APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY (2011-on) Review

Published: 04 December 2017

"Aprilia have created a class leading, outstanding bike, which now complies to Euro4 regulations."

APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY  (2011-on)

"Aprilia have created a class leading, outstanding bike, which now complies to Euro4 regulations."

Overall Rating 5 out of 5

The new Tuono has all the power and torque you will ever need, and the chassis is class leading, both on the road and track alike. It looks and sounds amazing, has character and soul – it’s our 2017 super naked bike of the year.

Ride Quality & Brakes 5 out of 5

Aprilia have updated the front end with lighter 43mm Ohlins forks, bigger 330mm discs and a Brembo radial master cylinder, while the rear shock has received tweaks. The new front end and chassis are class leading.  The suspension doesn’t rattle your teeth out over bumpy B roads nor does it sit like a well-trained dog when you dial in the immense torque. It’s hugely impressive, I constantly asked questions of the chassis and it always came back with the perfect answer.

Engine 5 out of 5

The V4, 1077cc is now Euro4 compliant and Aprilia haven’t sacrificed any power or torque. However, Aprilia have been forced to bolt on a bigger exhaust with a larger catalytical converter, which has added an extra 2.5kg. Don’t worry, it still sounds intoxicating and still produces 175bhp, while the redline has crept 500rpm higher.

Build Quality & Reliability 5 out of 5

The quality of the components used are high, Aprilia have added a new full colour TFT dash with Bluetooth connectivity, plus new switchgear – there is an exclusive feel to the Tuono.

Insurance, running costs & value 4 out of 5

At just over £15,999 the Tuono is the most expensive bike in the super naked segment, even more than Ducati’s Monster R and KTM’s Super Duke R.

Equipment 5 out of 5

The electronics package now incorporates a pitch sensor (lean and yaw previously). A new autoblipper/quickshifter takes care of shifting, while a pit lane limiter (first gear only) and cruise control have been added as standard. As before, it has eight stage traction control, which can be changed on the move and the same three rider modes (Sport , Track and Race), wheelie control and lauch control and three levels of ABS intervention, including one that switches off the cornering ABS at the front and all ABS at the rear.

Owners' Reviews

1 owner has reviewed their APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY (2011-on) and rated it in a number of areas. Read what they have to say and what they like and dislike about the bike below.

Review your APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 FACTORY (2011-on)
Summary of Owners' Reviews
Overall Rating 5 out of 5
Ride Quality & Brakes 5 out of 5
Engine 5 out of 5
Build Quality & Reliability 5 out of 5
Value & Running Costs 5 out of 5
Equipment 5 out of 5
5 out of 5

17 Factory (google for pics :)

06 December 2017 by Lauder

I love these bikes! On my third TV4, 2nd Factory the 16 was great the latest 17 with the latest Brembo and Ohlins is the shizzle, one of the best feeling front ends out there. Happy plodding round town or ripping it up on the track more power than... Read more most of us mere mortals will ever need, oodles of torque everywhere happy in 4th gear from 30-150 one hell of a twist and go which it pretty much is with the blipper you only need to use the clutch to pull away. Best of all is the V4 soundtrack utterly addictive and best with a non stock can!

Ride Quality & Brakes
5 out of 5
The 17 spec is just sublime super comfy seat and nice upright position 600 miles a day with no problems yo cant go much over a 100 miles without having to stop for fuel so you never get numb bum. Latest Ohlins soak up our kak potholes and lumpy roads without much fuss always feeling composed and settled, as flickable as a 90`s 400 and the Brembos are astounding. I`ve had a couple of real emergency stop situations and pulled up way before my expected destination.
Engine
5 out of 5
V4 Oomph! Another great feature the new Euro 4 V4 engine still punting out 175 ponies with an exhaust as big as your average suitcase add an Akra, race map high flow air and watch the dyno record 167 @ the wheel est 190 @ the crank. Just pulls and pulls will beat almost anything from the line and with the QS and the blipper its a race bike for the road, best to get her on track though as nailing it past 3rd gear will quickly see you lose your license !
Build Quality & Reliability
5 out of 5
3 bikes in 3 years over 20,000 miles without any issues
Value & Running Costs
5 out of 5
Servicing and Tyres (200 rear not 190 as stated ) are expensive expect about £600 every 6 months of riding (around 6k miles) You wouldn`t complain about the cost of servicing a Ferrari and this thing will destroy most of them off the line!
Equipment
5 out of 5
Got all the gadgets TFT screen cornering ABS etc etc but still no fuel gauge c`mon Aprilia.
Buying experience

Got a great price trading in my 16 against the new one. Great dealer here in Scotland.

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Facts & Figures

Model info
Year introduced 2011
Year discontinued -
New price £15,999
Used price £11,000 to £15,000
Warranty term 2 years
Running costs
Insurance group -
Annual road tax £85
Annual service cost £600
Performance
Max power 175 bhp
Max torque 89 ft-lb
Top speed 155 mph
1/4-mile acceleration 10.5 secs
Average fuel consumption 40 mpg
Tank range 151 miles
Specification
Engine size 1077cc
Engine type Liquid cooled V4
Frame type Aluminium Deltabox
Fuel capacity 18.5 litres
Seat height 850mm
Bike weight 186.5kg
Front suspension 43mm Ohlins fully adjustable
Rear suspension Ohlins fully adjustable
Front brake 2 x 330mm discs, four-piston radial calipers, ABS
Rear brake 220mm disc, two piston caliper, ABS
Front tyre size 120/70x17
Rear tyre size 190/55x17

History & Versions

Model history

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Other versions

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