The history of the Akrapovic exhaust

Akrapovic name is very familiar to anyone who has at least some interest in motorcycles or cars, and usually the perception of the name is very good.

Akrapovic Audi RS6 AvantMark escapes, is a world leader in the sector escapes for high performance applications. Akrapovic develops and manufactures its products so that increase vehicle performance and also produce a distinctly different and distinctive sound, with serious and unmistakable tone. On the other hand, Slovenian company always has in mind the continuous improvement and R & D always works in high-quality materials, innovative and better features than the competition.

Akrapovic is certainly a clear example of excellence which makes it have a greater prestige and reputation than any of its rivals, and deservedly top.

Akrapovic Yamaha Moto GPIts owner and founder was clear before starting your project. The ex-biker, Igor Akrapovic is a national hero because of his success. Igor decided to run locally on bikes, between national and international 1977 and 1989 and that earned him not only to win championships, but also to realize what he could do after retiring from competition.

Specifically offer top teams in motorsport that something that is usually required to become the best. Exhaust systems gave that extra quality performance and could be decisive in to make a difference in the world so equaled the competition. Thus he was born all. He created his company Skorpion (later renamed Akrapovic).

Akrapovic Honda RacingInitially it focused on production racing motorcycles and was commissioned. A small room was enough base camp for the beginnings of the company, but soon she had to acquire a ship of more than acceptable size to absorb the growing demand that he was accumulating.

Major brands of the most important competitions have been joining the client list Akrapovic, also made the jump to high performance cars. Many world champions have been using the brand escapes, and each time more, to even be the only supplier in several world championships character. Akrapovic BMW M6 DTMMoto GP, Superbikes, DTM, WEC (World of Resistance), Formula 1, and other championships have already been conquered by Akrapovic, but they do not stay just there, but continue to grow.

titanium, stainless steel and other materials have increasingly become innovations hand Slovenian manufacturing sector, that volume manufacture and use of new technologies and automation, You can afford to have more affordable products to reach more number of customers. Certainly perfect business model that continues to grow and certainly has no competence level. Great effort, and great reward for Igor and his company.

Adrián Osés, Locos Engine.

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Author: Adrián Osés Motorsport enthusiast and Engineering, founder and editor of Mad Engine.