Aprilia RSV Mille 1000 (1999 - 2003)

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Aprilia RSV Mille 1000 (1999 - 2003)
After nearly four years of waiting, what finally arrived in 1999 was so spot-bollock on, it was amazing

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Reviewed: 5 April 2008 by Visordown
After nearly four years of waiting, what finally arrived in 1999 was so spot-bollock on, it was amazing. Here was a 60° V-twin (much more compact than a 90° V – or ‘L’– twin in the frame), with an aggressive and characterful (not lumpy) power delivery. It piled out 128 ...  Continue reading

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When I think about upgrading I open my garage and look at it. I then think 'maybe next year!' Continue reading...
I have not regretted buying this bike once. A Haynes manual is a must as with any bike, along with an open mind, especially if you are coming off an in-line 4, it's a different beast but you will grow to love i Continue reading...
I've had my 2001 Mille from new and I still love her as much now as I did the first day. Every time I think about trading her in I test ride something new and think "What could I get that is better than this wi Continue reading...
i loved my mille, i had the '03 'r' version, oz lightweight wheels, carbon fibre everywhere, brembo brakes, ohlins suspension all round, it is most bikers dreams and its available so cheap. if you persevere thr Continue reading...
epic bike, have owned mine for 3 years and it is still as much fun and as much of a laugh as it were the first day i got it. it is perfect on the track and on the road. i have a 2000 'R' model with the ohlins a Continue reading...

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A barking engine coupled to a more than capable chassis. Large dimensions will suit larger riders.
 
Top heavy in the turns, the Mille isn't the most comfortable around town, rear brake and clutch are weak spots.
  • Price: £9639.00
  • Year: 1999 - 2003
  • Top speed: 166mph
  • Price new: 9639
  • Engine capacity: 998cc
  • Power: 130bhp
  • Torque: 76lb ft
  • Weight: 183kg
  • 0-60: 3.1 seconds

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