Aprilia RS 660 motorbike debuts in Malaysia; India launch soon
Italian automaker Aprilia has launched the RS 660 sports bike in Malaysia. In India, the bookings for the two-wheeler are underway and it should be announced in the coming weeks. As for the highlights, the RS 660 exhibits a fully-faired look and comes with a host of electronic riding aids. It runs on a 659cc, parallel-twin engine. Here are more details.
The Aprilia RS 660 has a muscular fuel tank, a stepped-up seat, a raised windshield, golden-colored front forks, and a miniature exhaust. The bike packs a digital instrument console, a full-LED setup for lighting, and rides on designer wheels. It has a kerb weight of 189kg. It is up for grabs in three shades: Lava Red, Acid Gold, and Black Apex.
The Aprilia RS 660 draws power from a 659cc, parallel-twin engine that churns out 100hp of maximum power at 10,500rpm and 67Nm of peak torque at 8,500rpm. The motor is paired to an Aprilia Quick Shift (AQS) gearbox.
The Aprilia RS 660 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with traction control, cruise control, and wheelie control. It offers five riding modes: Individual, Challenge, Commute, Dynamic, and Time Attack. Suspension duties on the motorbike are taken care of by 41mm Kayaba inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
In Malaysia, the Aprilia RS 660 costs RM 59,900 (approximately Rs. 10.8 lakh). In India, the bike will reportedly carry a price-tag of Rs. 13.40 lakh (ex-showroom).