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Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 beefed up

Aprilia Tuono
Aprilia Tuono

Aprilia has given its street-fighting Tuono V4 more punch with a bigger engine.

Aprilia Tuono Factory
Aprilia Tuono Factory

The 1000cc V4 engine has been bored out to 1100cc with power up 7kW to 130kW and torque up to 8.5Nm to 120Nm.

Meanwhile, the Tuono’s seat height has been lowered 15mm to 820mm and the handlebars have been narrowed for a more rider-focused and aggressive attitude to match the power boost.

Aprilia has also revamped the chassis and further developed their APRC electronic systems package.

They also revealed an RR and higher-spec Factory version at the EICMA show in Milan.

Just days after winning both the World Superbike rider and manufacturer titles, Aprilia released its new RSV4 in RR and RF variants.

Aprilia RSV4 RR - aprilia Tuono
Aprilia RSV4 RR

The biggest update is the engine which now breaches 200hp. The 65-degree V-4 generates 150kW at 13,000rpm up from 132kW at 12,500rpm and 115Nm of torque at 10,500 rpm which is the same as the previous model.

Aprilia lifted the compression ratio from 13:1 to 13.6:1 and updated the cam timing and profile, ports shape, dynamic air intakes, and airbox.

The RR and RF come with all Aprilia’s electronic hi-tech gizmos and are shod with Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa radials in 120/70-17 and 200/55-17 sizes.

Aprilia RSV4 RF - aprilia Tuono
Aprilia RSV4 RF

The RSV4 RR has Sachs suspension and cast aluminum wheels, while the RSV4 RF gets an Öhlins fork and shock, and forged aluminum wheels. The braking system are the same as the Tuono V4 1100, with twin Brembo 320mm discs and M432 radial-mount calipers.

April also showed the new Caponord 1200 Rally model which was unveiled at the Intermot show in Cologne last month.


Aprilia Caponord Rally  - aprilia Tuono
Aprilia Caponord Rally