Post Listing Update: This RS250 did not get any interest at the BIN of $11,995 on eBay.
Take one of the world’s best small sportbikes, and then add an air of exclusivity to it. That’s what Aprilia did with their legendary RS250 by honoring Loris Reggiani, the first racer who won a Grand Prix for the Italian brand. Aprilia created just 500 examples of the bike – here’s #275.
Riders of the time loved this bike as it provided incredible handling thanks to the light weight, Brembo brakes, banana swingarm, and high quality Showa forks and Sachs shock. The engine was a modified 249cc powerplant from a Suzuki RGV250 with two Mikuni 34mm flat slide carbs (original to the Suzuki) and Aprilia-designed ECU, expansion chambers, airbox, and barrels – all good for about 55 horsepower.
This example (VIN: ZD4LD0000S0050924) is titled as a ’96, though all of the Reggie Reps were officially 1995 models. It has 5,620 miles on the odometer and it said to be “in excellent condition for its age with only some small scratches on it”. Everything is said to work, and it’s got an aftermarket smoked windshield, battery tender lead, and Ohlins steering damper. The seller has several spare parts and notes maintenance that includes a rebuilt carb and several new parts: battery, spark plugs, stainless steel brake lines, brake pads, air cleaner, Pro Grips, chain guide, tires, and chain. It’s the highest asking price I’ve seen for one of these in a while…but it’s also the nicest I’ve seen in a while.
Find this Reggiani Rep for sale in Charleroi, Pennsylvania with a BIN of $11,995 or best offer here on eBay.