Aprilia’s newest litre-class motorcycles have been launched in India, additionally, the Piaggio Group has launched the Moto Guzzi V855 TT.
Piaggio Group has launched the 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory and the Tuono V4 Factory in India. The Aprilia RSV4 Factory is priced at Rs 23.69 lakh (ex-showroom), whereas the Tuono V4 is 20.66 lakh (ex-showroom).
With this pricing, the Aprilia RSV4 Factory is in very close proximity to the 2021 BMW S 1000RR. The pricing of the BMW S 1000 RR ranges between Rs 19.5 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base variant and goes up to Rs 23.75 lakh (ex-showroom) for its Pro M Sport variant.
The RSV4 Factory also rivals the Ducati Panigale V4 that starts at Rs 23.50 lakh (ex-showroom), whereas the Ducati Panigale V4 S is priced at Rs 28.40 lakh (ex-showroom).
The supersport gets a 1099cc V4 engine that pushes out 214bhp at 13,000rpm and 125Nm at 10,500rpm. The cycle parts include electronically adjustable Ohlins NIX forks in the front and Ohlins TTX monoshock in the rear. The electronics on board include multiple riding modes, engine brake control, traction control, wheelie control, launch control, cruise control, and speed limiter.
Speaking of the Aprilia Tuono V4 Factory, the motorcycle rivals the motorcycle such as the BMW S 1000 R, Ducati Streetfighter V4 and the Kawasaki Z H2.
The Tuono V4 Factory packs in a 1077cc V4 engine. The power is rated at 172.5bhp at 11,350rpm and 122Nm at 11,000rpm. There is an Ohlins NIX upside-down forks assembly in the front and an Ohlins monoshock in the rear. The electronic package is similar to the one offered with its faired sibling.
Aprilia India has also officially announced the launch of its middle-weight motorcycles, the RS660 and the Tuono 660, which are priced at Rs 13.39 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs Rs 13.09 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively. We dug out the pricing of both these motorcycles in March when the brand commenced bookings in India. You can read all about it in the link below. The Piaggio Group has also launched the Moto Guzzi V85 TT for Rs 15.40 lakh (ex-showroom).