The wait is over as Noale house has finally unveiled what is regarded as one of the most anticipated bikes of 2020.
Yes, the Aprilia RS660. Loaded with all the goodies, the RS 660 is here to make you drool.
- Custom ‘ Bon Appetit ‘
- 2021 Indian’s Jack Daniel’s dark horse
- Ducati Multi V4 caught in the woods
- LF-01 cruiser from Benda
Let’s take a look at what are those goodies. However, we also don’t see much difference between the patent images and the actual product.
RS 660 patent
The Euro5 Aprilia 660 RS 2020 gets the parallel twin-cylinder forward-facing, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled with water oil radiator and heat exchanger, double overhead camshafts (DOHC) with a silent chain on the right side, four valves per cylinder.
The motor is capable of producing 100 hp (73.5 kW) at 10500 rpm and 67.0 Nm (6.83 kg) at 8500 rpm.
It gets an airbox with front dynamic air intakes, two Ø48-mm throttle bodies, ride-by-wire engine management.
The RS 660 comes with the step ahead inertial platform which has six-axis. Now, it also has the accelerometers and gyroscopes capable of understanding the real-time conditions. Intelligent right?
Developed for the track, however, can be used as a daily commuter. This race-spec machine has high-end Electronic package which has
- Six-axis inertial platform
- APRC package containing
- ATC (traction control)
- AWC (wheelie control)
- AEB (engine braking)
- AEM (engine maps) and ACC (cruise control)
- 5 Riding modes (Road and Track, three fixed and two customisable)
It is aluminium dual beam chassis with removable seat support subframe.
The front suspension consists of Kayaba 41-mm stanchion fork with aluminium radial calliper mounting bracket. Adjustable spring preload and rebound damping. 120 mm wheel travel.
The rear suspension has asymmetric aluminium swingarm. Adjustable mono-shock in spring reload, rebound braking—130-mm wheel travel.
Front ABS: double-disc, diameter 320 mm Brembo radial callipers with four Ø32-mm opposing pistons. Radial pump and metal braided brake hose.
Rear: Ø220-mm disc; Brembo calliper with two Ø34-mm separate pistons. Pump with integrated tank and metal braided hose Multimap ABS Cornering.
In Europe, the RS 600 comes with Euro 11,300 as a price tag which comes close to Rs 10 Lakh. However, Aprilia RS 660 price in India may get a hike.
In Europe, you can pre-order from October 12.
The RS 660 comes with a host of accessories
- Aprilia certified Akrapovič complete exhaust which enhances the bike’s performance.
- Adjustable made from billet aluminium you also get cutch and brake lever.
- Wheel stickers and lastly
- An entire suite of the race only exhausts system from Akrapovič.