Aprilia RS4 125 gets quickshifter option

Published: 25 May 2011

Aprilia's new four-stroke RS4 125 will come with an optional quickshifter priced at £99, the Italian firm has announced.

Offering the "fun and involvement of split-second clutchless upshifting on a 125cc motorcycle", the move mimics the raft of WSB-grade technology available on the larger capacity RSV4 R APRC.

With a liquid-cooled DOHC engine, USD forks, a quick-release pillion seat cowl, underslung exhaust and the maximum 15bhp allowed for learner-legal bikes, Aprilia is hoping the RS4 will challenge Honda's CBR125R, Yamaha's YZF-R125 and other leading 125cc sports machines.

Due in dealerships in July 2011, the RS4 125 will be priced at £3999 OTR.

For more info visit: www.apriliadealers.com or uk.aprilia.com

MCN will be in Italy testing the new RS4 125 next week, a full review will be coming soon.

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