2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory/RSV4 1100 RR

Making all pavement WorldSBK pavement.

2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 RRAprilia

The Aprilia RSV4 brings top performance found on the World Superbike and MotoGP championships and places that power within reach of the average speed demon. Not only does its V-4 engine provide the utmost performance, it is paired with a track-dominating cast aluminum chassis, top-shelf suspension, and advanced electronics for the most dynamic ride possible. This is a sportbike for riders who are greedy for every trackday they can get, but also expect every street ride to have just as much thrill.

2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory/RSV4 1100 RR Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

In our 2019 Superbike Shootout at Thunderhill Race Park, we put the 1100 Factory to the test between the Ducati Panigale V4 S and BMW S 1000 RR (see the Aprilia’s hot lap here). Compared to the others, the 1100 Factory made all three test riders comfortable with its rideability and confident in its planted chassis and smooth, raw speed—and it clocked the fastest lap time of the three—which conclusively led to it being the winner of the comparison.

2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 RRAprilia

2019 saw the brand boost up the displacement for the Factory model by adopting the same engine architecture as the Tuono V4, bringing displacement to an oversize 1,078cc. so Naturally, we just had to have the machine on our in-house dyno. The rear wheel figures were a whopping 189.99 hp at 13,490 rpm and 82.09 pound-feet of torque at 9,770 rpm.

Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory/RSV4 1100 RR Updates For 2020

Now for 2020, the RSV4 1100 Factory sees semi-active suspension and electronically controlled steering damper; the 2020 version of the RSV4 RR has not undergone any technical changes.

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2020 Aprilia RSV4 1100 Factory/RSV4 1100 RR Claimed Specifications

Price: $24,999 (1100 Factory)/$17,499 (1100 RR)
Engine: Liquid-cooled DOHC four-cylinder
Displacement: 1,077cc (1100 Factory)/1,000cc (1100 RR)
Bore x Stroke: 81.0 x 52.3mm (1100 Factory)/78.0 x 52.3mm (1100 RR)
Horsepower: 217.0 hp @ 13,200 rpm (1100 Factory)/201.0 hp @ 13,000 rpm (1100 RR)
Torque: 90.0 lb.-ft. @ 11,000 rpm (1100 Factory)/84.8 lb.-ft. @ 10,500 rpm (1100 RR)
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: Chain
Seat Height: 33.5 in. (1100 Factory)/33.6 in. (1100 RR)
Rake: 24.5º (1100 Factory)/24.6º (1100 RR)
Trail: 4.1 in. (1100 Factory)/4.0 in. (1100 RR)
Front Suspension: 43mm fork, fully adjustable; 4.9-in. travel (1100 Factory)/4.7-in. travel (1100 RR)
Rear Suspension: Fully adjustable; 4.5-in. travel (1100 Factory)/5.1-in. travel (1100 RR)
Front Tire: 120/70ZR-17
Rear Tire: 200/55ZR-17
Wheelbase: 56.7 in. (1100 Factory)/56.8 in. (1100 RR)
Fuel Capacity: 4.9 gal. (w/ 1.1 gal. reserve)
Wet Weight: 439 lb. (1100 Factory)/450 lb. (1100 RR)