India debut? A a lot away dream
Amidst the full action at EICMA, Aprilia quietly pulled the wraps off its new racier model of the RS 660. Dubbed the ‘Aprilia RS 660 Extrema,’ the sportier and additional aggressive model of the RS 600 sheds 3kg from its mass and gets extra carbon-fibre parts.
Designed as a extra song-focused motorcycle, the Extrema sheds its passenger seat and beneficial properties Moto GP-impressed winglets, which support and not using a longer finest creating extra downforce but furthermore in taking the engine warmth faraway from the rider. Other than that, the bike appears to be like to be mostly the identical because the current unit with the necessary exceptions being the new carbon-fibre entrance fender and a belly pan, along with a brand new aspect-sling SC-Mission use system with carbon-fibre cease cans.
For added song-intensive exhaust, Aprilia has furthermore packed the Extrema with PRC (Aprilia Performance Roam Control) kit, which comes with traction preserve a watch on, wheelie preserve a watch on, engine brake preserve a watch on, and cruise preserve a watch on along with five energy maps. The Extrema furthermore gets a tool patch which permits a GP-kind shift pattern (one up and five down), with out any mechanical swap.
Powering the motorcycle is the identical 660cc parallel-twin engine, with a 270-level firing speak. It makes 101.4PS of energy, mated to a 6-scuttle unit with a bi-directional instant shifter. Mechanicals here contains a twin-spar aluminium physique, suspended upon 41mm Kayaba-sourced USD forks on the entrance and a mono-shock unit on the support. Braking hardware contains 320mm Brembo M4.32 callipers. As talked about earlier, the Extrema pointers the dimensions at 166kg, down by 3kg as when put next to the current mannequin.
Aprilia is yet to yelp the pricing of the RS 660 Extrema, but we call to mind it to price a pair of lakh extra than the current models, pondering the carbon-fibre parts frail here. As far as its India debut is enthusiastic now we luxuriate in our doubts. However, let’s appropriate preserve our fingers crossed for now.