The Aprilia SL1000 Falco R is a sportbike powered by a liquid-cooled 996 cc 60° V-twin engine on a twin beam allow frame and half fairing.
Type: l/c 60-deg. V-twin
Valve arrangement: dohc, 8v
Bore x stroke: 97.0mm x 67.5mm
Compression ratio: 11.4:1
Final drive: #525 chain
Weight: 495 lb. (wet)/465 lb. (fuel tank empty)
Fuel capacity: 5.0 gal.
Rake/trail: 25.0 deg./3.82 in. (97mm)
Wheelbase: 56.1 in. (1425mm)
Seat height: 32.0 in. (820mm)
Front: 43mm inverted cartridge fork adjustable for spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear: single shock adjustable
for spring preload and rebound damping
Horsepower: 87.5 ft.-lb. @ 8750 rpm
Torque: 60.4 ft.-lb. @ 7000 rpm
Corrected 1/4-mile*: 11.18 sec. @ 120.41 mph
0-60 mph: 3.41 sec.
0-100 mph: 7.94 sec.
Top-gear roll-on, 50-70 mph: 4.44 sec.
Fuel mileage (low/high/average): 38/45/41