News 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R | Quick Look

2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R | Quick Look

2012 Aprilia Motorcycle

Building on the success of the incredible RSV4 superbike platform, the 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R is a serious unfaired upright streetfighting machine.

Even with the motor retuned for the street, the Tuono puts out a staggering 167 horses at 11,500 rpm and 82 ft/lbs of torque 2000 rpm earlier.

The Tuono weighs a few more pounds (including a heavier flywheel) and has a slightly relaxed rake compared to the RSV4, though it has much of the electronic wizardry, including traction control, wheelie control, quick shifting, and launch control, as well as three different engine modes – Track, Sport, and Road.

2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R Quick Specs:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC V-4
  • RAKE: 25 degrees
  • BORE x STROKE: 78mm x 52.3mm
  • WHEELBASE: 56.8 inches
  • COMP. RATIO: 13:1
  • DRY WEIGHT: 403 pounds
  • CLAIMED HP: 167 @ 11,500 rpm
  • PRICE: $14,999

For a look into the entire 2011 motorcycle lineup, check out the Ultimate MotorCycling Digital Buyer’s Guide.

Also, if you want stay up to date on the latest in motorcycle news, “Like” Ultimate MotorCycling on Facebook.

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special First Look: Hot Rod Bagger

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Road King Special is a Touring model that The Motor Company puts in a sub-category—Hot Rod Bagger. To earn that title,...

2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally Coming To America

We told you all about the new 2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally last month. Although we fully expected the pair to be imported...

2021 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 First Look (Specs, Photos, Prices)

The distinctive Harley-Davidson Fat Boy is back for 2021, with the Milwaukee-Eight 114 powerplant and machined solid cast aluminum Lakester wheels. We tested the...

2021 Husqvarna 701 Lineup First Look (6 Fast Facts + Photos)

There are two 2021 Husqvarna 701 motorcycles to choose from—the Enduro and the Supermoto. Although they are closely related, with the same frame and...

2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Look (5 Fast Facts + Photos)

The 2021 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide is here, and it has several updates. Returning is the Milwaukee-Eight 177 V-twin powerplant that cranks out a...

Bring the Honda Solo to America: One More MiniMoto

We were poking through the archives, and this little gem re-caught our attention. The 2003 Honda Solo was part of Honda’s N Project. According...