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Video: Aprilia RSV4 v Nissan GT-R: Battle of the computers

Electronic rider aids are where it's at right now, love 'em or loathe 'em, and the Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) has the smoothest, most sophisticated system of any current motorcycle. The Italian machine's clever computerised brain will help you change gear, control a spinning rear wheel, keep the front wheel on the ground under hard acceleration and...

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Feb 05

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Bob_1 says:

Electronic Aids

Comments about the electronics making the difference are not really valid. It would only be fair to compare the car and bike firstly with all the driver aids switched off on both and then once more with them switched on again. Don't forget that driver/rider skill plays a part too. I would like to see the same test with the Nissan GTR against a Hayabusa engined Radical. I expect the Nissan would lose that too which is precisely why Top Gear are so reluctant to run a Radical around their test Track.

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