Established in 1990, Akrapovič is a Slovenian manufacturer of premium motorcycle exhaust systems. Akrapovič exhausts was founded by Igor Akrapovič, a racer and enthusiast who won multiple Formula-1 and World Superbike championship titles. He designed his own motorcycle exhaust system based on experience gained in the field of motorcycle tuning and racing. Replacing steel with high-quality stainless and the innovative use of titanium; the systems are known for their impact on performance, lightness, durability and sound. Akrapovič is a global exhaust supplier in motorcycle racing used in MotoGP, Superbike, Supersport, Supermoto, Motocross and Enduro. Their international prominence was achieved by the support of leading race teams. Manufacturers Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki, Ducati and Honda started using the exhausts by the mid-1990s. Akrapovic partners with many motorcycle manufacturers who offer Akrapovič cans as optional factory or dealer-fit equipment.
In 1997, the company started working on exhaust systems for off-road bikes with manufacturers KTM and Husqvarna. Japanese teams began using Akrapovič exhausts on their WSBK machines. Akrapovic has expanded into custom bikes, scooters and the car market. Today, Akrapovič exhaust systems are some of the finest high-performance systems available on the market and the results they deliver have been validated in dozens of independent tests carried out by motorcycle magazines worldwide.