Aprilia RSV4 RF - 2016 Specifications and Reviews

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Replacement for the: Aprilia RSV4 Factory

About the Aprilia RSV4 RF

The RSV4 RF is powered by the same 999.6cc V4 engine as the Previous RSV4 Factory, but with a some updates to produce 201bhp.

It now features titanium valves, new valve springs, a new airbox, injectors and cylinder heads. Weight savings are numerous, with 500g off the camshaft and 400g off the connecting rods (2.5kg in total). 

Visually the front fairing is new and features brighter LED lights and to increase traction the swingarm has been extended by 14mm. 

The RF is actually based on a cheaper Aprilia RSV4 RR version however that is not available to buy in the UK. Differences include Ohlins suspension, forged aluminium wheels and racing graphics.


General information

Category:Sport
Year:2016
Model:Aprilia RSV4 RF

Engine and Transmission Specifications

Exhaust system:4 into 2 into 1 layout, single oxygen sensor, lateral single silencer with engine control unit-controlled butterfly valve and integrated trivalent catalytic converter (Euro 3)
Driveline:Primary drive: Straight cut gears and integrated flexible coupling, drive ratio: 73/44 (1,659). Final drive: Chain: Drive ratio: 40/16 (2.5) or 42/16 (2.625)
Clutch:Multi-disc oil-bath, with mechanical slipper system
Transmission type,final drive:Chain
Gearbox:6-speed
Cooling system:Liquid
Lubrication system:Wet sump lubrication system with oil radiator and two oil pumps (lubrication and cooling)
Ignition:Magneti Marelli digital electronic ignition system integrated in engine control system, with one spark plug per cylinder and “stick-coil”-type coils
Fuel control:Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Fuel system:Injection. Airbox with front dynamic air intakes. 4 Marelli 48 mm throttle bodies with 8 injectors and latestgeneration Ride-by-Wire technology
Valves per cylinder:4
Bore x Stroke:78.0 x 52.3 mm (3.1 x 2.1 inches)
Compression:13.6:1
Torque:115.00 Nm (11.7 kgf-m or 84.8 ft.lbs) @ 10500 Revolutions">RPM
Power:201.00 Horsepower">HP (146.7 Kilowatt">kW)) @ 13000 Revolutions">RPM
Engine details:Titanium valves
Engine type:V4, four-stroke
Capacity:999.60 ccm (61.00 cubic inches)

Brakes, suspension, Frame and wheels

Wheels:Forged aluminium alloy, completely machined, 5 split spokes
Rear brakes diameter:220 mm (8.7 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc. ABS. Brembo calliper with two 32 mm separate pistons
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Front brakes:Double disc. ABS. Floating stainless steel disc with lightweight stainless steel rotor and aluminium flange with 6 pins
Rear tyre:200/55-17
Front tyre:120/70-17
Rear wheel travel:130 mm (5.1 inches)
Rear Suspension:hlins Racing monoshock with piggy-back, fully adjustable.
Front wheel travel:120 mm (4.7 inches)
Front Suspension:hlins Racing Fork with TIN surface treatment
Trail:105 mm (4.1 inches)
Rake (fork angle):24.5°
Frame type:Aluminium dual beam chassis with pressed and cast sheet elements. Sachs steering damper
   

Physical measures and capacities

Reserve fuel capacity:4.00 litres (1.06 gallons)
Fuel capacity:18.50 litres (4.89 gallons)
Wheelbase:1,420 mm (55.9 inches)
Ground clearance:130 mm (5.1 inches)
Overall length:2,040 mm (80.3 inches)
Seat height:845 mm (33.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Power/weight ratio:1.1167 HP/kg
Dry weight:180.0 kg (396.8 pounds)
   

Other specs

Comments: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. Bosch 9MP switchable ABS.
Factory warranty:2-year unlimited-mileage warranty
Light:Triple headlight
Electrical:Flywheel mounted 420W alternator with rare earth magnets
Starter:Electric
Color options:Grey/red/black

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