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Bill in OKC
07-28-2005, 10:07 PM
Give us something like this only V-twin & Italian!!! :lover:

Rutan
07-28-2005, 11:26 PM
How much work would it take to turn the SXV street legal? I think I remember Clarkie mentioing something a long time ago that the engine could not handle the constant revs of street riding. But I have slept since then and could just be remembering something I never heard.


Marcus

flamingo16
07-29-2005, 04:53 AM
50cc super motards are street legal where i live. and motorcross bikes...is this the same in the U.K?

Marketing Dept.
07-29-2005, 07:09 AM
We hear you loud and clear!

The SXV is coming stateside, and coming in the first quarter of '06. The bike is bad, bad, bad; outta the box race-ready. I have one in the demo warehouse near Atlanta but it doesn't run - Italy made sure not to include things like a crank and pistons! Where's the trust? Anyways, we displayed the bike at the Honda Hoot and again at Laguna, where the SXV was a bit like having a Supermodel in our tent.

Here's a great write-up from our friends over at 2WF.com. At the bottom, you can see me pushing Mike Emery (editor) around in the 1st US road test...

http://www.2wf.com/articles/stories/6552C9E0-7648-425D-A01B-D13F521F2743.asp

Hampton

vpr80
07-29-2005, 08:13 AM
OMG that bike looks hot.....please please make a street-legal v-twin motard and put my name on the list :-)

Bill in OKC
07-29-2005, 09:02 AM
That's the ticket! Here in Oklahoma all you need is a receipt for a "Baja kit" to turn something like that street legal. Hmmmm - I think I know just the guy to sell me a baja kit ;)

irix
07-29-2005, 09:12 AM
I know that the laws vary from state to state, but here in Colorado it's trivial to get a bike legalized for street use. Slap on a headlight, brakelight, one mirror, and some DOT tires, and that's about it (afaik). I suppose a key and electric start would be nice.. but I don't plan on taking the SXV to get groceries ;).

buck000
07-29-2005, 12:35 PM
Oh, Lord, this is cool. I'm really wanting an RXV... :worship:

Dvus
07-29-2005, 02:50 PM
as long as the title says "motorcycle" and nothing like "Off Road use only" As an option a street upgrade kit lights blinkers and mirrors. Bring it!!!

Bill in OKC
07-29-2005, 03:20 PM
Can anybody post a sound clip of this engine? I'd like to hear what the race-ready V sounds like. :)

ckruzel
08-04-2005, 04:34 PM
We hear you loud and clear!



glad to see some mfg people on the board, i've spoken to a few people at corp and they say they lurk here from time to time, i've always had good experiences the 2 times i dealt with the main office

keep up the good work

Jon / AF1 Racing
08-05-2005, 02:52 PM
SXV video. This is me across the pond for a testing session...

;)

http://www.apriliaforum.com/The%20Champ%204.avi

Sounds pretty good to me.

CBRrider
08-06-2005, 12:29 AM
SXV video. This is me across the pond for a testing session...

;)

http://www.apriliaforum.com/The%20Champ%204.avi

Sounds pretty good to me.


Thanks for the video, amazing machine! I had intended my next ride to be a next generation Tuono but I could see myself tearing up 129/Rt60/RR Pkwy in N. GA on one of those instead....a 550 please

trussdude
08-08-2005, 11:09 AM
Does anybody have the price for the 450 or 550 race version?

irix
08-12-2005, 03:58 PM
I found two more...

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/mov/172/106932.mov
http://www.westcoastsupermoto.com/images/videos/DLfour.avi

morphine
08-12-2005, 08:19 PM
I Want One..... Now!!!

181
08-14-2005, 03:31 AM
Ok the only reason I joined this site is to let it be known to Aprilia that I NEED this bike. Me and a lot of other people across the US.

Give me a street legal version w/ the 550 & a 6-speed or at least a wide ratio 5-speed. Make sure it has decent reliability and maintenance, none of this rebuilding the motor and doing valve jobs all the time BS like on the YZs, CRFs, Huskys & KTMs etc... Make sure the weight stays low and the price is with in shouting distance of 9 or 10 grand and I'll be ALL over it.

My god, that one clip with the guys letting it warm up then taking it for a spin around the track did something to my pants only my girlfriend had previously been able to do. LOL

Aprilia HAS to make sure this thing is available my next spring.

Bolts16
08-14-2005, 06:29 PM
We hear you loud and clear!

The SXV is coming stateside, and coming in the first quarter of '06. The bike is bad, bad, bad; outta the box race-ready. I have one in the demo warehouse near Atlanta but it doesn't run - Italy made sure not to include things like a crank and pistons! Where's the trust? Anyways, we displayed the bike at the Honda Hoot and again at Laguna, where the SXV was a bit like having a Supermodel in our tent.

Here's a great write-up from our friends over at 2WF.com. At the bottom, you can see me pushing Mike Emery (editor) around in the 1st US road test...

http://www.2wf.com/articles/stories/6552C9E0-7648-425D-A01B-D13F521F2743.asp

Hampton

You have a winner as long as you don't price it out-of-the-ballpark sands TM with the Black Dream. VERY, VERY IMPRESSIVE! I will be in line waiting to purchase one, thats for sure! Kick it up a notch Aprilia...we're a waiting!!!

cavender
08-15-2005, 08:43 AM
I've been drooling over one of these since I first saw them. They do sound very sweet. I saw a few of the World Supermoto rounds on TV and got a lot of looks at it, but never heard it this clearly. I'd love to see them here (US) in street-legal and off-road versions. It is a beautiful machine. :lover:

mfield2a
08-24-2005, 11:28 PM
The mentioned $9 to $10k seems pretty steep to me. Lets not get in a big hurry to pay $10 for a dirt bike.

I would love to see the SVX thrive here in the US, but hopefully Aprilia looks at recent history.

http://www.cannondaler.com/albums/albun19/S440_lights.thumb.jpg

Oh, one would think you should be able to plate these pretty easy in most states, hell in PA you can plate most all KTM's.

max mille
08-25-2005, 07:47 AM
The SXV is coming stateside, and coming in the first quarter of '06. The bike is bad, bad, bad; outta the box race-ready.

:lover: max mille now in honolulu hawaii and still waiting for the street moto. you almost lost me to first husky and then berg but still a v2 prillerhead though currently bikeless. heading to local dealer soon maybe get one of those ditech things to play with. also just submitted survey for the 06 calendar, thanks!

Firebolter
08-25-2005, 07:55 AM
While the 450 or 550 would be really sweet, Seems alot of people, including myself are looking for the "big" SM or a 950/990 version. Having a V60/990 cc motor in a SM frame that you could put plates on would be the shiznit.

I have often thought how sweet it would be to stuff my Falco motor in a SM frame. KTM has the right idea with their 950SM and while I love my Aprilia, I would rather have something bigger. But I saw the 450 at laguna and it was pretty....

But if these take off, will Aprilia listen and come out swinging? The way I see it, this is the best of all things considered. Power, handling, radial brakes, uprught seating and enough clearance to make jumping the curbs in town a breeze.......I would really like the have a Aprilia street legal SM style bike in a 950cc config. KTM listened, will Aprilia?
http://home.clara.net/wsymonds/ktm950sm9low.jpg

cavender
08-26-2005, 08:32 AM
I agree for a true road weapon the 950 SM would be it. But a 450/550 SM could not be beat for just plain fun. They are extremely flickable and you can wheelie and do nosies all day long on them. I'd consider one as a second bike only to play with and if I wanted an SM as my main ride, then the 950 for sure.

181
08-26-2005, 04:41 PM
The KTM 950SM isn't a true SM. The thing weighs 450#s for one. I would be a nice road bike but calling it a Motard is like calling a Harley Sportster a sport bike.

Low J.
08-27-2005, 12:56 AM
I would LOVE to have the SXV if it's street legal. If it will truly be stateside in early '06 in street-legal form it WILL be my next bike.

BTW there's news that Kwak is rumored to be making a super lightweight streetbike a-la the 250cc strokers with some of their new 4 stroke singles from their MX bikes. I'd LOVE to see Aprilia do this too with the SXV motor dropped in an RS250'ish frame. I know there were rumors and photochops of Aprilia making such a bike but still nothing conrete as far as I know. I'm hoping small-motor and light frame thing starts a new trend!

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/25august05_kawasakirumors.htm

Scary
08-27-2005, 01:29 AM
Firebolter...totally with u on that mate, would prefer to have/ride a big Aprilia SM street weapon myself, but I'm up for the KTM in December(when it gets here) until they make it for us ;) :) .
Bigger fuel tank please than KTM, hand guards, leading front axle(like the little SXV) & a good alloy/real bash plate under the front of the engine thanks, & you'll have a very happy camper here.
Urban weapon that can go bush too.......... :plus: :)

My lady is wanting one of the little SXV's, now we just need a big one for the mad-men. :D :D :D ...Track days would be a blast :)

keenor sumrsv
10-14-2005, 11:22 AM
While the 450 or 550 would be really sweet, Seems alot of people, including myself are looking for the "big" SM or a 950/990 version. Having a V60/990 cc motor in a SM frame that you could put plates on would be the shiznit.

I have often thought how sweet it would be to stuff my Falco motor in a SM frame. KTM has the right idea with their 950SM and while I love my Aprilia, I would rather have something bigger. But I saw the 450 at laguna and it was pretty....

But if these take off, will Aprilia listen and come out swinging? The way I see it, this is the best of all things considered. Power, handling, radial brakes, uprught seating and enough clearance to make jumping the curbs in town a breeze.......I would really like the have a Aprilia street legal SM style bike in a 950cc config. KTM listened, will Aprilia?
http://home.clara.net/wsymonds/ktm950sm9low.jpg


I agree - I'd buy this...

DRT-Tuning
10-21-2005, 02:57 AM
^^

Nice PS, whoever made it.

The SVX is *drooling*.

cavender
10-21-2005, 09:30 AM
I agree - I'd buy this...:plus: That is sweeeeeet. http://www.mazeguy.net/romantic/heartbeat.gifhttp://www.mazeguy.net/romantic/heartbeat.gifhttp://www.mazeguy.net/romantic/heartbeat.gif

ETX350
10-22-2005, 04:55 AM
Isn't this one coming to the US? and why isn't it street legal?
http://www.aprilia.com/desktop/wall_paris05_b_1024.jpg

JoeKher
10-22-2005, 07:03 AM
The bike has to meet (and pay for) D.O.T. testing as well as EPA before it can be street legal here.

We will be getting both race only and street versions as well as the RXV (street?).

reddog15
10-22-2005, 09:29 AM
Isn't this one coming to the US? and why isn't it street legal?
http://www.aprilia.com/desktop/wall_paris05_b_1024.jpg

NOTHING since the Tuono has aroused my motorcycle lust like this bike! If Aprilia brings this bike, My wallet is in dire straights. :pissed: :crybaby: :) :lover:

paulphin2002
10-25-2005, 10:02 PM
NOTHING since the Tuono has aroused my motorcycle lust like this bike! If Aprilia brings this bike, My wallet is in dire straights. :pissed: :crybaby: :) :lover:

Amen, brutha!

Really, keep it 450/550cc with a weight under 400lbs and I'll sell my other five bikes to get this one. Beeyooteefull.

cavender
10-26-2005, 10:32 AM
:plus: That is one beautiful machine.