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109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018

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Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 or 2018 model years. This bumper crop includes bikes from 16 manufacturers in 8 different countries, and the variety in terms of displacement, style, technology and performance is staggering. Here they are, in alphabetical order. 2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 Major overhaul ...

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2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 and Shiver 900 | First Look Review

2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 and Dorsoduro 900

At the Intermot show in Germany last month, Aprilia announced updated versions of its RSV4 sportbike and Tuono V4 1100 streetfighter models for 2017. Now, at the EICMA show in Italy, Aprilia has announced updated versions of its Dorsoduro and Shiver models. Read our 2017 Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 first look review Read our 2016 Aprilia Shiver 750 ...

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Aprilia Updates RSV4 and Tuono for 2017 | First Look Review

2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory

Aprilia has updated its RSV4 sportbike and Tuono V4 1100 streetfighter models for 2017. They are now Euro4 compliant and feature improved suspension and brakes (including cornering ABS) as well as an updated Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC) electronics package. The new APRC suite of electronic rider aids includes the following: ATC (Aprilia Traction Control) is adjustable on the fly ...

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2016 Aprilia Shiver 750 – Road Test Review

The tallish 31.9-inch seat height and flat, wide handlebar give the Shiver roomy, comfortable seating and plenty of steering leverage for aggressive cornering.

Before this edgy naked bike was introduced in 2007, there was a large gap in Aprilia’s sportbike lineup between its diminutive RS125 and the brilliant RSV1000R, both of which had Austrian-made Rotax engines. Then the Piaggio Group scooped up Aprilia and Moto Guzzi, and before you could say polpetta picante Aprilia was making its own motors and had filled the ...

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2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 R APRC ABS

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In the early 2000s, Aprilia made a name for itself in the U.S. with a series of bikes powered by a 998cc, 60-degree V-twin built by Rotax, including the RSV Mille, SL1000 Falco and Futura RST1000. But the bike that galvanized Aprilia’s reputation for audacious performance is the Tuono, essentially an RSV Mille superbike with an upright handlebar and skimpy ...

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2016* Aprilia Caponord Rally – First Ride Review

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Aprilia is on the move and seriously courting the long-range crowd, first with the 2015 Caponord 1200 ABS Travel Pack and now the new Caponord 1200 Rally. Incorporating many of the core components found in the earlier and more basic street-oriented crossover-style Caponord, this new Caponord Rally now ups the ante with many of the elements that more serious adventure types ...

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New 2015 Aprilias: Tuono, RSV4 and Shiver – First Look Review

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Aprilia has announced new-for-2015 models, including the Tuono V4 1100, Tuono V4 R, RSV4 and Shiver 750. 2015 APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 RR & TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY Tuono V4 1100 is the latest evolution of a naked bike dynasty that began in 2002, when Aprilia stripped off the bodywork and mounted an upright handlebar on its V-twin RSV Mille ...

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2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 R aPRC ABS – First Look Review

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This month Aprilia dealers around the U.S. will be taking delivery of the 2015 Tuono V4 R aPRC ABS, the latest iteration of the legendary liter-class naked sportbike. Based on the World Superbike Championship winning RSV4, the latest Tuono delivers even more power thanks to a new exhaust system. A slew of updates were added for 2014, including Racing ABS ...

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