The 2012 Aprilia World Superbike team with Max
Biaggi and Eugene Laverty. For this season, Aprilia Racing is outfitting its
RSV4 race bikes with the company’s classic black & red livery, a break from the
white Alitalia paint scheme from last year.
longitudinal 65° V4 cylinder, 4-strokes, liquid cooling system, double
overhead camshaft (DOHC), four valves per cylinder
intake ducts controlled by engine control unit, electronic injection with 8
injectors and latest-generation Ride-by-Wire technology.
Aprilia Racing ECU
managing ignition, injection, variable-height intake duct control, Ride by
Wire system and traction control.
4 into 2 into 1 layout, single oxygen sensor,
lateral single silencer with engine control unit-controlled butterfly valve
and integrated trivalent catalytic converter (Euro 3) Flywheel mounted 420W
alternator with rare earth magnets
clutch with slipper system.
220 hp (est) @
aluminium dual beam with pressed and cast sheet elements.