Wednesday, October 08, 2008

2009 Aprilia Mana 850 GT unveiled

The 2009 Aprilia Mana 850 GT. Not very good looking, but should be all-around capable
Pics: Motoblog

After the Shiver 750 GT, Aprilia have now unveiled the Mana 850 GT. The engine, automatic gearbox, chassis and suspension remain unchanged, but the GT gets an adjustable windscreen for better weather protection.

With its 76bhp, 893cc v-twin, CVT gearbox (which also allows clutchless manual shifting between seven electronically defined ‘gears’), multiple ride modes (sport, touring and rain), storage space for one helmet, high-spec suspension and anti-lock brakes, the Aprilia Mana GT certainly looks like one competent, all-around capable sports-touring motorcycle. We just wish they had worked a bit harder on the styling...

Aprilia Mana 850 GT - the official promo video

Also see:
2009 Suzuki Gladius 650 unveiled...
2009 Buell 1125CR riding impression...
First pics: 2009 Aprilia Shiver 750 GT
Specs, pics and video: 2009 BMW K1300R...
First pics: 2009 Kawasaki Z1000 and Z750
Benelli TNT 899 riding impression...
First pics: 2009 Yamaha XJ6 Diversion and FZ6R

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