New X-Lite Lite X-803 RS Iridium Edition is a carbon fibre race lid that sports styling that you’d proudly want to flex.
New X-Lite Lite X-803 RS Iridium Edition debuts with a styling iridium visor setup.
Said reflective visor adds a styling kick to an otherwise racy and functional carbon race lid.
FIM homologation status, light 1,250g weight figure, as well as removable rear spoiler amongst many highlights present.
Renowned Italian helmet makers X-Lite recently added a brand new iteration of its signature X-803 carbon fibre race helmet for 2022. Christened as the X-lite X-803 Iridium Edition, this lid features new styling that features a distinct and special reflective iridium visor.
This iridium visor-equipped edition is a play on the gold and silver editions that the Nolan-owned brand launched prior, with all three again adding an iridium lens to the existing dark smoke and clear visor flavours present.
The RS in the X-803’s nameplate stands for “Racetrack Setup,” and this claim is solidly backed by the work X-Lite has put in, specifically in terms of aerodynamics, weight, and ventilation especially for use during a full tuck, hard braking, or high-speed elbow-down cornering. Let’s also not forget its status as a FIM-homologated helmet too.
Aptly, in this form, the X-Lite X-803 RS Iridium Edition sees its centrepiece, by which we mean the iridium visor, do most of the styling work. Apart from that, the lid sports a plain exposed carbon look with a glossy finishing coat plus burgundy strikes on the helmet’s vents and logos. X-Lite also brimmed a clear spoiler, and this is also removable should you prefer a less aggressive look.
Other highlights include a claimed low weight figure of just 1,250g, removable and washable interior lining with an activated carbon fabric to enhance both comfort and cleanliness, as well as a Pinlock screen included in the box.
The X- Lite X-803 RS Iridium Edition is available from sizes XXS all the way up to XXXL, and commands an RRP of €649.99 – approx. RM2,994.27 – in the European market.