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Bonetti Confirmed To Pilot Aprilia’s High Profile New RS 660 Steed

Super Twins North West 200 victor Stefano Bonetti is confirmed to pilot this year one of the most anticipated, new two wheel machines worldwide, Aprilia’s RS 660 steed.

Bonetti who regained the European Hill Climb Superbike Championship in 2020, is anticipated to pilot Aprilia’s latest creation at various hill climbs plus selected race meetings.

Formidable on 650cc Twin machinery over recent years, ‘Bonny’ has enhanced and some his reputation on the International roads stage as showcased by his aforementioned North West 200 triumph.

Photo by Nick Wheeler

Now taking on a new challenge with the RS 660 Aprilia, that would have been eligible for TT 2021, it’s going to be interesting to see how the new Twin performs on closed roads courses in the hands of proven roads pilot Bonetti.

There’s no doubt that the omens look good for the RS 660, with the mount producing by all accounts over 95 break horsepower, weighs just 183 kilograms and has attracted many a positive review from esteemed road testers across Europe.

Aprilia to finally make their mark at premier road races in Europe? Watch this space!

Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou

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