20 THINGS WE KNOW ABOUT THE APRILIA TUAREG 660

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The Aprilia Tuareg 660 has broken cover and it looks like it means business

2022 APRILIA TUAREG 660

The Italian manufacturer just open the digital gates on the upcoming Aprilia Tuareg 660, which until now was a bike nobody was sure would definitely appear.
There’s not much to go on yet besides a teaser video and a small amount of detail, but here’s what we do know about the next mid-bore banger to hit the trails.

  1. First teased at the 2019 EICMA show
  2. Parallel-twin engine delivering maximum power of 80 HP, peak torque of 70 Nm
  3. The engine platform is shared with the RS 660 and Tuono 660
  4. Four Riding Modes, two of which are customisable (one dedicated to off-road riding)
  5. Brembo brakes fitted
  6. ABS can be deactivated at both wheels or at the rear only
  7. APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control), system includes with Traction Control, Cruise Control, Engine Map and Engine Brake
  8. High-visibility 5″ TFT screen
  9. A 43 mm fork and progressive linkage monoshock, both with long 240 mm travel
  10. Ground clearance of over 240 mm and a seat height of less than 860 mm
  11. Tubular steel frame coupled with aluminium brackets connected to the engine at six points
  12. Dry weight of a claimed 187 kg
  13. 18-litre fuel tank
  14. 18/21-inch wheelset
  15. LED lighting
  16. The Aprilia Tuareg was originally released in 1985/86 as a 125
  17. The first 600cc Tuareg ‘Wind’ didn’t appear till 1988
  18. The 600 single is remembered as a beast of an engine by many
  19. An Aprilia Tuareg 4.5 has won two stages in the Dakar across 2010/2011
  20. A Tuareg is a member of a Berber people of the western and central Sahara