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Aprilia RS 457: Everyone is rushing to buy, this bike has a waiting period as long as a car

The Aprilia RS 457 has made a name for itself as a blockbuster sports bike in India. Demand is so high that Aprilia is struggling to supply. Even the waiting period has reached two months.

As aggressive as it looks, it roars. If you run out from the side, you will feel like the king of the road. One such motorcycle was launched by storm at the '2023 India Bike Week'. You see, we are talking about the Aprilia RS 457 here. The company could not have imagined that the sports bike would have such an impact on the minds of the buyers. As the supply is low, the demand is also increasing. Consequently the waiting period has exceeded two months. That is, if you book today, the buyers will have to wait 60 days to get the keys of the bike.

Waiting period for Aprilia RS 457 extended

The introductory price of Aprilia RS 457 in India was kept at Rs 4.10 lakh (ex-showroom). Being a cheap and nutritious sports bike, its popularity gradually reached unexpected heights. The mountain of bookings started piling up. Aprilia is also using their Baramati factory to export to the global market. That is why the waiting period has come to two months.

To meet demand for the Aprilia RS 457, the company began manufacturing 50 models a day, working in three shifts. Aprilia is hopeful that it will be able to further reduce the waiting period within the next few months. This bike is selling well in South and West India. However, the demand is relatively less in North and East India. Aprilia believes that this may increase in the future.

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The handling of the Aprilia RS 457 is very easy in addition to having an aggressive design, features and engine. Hence it is getting love from bike lovers. A maximum power of 46.9 bhp and 43.5 Nm of torque is available from the 457 cc parallel twin engine. 6-speed gearbox and optional quick shifter present.

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All the bikes imported from abroad and sold in that segment in India are priced relatively high. In this regard, the Aprilia RS 457 is several steps ahead of its rivals. Because this bike is produced in this country. As a result, it has been possible to keep competitive prices. This bike's rival Yamaha R3 is priced at 4.64 lakhs, while Kawasaki Ninja 500 is priced at 5.24 lakhs.

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