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Restricted-edition Aprilia RSV4 Trenta within the works | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The RSV4 Trenta is being developed to have fun the 30th anniversary of Aprilia’s first world championship title.

A limited-edition Aprilia RSV4 Trenta has been spied testing abroad and its launch is probably going across the nook. This mannequin is being developed to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Aprilia’s first world championship title.

Aprilia RSV4 Trenta: MotoGP-derived aero 

Probably the most noticeable distinction visually over the common RSV4 vary is the implementation of an aerodynamic appendage – nicknamed the ‘spoon’ attributable to its scooped-out form – that’s derived straight from Aprilia’s MotoGP weapon, the RS-GP22. This aerodynamic assist sits forward of the rear wheel and helps direct airflow, thus bettering stability. 

This take a look at bike was noticed with a full-system SC Undertaking racing exhaust, which can probably be on provide when Aprilia does launch the Trenta. Whereas this explicit machine doesn’t function any road-going requirements, this might change on the time of its launch and Aprilia would possibly provide the Trenta as a road-legal machine with a track-only equipment (very like MV Agusta’s RC vary). One other distinct risk is that it’s provided as a track-only bike, very like the track-only 225hp, 165kg (dry) RSV4 X, (10 items manufactured to commemorate 10 years of the RSV4) launched just a few years again.  

It’s onerous to say whether or not or not the engine receives any bump in efficiency, however on the very least it’s going to get a corresponding map to go well with the racing exhaust. Suspension and braking {hardware} appears to be carried over unchanged from the RSV4 Manufacturing unit.

Aprilia RSV4 Trenta: racing pedigree

This special-edition of the RSV4 shall be manufactured by the Aprilia Racing division. Whereas manufacturing figures haven’t been revealed but, it’s probably that 30 items shall be constructed – Trenta means thirty in Italian. And once they do launch it, anticipate it to be priced fairly exorbitantly.

The Noale-based marque has a wealthy racing historical past with 54 world titles to their identify, the primary of which was courtesy of Alessandro Gramigni who gained the 1992 125cc Grand Prix World Championship. Aprilia was a drive to be reckoned with within the two-stroke period and WSBK racking up quite a few World championship titles with the likes of Valentino Rossi, Max Biaggi, Loris Capirossi and Sylvian Guintoli. Their MotoGP marketing campaign has lately seen an astonishing turnaround with the primary half of the 2022 season bringing them their first trendy MotoGP-era win and 5 podiums.

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