Aprilia RS 660 ( 2020 ) Technical Information
Introducing Aprilia‘s new 2020 RS 660
The RS 660 draws on the winning Aprilia expertise to introduce new standards to its category. The top-of-the-range chassis creates a truly dynamic riding experience with its uniquely-constructed lightweight aluminium frame and swingarm optimising weight distribution.
The sporty personality and contemporary lines of the RS 660 make a splash wherever it goes, bring Aprilia’s winning track experience to the road. Its unique design shapes a lightweight, compact bike with sleek, agile volumes. Delivering stability at high speeds, it’s all about creating a fun, pleasurable riding experience.
A NEW RIDING EXPERIENCE
The riding position has been carefully designed to offer comfort on the road and the ideal front weight distribution. The perfectly balanced set-up of saddle, footpegs and the clip-on handlebars over the steering yoke create a dynamic riding position. Add to all this a choice of five predefined riding modes for different track and road conditions, and you have all the ingredients for a truly thrilling riding experience.
Originally developed for use in racing then fine-tuned for the road, the APRC system is an advanced electronic control solution. It is a total package designed to ensure safety on roads and improved performance on the track.
The RS 660 boasts the latest APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) package of electronic controls. 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.
Multimap Cornering ABS
Advanced multimap Cornering ABS ensures maximum safety on the road without compromising the RS 660’s performance. Using a precise algorithm that continuously monitors a host of parameters such as lateral acceleration, pressure applied to the front brake, lean, pitch and yaw, the brake action is adjusted to create the ideal deceleration and stability ratio, whilst optimising ABS intervention.
The RS 660’s clear-cut styling matches definitive performance
Aprilia RS 660 is immediately recognisable and rewrites the rule book for dynamic, modern sports bikes. Fundamentally innovate, purposeful and sophisticated, the new gem from Aprilia is endowed with a triple headlight and lines that speak the language of Aprilia sports bikes that have come before it – bikes which have made history while consistently winning over owners, racers and testers across the world…