KTM RC 390, TVS Apache RR 310, BMW G 310 RR, and Honda CBR300R now dominate the premium end of the 300cc sports bike sector. Kawasaki Ninja 300’s price tag of Rs. 3.4 lakh comes close. In response to this opportunity, Keeway just introduced the K 300 R. However, it’s strange that there haven’t been any Italians in this section.
Yes, we had the Benelli 302 R, which appeared to be a true superbike thanks to its enormous body and front dual disc brake configuration. However, its weight more than made up for it, and since then, no Italians have entered this market. Before now, A fresh face on the street is competing for a piece of the action.Aprilia Sports Bike New
The new motorcycle is completely covered in camouflage, and equipment for testing and parameter monitoring is fastened to its back. The majority of the design language is consistent with the RS series that this Italian brand delivers. In essence, it appears to be a toned-down RS 660, which is in no way a bad thing.
The front fascia does look like an RS 660 even though it was camouflaged. It receives a pair of headlights with a pilot light in the middle. Given that every other bike in this market segment has LEDs, these are most certainly LEDs. Blinkers and taillights are probably LEDs as well.
The way you’re sitting seems really dedicated. The rider’s footpegs are rear-set, and there is a fair degree of lean to reach the handlebars. This provides the rider with a lot of leverage to turn the motorcycle into a corner. The rider appears to have ample grip thanks to the hefty fuel tank and the front wind deflector’s slightly lower angle.
Up until it enters the stage of series production, the componentry is likely to vary. However, this test mule has a monoshock unit at the back and USD forks up front. Swingarm appears to be made of aluminium rather than a box-section material. The front disc brakes are thin, similar to those on the most recent KTM RC 390.
Engine and Its Price
It is possible that it would have a single-cylinder engine with a displacement of between 300 and 400 cm3, producing 35 to 40 horsepower of power and 35 Nm of torque. It is possible to offer features like ride-by-wire, liquid cooling, a slip-and-assist clutch, a rapid shifter (at least for upshifting), dual channel ABS, riding modes, and a contemporary TFT instrument display.
Despite having a significant presence worldwide, Aprilia is not a very well-known motorcycle brand in India. In both the middleweight and litre class categories, we receive the RS and Tuono lineup. When compared to Japanese offers in the middleweight and litre classes, Aprilia’s products appear to be price. It would have been much simpler to sell and advertise this future motorcycle if Aprilia had first introduced the RS 150 and Tuono 150 in India and developed a brand identity in the sector of budget sport motorcycles. However, prices may reach Rs. 3.5 lakh (ex-sh).
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