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2011 Aprilia Tuono V4 R

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by Deadsy, Nov 9, 2010.

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    http://www.sportrider.com/bikes/2011/146_1011_2011_aprilia_tuono_v4_r/index.html


    I'm a sucker for nakeds, especially powerful ones that have the "brawler" look. What kind of price can we expect for this bike?

     
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  2. LOTS!!!

    LOVE that bike!!
     
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  3. >20k probably.

    Love the look of it, but would much rather have the twin.
     
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  4. #4 Deadsy, Nov 9, 2010
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  5. 162bhp, 179kgs, decent ergos and a V4 engine...what's not to like?

    A guy who works for the Honda dealer in town has an RSV4 with the Austin Bros pipe on it. Man, what a sound.
     
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  6. 22k+ ORC for the R.
     
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  7. Great price, especially considering what the RSV4 costs.
     
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  8. Don't forget the Shiver (and Dorsoduro) 1200 twin is in the pipeline. Should be a lower cost option in the catalogue, so that will probably give Aprilia a bit more room to push up the price of the Tuono V4.
    Only the Aussie dollar is keeping this a bit real.
     
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  9. Awesome, very awesome.

    Hardly naked though, just sans screen & some side panel fairings.

    I'd still ride one though.
     
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  10. Dorso 1200 17k + ORC

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  11. Yeah, but, come on, guys. The Tuono is a V4!!!!!
     
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  12. Always been my favorite Naked twin. Aprilia make a decent V4. Still would not buy one new unless it was a ripper deal.
     
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  13. You guys like the look of it? I reckon it's butt-ugly (not that that's anything new for a Tuono), but she looks like an 'incomplete' sportsbike rather than a 'naked' one:

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    I reckon they'd have done much better to follow on with some of the Shiver's styling cues for the front end, something like this:

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    No doubt it'll be an incredible performer, but I couldn't live with those looks I don't think.
     
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  14. For that specification, I could. Hell, you're not looking at it while you're riding.
     
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  15. I think the new tuono looks nice and mean the way it is. That 2nd photoshopped pic doesn't do the rest of the bike justice.
     
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  16. #16 Ljiljan, Nov 9, 2010
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    Yes I would. It's something about twins. Every time I hear one, I turn Japanese.
     
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  17. The Shiver front end looks good however, in my opinion, the bike stays true to the Tuono style the way it is.
     
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  18. No doubt it stays true to it, I just hesitate to use the word 'style' in reference to it! :p
     
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  19. This was the only bike I'd hope that was at the expo to get a look and feel but wasn't. It'll probably be at next years expos in Sydney and Gold Coast.
     
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  20. Supers in Feb mate!
     
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