Aprilia are an Italian motorcycle company founded in 1945 by Cavaliere Alberto Beggio and is now one of the marques owned by Piaggio.
The company started out by making bicycles, but this changed when Ivan Beggio, Cavaliere's son took over, this is when Aprilia motorcycles where born.
The first bikes created where 3 different 50cc moped. As the years went on, the bikes got bigger and better, creating the iconic RSV Mille and the RSV4. The racing world of Aprilia is something to check out, with 294 Moto GP race wins and 52 world titles (as at the end of the 2013 season.)
With current SBK starts Marco Melandri and Sylain Guintoli currently riding on Aprilia’s, you can be sure they will be in the spotlight to win more titles.