ApriliaRS 457 Launched In India AtRs 4.10 Lakh, Brings Racing Pedigree to Middleweights

ApriliaRS 457 Launched In India AtRs 4.10 Lakh, Brings Racing Pedigree to Middleweights

News by Team Drivio | Dec 11, 2023

Target performance-seeking middleweight buyers

  • Aprilia launches RS 457 in India, priced at Rs 4.10 lakh
  • Powered by a 457cc parallel-twin engine
  • Packed with electronic aids and premium hardware
  • Rivals Honda CBR650R, Kawasaki Ninja 650 and others

Taking forward its performance motorcycle range, Aprilia has launched the RS 457 in India at a price of Rs 4.10 lakh (ex-showroom). The motorcycle enters the popular middleweight supersport segment dominated by Honda, Kawasaki, and others.

Bolstering Engine Specifications

Aprilia RS 457 Specs
Engine Type4 Stroke, parallel twin
Max Power95hp @ 11,000rpm
Peak Torque66Nm @ 8,500rpm

The Aprilia RS 457 is essentially a smaller, more affordable version of the RSV4 superbike. It sources power from a 457cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine that churns out 95hp power and 66Nm torque. Electronic aids include ABS, traction control, and wheelie control.

Premium Design &Hardware

True to Aprilia's racing DNA, the RS 457 features aggressive styling highlighted by winglets, twin LED headlamps, and a sculpted fuel tank design. It shares underpinnings like an aluminum chassis, USD front forks, and a mono-shock unit with the RSV4 superbike.

This ensures sharp handling combined with decent ride comfort. Braking hardware consists of twin 320mm discs upfront along with a 220mm rear disc. The kerb weight is a claimed 184kg.

Rivals In The Segment

Aprilia is offering the RS 457 in two color options only as of now. It plans to expand dealerships in India to tap into rising demand in the performance motorcycle category. The bike takes on the CBR650R, Ninja 650, MT-07, and other popular models.

The Aprilia RS 457 strikes an excellent balance between performance and everyday rideability. Priced competitively at Rs 4.10 lakh, it is surely an exciting new option for middleweight motorcycle enthusiasts in India.