The Tuareg 660 is Aprilia’s answer to tackle the middleweight adventure segment which previously dominated by the likes of Yamaha’s Tenere 700 and KTM’s 890 Adventure.
Akrapovic features a new exhaust system designed specifically for the Tuareg 660.
adds 1.2hp and 2Nm.
Despite being a fresh model, the Tuareg 660 garnered a lot of attention ever since the motorcycle was teased at the 2019 EICMA.
Modeled after Aprilia’s newest 660 platform, the Tuareg also features top of the range electronic package and suspension.
While the 660cc parallel-twin mill makes a good throbbing sound, it still missing that robust adventure voice note like a proper ADV.
This is where Akrapovic comes in as the Italian expert has a new exhaust system developed specifically for the Tuareg 660.
Made out of lightweight titanium with stainless steel link pipe, the exhaust system is designed as a slip-on for the Tuareg.
Apart from delivering a proper ADV sound, the exhaust shed 1.9 kilograms from the stock pipes. Given how tall the Tuareg is, the weight loss is definitely a plus for any ADV riders.
Akrapovic also claimed that the new exhaust adds 1.2hp @ 4,800rpm and 2Nm @ 4,800.
Like the rest of the material, the link pipe and the optional header are also built out of stainless steel material.
However, it is important to take note that the installation for the new exhaust will invalidates the bike’s Euro5 compliance, making it not street legal.