2014 Aprilia Tuono V4 R APRC ABS Review

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Aprilia Tuono V4 R APRC

2014 Aprilia Tuono V4 R ABS

2014 Aprilia Tuono V4 R ABS Review

2014 Aprilia V4 R APRC ABS on Totalmotorcycle.com


The performance of a superbike with the of a …

For lovers of … and those who always lust more power, Aprilia has the Tuono V4 R ABS, a motorbike the invincible heart of an RSV4 and a body designed to excel the fiercest acceleration and braking in and to on through any type of bend and devour straight sections of

Tuono V4 R ABS


In 2009 revolutionised the superbike segment the introduction of the innovative, unique which to this day remains the This bike won four championship titles in the SBK series. The V4 R arrived in 2011, a direct of the unbeatable RSV4.

It was the most technological and sophisticated … produced, the most mind-blowing, and efficient machine ever and was dedicated to those aficionados who for a bike that was, to put it excellent- in every way. The gained from years of of winning at the highest level Aprilia to go that bit further: the new V4 R ABS is better performing, more more efficient and safer. one version is available.

It comes the full electronics package as standard and there is a choice of two (black or white). The new Tuono V4 R ABS thesupersports bar again by also more comfortable for road


The V4 R ABS is the heir to the bike acclaimed by the motorcycling press as the … was the most exciting, efficient and fun to with a level of performance never before seen. Not does the new bike get all the important introduced with great in early 2013 to the RSV4 ABS and RSV4 R ABS, it also a new saddle and a revised standard set-up (fully adjustable) to comfort during road Other rider comfort can be seen in the new tank which now 18.5 litres and in pads on the of the tank which increase for the rider under braking and cornering.

Tuono V4 R ABS is the heir of an sporty … tradition, from an innovative idea in that found its initial expression in the lethal Tuono R, the first true high …, closely derived RSV mille, the super two cylinder among the most loved and by sporty motorcyclists of the new millennium. And is what Aprilia Tuono has been: a superbike with handlebar, unbeatable on the track and fun on the road.

The Tuono project has followed same path also in the year of the radical change. In in 2009 Aprilia revolutionises the segment, introducing the innovative and RSV4 which from had always been the benchmark of bikes, capable of winning titles in four year in the SBK world championship.

In 2011, in with tradition, Tuono V4 R the direct offshoot of the unbeatable it is the most powerful, technological and … that has ever made, the most thrilling, bad and ever seen before, to the most integralist lovers for a bike that simply excellence in all its forms. The only one in the that can fight and win against the awarded faired rivals on the with all the comfort and fun that a handlebar allows, thanks its chassis, the power of the more 167 HP V4 engine and the unequalled aPRC control package.

The know-how in years of winning competitions at levels has meant that can go even further: the new Tuono V4 R ABS has an greater performance, is more incisive and safe. Available in the one version with the best of electronics as a standard feature and in two colours (black or white), the new V4 R ABS lifts the sports measuring rod up a while still being more comfortable for riding on the

The evolution of the superbike with the handlebar

Tuono V4 R ABS, the of the motorbike elected by trade at global level as the most incisive and fun … ever, performance and sophistication levels seen before. Not only it boast all the important updates introduced in 2013 on RSV4 ABS and RSV4 R ABS but it also has a new rider and standard suspension setup adjustable) reviewed for increased on the road.

The aim is to increase sports without sacrificing comfort riding along a road: aspect is ever more for those who use the bike for daily This is why the seat has gained padding while the standard of the suspension now better absorbs the of public roads. This has nothing to stop the ample of customisation, to have maximum and precision in a truly riding-cum-racing

Even the on-board ergonomics changed, thanks to the arrival of the new capacity tank now holding litres and the side panels in their shape to give the a better feeling when around bends and braking.

State of the art

It’s quite that no other … that’s as sporty and bad as Tuono V4; its origins with the bike won the SBK world championship five are more than obvious in its spar frame made cast and pressed elements in aluminium, a structure with an balance between torsional and rigidity that envelopes the 65 V4 proudly left in full The same construction technology for the frame has also been for the swingarm. A state of the art chassis, highly appreciated on the previous which is why it is used, as is, on Tuono V4 R

The suspension has been selected to this Aprilia the best for the track without compromising when riding on the road. The new 43 mm down Sachs fork has one by one hydraulic compression and rebound besides having the settings of the preload on both stanchions. The setup has been redefined to a more comfortable response on public roads.

The Sachs with built-in piggy allows hydraulic adjustments in and rebound not to mention spring adjustments. Also its basic takes into greater the use of the bike on the road.


Tuono V4 R ABS receives the important and tunings of the already exceptional that made their in 2013 on RSV4 Factory ABS and R ABS.

As known, aPRC Performance Ride Control) is the control system package directly from the winning used in the Superbike world the most complete and refined those currently in the market, the one that has the exclusive self-calibrating circumference function and wheelie aPRC, standard feature on the new V4 R ABS, integrates better with the fine full by Wire multimap electronic of the powerful V4 engine. As it did before, it from a specific calibration for the of Tuono V4 but has been improved and refined even more to maximum enjoyment on the road and performance on the track.

The new aPRC on Tuono V4 R ABS comprises:

— Aprilia Traction Control, the control system that can be on the fly, without closing the to 8 levels thanks to a practical on the left handlebar, gains higher performing and refined logic. Now the allowed percentage of also differs according to the round a bend: The behaviour of the is even more uniform and a high level of support in at high speed without traction coming out of slow

— aWC: Aprilia Control with 3 settings, has recalibrated to be even more in map 1, while guaranteeing wheelying in accelerations followed by a softer of the front wheel on the ground;

aLC: Aprilia Launch for use on the track only, with 3

— aQS: Aprilia Shift, a system for extremely gear shifting without the throttle and using the clutch.

the second generation aPRC, V4 R ABS is also fitted with a technological ABS, the anti-lock system designed to guarantee safety on the road without performance on the track in any way. The ABS 9MP developed in collaboration with constitutes the maximum point of and technology available today. The weighing a mere 2 kg, adopts an strategy called RLM (Rear Lift-up Mitigation) that wheelying of the rear wheel hard braking. In addition it can be and adjusted on 3 settings by easily the instrument’s control menu:

Level 1: it is dedicated to the track but is approved for road use. It on both wheels and guarantees possible performance even braking sharply at any speed. setting takes nothing from the pleasure and performance of the envelope.

With this the RLM is deactivated.

— Level 2: it is to sporty riding on roads, it on both wheels and is combined the tip over system RLM whose is progressive based on vehicle

— Level 3: dedicated to on surfaces with poor it acts on both wheels and is with the advanced tip over RLM

Each of these three ABS can be combined with any of the three maps (Track, Sport, in order to allow riders different experience and skill to find the best possible for their style.

Tuono V4 R ABS a new front braking system brand new Brembo M432 mounted monoblock callipers and 320 mm discs with reduced braking tracks and asymmetrical resulting in a more modulated power.

2014 Aprilia V4 R APRC ABS Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features



A racing engine

Tuono V4 R is the … driven by a V 65 four-cylinder with unique characteristics. The V architecture has made it possible to an engine that is extremely lengthways which helps to weights and to have a compact The monobloc aluminium crankcase integrated cylinder liners maximum rigidity and consistent the gearbox is extractable with wet lubrication with oil in the crankcase.

adopts innovative kinematics: the only moves the intake that returns motion to the camshaft by means of a single With this solution we can highly compact cylinder reducing engine’s cross-section where the frame spars which, as a result, are exceptionally A countershaft dampens the vibrations more than in the 90 V engine.

Ride by Wire eliminates any connection between the throttle and the throttle valves, which are controlled by a latest generation control unit that controls ignition and the four Each bank is powered by two bodies controlled by a dedicated This means that the of the throttle valves and, as a the quantity of fuel injected, can be independently.

A solution that up practically infinite possibilities for delivery control and works in hand with the aPRC

Performance increases

The Tuono V4 R ABS equivalent to that of the RSV4 has been updated and improved, particular attention to reducing friction and sump ventilation. maximum power and maximum increase which at present are 170 HP at rpm and 111.5 Nm at 9,500 rpm which is thanks to a redesigned exhaust and highly tuned electronic The three mappings (Track, and Road), were matched to the new and torque specifications of the V4 in order to an even fuller and richer output at any engine speed.

to the RSV4 ABS engine, the unit on Tuono V4 R ABS boasts some particular characteristics:

Revised system

Fixed intake 20 mm longer.

Crankshaft flywheel increased inertia for improved and overall balance.

Shorter in the first three gears

power dropped to 11,500 rpm

Aprilia Tuono V4 R APRC ABS Features and Benefits

V4 of 65


Extremely compact, as as a twin-cylinder and installed in an ultra-compact the 65 V4 engine on the V4 R ABS is the epitome of Italian ingenuity. The Tuono gives very little to its RSV4 in terms of pure performance, but in offers agreater fluidity make it more enjoyable and to ride on the road and when a passenger. To achieve these a number of different modifications made to the Aprilia V4 engine: new timing diagram, fixed ducts now 20 mm longer, crankshaft with increased inertia for smoothness and overall balance, gear ratios for the first gears and engine speed at power reduced to 11,500 rpm to triple mapping selectable from the handlebar, the character of the can be modified to suit the rider’s riding style or the track at any time.

— T-TRACK: no compromise. All 170 CV of available at the slightest twist of the

— S-SPORT: maximum fun on the road. Smooth power across the rev band for fun yet less riding.

The aluminium racing frame and swingarm provide a balance of torsional and flexional superb dynamic equilibrium and as well as exceptional stability and for optimum rider feel. The new … from Aprilia equipped with the best available on the market such as the M432 front brake with radial calipers, wheels with an all-new spoke design weighing 2 Kg than the five spoke fully adjustable Sachs down front fork 43 mm stanchions and one-by-one technology, a shock absorber with piggy back nitrogen featuring adjustable spring compression and rebound damping and to modify the set-up of the bike to different riding styles, and loads — including a The choice of dual-compound tyres is new, with three sizes approved for the rear the 190/55 tyre fitted as can be replaced by a 200/55 or a 190/50 to explore the full performance of the bike — even on the




Fitted a steering damper as standard and the generation aPRC dynamic system to assist the rider in maximum performance. This

— aTC with 8 settings range from those for use on the road to full on race

— aWC, specially for the weight of the Tuono V4, with 3 to manage the most extreme conditions yet gradually set the rear back on the road or track ;

aLC for lightning fast take Simultaneously pressing both on the joystick on the left hand arms the system, as confirmed by the message on the display. From moment on, all 170 horsepower of the beast Noale are ready to slingshot the V4 R ABS like a missile as soon as the releases the clutch.

On the Aprilia RSV4 R ABS, the system has been further it now integrates even better the full Ride by Wire multi-map V4 engine management to meet the specific needs of road users and professional riders. The performance of the system smoother power delivery for high speed cornering but not penalise traction on exiting low bends. In addition to this generation APRC, the Tuono V4 R adopts a highly advanced ABS system that ensures not safety on the road but even performance on the track.



With its 65 V4 unashamedly flaunted and framed by the aluminium elements of the twin frame, the Tuono V4 is a … in only the bare necessities. yet another touch of aggressiveness is the new top fairing tipped with two headlights and LED indicators. The Tuono V4 R ABS a clear parentage with the times SBK world championship RSV4 in the proportions of the tail saddle, tank and side and is one of the best examples of Italian design from the past for its perfect balance between beauty and function.

The most aesthetic change on the V4 R ABS is the new fuel which has been modified not to facilitate positioning the ABS but also to range and rider comfort. The capacity is now 18.5 litres 17) and pads on the side of the tank increased feel for the rider braking and while cornering. solution was taken directly the RSV4s that race in the series.

The original design of the which is generously sized and shaped to comfortably accommodate a blends perfectly with the of the side fairings and tail From the vantage point of the and with the broad tapered firmly in your grip, you notice the intuitive joystick for accessing and adjusting the functions of the generation electronic dynamic suite developed by Aprilia to let the explore the physical limits of

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