Aprilia Tuono V4 R Review- Specifications- Aprilia V4R First Ride

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Aprilia RSV4 R

Aprilia Tuono V4 R – First Aprilia turns RSV4 Tuono supernaked.

Aprilia its new RSV4-based Tuono V4 R a “superbike a high bar.” But we think more like a pissed-off that just got its nest with a stick, especially the version with its diminutive fairing and bug-eye headlight Aprilia engineers wanted to the Tuono tradition of a high-spirited, … bike with a of its own. Clearly, they it’s a wonderfully executed with great fit, and top-quality components right to the smallest detail.

At a glance, it is to see the subtle differences between the on the Tuono and the RSV4 on which it is On the Tuono, the engine is mounted in a (no adjustable slots) and lower for a lower center of gravity. was changed from the RSV4’s degrees to 25 degrees on the Tuono. also extended the wheelbase by an from 55.9 to 56.9 increased trail from 4.1 to 4.2 in. and the bike a perfect 50/50 weight balance.

Claimed dry weight (no fluids or is 403 pounds.

Suspension front and are handled by fully adjustable units with a 43mm fork and gas-charged monoshock. 320mm discs and radial-mount calipers are controlled by a radial cylinder pumping fluid stainless-steel-braided brake lines.

the chassis and engine are closely to the RSV4, the ergonomics are definitely style,” with the seat 32.8 in. above the ground, the fractionally lower and the handlebar taller and wider than of the RSV4. The result is a very and comfortable riding posture doesn’t tax the legs, forearms or

If you want to outfit your to be a bit more exclusive, options a 43mm Öhlins racing Öhlins shock, forged wheels, carbon-fiber body an Akrapovic racing exhaust and

Front Sachs fork and twin 320mm front brake with radial four piston calipers.

A few key differentiate the Tuono engine that of the RSV4. The ultra-compact, x 52.3mm bore-and-… dimensions are in both versions of the 65-degree The V4 R unit breathes through fixed-length velocity stacks, to fatten the lower half of the curve and improve throttle below 4000 rpm.

Both engines share a compression ratio and breathe 48mm throttle bodies. peak output for the Tuono is 167 at 11,500 rpm with 82 foot-pounds of torque 9500 rpm.

The Vee-angle layout makes for a imbalance so a counter-balancer is used and a great job of quelling vibes. mass has been increased to tractability and further smooth vibration. Ride-by-wire throttle enables the V4 R to use the same three power-delivery modes as found on the including Road, Sport and

Aprilia RSV4 R

In Europe, the Tuono will be in a standard version and an APRC Performance Ride Control) the latter featuring traction wheelie control, a quick-shifter and control.

An entire day on the Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, with Corser’s former race at my disposal allowed me fine-tune the V4 R to my very helpful, considering my weight of 220 pounds. The excellent, ergonomics make the Tuono one of the comfortable and friendliest high-performance I’ve ever tested. The of a sunny day, Valencia’s tarmac and the excellent Pirelli Supercorsa tires (120/70ZR17 and 200/55ZR17 rear) that fitted for the test allowed traction throughout the day.

We with damping settings and rear and well as rear preload and ultimately improved response reduced the rear-end This made the bike agile while also stability. With only a few needed here and there, it is that testing department Stefano Pellizzon nailed the V4 R’s and suspension specs right out of the

The engine is fantastic and impressive. 1000cc V-Four is capable of acceleration and its flexibility allows it to pick up revs from as low as rpm in any gear. During one stint, I with the low-end performance by the transmission in third gear for the lap—with the exception of the main still experienced glorious drive.

Even when the final turn in a taller-than-optimal I could hit an indicated 140 mph at the end of the front before braking. With the fairing, it was all I could do to hang on at speeds. Despite trying to myself small to avoid the at the end of the day I didn’t feel fatigued to the good ergonomics and predictable and chassis response.

Very impressive considering the performance offered by this wasp.

Aprilia USA confirmed it will import one version of the the Tuono V4 R APRC, and expects it to go on this coming winter as a model. Price has yet to be determined.

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