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John Abraham receives Aprilia RSV4 from Piaggio

by Arun Mohan Nadar Posted on 23 Sep 201331,558 Views6 Comments

Bollywood's biker-boy John Abraham is now proud owner of a matte black Aprilia RSV4 superbike thanks to Piaggio


John Abraham with Piaggio officials at the Aprilia RSV4 handing over ceremony



Bollywood macho man John Abraham, who is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, was presented a matte black Aprilia RSV4 superbike by parent company Piaggio at a gleaming ceremony in Mumbai last week. The RSV4 is one of the most renowned superbikes on sale globally and is powered by a 999.4cc, V-4 mill pumping out 186.6PS of power and 117Nm of torque while just weighing 181kg endowing it with a power-to-weight ratio of more than 1:1!


John isn’t a novice when it comes to superbikes as he has an envious personal collection of motorcycles and has owned a range of bikes starting from Yamaha RD-350, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R,Suzuki Hayabusa, Yamaha R1, FZ1000 and VMax. The Aprilia wouldn’t be the only Italian exotic in his garage as he had recently acquired an all black Lamborghini Gallardo LP-550-2, which is revered as one of the most beautiful supercars of all time and he is the only Bollywood star to own a Lamborghini currently. Related: John gifts Sanjay Gupta a Yamaha VMax



John Abraham poses with the Aprilia RSV4



Commenting on the occasion, John Abraham said, “This is one of my best moments ever.  Aprilia RSV4 is a dream bike and I wanted to own one for quite some time. I thank Piaggio for handing me the phenomenal Aprilia RSV4, much sought after by several in the biking circuit!”


Ravi Chopra – Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio Vehicles, said, “We, at Piaggio are glad to offer avid biker John Abraham this experience, which a true biker understands. Aprilia RSV4 has been a revolution on the global motor racing scene, and consistently takes the thrill of riding a notch higher. John Abraham being a bike aficionado himself is our personal favourite and we are happy that he becomes a proud owner of the Aprilia RSV4.”


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