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08 Aprilia RSV 1000 R specificationsAprilia RSV 1000 R 2008


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Competition may come and go, but the Aprilia RSV 1000 R remains the unquestioned top dog among supersport motorcycles for its amazing handling on road and racetrack.

General information
Model:Aprilia RSV 1000 R
Year:2008
Category:Sport
Rating:76.7 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other bikes
Engine and transmission
Displacement:997.62 ccm (60.87 cubic inches)
Engine type:V2, four-stroke
Power:141.12 HP (103.0 kW)) @ 10000 RPM
Torque:57.00 Nm (5.8 kgf-m or 42.0 ft.lbs) @ 8000 RPM
Compression:11.8:1
Bore x stroke:97.0 x 67.5 mm (3.8 x 2.7 inches)
Valves per cylinder:4
Fuel system:Injection. Integrated electronic engine management system. Indirect multipoint electronic injection. 57 mm throttle bodies.
Fuel control:DOHC
Ignition:Digital electronic ignition, with one spark plug per cylinder, integrated with fuel injection system.
Lubrication system:Dry sump with separate oil tank.
Cooling system:Oil & air
Gearbox:6-speed
Transmission type,
final drive:
Chain
Clutch:Multi-plate clutch in oil bath with patented PPC power-assisted hydraulic control.
Exhaust system:Double silencer with three way catalytic converter and lambda probe oxygen sensor (Euro 3).
Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels
Frame type:Box section sloping twin-spar frame in aluminium alloy.
Trail:102 mm (4.0 inches)
Front suspension:43 mm Íhlins titanium nitride (TiN) coated upside-down fork. Adjustable in compression, rebound and preload. 120 mm wheel travel. Shortened fork bottoms with radial caliper fittings.
Rear suspension:Aluminium alloy double arched member swingarm. Aprilia Progressive System (APS) linkages.
Front tyre dimensions:120/70-17.
Rear tyre dimensions:190/50-17
Front brakes:Double disc
Front brakes diameter:320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes:Single disc
Rear brakes diameter:220 mm (8.7 inches)
Physical measures and capacities
Dry weight:189.0 kg (416.7 pounds)
Power/weight ratio:0.7467 HP/kg
Seat height:810 mm (31.9 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height:1,130 mm (44.5 inches)
Overall length:2,035 mm (80.1 inches)
Overall width:730 mm (28.7 inches)
Wheelbase:1,418 mm (55.8 inches)
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