Aprilia had earlier released the teaser of its 660CC bike named RS660 . Aprilia has finally launched the bike in the Indian Market. Aprilia launches the RS 660 in India at Rs 13.39 lakh, ex-showroom. The middle-weight supersport motorcycle arrives as (CBU) Completely Built-Up units and is offered in three colour options. Bookings for the RS 660 had begun back in February 2021
It comes in three Colour Options: Acid Gold, Apex Black and Lava Red.
The RS 660 comes powered by a liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin-cylinder 659cc engine paired to a six-speed gearbox with a slip-assist clutch and Aprilia’s bi-directional quick shifter as standard. Max Power: 99bhp @ 10,500rpm Peak Torque: 67Nm @ 8,500rpm.
The Aprilia RS 660 borrows its design inspiration from its bigger version, the RSV4. The motorcycle features an aggressive-looking full fairing and aero winglets as seen on the RSV4. The race-spec style winglets will offer enhanced aerodynamic stability at high speeds. The RS 660 also features the brand’s signature three-part headlight cluster as well. Other features include, LED headlamps with LED DRLs, LED taillamps, Windscreen, Underbelly exhaust, Race-spec handlebar and 15-litre fuel tank.
The RS 660’s electronic rider aids are supported by a six-axis (IMU) Inertial Measurement Unit. It also features 5 ride modes out of which three are dedicated to road riding and two for track use. The RS 660 also feature a 5-inch TFT split-screen layout, which will help control all the electronic aids on the motorcycle. The company is also offering an optional Aprilia MIA multimedia platform for connected technology via a smartphone application.
The motorcycle features an aluminium dual beam chassis. The RS660 tips the scale at 185kg kerb with a seat height of 820mm. Suspension Front: 41mm Kayaba USD fork Rear: mono-shock unit Both units are fully adjustable for compression, rebound & preload.
The RS 660 rivals the likes of Honda CBR 650R, the Kawasaki Ninja 650, and the Ninja ZX-6R; among others.