my brother has a 2013 tuono. By Don Canet. More Reviews. 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R Model Highlights THE ENGINE The Tuono V4 R is the only naked powered by a narrow V (65°) 4 cylinder engine with unique characteristics. 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 - Road Test. The 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4 R is one of the newest motorcycles developed by the Italian manufacturer. I love to wheelie and of all the bikes to Tuono with wheelie control off was by far the easiest and most effortless. 10 bikes including a Tuono V4, my speed Triple 1050, a Benelli R160, KTM 1290 Super Duke, Ducati Diavel and a few others. that said, i would not buy the bike myself only because of the poor dealership network. Latest. I just came back from a ride of approx 1800 km in 3 days. As with that bike, it received Aprilia's APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) package with 8-position traction control, 3 position wheelie control, and 3 position launch control. For the 2012 model year, the Tuono was completely redesigned along the lines of the RSV4 with a 1000cc 65° V4. Aprilia Tuono V4 (2012-current) Economy. Chassis Flex Is a Crude Technology. Aprilia claims 167 hp at the crank for the Tuono and 180 hp for the RSV4, so it was surprising to see the Tuono’s power at the rear wheel nearly match the 155 hp of our last RSV4 R test bike. it now has 20 000 km on it and it never had a single problem. nothing wrong with the bike, but if you crash or the bike touch the ground, you'll be landed for a whole lot of time. Page 94: Foreword THIS VEHICLE IS DESIGNED TO DETECT IN REAL TIME ANY MALFUNCTIONS, STORED BY THE ECU AND WHICH CAN BE READ BY MEANS OF THE DIAG- NOSIS SYSTEM SUPPLIED TO … Tuono V4 Chap. The Tuono is brand new and he has run up 150 miles on the clock. There is one common gripe that many Tuono V4 owners have – fuel economy. There is another 2017 Aprilia Tuono rider reporting a similar problem on the Aprilia Forum (Post #1) where the hot temperature of his bike is causing it to stall changing down between 2nd and 1st gear - dated 9th October 2017. Tuono V4: Aprilia builds another awesome way to lose your license. The V4 motor is a cracker but it is also very thirsty, something that is even more apparent on the first-generation with its smaller 17 litre tank compared to the second-generation with its 18.5 litre tank. the pieces are probably … Aprilia claims 167 hp at the crank for the Tuono and 180 hp for the RSV4, so it was surprising to see the Tuono’s power at the rear wheel nearly match the 155 hp of our last RSV4 R test bike. 2012 - Tuono V4 APRC. The motorcycle features a sharp design which underlines its sporty character. Ask Kevin. Extremely compact, as slim as a twin-cylinder and installed in an ultra-compact chassis, the 65° V4 engine is the epitome of Italian engineering ingenuity. While powerful motors in bikes without fairings aren’t unprecedented, the Tuono V4 is a dancer in the canyons that a … Aprilia Tuono 1000 rivals Some of the big players in today’s super naked market didn’t exist back in the early noughties, but that doesn’t mean the original Tuono … While powerful motors in bikes without fairings aren’t unprecedented, the Tuono V4 is a dancer in the canyons that a VMax or B-King … May 8, 2012.