Aprilla is set to expand its line-up in India by launching the RS 457. After the global debut, it arrived in India days before the first-ever MotoGP race at Buddh International Ciruit (Uttar Pradesh).
Aprilla RS 457: All Details Here!
The Aprilla RS 457 is designed and developed at Aprilla’s Italian headquarters drawing inspiration from the distinctive RS 660. It’s styling elements includes sleeker LED headlights with three elements, dedicated riding stance, upward-sloping rear end, and dynamic sporty graphics. The Sports Bike, RS 457 is perched on a perimeter frame with an bolt-on-frame attached to it.
The bike is powered by the new 457cc parallel-twin liquid-cooled engine, capable of generating 46.35 BHP power with the torque output yet to be revealed, but this engine is paired to the 6 Speed Gearbox. In terms of braking performance, the front wheel comes with 320 MM front disc equipped with four-piston callipers and the rear is fitted with 220 MM disc with a single-piston calliper.
Moving to the suspension setup, Aprilla has equipped the RS 457 with an USD fork suspension in the front, and a monoshock suspension at the rear with both units adjustable for pre-load. Coming to the features, the RS 457 boasts a range of electronic aids, including three ride modes, adjustable traction control with three settings, and dual-channel ABS. Additionally, it comes with a vibrant 5-inch TFT display for instrumentation, and backlit switchgear on the handlebars.
For the Indian Market, the Aprilla RS 457 is anticipated to be manufactured at the Piaggio’s plant in Maharashtra. The sportsbike on its launch will compete with the likes of the KTM RC 390, Kawasaki Ninja 400, and the upcoming Yamaha YZF R3.