The Italian motorcycle company Aprilia is Europe's most successful racing motorbike manufacturer, with 2 superbike world championship titles, 9 off-road world championships and 38 world titles in Grand Prix motorcycle racing. Today Aprilia is Europe’s second largest producer of motorcycles and scooters and the only non-Japanese manufacturer with a complete range of two-wheeled vehicles. Famous for its race-winning sportsbikes, the company actually started as a scooter manufacturer after the Second World War and currently as part of the Piaggio Group it produces high-end scooters and motorcycles often leading the way with engine technology and staying true to its racing heritage. Aprilia is the sportiest brand in the Piaggio family and is renowned for their stylish, sporty and reliable scooters. In general, Aprilia scooters are among the class leaders in their engine size categories in terms of performance, most have front disc brake, tubeless tires, ample storage space and large-diameter wheels for added safety on uneven surfaces. As a point of reference in the motorcycling world for the development of the most important technological innovations and always striving for world-class styling, today Aprilia is a leading name on the world’s motorbike racing scene and one of the most prestigious and successful motorcycle and scooter brands in the world.