Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 2015
Aprilia unveils a little ahead of schedule EICMA a new Tuono pushed to 1100 cm3 and175 bhp. and chassis redesign. Available in two versions (RR and Factory) Aprilia TuonoV4 1100 promises to be the fastest and most sporty roadster production.
As to celebrate the 2014 WSBK title Sylvain Guintoli aboard the RSV4, Aprilia unveils even before the opening of the exhibition in Milan in 2015 on a novelty that should make noise: the Aprilia Tuono V4 1100.
Taking the basic initiated in 2011, the new bomb Noale grows sportiness even further and claims the title of most sports roadster in the world.
Two very sporty versions
Aprilia Tuono V4 The 2015 is available in two versions – RR and Factory – differing in details of equipment and specific colors. Both have a dressing and a redesigned head could fork protector to improve ride comfort. The flagship LED, 1.5 kg lighter than its predecessor, adopts a modernized form. Lower than 15 mm, the saddle is also announced more comfortable. The handlebar is now narrower.
The Aprilia Tuono V4 RR 1100 is available in gray and blue Donington Portimao, the only Factory graphic Superpole. A full range of accessories racing – high protection bubble multimedia Piaggio MP-V4 giving access to the telemetry connection smartphone platform – is already planned.
More powerful, less brutal
Already frankly unreasonable in its original version, the Aprilia Tuono V4 RR 1100 to see the bore from 78 to 81 mm, for a displacement increased to 1100 cm3. The maximum power increases from 170 to 175 hp at 11,000 rev / min and maximum torque of 120 Nm at 9000 r / min. But more than pure performance, it’s the availability that should benefit from this increase Aprilia announced that 8000 r / min, 1100 develops 20 hp more than the 1000!
Incidentally, the V4 offers some flirtations good tone high engine lightened and strengthened, led by new pistons rods Prankl, maps smoothed to facilitate driving, piloting mode Road giving access to the full power of the engine.
The chassis has also been revised in order to make the Aprilia Tuono V4 RR 1100 sporty and efficient on road and track. According to Aprilia, it would have benefited from the experience gained in WSBK. The column angle increases from 25.1 ° to 24.7 °, the shrine is lessened 107.4 mm to 99.7 mm and the swing arm is extended to 6 mm.
The Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR is suspended by an inverted Sachs 43mm fork separately adjustable in compression and rebound preload, as the piggy back shock absorber of the same brand. The unit is factory set for a tough road use. Factory version is meanwhile equipped with Öhlins and Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa pavement.
The Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 embeds the third generation of the APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control). Series, so it is equipped with traction control ATC (Aprilia Traction Control), the AWC anticabrage (Aprilia Wheelie Control), assistance to start ALC (Aprilia Launch Control) and AQS shifter (Aprilia Quick Shift) . All these audiences have been recalibrated for greater efficiency and transparency.
The Tuono 2015 also receives a new version of Race ABS 9MP developed in conjunction with Bosch. The system, combined with the anti-stoppie RLM (Rear Wheel Lift-up Mitigation) is adjustable in 3 positions and fully disconnectable.
Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR and Factory: The key points
• New engine of 1100 cm3
• 175 hp. (129 kW) at 11,000 rev / min
• 120 Nm at 9000 r / min
• 184 kg dry
• APRC third generation
• Chassis and dressing reworked
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