Aprilia RSVR Gen1 For Sale

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Aprilia RSVR Gen1
Insurance Costs: 9 of 10
Current Prices: £3,800–£2,200

What Is It?

The Aprilia RSVR Gen1 is a dedicated sports bike and is powered by a liquid cooled four stroke 997.6 cc 60° V-Twin, producing 128 bhp at 9,500 rpm and maximum torque at 7,500 rpm. That's 5 bhp up on the standard bike with a slightly higher maximum torque point.

Features include:

  • Aluminium beam frame and swingarm
  • Dual 320 mm discs up front with Brembo four piston calipers
  • Rear 220 mm disc with Brembo single piston caliper
  • Adjustable Ohlins 43 mm upside down fork with 120 mm travel
  • Adjustable Ohlins rear shock with 135 mm travel
  • Adjustable Ohlins steering damper
  • Fuel injection and shift light
  • Basic slipper clutch
  • 6 speed gearbox

Aprilia release the RSV Mille R as a more aggressive track version of the already capable RSV Mille with improvements over the base model including up to 5 kg of weight savings.

Apart from the fully adjustable Ohlins suspension the R has a single seat (on a shorter subframe) and 25% lighter forged Aluminium wheels.

Elsewhere there are carbon panels, LCD speedo, shift light, clock, temp gauge and highest top / average speed this session switch.

The 17" wheels take a 120/70 tyre up front and a 190/50 at the rear.

Colours: Black/grey/red, yellow/red/black

Updates

2002: Noriyuki Haga Replica, 300 units, lighter Akrapovic Titanium exhaust system, Eprom fuel injection unit and improved torque curve. It also has the full rear sub-frame for easy conversion to to two up riding.

2003: More aerodynamic mudguard, tail re-design.

2003: Colin Edwards Replica, 460 units, basically as Haga but with higher pressure intake and adjusted throttle.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Comfortable riding position
  • Suspension
  • Handling

Any Downsides?

  • Hard work in town and on long trips
  • Gets through tyres
  • High seat

Specs

Capacity: 998 cc (high)

Power: 128 bhp / 95 kW (high)

Red Line: 11,000 rpm (high)

Top Speed: 170 mph / 274 km/h (very high)

Economy: 33 mpg / 8.6 L/100km (poor)

Range: 150 miles / 241 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 20.0 litres / 4.4 gallons (high)

Seat Height: 825 mm / 32.5 inches (average)

Wet Weight: 210 kg / 463 pounds (heavy)

Dry Weight: 183 kg / 404 pounds

Power to Weight: 0.610 bhp/kg / 0.455 kW/kg

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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2000
£2,750
£2,200
£1,950
27,000
2001
£3,300
£2,650
£2,300
26,600
2002
£3,650
£2,900
£2,550
26,100
2003
£3,800
£3,050
£2,650
25,500

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2000
6
5
11
Rarely
2001
14
37
51
4 / month
2002
27
67
94
14 / month
2003
186
351
537
10 / month

Source: DVLA