Created around a totally new technical base, defined by the 660 parallel twin, Aprilia promise 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.
The first born in this brand-new generation of Aprilia bikes is RS 660.
The light-is-right concept is behind the RS 660 project and 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 what Aprilia sees as the perfect formula for enjoyment on the road.
A new frame and swingarm in lightweight aluminium, and a new high-performance parallel twin engine accessible to everyone.
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.