Aprilia RS660 Revealed At EICMA – Tuono 660 Is Still A Concept!

Created around a totally new technical base, defined by the 660 parallel twin, comes a new generation of lightweight, high-performance bikes that are sophisticated in design. A return to the mid-sized engine, supported by the electronics and technology of the Aprilia Racing department, to rediscover the pleasure and joy of everyday riding.
The first born in this brand-new generation of Aprilia bikes is RS 660. Premium technical content and advanced but unvarnished performance to rediscover the pleasure of dynamic riding on the road. A sportbike to suit all motorcyclists and that requires no particular experience level or ability.

The innovative concept behind the RS 660 project can be summed up by its excellent weight/power ratio that makes for enjoyable riding, whether relaxed or more sports-orientated: 169 kg plus 100 HP is the perfect formula for enjoyment on the road. It is also a unique project from a technical standpoint, featuring a new frame and swingarm in lightweight aluminium, and a new high-performance parallel twin engine accessible to everyone.

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Inherited from the unbeatable RSV4, the electronic equipment is top class and comprises a Ride-by-Wire throttle and a six-axis inertial platform for optimum operation of the APRC electronic aids. It offers five Riding Modes designed to regulate the behaviour of the electronic controls for safety and fun during daily riding, dynamic riding on the road, and extreme riding on track. RS 660 also stands out for its particularly advanced aerodynamics comprising a double fairing with aerodynamic appendage function to optimise stability at high speeds, effectively protecting both rider and passenger from the air pressure.

APRILIA TUONO 660 CONCEPT

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The Tuono 660 Concept best expresses the new concept of sports versatility introduced by Aprilia with the new family of motorcycles designed around the new 660 cc twin-cylinder that, with the Tuono 660 Concept, is able to deliver 95 HP. One single motorcycle for ultimate fun, from the everyday to sports riding. First-class performance accessible to all, a sophisticated chassis and premium content, for a new take on sports riding. In keeping with Aprilia tradition, the naked version is born from the RS 660. It features the same technical content and incomparable stand-out chassis, but with heightened road riding connotations, with a raised riding position on the large and wide handlebar.

A one of a kind project: a beautiful and lightweight mid-sized twin, with extremely advanced technological content for superlative performance and total enjoyment, with everything focused on an excellent power-to-weight ratio. The Tuono 660 Concept is ideal for new riders, as it is also available in a 34 kW version, but also for young motorcyclists moving up from smaller engine capacities and who seek a high-level naked sports bike, able to offer daily thrills and fun on the road and even support the rider during occasional track sessions. All in line with the Tuono tradition.

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