2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS Review

Tuesday, January 15th 2013. | Aprilia

2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS

For motorcycles 2013 Aprilia RSV4 factory APRC might just look like the same same dominant superbike have blowing the doors off on a bike shootout, but companies from Noale has made some subtle changes to the weapons V4 street, most prominently are the three levels of dual-channel ABS system from Bosch. ABS unit can really let go, should the rider feels it necessary to retain the ability to lock-up the race added a new M430/M50 calipers (same as brakes Ducati Panigale rounded 1199), and carries Aprilia RSV4 in-line with other competitors-liter bike.


While Aprilia could have stopped there and called things a day, the Italian brand has made further changes to the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC’s stock engine placement in the chassis, as well as other refinements in the RSV4′s exhaust and ECU. The result is a lower center of gravity, and a mild boost in peak horsepower and mid-range torque, which brings the revised RSV4 Factory up to 181.4hp at the crank and 86.3 lbs•ft of peak torque @ 10,500 rpm.

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The RSV4′s APRC electronics package has also been improved upon, and continues to be the envy of the sport biking world. While accommodating the Bosch ABS control unit, the ergonomics of the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC were altered and improved, and additionally the fuel tank capacity was increased from 17 liter to 18.5 liters (4.88 gallons).

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No word yet on availability and pricing in North America, but the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC is stickered with a €22,790 price tag at INTERMOT (up from €22,390), which could signal a mild price increase for the added braking and chassis refinements if/when it comes to the USA & Canada. More info as we get it.

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 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS Specs

2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory ABS Specifications
Type: Aprilia longitudinal 65° V-4 cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooling system, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
Bore X Stroke: 78 x 52.3 mm
Displacement: 999.6 cc
Compression Ratio: 13:1
Maximum Horsepower: 184 hp (135.3 kW) at 12,500 rpm
Maximum Torque: 86.3 ft. lbs at 10,000 rpm
Intake System: Airbox with front dynamic air intakes. Variable height intake ducts controlled by engine control unit [fixed ducts for the R version]
Throttle Bodies: 4 Weber-Marelli 48-mm throttle bodies with 8 injectors and latest generation Ride-by-Wire engine management
Engine Maps: Multiple engine maps selectable by the rider with bike in motion: T (Track), S (Sport), R (Road)
Ignition: Magneti Marelli digital electronic ignition system integrated in engine control system, with one spark plug per cylinder and “stick-coil” type coils
Exhaust: 4 into 2 into 1 layout, single oxygen sensor, new lateral single silencer with ECU-controlled bypass valve and integrated trivalent catalytic converter (Euro 3)
Lubrication: Wet sump lubrication system with oil radiator and two oil pumps (lubrication and cooling)
Transmission: 6-speed cassette type gearbox; Gear lever with Aprilia Quick Shift electronic system (AQS)
Clutch: Multiplate wet clutch with mechanical slipper system
Traction Management: APRC System (Aprilia Performance Ride Control), which includes Traction Control (ATC), Wheelie Control (AWC), Launch Control (ALC), all of which can be configured and deactivated independently.
Frame: Twin-spar adjustable aluminum frame, with castings and pressings. Envisaged adjustments:headstock position and rake; engine height; swingarm pin height.
Steering Damper: adjustable Öhlins steering damper [Sachs non- adjustable]
Front Suspension: Öhlins [Sachs] upside-down Racing fork, 43 mm stanchions with Tin surface treatment. Low profile forged aluminum radial caliper mountings. Completely adjustable spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping. Wheel travel: 120 mm
Rear Suspension: Double braced aluminum swingarm; mixed low thickness and sheet casting technology. Öhlins Racing mono-shock absorber with completely adjustable piggy-back in: spring preload, center to center length, hydraulic compression and rebound damping [Sachs adjustable in: spring preload and hydraulic compression and rebound damping]. APS progressive linkage. Wheel travel: 130 mm
Front Brakes: Dual 320-mm diameter floating stainless steel disc with lightweight stainless steel rotor and aluminum flange with 6 pins. New Brembo M430 monoblock radial mounted calipers with four 30 mm horizontally opposed pistons. Sintered pads. New radial master cylinder and metal braided brake hose
Rear Brakes: 220-mm diameter disc; new Brembo calliper with two 32 mm isolated pistons. Sintered pads. Pump with integrated tank and metal braided hose
ABS: ABS Bosch 9MP, adjustable to 3 maps, equipped with RLM (Rear wheel Lift-up Mitigation) strategy and which can be disabled.
Wheels: Aprilia forged aluminum alloy, completely processed, 5 split spoke [3 spokes in aluminum alloy]; front, 3.5″X17″ Rear, 6″X17″
Tires: Radial tubeless. Front: 120/70 ZR 17 Rear: 200/55 ZR 17 (alternative: 190/50 ZR 17; 190/55 ZR 17)
Max. length: 80 inches
Max. width: 28.9 inches at the handlebar
Max. height: 44 inches
Min. height from the ground: 5 inches
Saddle height: 33 inches
Center to center distance: 60 inches
Trail: 4.13 inches
Steering angle: 24.5°
Dry Weight: 399 lbs [410 lbs] *
Fuel Capacity: 4.9 gallons (1 gallon reserve included)


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