Aprilia RS 660 Extrema Will get Carbon-Fibre Parts And Moto-GP Tech  

Amidst the full action at EICMA, Aprilia quietly pulled the wraps off its unique racier model of the RS 660. Dubbed the ‘Aprilia RS 660 Extrema,’ the sportier and extra aggressive model of the RS 600 sheds 3kg from its mass and gets extra carbon-fibre ingredients.   

Designed as a extra be aware-centered bike, the Extrema sheds its passenger seat and features Moto GP-inspired winglets, which wait on with now not only setting up extra downforce but additionally in taking the engine heat a ways flung from the rider. As adversarial to that, the bike looks mostly the associated because the fashioned unit with the considerable exceptions being the unique carbon-fibre entrance fender and a abdominal pan, alongside with a brand unique facet-sling SC-Mission employ system with carbon-fibre dwell cans.   

For added be aware-intensive notify, Aprilia has additionally packed the Extrema with PRC (Aprilia Efficiency Plod Retain an eye on) equipment, which comes with traction alter, wheelie alter, engine brake alter, and cruise alter alongside with five energy maps. The Extrema additionally gets a instrument patch which enables a GP-sort shift sample (one up and five down), with out any mechanical trade.   

Powering the bike is the associated 660cc parallel-twin engine, with a 270-stage firing yell. It makes 101.4PS of energy, mated to a 6-stir unit with a bi-directional rapid shifter. Mechanicals here consists of a twin-spar aluminium frame, suspended upon 41mm Kayaba-sourced USD forks on the entrance and a mono-shock unit on the abet. Braking hardware consists of 320mm Brembo M4.32 callipers. As talked about earlier, the Extrema guidelines the scale at 166kg, down by 3kg as when compared to the fashioned model.   

Aprilia is yet to train the pricing of the RS 660 Extrema, but we query of it to price a few lakh higher than the fashioned devices, eager by the carbon-fibre ingredients outdated here. As a ways as its India debut is concerned now we contain our doubts. On the opposite hand, let’s factual protect our fingers crossed for now. 


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