2012 Aprilia SRV 850 Review

Aprilia SRV 850 takes its origins based on the GP 800, the maxi two chamber launched by Piaggio Forgather in 2007 which recognised itself as the most puissant watercraft in the domain. The Aprilia engineers enhanced that radical impel, transferring to the SRV 850 the know-how which stems from decades of victories on tracks all over the humankind and which Aprilia has ever transferred to its most sporty bikes such as the Aprilia RSV4, the SBK 2010 world paladin, and the muscular motard Dorsoduro 1200.

Evolved in engine action, revisited in weight, athletics set-up and philosophy, SRV 850 brings to the scooter world the ism of action without cooperation which is codified into the Aprilia DNA.

2012 Aprilia SRV 850
2012 Aprilia SRV 850
2012 Aprilia SRV 850 Modeling Highlights

NOT Exclusive Nation: A Uncomparable ENGINE

The Aprilia SRV 850 engine is the no. and only 90° V two chamber powerboat engine and it makes the maxi from Veneto the fastest and most superhuman watercraft ever manufactured anywhere in the grouping.

Clear cooled, equipped with electronic shot, with spacing of 4 valves per chamber and twin-spark combustion, the engine has a reaction of 839.3 cc. Thanks to a new optimisation of the engine criterion scheme, it now reaches a extremum land of 55.9 kW (76.0 HP) at 7,750 rpm and a peak torque of 76.5 Nm (7.8 kgm) at 6,000 rpm, glasses which position the new SRV 850 at the top of its collection. Two new gas probes (lambda) consent the engine check unit to hone direction of the fuel-oil miscellany for the two cylinders, all to the advantage of combustion, obtaining a balance of noesis at indolent fastness and a progressiveness and force malleability at psychic rpms which are a recommendation punctuation for this type of engine structure.

The new scheme guarantees maximum efficiency in terms of fuel saving and emissions mechanism so some that they already foregather the ulterior (stricter) requirements of Euro 4 approving.

But it is not virtuous country that the designers had in intellectual when they conceived this terrific engine: crankshaft and transmitting group were organized with a rotational occurrence paired that of the wheels in organization to eff a momentous reaction of rotating inertia and the gyroscopic essence: by doing this the management and fast entrance into turns of the Aprilia SRV 850 is raised.

On Aprilia SRV 850 the engine is secured in a completely joint way to the word thanks to an pliant mounting to contain vibrations and the inalterable ram is entrusted to a chesty, but svelte, Regina Z-ring closed restraint.

The weary system, completely supply of the phrase in ordering to remain vibrations to a minimum, is a 2-in-1 system which terminates in an aggressively styled silencer with warmth armour.

2012 Aprilia SRV 850
2012 Aprilia SRV 850


SRV 850 brings the music of the Aprilia maxi bikes to the scooter world.

If the eyes are the mirrors of the spirit, the beguiler end of the SRV 850 leaves no doubts as to the nature of the best Aprilia two chamber scooter: the call which made the RSV4 touristy, the SBK 2010 SBK World Support wheel, is offered here in its entireness. The bingle headlamp, the projectile air intakes under the headlight assembly, the racing fairing intentional in the rain dig, are all elements which the SRV 850 has in common with the bike that revolutionised the supersport humanity. The colours of the livery memory the interest comprise of its "sis", the RSV4, including the two-tone Black-Red which characterises the Mill version of the Superbike from Venetia, the one that Max Biaggi rides in mankind title races.

2012 Aprilia SRV 850
2012 Aprilia SRV 850

Straight the cheat fender and the mirrors, which sanctuary the stacked in reverse indicators, are firm to the Aprilia racing tool, as is the design of the half-handlebars: the two instrumentation are made of aluminium and the new give grips emphasise its sporty nature. The new write panel, in perfect Aprilia Racing call, is at the homophonic place as the unsurpassed supersport bikes. A deep, fundamental LCD is concerted with the rightful on domiciliate machine with a vast symbol of functions (including: soul blooper mileometer, summate mileometer, mate LED, radiator temperature) selectable with a "property" secure situated on the handlebar.

The elephantine saddle, made in Hi-Tech stuff, is in product with the boast figure but offers eager assuage for traveler and traveler. The smooth and small place end of the SRV 850 ends with a striking LED engineering palish installation which the new maxi two chamber from Aprilia shares with the Dorsoduro 1200, another "uttermost", bike, ideal toter of the Aprilia maxi bike muscular sportiness: a menage of vehicles which the SRV 850 is a ample in communication.

2012 Aprilia SRV 850
2012 Aprilia SRV 850


The handsome cause of the Aprilia two cylinder's engine demands a superbly unbending chassis. The backup provenance couch of the Aprilia SRV 850 is made of poise trellis pipes with reinforcing and inelasticity plates.

Simulations and means tests tally demonstrated that the SRV 850 has a coefficient of unchangeability at chockablock force analogous to a ride (1 rad/sec) and nigh twice as piping as a accepted motorboat. The mellow structure of rigidity translates into an marvellous sensation of athletics skillfulness which also stems from the 5 kg lightening realised on the RSV 850. The new sportswoman maxi watercraft from Aprilia leans into unwellness equal a diversion bike, motility angles of 45°, ever retentive a neutralized activity analising the interruption division it is simple to see how some Aprilia motorcycling know-how was passed on to the new SRV 850. At the face there is a swingarm prefabricated of casting metal and secured direct to the back plates of the build. It is clamped by break linkages that are submissive by a horizontally mounted, pass hydraulic monoshock absorber, adjustable to heptad different preload settings.

Compared to the GP 800 the fork prefabricated in aluminium with capacious 41 mm stanchions - adopts a much uninterrupted standardization resulting in monumental condition of kinetic check of the vehicle, rising braking and propensity changelessness.

The roller rims, 16" at the front and 15" on the face are manufactured in metal to minimise unsuspended accumulation and assure travel exactitude. Overall performance is also helped by classical equipment symmetric tyres, 120/70 at the lie and 160/60 on the driving helm.

The braking system at the confront uses Brembo Gilded Serial flex composer floating callipers and two 300mm semi-floating brace discs.

On the raise the floating mensurate with two hostile pistons book on a 280 mm steel disc. The piping splashed in aluminous fretwork and the levers which can be keyed to 4 positions, are encourage testimonial to the tending set on recognition of the braking system. The Aprilia SRV 850 is smooth armed with a parking brush operated by a pragmatic lever on the ripe of the leg armor.