@ 9500 rpm
Ever since it first appeared on the motorcycling scene, the
Tuono has embodied Aprilias genius and amazing technical
know-how, accumulated through victory after victory in motorcycle
racing. The Tuono has come to mean flair and technology more
than any other road-going motorcycle.
The fact is that the Tuono is simply unique. Not just another
naked, the Tuono is a 1000 cc superbike. Only the fairing has
been removed, and the handlebars raised for maximum control.
The Tuono has exceeded all expectations. It has proved unbeatable
as a road bike, and the Factory version has been invincible
on the racetrack, literally dominating the Italian naked racing
Not satisfied with success at home, the Tuono has also carried
the Aprilia flag on the international racing scene, achieving
prestige in epic races like the Isle of Mann Tourist Trophy,
to name just one event in which the Tuono has fearlessly taken
on production bikes and competition superbikes too. The Tuono
is a street fighter with racing in the blood.
The 2006 Tuono has all the winning features of its predecessors
but is more aggressive and easier to ride than ever before,
with even more blistering performance. In short, the Tuono is
more refined, more powerful, and more Tuono than ever. The latest
model is more modern in styling and more up to date in technical
content too, setting standards that are further than ever beyond
the reach of the competition. The Tuono remains the most high-tech
naked around and the absolute leader of the twin cylinder class.
Here is the machine for the demanding motorcyclist, the rider
who seeks maximum naked performance, on the road and on the
The latest Tuono 1000 R has the same amazing character as the
previous model, with improved technical specifications and performance.
Brand new styling
· New V 60 Magnesium engine
· Dynamic air intake (the only naked with this technology)
· New electronic fuel injection system with 57 mm throttle
· New 16 bit engine management unit
· New exhaust system with twin silencers and three way
catalytic converter with Lambda oxygen sensor
· New aluminium alloy perimeter frame
· New double banana aluminium swingarm
· New rear suspension linkages
· Lighter steering yoke