Aprilia's profilation of this bike Competition may come and go, but the Aprilia RSV 1000 R remains the unquestioned top dog among supersport motorcycles for its amazing handling on road and racetrack.
General information Model: Aprilia RSV 1000 R Year: 2008 Category: Sport Rating: 76.7 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes Engine and transmission Displacement: 997.62 ccm (60.87 cubic inches) Engine type: V2, four-stroke Power: 141.12 HP (103.0 kW)) @ 10000 RPM Torque: 57.00 Nm (5.8 kgf-m or 42.0 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM Compression: 11.8:1 Bore x stroke: 97.0 x 67.5 mm (3.8 x 2.7 inches) Valves per cylinder: 4 Fuel system: Injection. Integrated electronic engine management system. Indirect multipoint electronic injection. 57 mm throttle bodies. Fuel control: DOHC Ignition: Digital electronic ignition, with one spark plug per cylinder, integrated with fuel injection system. Lubrication system: Dry sump with separate oil tank. Cooling system: Oil & air Gearbox: 6-speed Transmission type, final drive: Chain Clutch: Multi-plate clutch in oil bath with patented PPC power-assisted hydraulic control. Exhaust system: Double silencer with three way catalytic converter and lambda probe oxygen sensor (Euro 3). Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels Frame type: Box section sloping twin-spar frame in aluminium alloy. Trail: 102 mm (4.0 inches) Front suspension: 43 mm Íhlins titanium nitride (TiN) coated upside-down fork. Adjustable in compression, rebound and preload. 120 mm wheel travel. Shortened fork bottoms with radial caliper fittings. Rear suspension: Aluminium alloy double arched member swingarm. Aprilia Progressive System (APS) linkages. Front tyre dimensions: 120/70-17. Rear tyre dimensions: 190/50-17 Front brakes: Double disc Front brakes diameter: 320 mm (12.6 inches) Rear brakes: Single disc Rear brakes diameter: 220 mm (8.7 inches) Physical measures and capacities Dry weight: 189.0 kg (416.7 pounds) Power/weight ratio: 0.7467 HP/kg Seat height: 810 mm (31.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. Overall height: 1,130 mm (44.5 inches) Overall length: 2,035 mm (80.1 inches) Overall width: 730 mm (28.7 inches) Wheelbase: 1,418 mm (55.8 inches) Other specifications Further information
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