Aprilia is inclining up its endeavours within the middleweight section, as can be seen with the later dispatch of the made-in-India RS 457 sportbike at India Bicycle Week 2023. Be that as it may, it’s very likely that the Italian producer will moreover back this up with a road bare subsidiary of the RS, which, in case Aprilia takes after its usual classification patterns, may be called the Tuono 457.
Manufacturers are utilizing high end bikes as a stage to bring forth subordinate models – spreading the improvement costs of a modern chassis and engine platform across numerous diverse models makes a difference make it more commercially practical. The RSV4 superbike and Tuono V4 supernaked are now sharing the same. First, with the RS 660 sportbike has moreover produced the Tuono 660 naked and even the Tuareg 660 adventure bike.
The Rs 4.1 lakh (ex-showroom) cost of the RS 457 was a bit higher than we were anticipating, and presenting a Tuono 457 would too permit the company to lower the passage limit to its roadster lineup in India. The Tuono 660 and Tuono V4 are both more reasonable than their completely faired partners in abroad markets where they are sold together.
When the Tuono 457 does come, it will have more upright ergos than the RS, with a compliment handlebar and no fairing very likely. The 457cc parallel-twin motor ought to be carried over largely unchanged, so you’ll be able expect a power figure near to the 50hp stamp. Built at Aprilia’s Baramati plant, expect it to be price around the Rs 3.8 lakh mark.