For a company with such a rich history in motorcycle racing including nine World Championships in the 250cc Grand Prix category, it comes as a bit of a surprise Aprilia does not already have a 250cc sportbike in production. From 1994 to 2007, Aprilia won nine 250cc Grand Prix championships with an impressive roster of […]
Aprilia Fools Day!
The Aprilia Racing Team got into the spirit of April Fool’s Day with a new video touting an all-new livery for its RSV4 Superbike.
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The video appears to have been filmed around the same time Aprilia revealed its actual “Silver Fireball” livery. World Superbike racers Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli did not appear to be in on the joke, judging by their reactions to the big reveal of a pair of bicycles with RSV4 fairings and tails mounted to them.
Still, we have to admit it does look fun riding those RSV4 bicycles. Also interesting was the making-of segment at end of the video showing how Aprilia’s mechanics assembled the special gag bikes.