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Aprilia RS457 Launched In India, Priced At Rs 3.99 Lakh
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Aprilia RS457 Launched In India, Priced At Rs 3.99 Lakh

News by Team Drivio | 6th Dec 23

Sportbike challenger guns for Yamaha’s R3

  • Aprilia has taken covers off the pricing of the hotly anticipated RS457 sport bike carrying a Rs 3.99 lakh sticker.
  • With sharp Italian styling and a high-revving twin-cylinder engine, it poses a direct rival to Yamaha's YZF-R3.
  • Comprehensive electronics and premium cycle parts also feature while an optional quick shifter promises uninterrupted acceleration.

After months of hype and speculation, Aprilia has finally revealed the pricing for the arresting new RS457 sport bike. Carrying a Rs 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom) sticker, the twin-cylinder machine guns straight for the newly launched Yamaha YZF-R3.

Aggressive RSV4-Inspired Styling

The RS457 derives its razor-sharp looks from Aprilia’s RSV4 superbike icon. Sleek twin LED lamps shape the front end while the side fairing incorporates the RSV4's signature design lines. The rear sweeps up aggressively and comes finished with a two-piece seat. The RS457 will be offered in eye-catching Aprilia racing colors with red and white with red wheels confirming its sporty appeal

Aprilia RS457 Key Specs
Engine457cc, twin-cylinder
Power47hp
QuickshifterOptional
ABS, Traction ControlStandard

High-Strung Twin Performance

Power comes from a 457cc, liquid-cooled, 8-valve DOHC twin-cylinder motor paired with a 6-speed transmission. Tuned to spin freely to 10,750 rpm with a strong mid-range punch, the motor puts out 47hp, promising an exciting riding experience. An optional quick shifter allows for full-throttle upshifts sans clutch for uninterrupted acceleration.

Packs in the Features

The electronics kit is extremely comprehensive for the segment with three-level traction control, ABS, and multiple riding modes offered as standard. Also featured is a 5-inch TFT display with Bluetooth connectivity. Premium underpinnings like USD forks and preload-adjustable mono-shock handle suspension while 17-inch wheels wrapped in sticky TVS Protorq Extreme rubber complete the cycle parts.

Takes the Fight to Yamaha’s R3

With its alluring blend of RSV4 styling,c high-revving twin-cylinder performance, and a stacked electronics package, Aprilia seems confident its new RS457 can take the fight to the recently launched Yamaha YZF-R3. Expect some fierce sparring to unfold when the new Aprilia hits showroom floors carrying a sporty Rs 3.99 lakh sticker price. 

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