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The final pre-season testing phase of the 2018 MotoGP concluded in Qatar. And with only a few days remaining for the first race of this season to be flagged off, Aprilia Racing has revealed its RS-GP, its MotoGP race bike.

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The Aprilia RS-GP will be ridden by Aleix Espagaro and accompanying him will be his teammate Scott Redding. Aprilia Racing has utilised the pre-season testing days to make necessary changes to the RS-GP and structure it in a manner to extract the maximum without compromising the comfort of the rider.

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Aprilia Racing has put in a new aluminium frame and a new carbon fibre swingarm. These have kept the weight of the bike in check. The team has also put in a new airbox and an exhaust to help the mighty V4 engine to breathe better. Aprilia Racing claims that its RS-GP produce well over 270 hp. The engine has got pneumatic valves and a counter-rotating crankshaft to handle all that power.

Other new elements include a new aerodynamic package and a new suspension setup at the front, which now uses Ohlins TSB46 forks.

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We wish team Aprilia Racing all the very best for the 2018 MotoGP. And we are already so excited for this season.

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