India, a 100% subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group and the manufacturer of
the Vespa, Aprilia and MotoGuzzi range of two wheelers, has announced the
launch of a series of superbikes in India. These include the much awaited RS
660, Tuono 660, RSV4, Tuono V4 and also MotoGuzzi V85TT.
all new range of bikes which are in compliance with latest regulatory standards
are available across all Motoplex dealerships in India. The all new Aprilia RS
660 and Tuono 660 are priced at Rs 13,39,000 and Rs 13,09,000 ex showroom
respectively. The RSV4 and Tuono V4 are
priced at Rs 23,69,000 and 20,66,000 ex showroom respectively. The MotoGuzzi
V85TT is priced at Rs 15,40,000 ex showroom only.
Aprilia brand has long been renowned for its innovation and distinctive
character. The RS 660 incorporates its sporty personality and stunning
contemporary lines which brings the winning Aprilia track experience to the
road. Its unique design shapes a lightweight, compact bike with sleek, agile
volumes. Delivering stability at high speeds, it is all about creating an exemplary
riding experience. The new twin-cylinder 660 cc with a 100 hp and incredibly
high torque delivers lively, responsive performance in all conditions and is
Euro 5 compliant.
all new RS 660 highlights the new Aprilia design and young, dynamic personality
of the bike and offers Apex black, Lava red and Acid gold colors. Aprilia RS
660 is immediately recognizable and rewrites the rule book for dynamic, modern
sports bikes. Fundamentally innovative, purposeful and sophisticated, the new
gem from Aprilia is endowed with a triple headlight and lines that speak the
language of Aprilia sports bikes.
The triple headlight element has been a
characteristic of high performance and ultra-advanced Aprilia bikes since 1998
with the début of the RSV Mille, the first super sport bike in the Superbike
category from the Noale-based manufacturer. It was a true aesthetic revolution
which was present on all the flagship Aprilias, even “marking” an extraordinary
bike like the RSV4, and which was adopted by the spectacular Tuono V4. Aprilia
RS660 was originally developed with racing philosophy and then fine-tuned for
the road, this bike sports the APRC system (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) which
is an advanced electronic control solution.
This advanced inertial six-axis navigation
system uses internal gyroscopes and acceleration sensors to understand the
engine’s status as it relates to the road in real time and provide instant
adjustments to help improve performance and safety. It is a total package
designed to ensure safety on roads and improved performance on the track
new generation of a versatile sportbike, Tuono 660 is a biproduct of the
amalgamation of the legendary Tuono V4 with the advanced technologies of the RS
660. Fun, easy and a heartbreaker on the aesthetics front, its potent
combination of power and extraordinary lightness delivers a truly breathtaking
and unique riding experience. Aprilia Tuono 660 boasts an incredible power to
weight ratio, Tuono 660 stands as a record breaker in its category and makes it
accessible sport bike suitable for any rider both on road and on the track. The
diecast aluminum frame and swing arm make for a truly glorious structure. The
latest generation fast and lightweight twin-cylinder facing engine comes
courtesy of the mighty Aprilia V4. Tuono 660 bears all the hallmarks that one
would expect of an Aprilia sport bike with sleek compact dimensions that
highlight its dynamic nature. Available in concept black, iridium grey and a
rather special acidic gold the new Tuono 660 is setting new standards of style
and aesthetics in the motorcycling world.
Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India said “We at Piaggio India
are pleased and enthused to introduce the much-awaited series of superbikes in
India. The newly launched superbikes have wowed and attracted a massive
following in India and all over the world. Keeping in mind the evolving
lifestyle of the Indian consumer, we aim to offer them new riding experience
which would amaze them.”
Agrawal, Head 2 WheelerBusiness, Piaggio India said “Motorbikes is a flagship
representation of Aprilia and we are proud to facilitate the Aprilia fans in
India to experience new technologies from brand Aprilia, our network of
Motoplexes are always excited and geared up to fulfill the requirements of Aprilia
fans who are looking forward to the new Aprilia experience.
flagship product from the house of Aprilia, the Aprilia RSV4 1100 boasts
exceptional performance with APRC system (Aprilia Performance Ride Control)
combined with a racing frame and suspension and a series of first-rate
electronic controls, added to which is the semi-active suspension.
Aprilia Tuono V4 continues to raise the bar in the Hypernaked category with
never-before-seen levels of performance and sophistication, the result of
Aprilia know-how and the unrivalled experience of the riders of this class of
bike, that delivers sheer joy on the road and track alike. It’s little wonder
it has been described as “the most extraordinary sports bike you can buy, with
performance and finishes second to none”.
practical and sporting the famous Moto Guzzi style, the V85 TT is the perfect
companion, either for everyday commute or intrepid adventures. Its 853CC engine
with greater torque in low and medium speeds delivers a performance that is
more powerful and thrilling than ever. V85 TT comes with stunning tubeless
wheels and striking new graphics that show off every curve of the bike. The
bodywork is set off to perfection by the grey of the chassis and bold graphic
accents on the fuel tank and side panels. The exclusive livery of the standard
version flaunts a striking red frame, two-tone components and a Skai suede
effect saddle with double stitched borders and a Moto Guzzi logo in grey
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