) inserted in the base reduce the space occupied by the cylinder heads.

The sophisticated twin-cylinder engine comes complete with exclusive patent Aprilia devices:

  • AVDC (Anti Vibration Double Countershaft).
  • Hydraulically controlled clutch with radial pump, assisted by a patented PPC (Pneumatic Power Clutch) system for separate rear wheel bounce control.

EXHAUST


The new exhaust system was designed on the basis of experience acquired in the Superbike championships.

It follows the 2 in 1 in 2 layout and is completely made of stainless steel, with 10/10 mm thick manifolds and oval section head mounting flanges made of precision cast stainless steel.

The silencers are lined with 8/10 mm thick stainless steel, with surface electroplating, and assembled with clamps and rivets according to the typical racing construction technique. They are positioned in order to minimize aerodynamic resistance and improve weight distribution.

FRAME


Years of high level racing have helped Aprilia R&D design an even better frame than the previous model, which was already acknowledged as one of the best production bike frames.

The primary aim when designing the new RSV 1000 R frame was perfect mass centralization. In accordance with the Aprilia tradition, the structure uses cast aluminium-silicon and die cast Peraluman 450 parts. The frame was optimized through long finite-element studies, and its torsional rigidity is 5% better than the previous model. Despite this the new frame is a good 600 grams lighter, bringing its total weight down to only 9650 grams: a weight only matched by racing bikes.

The headstock is positioned differently in order to lower the whole bike and consequently its centre of gravity. The swing arm pivot has been moved 0.5 mm forward, whereas both the swing arm mounting and the saddle frame have been lowered to make the bike more compact and concentrate its mass around the centre of gravity as much as possible.

The engine has been moved 4 mm to the right, together with the new exhaust system manifold, for perfect bike balancing.

Times change, riding styles change and bikes must change too. For this reason, the frame and swing arm assembly has been designed specifically not only to ensure maximum performance, but also to allow riders to manage skids perfectly (when entering and leaving bends).

Each component has been made more compact and optimized to adapt it to the new bike layout. The rear suspension linkage has been redesigned, the saddle frame is fixed vertically to the bike frame in order to decrease its thickness in the under-saddle area by 3 cm. The suspension supporting crossbars are cast and not extruded, so that they are better shaped around the rear suspension and contribute further towards perfect mass centralization.

The new RSV 1000 R swing arm has been designed using the know how acquired in motorbike GPs. It is also made with extruded Peraluman and cast Al Si 7. Its double banana shape leaves space for the new double-silencer exhaust system to pass through.

Again in this case, sections and thicknesses have been optimized using finite-element analysis. The RSV 1000 R swing arm weight has been decreased by a good 400 grams, to 4860 grams, well under the 5 kg threshold taken as reference for this particular component.

SUSPENSION

The Showa 43 mm upside-down fork is a perfect compromise between sportiness and road comfort. It has been taken from the racing units and has continuously adjustable preload and hydraulically adjustable rebound (2.5 turns) and compression (2.25 turns).

The Sachs mono-tube shock-absorber is fitted with a separate piggy back nitrogen cylinder built into the body. It has adjustable rebound, compression, preload and length in order to lift and lower the rear axle according to the required settings, rider’s preferences and other adjustments made.

Among the optional components is a continuous tyre pressure measuring system, to keep the alignment under control according to the suspension settings.

BRAKING SYSTEM


The Brembo Tripe Bridge Gold Series front system is without a doubt the best conventional system for motorbikes on the market today.

The RSV-R is fitted with two four-piston (34 mm diameter) callipers with four separate sintered pads (one per piston). The four pads double the pad-disc adhesion, thus increasing the braking force applied for the same amount of effort on the lever. Their more compact size also leads to more uniform pad wear.

The Brembo “Tripe Bridge” calliper structure (with central strengthening bridge) is the most rigid conventional system.

The double 320 mm diameter floating steel disc has a very short braking distance, in order to minimize inertia and weight, and uses an exclusive Aprilia design six-spoke flange.

The brake pump is radial to improve response precision and the feel of the lever.

The rear braking system is a Brembo Gold Series with 220 mm diameter stainless steel disc and two-piston (32 mm diameter) calliper.

Both the front and rear systems use braided metal lines taken from the aeronautics industry, which eliminate the irritating pressure smoothing effect of conventional lines and ensure maximum braking precision.

COMPONENTS


What particularly characterizes and distinguishes the Aprilia RSV 1000 R is the care and attention paid to every single component and part. This attention leads to better performance and functional characteristics, through a decrease in weight and considerable increase in product quality and finish.

Great care was particularly taken to rationalize the construction of the RSV 1000 R. Less pieces, less screws, less weight. The RSV 1000 R fairing consists of only 14 pieces compared to the 25 pieces on the previous version. The couplings have also been studied in a wind tunnel to optimize air flow over the bike, and improve CX and cooling.

As regards components, the following are worth mentioning:

  • Dashboard: mixed type (digital-analogue). It receives all its data from a CAN line and is an integral part of the autodiagnosis system due to its memory. It has all the indicators of the previous model (including self lap-timing with a 40 lap memory), an extremely modern compact design and a drastically decreased weight (down from 560 to only 220 g). Its functional characteristics have been improved: all the functions are controlled by three convenient keys. The LED lighting may be set to three levels: white in the analogue area and red in the digital area.
  • The headlight has four lights for perfect night-riding vision. The bike’s highly refined finish is also evident from the care taken over apparently accessory parts, such as the lamp holders made of blue anodized aluminium.
  • The indicator lights are perfectly integrated into the bike. The front ones are incorporated in the rear-view mirrors and the rear ones are built into the tail. Consequently, they do not need removing for track use. The rear number plate holder may be quickly removed for the same reason.
  • The specially made RSV 1000 R key has internal coding, and the ignition block has an immobilizer fitted as standard.

COLOURS

The three colour combinations highlight the RSV 1000 R’s modern line and are able to satisfy all tastes. The RSV 1000 R is available in Lead Grey/Magnet Grey, Aprilia Black/Diablo Black and Fluo Red/Lead Grey

All colour combinations come with polished frame and swing arm.

ACCESSORIES

  • Akrapovic Exhausts – Aprilia Racing
  • Titanium Exhausts – Aprilia Racing
  • Reversed gearbox
  • Tyre pressure indicator
  • Rear kickstand
  • Tank bag
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longitudinal 60° V-twin; liquid cooling with three-way pressurized circuit;
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Digital electronic ignition, with one spark plug per cylinder and
integrated injection

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section sloping twin-spar aluminium alloy frame.

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43 mm diameter upside-down fork, with adjustable compression, rebound and
preload. Wheel travel: 120 mm.

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mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Rear
suspension

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Aluminium
alloy double banana swing arm; APS progressive system linkage.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Sachs
hydraulic shock-absorber with adjustable rebound, compression, preload and length.
Wheel travel: 133 mm.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Brakes

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Front: Brembo
double 320 mm diameter floating stainless steel disc. Brembo “Tripe bridge”
callipers with four 34 mm diameter pistons and 4 sintered pads.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Braided metal
brake line.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Rear: Brembo
220 mm diameter stainless steel disc. Two-piston (32 mm diameter) calliper
and sintered pads. Braided metal brake line.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Wheels

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Aluminium alloy

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Front: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>   3.50 X 17" Rear: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  6.00 X 17" style='font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tyres

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tubeless radial;

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>front: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>   
120/70 
ZR 17 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>rear:
190/50  ZR 17 (alternative: 180/55 ZR
17)

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mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Dimensions

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
length: 2035
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
width: 730
mm (at handlebars)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
height: 1145
mm (at windscreen)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Saddle
height: 810
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Handlebar
height 830 mm
(at bar ends)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Wheelbase
1,415
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Trail
101.7
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Steering
angle 24.80°

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Dry weight

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>189 Kg

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tank

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>18 litre capacity
(including 4 litre reserve)

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Colours available

Lead Grey / Magnet Grey, Aprilia Black / Diablo Black,
and Fluo Red / Lead Grey

All colour combinations come with a polished frame.

Factory is a magic word which immediately conjures up the world of racing and special bikes for special riders who fully appreciate the thrill of sports riding. The RSV 1000 R Factory is the top bike in the RSV 1000 R range. It is a refined supersport bike which is awesomely successful on the track.

APRILIA RSV 1000 R FACTORY


The RSV 1000 R Factory is an enhanced RSV 1000 R, i.e. the top twin-cylinder supersport bike. The twin V60 Magnesium engine and new RSV 1000 R settings together with special ultralight materials and the world’s best quality production components bring the RSV 1000 R Factory up to track-riding excellence.

The Aprilia RSV 1000 R Factory is the utmost expression of Aprilia’s technological and sporting heritage.

A project for those who demand maximum track-riding performance. Like the models which came before it, the Factory includes the very best motorcycle technology at a reasonable price, with an incomparable price/quality-component ratio for its category.

An RSV 1000 R raised to the umpteenth power, modified and further enhanced with the best possible components.

The most important parts which mark the difference between the RSV 1000 R Factory and the RSV 1000 R are:

  • Radial callipers
  • Fully adjustable Öhlins fork
  • Adjustable Öhlins shock absorber
  • Öhlins steering damper fitted as standard
  • Forged aluminium wheels
  • Rider’s saddle with nonslip racing seat
  • Matt black painted frame
  • Carbon parts

The Aprilia RSV 1000 R Factory is fitted with the world’s best components (also in order to reduce weight), and many devices and parts have been taken directly from the world of racing.

This is important in terms of design and production, and makes the RSV 1000 R Factory a precise reference standard not only for other twin-cylinder bikes, but above all for other supersport bikes. It is the perfect balance between quality, technology, components and finish. The very best, offered however at an absolutely competitive price.

Of course all the technical innovations introduced on the new RSV 1000 R are found on the Factory too, which can also count on current state of the art brakes and suspension.

ENGINE


No change to the V60 Magnesium already fitted to the RSV 1000 R, with the same innovative features and high level performance. It pumps out 138.72 hp (102 kW) at 9,500 rpm with a maximum torque of 107 Nm at 7,500 rpm. The double-silencer exhaust has a three-way catalytic converter with Lambda sensor which brings the RSV 1000 R Factory within the Euro 2 limits.

FRAME


The Factory has the same extremely light frame as the RSV 1000 R, apart from its black colour which gives it a slightly more aggressive look. The double banana swing arm is also the same, not polished but painted to resist surface wear better.

SUSPENSION


The 43 mm upside-down Öhlins Racing fork is titanium nitride coated to optimize smoothness. Its special structure with elongated sleeves and shortened legs reduces the load on two critical points of the forks themselves (the sliding bush and stanchion-leg coupling). The wheel travel is 120 mm.

Like the racing models, the fork rebound, compression and preload may be precision adjusted.

The forged aluminium brake calliper mounting bracket allows the new radial callipers to be fitted, perfectly in line with the latest GP and world SBK trends.

The rear Öhlins Racing shock absorber originates directly from experience on the track. It is fitted with a separate piggy back nitrogen cylinder built into the body. It has adjustable rebound, compression, preload and length in order to lift and lower the rear axle and adjust the suspension to different riding styles and different race tracks.

Among the optional components is a continuous tyre pressure measuring system, to keep the alignment under complete control according to the settings and suspension.

BRAKING SYSTEM


The best sportbike deserves the best braking system, and the RSV 1000 R Factory is once more on the leading edge of technology, with a radial clamp front braking system developed by Aprilia together with Brembo. Aprilia is certainly not new to this kind of technology. It was in fact the first to use this sophisticated braking system, fitted to a 250 GP.

The benefits for the rider are:

  • More effective braking
  • More precise response to the driver’s actions. Any free lever movement due to calliper ”elasticity” is almost completely eliminated since radial mounting prevents any movement of the calliper itself.
  • Longer pad life. With radial mounting, the pads work more in line with the disc, precisely because the calliper is kept more strictly aligned with its theoretical working position even when under extreme stress. This lengthens pad life basically because better alignment leads to more even surface wear.
  • Better system stability and consequently less difference between hot and cold performance.

The 320 mm front floating steel discs use lowered mounts to minimize weight and inertia, leading to more effective handling.

The radial system on the RSV 1000 R Factory is combined with a radial pump to form the most sophisticated braking system currently fitted to a production bike.

The rear braking system is a Brembo Gold Series with 220 mm diameter stainless steel disc and a two-piston (32 mm diameter) calliper.

Both the front and rear systems use braided metal lines taken from the aeronautics industry, which eliminate the irritating pressure smoothing effect of conventional lines and ensure maximum braking precision.

COMPONENTS


What particularly characterizes and distinguishes the Aprilia RSV 1000 R Factory is the care taken in construction and attention paid to every single component and part. This attention leads to an increase in performance, feel and rideability, through a decrease in weight and considerable improvement in product quality and finish.

An exclusive two-chamber steering damper from the specialist Öhlins Racing line is fitted as standard. It may of course be adjusted to adapt the bike’s response to various riding conditions.

The extensive use of carbon components make the motorbike even lighter and more refined. The mudguards and several parts of the fairing are made of extremely light “woven carbon composite”.

Furthermore the RSV 1000 R Factory headstock shaft is made of aluminium and not steel, which also contributes to reducing the overall weight of the bike.

The exclusively designed forged wheels deserve a particular mention, since they are definitely one of the most distinctive parts of the bike, not just aesthetically, but also technically.

They are forged from Anticorodal 6061 aluminium using an 8,000 ton hydraulic press.

This technique produces wheels without defects or the porosity which may always result from the casting process, and gives them exceptional mechanical characteristics.

Finite-element analysis was used to find the best design, which came out to be a front wheel with six spokes and back wheel with five which split in two towards the rim.

This was not just an aesthetic choice; this structure provides excellent lateral and torsional rigidity (thus keeping the suspension stable). As with the whole RSV 1000 R project, performance becomes beauty in this case too.

The weight saving is exceptional: about 25% less for each wheel compared with the lightest wheels on the market made using the traditional aluminium casting technique.

Inertia too is consequently 25 % lower than for cast aluminium alloy wheels.

The maniacal care taken over the RSV 1000 R Factory project has not overlooked even the most insignificant details. The wheels are anodized and not painted. This leads to a further weight saving on this essential component and ensures they keep their characteristic colour for the whole life of the bike. Furthermore the technical wheel data is not embossed, but carved into the wheel itself, consequently removing more material and further weight.

Aprilia has also homologated a 5.5 inch rear wheel (6 inches are standard). The smaller section central rim channel gives additional support on bends, better handling, and better bike response, especially on the track.

All these “attentions” have reduced the weight of the RSV 1000 R Factory to a minimum. Only 185 kg dry weight.

Exclusive components fitted to the RSV 1000 R Factory:

  • front “Öhlins Racing” suspension with special settings, coated with titanium nitride for increased smoothness
  • front brakes with radial callipers
  • one-piece forged aluminium brake calliper mounting for greater rigidity and braking stability
  • “Öhlins Racing” rear suspension with special settings optimized for single-seat use. Its length may be adjusted (as well as preload, compression and rebound)
  • two-chamber “Öhlins Racing” steering damper
  • front carbon fibre mudguard
  • rear carbon fibre mudguard
  • carbon fibre fairing extractors
  • carbon fibre windscreen deflectors
  • carbon fibre upper fairing cover
  • carbon fibre side fairing
  • forged aluminium front wheel
  • forged aluminium rear wheel

COLOURS

Like the R, the R factory is also available in three colour combinations:

Lead Grey/Magnet Grey, Aprilia Black/Diablo Black and Fluo Red/Lead Grey; all three come with a black frame

ACCESSORIES

  • Akrapovic Exhausts – Aprilia Racing
  • Titanium Exhausts – Aprilia Racing
  • Reversed gearbox
  • Tyre pressure indicator
  • Kickstand
  • Tank bag
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lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>APRILIA RSV
1000 R FACTORY               
SPECIFICATIONS

 

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lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Engine
type

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>V60
Magnesium
: four-stroke longitudinal 60° V-twin; liquid cooling with three-way
pressurized circuit; double overhead camshaft operated by a mixed gear/chain
system; four valves per cylinder; patent AVDC (Anti Vibration Double
Countershaft

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Fuel

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>95
RON unleaded petrol

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Bore
and stroke

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>97
x 67.5 mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Displacement style='mso-spacerun:yes'> 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>997.62
cc

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Compression
ratio

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>11.8
: 1

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Maximum
power at crank 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>138.72 hp
(102 kW) at 9500 rpm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Maximum
torque at crank  

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>10.9 kgm (107 Nm) at 7,500 rpm
lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;background:yellow;mso-highlight:yellow;
mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Fuel
system

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Integrated
electronic engine management system. Indirect multipoint electronic
injection. Throttle body diameter: 57 mm.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>10,3
litre airbox, with Air Runner air scoop.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Ignition

Digital electronic ignition, with one spark plug per cylinder and
integrated injection

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Starter

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Electric

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Exhaust

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Double
silencer with three-way catalytic converter and lambda sensor (Euro 2)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Alternator

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>12V
– 500 W

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Lubrication

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Dry
sump with separate oil tank.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Double
trochoidal pump with oil cooling radiator.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Steel
oil tank

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Gearbox

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>six speed
with ratios:

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>1st 34/15
(2.27)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>2nd 31/19
(1.63)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>3rd 26/20
(1.3)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>4th 24/22
(1.091)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>5th 24/25
(0.96)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>6th 23/26
(0.88)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Clutch

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Multiple
disc wet clutch with patented PPC power-assisted hydraulic control

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Braided
metal clutch line

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Radial
pump with 15 mm piston.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Primary
drive  

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mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Straight
cut gears with ratio:  60/31 (1.935)

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mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Final
drive 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Chain

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Ratio:
40/16 (2.5)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Frame

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Box
section sloping twin-spar aluminium alloy frame

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Two-chamber
adjustable Öhlins Racing steering damper with one-piece mounting.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Front
suspension

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Öhlins
titanium nitride coated 43 mm diameter upside-down fork; 120 mm wheel travel.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>External
hydraulic adjustment system for rebound, compression and preload.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Lowered
legs for radial calliper mounting.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Rear
suspension

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Double
banana aluminium alloy swing arm and APS progressive system linkage.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Öhlins
Racing hydraulic shock absorber with piggy-back cylinder and adjustable
rebound, compression and preload. 133 mm wheel travel. lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Brakes

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Front: Brembo
double 320 mm floating stainless steel disc. Radial calliper with four 34 mm
diameter pistons and 4 sintered pads.

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Braided metal
brake line. 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Rear: Brembo
220 mm diameter stainless steel disc. Two-piston (32 mm diameter) calliper
and sintered pads. Braided metal brake line. 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Wheels style='mso-spacerun:yes'> 

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Forged aluminium alloy

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Front: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>   3.50 X 17" Rear: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  6.00 X 17" style='font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tyres

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tubeless radial;

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>front: style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  
120/70 
ZR 17 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>rear:
180/55  ZR 17 (alternative: 190/50 ZR
17)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Size

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
length: 2035
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
width: 730
mm (at handlebars)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Overall
height: 1145
mm (at windscreen)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Saddle
height: 810
mm

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Handlebar
height 830 mm
(at bar ends)

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Wheelbase
1418
mm 

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Trail
101.7
mm  

lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;
mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Steering
angle 24.80°

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Dry weight

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>185 Kg

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Tank

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>18 litre capacity
(including 4 litre reserve)

style='font-family:Arial;mso-fareast-font-family:SimSun;mso-bidi-font-family:
"Times New Roman";color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Colours available

Lead
Grey/Magnet Grey, Aprilia Black/Diablo Black and Fluo Red/Lead Grey
lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Arial;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;layout-grid-mode:
line'>