Aprilia has decided to produce a limited edition bike to commemorate Max Biaggi’s 2012 World Superbike Championship victory. The 2013 RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK SE is offered exclusively to the North American market, and will hit showrooms this April. Pricing and more photos of the RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK will be released on February 1st.
The 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK shares the same feature as the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory. Like the 2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory, the bike state-of-the-art Bosch 3 level ABS, and an upgraded 1000cc V-Four engine that now claims 181.5 hp at the crank and 86.3 ft-lb. of peak torque @ 10,500 rpm.
The Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC ABS SBK SE also features new Brembo M430 front calipers along with front brake master cylinder, refined Aprilia traction control, engine maps, wheelie control, traction control, launch control and a quickshifter, as well as redesigned fuel tank with increased fuel capacity of 4.8 gallons compared to 4.5 gallons on the previous model.
The special edition bike comes with a special colors of the Italian flag on the fairing and red bellypan, a lower seat height, new satin headlight finish, and sits on new 200/55-17 rear Pirelli which now also available on the 2013 RSV4 R APRC ABS.