Reviewed- The 2022 Aprilla Tuono V4
By TJD | February 26, 2023
Unleash the Beast: The 2022 Aprilia Tuono V4 Hypernaked
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Aprilia is a renowned Italian motorcycle manufacturer known for producing high-performance bikes with sleek designs. The Aprilia Tuono V4 is a top-of-the-line Hyper-naked sports bike that has been around since 2011. For the 2022 model year, Aprilia has given the Tuono V4 a few updates to make it even better than before. Let’s take a closer look at what’s new for the 2022 Aprilia Tuono V4.
Design and Styling
The 2022 Aprilia Tuono V4 has a striking design that is sure to turn heads. The bike features a distinctive “beak” fairing that gives it a sleek and aggressive look.
The fuel tank has been redesigned to provide better ergonomics, and the seat has been reshaped for improved comfort. The tail section has been made slimmer, and the bike features a new LED taillight.
Engine and Performance
The heart of the Aprilia Tuono V4 is its 1,077cc, liquid-cooled, V4 engine that produces 175 horsepower and 89 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission that delivers power to the rear wheel via a chain drive. The bike features ride-by-wire throttle control, three riding modes (Sport, Track, and Road), and an adjustable traction control system. The Tuono V4 also features a quick-shifter and autoblipper that allows for clutchless upshifts and downshifts.
Chassis and Suspension
The 2022 Aprilia Tuono V4 features a twin-spar aluminum frame that is both lightweight and rigid. The bike is equipped with fully adjustable Sachs suspension, including a 43mm upside-down fork at the front and a mono-shock at the rear. The suspension has been optimized to provide improved handling and comfort. The Tuono V4 also features Brembo brakes, including twin 320mm discs at the front and a single 220mm disc at the rear.
Electronics and Technology
The Aprilia Tuono V4 is packed with advanced electronics and technology. The bike features a 5-inch color TFT display that provides all the necessary information, including speed, rpm, gear position, and riding mode. The bike is equipped with a sophisticated electronics package that includes cornering ABS, wheelie control, launch control, and cruise control.
Enhancing the experience with some of the most advanced electronics suites available, featuring a 6-axis inertial platform, dynamic ride control, six distinct riding modes (three road and three track), cruise control for hands-free driving in extended stretches of highway, and terrain-optimized engine maps to maximize power delivery. State–of–the art traction and wheelie controls ensure that you stay safe even when pushing the engine’s limits.
The 22 Tuono V4 also features Bluetooth connectivity and can be connected to a smartphone via the Aprilia MIA app and already comes prewired for the dashboard USB socket (part number 2S001789) for easy charging of electronic devices.
The 22 Tuono V4 is a highly capable and versatile naked sports bike. The bike has been designed to provide an enjoyable yet thrilling riding experience. The chassis is nimble, the power delivery is smooth and linear, and the suspension provides excellent feedback. The brakes are strong and offer excellent stopping power. Riders can tailor the performance of the bike with adjustable traction control, wheelie control, and launch control systems, and the slipper clutch prevents the rear wheel from locking up during aggressive downshifts. This bike can go from mild to wild and back in very short order.
Comfort and Controls
The Aprilia Tuono V4 features a comfortable riding position and the ergonomics have been designed to reduce fatigue during long rides. The handlebars are wide, providing good leverage when cornering, and the seat is well-padded for all-day comfort.
Ergonomically designed, the controls are easily accessible and intuitive to use. Low-rise bars pull you forward over the 4.8-gallon fuel tank for a more assertive ride while still providing enough comfort with an upright posture ideal for your wrists and shoulders.
The all-encompassing, vivid, thin-film transistor display brings together the instrumentation into one centralized location and functions as your interface for superior electronic capabilities. It is also compatible with smartphones via Aprilia’s convenient earlier-mentioned optional MIA accessory that reacts to voice commands.
TD Digital Overall
The 2022 Aprilia Tuono V4 is a top-of-the-line hyper-naked sports bike that is sure to appeal to riders looking for a high-performance machine with advanced electronics and technology. The bike’s modern design, great ergonomics, and advanced suspension make it a blast to ride, while its powerful engine and advanced electronics package provide exhilarating performance. The Tuono V4 competes directly with the Ducati Streetfighter, and is arguably more desirable with its massive street cred and all the goods to hold up to its Iconic reputation.