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Next to the RS4, Aprilia additionally brought the Tuono V4 R supersports bike to the EICMA Show. The new bike appearance a new bankrupt arrangement with bypass valve, which is two kilos lighter than the arrangement acclimated on the RSV4 R and is powered by a V4 65° agent affected by the brushed aluminum elements.
One appropriate affection of the new Tuono V4 R is the APRC (Aprilia Achievement Ride Control) joystick, the additional bearing cyberbanking dynamics ascendancy amalgamation developed by Aprilia to get as abutting as accessible to the concrete banned of riding. APRC is based on an automotive apathy sensor platform, with two gyrometers and two accelerometers acceptance the ECU to actuate the activating accompaniment of the motorcycle and ascendancy agent torque appropriately to advice the accession accomplishment the abounding achievement abeyant of the bike in all conditions.
Now comes the APRC SE adaptation to sweeten the RSV4 Factory pot with the accession of absorption control, wheelie control, barrage ascendancy and a quick shifter, which you can acquisition out added from our Euro correspondent’s First Ride review. Aprilia went and fabricated one of our admired literbikes of all time alike better! It will retail for $22,499 back it arrives on our shores mid-2011. And if you absolutely accept added bread afire a aperture in your abridged and you charge ride like Max, Aprilia offers a WSBK-spec, 200 hp race-ready Biaggi Replica for the paltry sum of $64,000.
Yet it’s the new Tuono V4R that absolutely gets out claret pumping. The antecedent adaptation with its liter-sized V-Twin is one of our best admired nakeds, with a composed chassis, anxious Italian styling, and all-day-comfy ergos. Aprilia has now graced the Tuono with a retuned adaptation of the bunched but almighty V-4 powering the RSV4, rated at an agitative 162 crankshaft horsepower. The V4R Tuono will additionally be accessible with the APRC (Aprilia Achievement Ride Control) amalgamation that uses gyros and accelerometers to ascendancy traction, wheelies and launches.
Aprilia Tuono V4R Specification :
Engine: 999cc liquid-cooled V-Four, 16-valve DOHC
Bore x Stroke: 78.0 x 52.3mm
Compression Ratio: 13:1
Fuel Delivery: Fuel-injection
Clutch: Cable actuated wet multi-plate ramp-style slipper
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Twin-spar aluminum
Front Suspension: Showa 43mm astern fork, 3-way adjustable for bounce preload, compression and backlash damping; 4.72 in. travel
Rear Suspension: Sachs gas answerable shock absorber, 3-way adjustable for bounce preload, compression and backlash damping; 5.11 in. travel
Front Brakes: 320mm discs with Brembo monobloc 4-piston radial-mount calipers; radial-pump adept cylinder, stainless-steel lines
Rear Brake: 220mm disc with Brembo twin-piston caliper
Front Wheel: 3-spoke casting aluminum 17 x 3.5-in.
Rear Wheel: 3-spoke casting aluminum 17 x 6.0-in.
Dry Weight: 394 pounds (claimed)
Wheelbase: 55.9 in. (1420mm)
Length: 80.3 in. (2040mm)
Rake: 25.0 deg. Trail: 107.5mm
Seat Height: 33.1 in. (840mm)
Fuel Capacity: 4.49 gal. (17 liters)
Warranty: Two years, absolute breadth
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