Akrapovič – Celebrating 25 Years of Meaningful Innovations
It all began in a small garage. One man, inspired by his passion for motorcycles and a desire to get the best performance out of the bikes, in particular out of the exhaust systems. Through racing, innovations and advanced technologies, the company that Igor Akrapovič founded in Slovenia back in 1991 evolved over the last twenty-five years and became the market-leading manufacturer of high-performance lightweight exhaust systems for motorcycles and cars worldwide. That same man still strives for the best performance, innovative designs and the unmistakable sound together with hundreds of employees, to support all the racers, world champions and dedicated fans and owners of an Akrapovič system worldwide – to continue the legacy he started in 1991.
With more than 25 years of experience in racing at the highest level of motorsport, with 100 world champions on two and four wheels trusting Akrapovič its exhaust systems to give them the performance and results they need. It is this heritage and expertise that makes Akrapovič the desired choice for MotoGP, WSBK, MXGP, Supercross, FIA WEC, DTM, Crosscountry Rally and other race teams worldwide.
Based on racing experience, Akrapovič launched its first ultra-light full titanium exhaust system for the public in 1997. From then on, it has continued to respond to the rising demand and the continuous need to improve. It has patented an ingenious chamber for off-road bikes in 2007, developed specifically for improved performance and better sound on aftermarket exhaust systems.
On its 25th year, Akrapovič has become a pioneer in its field, being widely recognized as an innovative technology company with the highest level of design, performance enhancement and the creation of an unmistakable deeply resonant exhaust sound.