Aprilia RC 250

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Aprilia RC 250
Production 1980
Class Enduro
air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder
Bore / Stroke 71.1mm x 71.1mm
Compression ratio 12:1
Horsepower 37.95 HP (28.3 KW) @ 8250RPM
Torque 25.08 ft/lbs (34.0 Nm) @ 7750RPM
Transmission Gear box: gears

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 35mm Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear: adjustable dual shocks
Brakes Front: 140mm drum
Rear: 140mm drum
Front Tire 3.00 - 21
Rear Tire 4.50 - 18
Wheelbase 57.91 inches (1471 mm)
Length 84.29 inches (2141 mm)
Seat Height 35.79 inches (909 mm)
Weight 105.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Aprilia RC 250 was a air-cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder Enduro motorcycle produced by Aprilia in 1980. Max torque was 25.08 ft/lbs (34.0 Nm) @ 7750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 37.95 HP (28.3 KW) @ 8250 RPM.


A 71.1mm bore x 71.1mm stroke result in a displacement of just 244.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a gears transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.


It came with a 3.00 - 21 front tire and a 4.50 - 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via 140mm drum in the front and a 140mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a 35mm Marzocchi telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a adjustable dual shocks. The wheelbase was 57.91 inches (1471 mm) long.

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The 1980 MY Aprilia RC 250 has, at its heart, an air-cooled, two-stroke, 244cc, single cylinder powerhouse paired to a six-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 38 horsepower and 34 Nm of torque. This enduro machine addresses a wide variety of riders, from novice and young to the more experienced ones that prefer a more agile machine, rather than one with raw power. It comes standard with standard features such as a 35mm Marzocchi telescopic front fork, dual adjustable shock absorbers in the rear, front and rear Gimeca drum brakes, laced wheels, a dual seat and a race-inspired livery.