Aprilia Mana X
||08 April 2009|
In 2007 Aprilia launched the Mana 850 with an innovative electronically controlled Sportgear gearbox. Riders can choose to use the three mappings of the Autodrive control system or the seven-speed sequential gearbox to achieve brilliant performance under all conditions, as well as maximum efficiency.
The Mana X maintains the same, brilliant 850cc 90-degree V-twin engine, the same revolutionary, electronically controlled Sportgear gearbox, and the same impressive frame of the Mana. Yet the Mana X is more than just a new version: represents the most advanced aspects of Aprilia know-how, and offers a clear glimpse of the Italian factory’s view of the future.
The Mana X has the same road-burning characteristics for which the naked version has already established a reputation. With no clutch lever to worry about, and everything electronically controlled, all the rider has to concentrate on is enjoyment.
The Mana X concentrates exceptional versatility, agility and riding pleasure into one bike. With its revolutionary Sportgear gearbox, it is bound to appeal to a generation of young, dynamic riders, naturally inclined to seek originality and fun. The Mana X refuses all definitions. Not like any other bike in style or performance, it adopts as its ultimate aim the delivery of maximum riding pleasure.
With its completely new layout, brand new rear suspension, and generous tyres, the Mana X is the very definition of the indispensable and necessary, and defies most common conceptions of motorcycle design. Primarily ‘urban’ in concept, the Mana X embodies an essential spirit for which every stylistic choice and design solution aims at the ultimate in simplicity and usability.
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