Aprilia Tuareg 660 Price and Specifications
APRILIA RETURNS TO OFF-ROAD RIDING IN STYLE WITH ALL NEW TUAREG 660
Aprilia are really getting the most from its 659cc parallel twin engine with the release of the new Tuareg 660.
Sitting alongside its cubic capacity siblings, the RS 660 and Tuono 660, the Tuareg 660 bears a name that was introduced by Aprilia in 1985 and subsequently became legendary (so they say)...
Aprilia Tuareg 660 positioning
The Tuareg 660 is designed to withstand the toughest off-road riding while guaranteeing touring comfort and riding pleasure. With a very respectable weight/power ratio, excellent off-road performance, high-level chassis features on asphalt and best-in-class electronics, Aprilia claim the Tuareg raises the bar in the adventure category.
The 660 platform represents the start of a new era for Aprilia. One defined by lightweight and high-performance motorcycles with an attractive design and unique, unequivocally premium technological content. Following the sporty RS 660 and Tuono 660, Aprilia position this model as a true off-road bike.
Aprilia Tuareg 660 colours
The range of Aprilia Tuareg 660 colours includes some incredible names. You’ll have to make a call whether you think the colours are incredible…
• Acid Gold, which best highlights the Tuareg’s innovative design.
• Martian Red, with overarching tones of black and red, part of Aprilia's sporting heritage.
• Indaco Tagelmust is the most iconic, inspired by the colour scheme of the 1988 Tuareg Wind 600.
2021 Aprilia Tuareg 660 Price and colours
Pricing around the £10k was vital for Aprilia to help the Tuareg 660 appeal to as many riders as possible. As of November 2021, Aprilia have set the price as follows:
Aprilia Tuareg 660 Acid Gold: RRP £10,600
Aprilia Tuareg 660 Martian Red: RRP £10,600
Aprilia Tuareg 660 (Indaco Tagelmust): RRP £11,100
Aprilia Tuareg 660 Technology
Always at the sharp end of the electronics field, Aprilia currently boasts the APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) electronic controls package, considered by customers and critics to be among the most effective and advanced available.
The APRC package on Tuareg 660, developed specifically for this model, includes:
• ATC: Aprilia Traction Control, traction control that can be adjusted to 4 levels or disabled, characterised by finely tuned and high-performance logic and operation.
• ACC: Aprilia Cruise Control, to maintain the set speed without touching the throttle control, extremely handy when travelling.
• AEB: Aprilia Engine Brake, system to control engine braking when closing the throttle. adjustable to 3 levels.
• AEM: Aprilia Engine Map, 3 different mappings available to change the character of the engine and the way it delivers power. This does not change the maximum power delivered.
The vast catalogue of accessories dedicated to Tuareg 660 also includes AQS: Aprilia Quick Shift, and it is equipped with the downshift function, to allow for clutchless downshifting.
Aprilia Tuareg 660 Riding Modes
There are four Riding Modes specifically designed for this bike. All the rider has to do is choose the one that best fits their needs in order to obtain the ideal settings for traction control, engine brake, ABS and all the other managed parameters. The modes are Urban (everyday riding), Explore (thrilling on-road rides), Offroad (specifically for off-road rides), and Individual (customised by the rider). The 5-inch colour digital TFT instrument cluster provides a perfect display of the various parameters. Aprilia MIA, the Aprilia multimedia platform, lets you connect your smartphone to the bike, further extending instrument cluster functions.
Aprilia Tuareg 660 A2 licence
Aprilia Tuareg 660's power can be reduced to 35 kW, ideal for new drivers but with all other technical features unchanged.
Aprilia Tuareg 660 accessories
Also available for the Aprilia Tuareg 660 will be a complete range of original accessories to improve performance, comfort and functionality, as well as an original line of quality apparel, explicitly dedicated to touring and off-roading.
Aprilia Tuareg 660 specifications
Aprilia Tuareg 660 - Technical data sheet
Aprilia forward-facing twin-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, dual overhead cam (DOHC) with silent chain drive on the right side, four valve per cylinder.
Bore and stroke
81 x 63.93 mm
Maximum power at crankshaft
80 HP (58.8 kW) at 9,250 rpm
Maximum torque at crankshaf
70 Nm (7.13 kgm) at 6,500 rpm
Airbox with front air vent. 2 ∅48 mm throttle bodies, Ride-by-wire management
6-speed. Aprilia Quick Shift (AQS) System up and down available as accessory
Multiplate wet clutch with slipper system
Chain, drive ratio 15/42
APRC Suite that includes ATC (traction control), AEB (engine brake) AEM (engine maps), ACC (cruise control)
4 Riding modes (Urban, Explore, Offroad, Individual)
Frame in steel tubing and built-in subframe screwed aluminium plates connecting the frame to the engine
Fully adjustable∅ 43 mm upside-down Kayaba fork with counterspring. Wheel travel: 240 mm
Aluminium swingarm. Progressive linkage. Fully adjustable Kayaba monoshock. Wheel travel: 240 mm
300 mm double disc
Brembo callipers with 4 horizontally opposed ∅ 30/32 mm pistons. Axial pump and metal braided brake line
260 mm diameter disc; Brembo single piston ∅ 34 mm floating calliper. Master cylinder with separate reservoir and metal braided hose
spoked with aluminium drop centre Frt: 2.15”X21” Rear: 4.25”X18”
Tubeless, Frt: 90/90-21 rear: 150/70 R 18
Wheelbase: 1525 mm
Length: 2220 mm
Width: 965 mm
Saddle height: 860 mm
Headstock angle: 26.7°
Trail: 113,3 mm
204 kg kerb weight (187 kg dry weight)
4.0 litres/100 km
Fuel tank capacity
18 litres (3-litre reserve)
Indaco Tagelmust, Martian Red, Acid Gold