EICMA, the stage where motorcycle dreams come alive, teases us with a tantalizing glimpse into the future of two-wheeled marvels. Get ready to be swept away by the sleek and stylish new offerings from Aprilia and Moto Guzzi, two powerhouses under the Piaggio Group umbrella, set to ignite the hearts of riders everywhere in 2023.
The Aprilia Extrema is a true powerhouse, leading the charge for the iconic brand’s RS 660 lineup. This sleek machine boasts an impressive power-to-weight ratio, with a lightweight dry weight of just under 366 pounds and a roar of 100 horsepower.
The Extrema is equipped with a suite of advanced electronics, ensuring that its raw performance is kept in check. From the traction control system that keeps you stable, to the cornering ABS and engine brake system, to the customizable engine mapping and wheelie control, the Extrema is a master of control. This is a bike that truly pushes the boundaries of what’s possible on two wheels.
With the RS 660 Extrema, your ride is transformed into a tailored experience, designed to fit your individual style. The innovative software enables you to tweak the quick shift, effortlessly adapting it to the reverse shift pattern you desire for a truly thrilling track ride. No need for cumbersome componentry or modifications, this bike knows exactly what you need.
The sleek, slender exhaust system boasts a carbon terminal, slithering gracefully along the right side of the machine, leaving the engine unencumbered and free to perform at its best. The front mudguard and lower fairing, crafted from lightweight and strong carbon fiber, further elevate this machine’s aerodynamic prowess. The RS 660 Extrema is the perfect combination of style, technology, and performance.
With its sleek and aerodynamic bodywork, the Aprilia exudes a fierce spirit of racing. The single-seat tail section is a design masterpiece, with curves that slice through the wind and angles that are both functional and beautiful. The graphics and paint scheme are a tribute to Aprilia’s long and proud racing heritage, with bold lines and vivid colors that evoke the excitement of the track. This is a motorcycle that is not only built for speed but also designed to make a statement and turn heads wherever it goes.
Aprilia ELECTRICa Project
Riding into the future, the Aprilia line welcomes its latest creation – the electrifying ELECTRICa project. Born from decades of groundbreaking experimentation with electric vehicles, this electric motorcycle boasts a sleek, modern design with unmistakable Aprilia styling.
Compact and accommodating, the ELECTRICa features a low seat designed to fit riders of all shapes and sizes. With its dynamic lines and advanced technology, this motorcycle is set to revolutionize the world of electric transportation.
Ride into the future with effortless ease, as Aprilia’s innovative handlebars bring both front and rear brakes under your fingertips. Say goodbye to fumbling with keys and hello to a sleek LCD instrument panel that keeps you informed with just a glance. But the true magic lies in Aprilia’s pioneering electronic aids, keeping you safe and in control at all times. Upgrade your scooter experience and revel in the seamless transition brought by Aprilia’s cutting-edge technology.
Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello
Nestled within Piaggio’s garage, on the Moto Guzzi side, lies a magnificent work of art – the V100 Mandello. A true marvel of engineering, this new model boasts Moto Guzzi’s iconic transversely-mounted V-twin engine, making it one of a kind in the motorcycle world. The Mandello ushers in a new chapter in Moto Guzzi’s rich and legendary history, cementing its status as a timeless and unparalleled icon of Italian craftsmanship.
Embodying the essence of sport riding and touring, the V100 is a true masterpiece on two wheels. Its sleek design is infused with cutting-edge technology, seamlessly blending its rich heritage with modern advancements. The V100 boasts a unique feature – the innovative, adaptive aerodynamic tank-mounted wings – a first in the motorcycle industry. These wings are not just for show, but serve to elevate the riding experience to new heights. With the V100, you’ll be cruising down the roads with style, power, and precision.
The Mandello is a motorcycle unlike any other. Outfitted with the latest and greatest technology, it is a true marvel of engineering. The compact block V-twin engine, with its iconic 90-degree configuration, is mounted in a transverse position, carrying on the legacy of its ancestors. The power of the V-twin is harnessed and tamed with the addition of cutting-edge counter-rotating balance shafts, resulting in a reduced torque pull.
But the technological advancements don’t stop there. The Mandello is also equipped with cornering ABS, giving you unparalleled control and stability when navigating even the tightest of turns. The semi-active suspension adjusts on the fly, providing a smooth and comfortable ride, no matter the terrain. And with the quick-shifter, gear changes are a breeze, allowing you to focus on the road ahead.
The Mandello is not just a motorcycle, it’s a testament to the power of innovation and the pursuit of excellence. Ride with confidence and style, on the motorcycle of the future.
At the touch of a button, the sleek aerodynamic wings unfurl, harnessing the wind and creating a seamless ride. Gliding through the air, the wings expertly direct the flow, tempering the temperature and fending off raindrops with ease. Meanwhile, the adjustable windscreen joins forces, crafting a serene and controlled cockpit, free from turbulence.
A master of customization, the Mandello motorcycle offers four riding modes, each boasting three engine maps to suit any terrain. From the tightest turns to the steepest climbs, riders can fine-tune the traction control, engine braking, and semi-active Öhlins suspension to their heart’s desire. With four levels of control, the rider becomes the architect of their own adventure, sculpting the perfect ride with precision and style.
Moto Guzzi V7 Stone SE & V9 Bobber
Joining the ranks in 2023, the V7 Stone Special Edition will make its grand entrance, turning heads and leaving a lasting impression. This timeless Moto Guzzi model is renowned for its fearless character and classic charm, capturing the hearts of riders everywhere. The V7 is decked out in a striking Shining Black gloss finish, with bold red graphics that pay homage to the iconic Eagle. Red shock springs add a pop of color to the sleek design, while the tasteful red seat stitching brings it all together. This special edition is a true masterpiece, offering style and performance like no other.
The V7 exudes sophistication with its sleek graphite-colored head covers, adding a touch of sophistication. The bar-end mirrors and Arrow exhaust system are the finishing touches, transforming this classic Moto Guzzi into a sporty, high-performance machine. The handlebar riser proudly displays a special edition plate, elevating the V7 to a status of prestige and exclusivity.
Dive deeper into the past with the V9 Bobber from Moto Guzzi. This stunning motorcycle pays homage to the iconic bobbers and dirt trackers of the 1940s with its chunky tires and sleek blacked-out components. The unique teardrop gas tank is a work of art, with its striking two-tone black and gray finish, accentuated by the gleaming billet aluminum cap and side panels. Listen as the retro 850 Guzzi roars to life, its bold voice echoing through the matte black slip-on exhaust pipes. Experience the thrill of nostalgia with the V9 Bobber.