Aprilia has added a 3rd household to its new 660 vary with the Tuareg 660 and Tuareg 660 L journey fashions arriving in Australia this yr.
The unrestricted Tuareg 660 arrives in Might/June from $22,230 rideaway whereas the downtuned L “learner authorised” mannequin is coming in July with pricing but to be confirmed.
Each are available in a selection of Acid Gold, Martian Crimson or Indaco Tagelmust which is indigo (darkish blue) and white and purple, reflecting Aprila’s Eighties Dakar Rally race bikes. The latter color scheme provides $300 to the value.
Powered by the 660 twin-cylinder engine from the bare Touno 660 and RS 660 sports activities bike, the Tuareg 660 outputs the 58.8kW of energy at 10,500 revs which is down from the 75kW off the opposite fashions.
Extra importantly, torque is 3Nm increased at 70Nm of torque and the utmost output comes on at 6500rpm which is 2000 revs much less.
The L mannequin is restricted for Australian LAMS guidelines to 35kW and 61Nm.
These mid-sized Touareg fashions pay homage to the first Aprilia Tuareg ETX 125 in 1985 and the bikes that unsuccessfully contest the well-known Dakar Rally within the Eighties.
Each function a metal body with the engine stress-mounted and a double aluminium swingarm.
Regardless of its skinny body, it nonetheless fortunately accommodates as beneficiant 18-litre tank that may guarantee it could actually conquer the huge distances of the Aussie outback between servos.
These journey bikes sit on off-road oriented 2.5 x 21-inch entrance and 4.5 x 18-inch rear rims shod with Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres, 90/90 up entrance and 150/70 within the rear.
They function Brembo brakes with 300mm double discs and a 260mm disnlge disc on the again.
They arrive with an host of electrical ic rider aids to assist conquer the numerous circumstances of our nation.
The Aprilia Efficiency Experience Management (APRC) digital controls package deal consists of:
- ATC: Aprilia Traction Management, that may be adjusted to 4 ranges or disabled;
- ACC: Aprilia Cruise Management;
- AEB: Aprilia Engine Brake to forestall rear-wheel lock up on downshifts, adjustable to three ranges.
- AEM: Aprilia Engine Map, 3 totally different mappings for throttle response, however don’t change the utmost energy delivered.
You can even possibility up with an AQS: Aprilia Fast Shift digital gearbox for clutchless shifts up or down the ratios.
There are 4 Using Modes that regulate settings for traction management, engine brake, ABS and all the opposite managed parameters.
City and Discover are devoted to avenue driving with ABS on, whereas Off-Street disables ABS on the rear and Particular person helps you to absolutely personalise the digital controls.
You’ll be able to management every thing through controls mounted on the left and proper swap blocks with data scrolled via the TFT display screen.
The devices additionally function Aralia’s multimedia platform so that you join your smartphone and controls cellphone calls, sat nav and music.
Aprilia has additionally developed a spread of particular equipment similar to safety, lighting, consolation seats and baggage techniques in addition to a line of journey driving gear.
Tuareg 660 and Tuareg 660 L
|Engine||Aprilia forward-facing twin-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, twin overhead cam (DOHC) with silent chain drive on the proper facet, 4 valve per cylinder.|
|Bore and stroke||81 x 63.93mm|
|Energy||58.8kW (35kW L) @ 9250rpm|
|Torque||70Nm (61Nm L) @ 6500rpm|
|Gasoline system||Airbox with entrance air vent. 2 ∅48mm throttle our bodies, Experience-by-wire administration|
|Transmission||Six-speed, Aprilia Fast Shift (AQS) System up and down out there as accent|
|Clutch||Multiplate moist clutch with slipper system|
|Secondary drive||Chain, drive ratio 15/42|
|Electronics||APRC Suite that features ATC (traction management), AEB (engine brake) AEM (engine maps), ACC (cruise management)
4 driving modes (City, Discover, Off-road, Particular person)
|Chassis||Body in metal tubing and built-in subframe screwed aluminium plates connecting the body to the engine|
|Entrance suspension||Totally adjustable∅ 43mm upside-down Kayaba fork with counterspring. Wheel journey: 240mm|
|Rear suspension||Aluminium swingarm. Progressive linkage. Totally adjustable Kayaba monoshock. Wheel journey: 240mm|
|300mm double disc
Brembo callipers with 4 horizontally opposed ∅ 30/32mm pistons. Axial pump and steel braided brake line
|260mm diameter disc; Brembo single piston ∅ 34mm floating calliper. Grasp cylinder with separate reservoir and steel braided hose
|Wheels||spoked with aluminium drop centre Entrance: 2.15×21-inch, Rear: 4.25×18-inch|
|Tyres||Tubeless, Entrance: 90/90-21, Rear: 150/70 R 18|
Saddle top: 860mm
Headstock angle: 26.7 levels
|Weight||204kg kerb weight (187kg dry weight)|
4.0 litres/100 km
|Gasoline tank capability
|18 litres (3-litre reserve)
Indaco Tagelmust, Martian Crimson, Acid Gold