Aprilia’s Superlight 2023 RS 660 Extrema


The 2023 Aprilia RS 660 Extrema pays homage to the Aprilia 125 Extrema produced between 1992 and 1994.

The 2023 Aprilia RS 660 Extrema pays homage to the Aprilia 125 Extrema produced between 1992 and 1994. (Aprilia/)

As a part of this yr’s EICMA Bike Present, Aprilia showcased a lighter model of its common RS 660 middleweight sportbike. The RS 660 Extrema packs quite a few parts which assist it to shave weight, giving it one of the spectacular energy to weight ratios within the class. There’s no data on pricing or if the bike shall be out there within the States, however within the meantime it positive is enjoyable to have a look at.

Editor’s be aware: we’ve reported on the efficiency of the RS 660 in the course of the 2021 Aprilia RS 660 First Experience Assessment article and video.

We’ve discovered the 400-ish-pound base-model RS 660 to be above common on monitor and road rides, so the 365-pound Extrema probably gained’t disappoint within the slightest. Components of the Extrema that assist it obtain such a powerful weight financial savings embrace carbon fiber elements all through, equivalent to the brand new entrance mudguard and bellypan.

There’s additionally a street-legal exhaust system designed by SC-Mission with a carbon silencer, positioned so the passenger footpegs can simply be eliminated if desired. The bike will include software program put in to make equipping a quickshifter a breeze.

The Extrema additionally contains a single-seat tail fairing, although the bike will nonetheless include a two-up seat if driving with a passenger is required, and shall be out there in a pink, white, and inexperienced livery paying homage to its nation of origin.

The RS 660 Extrema tips the scales at 365 pounds.

The RS 660 Extrema ideas the scales at 365 kilos. (Aprilia/)

Carbon fiber elements throughout help the RS 660 Extrema achieve its impressive weight savings.

Carbon fiber parts all through assist the RS 660 Extrema obtain its spectacular weight financial savings. (Aprilia/)

Red, white, and green livery pays homage to its country of origin.

Pink, white, and inexperienced livery pays homage to its nation of origin. (Aprilia/)

An SC-Project exhaust system also contributes to the RS 660’s reduction in weight.

An SC-Mission exhaust system additionally contributes to the RS 660’s discount in weight. (Aprilia/)



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