Archive for December, 2009


2010 BMW S1000RR

Best-in-class performance and supreme riding dynamics in the supersports segment.

Engine output 142 kW (193 hp) at 13,000 rpm, peak torque 112 Nm (82.5 lb-ft) at 9,750 rpm.

Weighing 206.5 kg (455.3lb) in road trim and with a full tank, this is the lightest supersports in the 1000-cc class with Race ABS.

Best power-to-weight ratio in this class of just 1.05 and, respectively, 1.06 kg (2.31 and, respectively, 2.34 lb) per horsepower without/with Race ABS.

Optional Race ABS for outstanding brake performance and safety. Weight of the entire system just 2.5 kg (5.51 lb), while other systems of a similar kind weigh up to 10 kg.

Optional DTC Dynamic Traction Control in conjunction with Race ABS for optimum performance and maximum active safety when accelerating.

Only supersports machine with Race ABS and DTC Dynamic Traction Control.

and many more

2010 BMW S1000RR

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2010 BMW F800 R Chris Pfeiffer

Here is an overview of the main features of the new BMW F 800 R Chris Pfeiffer as compared to the standard model:

• Akrapovic® rear silencer for a dynamic appearance and a sporty sound.
• Spring of rear spring strut finished in red.
• Painted pillion passenger seat cover.
• Highly sporty visual appearance with paint finish in the BMW Motorsport colours of Alpine White non-metallic, Lupine Blue metallic and Magma Red non-metallic, contrasting with elements in black silk matt.
• Front wheel finished in white.
• Clear overpainted Chris Pfeiffer signature on the central cover.
• Set of sponsor stickers supplied.
• No cockpit fairing.
• LED direction indicators.

2010 BMW F800R Chris Pfeiffer Edition

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2010 Aprilia RSV4 FACTORY

Aprilia RSV4 FACTORY is the new benchmark in the street legal superbike sector. The unique characteristics of the bike are listed as follows:

• Compact, innovative design
• New – and unique – 65° V-four cylinder engine
• Multi-adjustable perimetral aluminium alloy frame
• Adjustable engine position relative within frame
• Asymmetric aluminium swingarm
• Öhlins Racing full adjustable fork and rear monoshock.

2010 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

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2010 Aprilia RSV4 R

With these attributes, it is clear that the Aprilia RSV4 R is the new benchmark for the full scale production superbike segment. The unique characteristics of the bike are listed as follows:

” Class beating compactness
” 999.6 cc 65° V4 cylinder engine.
” Latest generation triple-map Integrated Ride-by-Wire
” Cassette type gearbox
” Slipper clutch
” Frame and swingarm in anodised aluminium, as used on MotoGP machines
” Fully adjustable suspension


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2010 Aprilia Mana 850

The characteristics that make the Mana 850 unique:

• 90° V twin engine with four valves per cylinder, Euro 3 homologated
• Sportgear transmission: electronically controlled sequential gearshift offering two shift modes: seven speed manual or Autodrive with three mappings: Touring, Sport, and Rain
• Storage compartment with non-scratch lining, large enough for a full-face helmet, with mobile phone holder, toolkit & document holder, and 12V power socket
• Under-seat fuel tank
• Brakes with radial calipers
• 43 mm upside down fork
• Offset monoshock with spring preload and rebound adjustments
• Steel trellis frame with single piece aluminium swingarm
• Twin spark ignition
• Electronic fuel injection with single throttle body


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2010 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750

Let’s look at the features of the Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 in greater detail:

• 90° V twin engine with four-valve heads, double overhead cam and liquid cooling;
• tri-Map second generation ride-by-wire technology;
• electronic fuel injection with the latest generation injectors;
• mixed gear and chain timing drive;
• modular steel trellis and aluminium alloy frame for extremely light weight and high torsional rigidity;
• aluminium alloy swingarm with laterally offset monoshock;
• fully adjustable 43 mm upside down fork;
• radial front brake calipers combined with 320 mm wave discs
• also available in a restricted 25 kW version
• latest generation Continental two channel ABS


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2010 Aprilia RS 125

The main features of the Aprilia RS 125:

• tried and tested yet extremely sophisticated Rotax two stroke engine;
• super-rigid aluminium frame and swingarm derived from Aprilia’s vast GP experience;
• upside down fork;
• front brake with radial caliper and four opposed pistons;
• RSV 1000 R style fairing, windshield and tail;
• RSV Factory style, crossed spoke wheels;
• analog/digital instrument panel with multi-functional computer;
• RSV Factory style, forged steering yoke;
• oval section racing silencer with riveted end plates;


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