Super naked sports bikes are intense fun and Aprilia is joining the fray with the release of the 2019 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory and V4 Tuono 1100 RR. Both naked sports bikes receive a slew of electronics upgrades designed to enhance the riding experience.

Both V4 1100s come with Aprilia’s legendary 65-degree V-four engine, tuned to produce 175 hp at 11,000 rpm and 121 Nm of torque at 9,000 rpm. Both the Factory and RR versions of the Tuono V4 are fed by Magneti Marelli 48 mm throttle bodies and ride-by-wire, giving the rider a choice of three ride modes – Tracl, Sport and Race.

Main difference between the Factory and RR is in the area of suspension, with the RR making do with Sachs 43 mm diameter fully-adjustable forks and full-adjustable Sachs monoshock. Meanwhile, the Tuono Factory is equipped with Ohlins Smart EC 2.0 electronic suspension front and rear, along with an electronically controlled Ohlins steering damper.

Braking is done by Brembo with M4.32 MonoBloc four-piston callipers, grabbing twin 330 mm diameter stainless steel floating discs in front and single 220 mm disc at the back. Seat height on the both the Tuono Factory and RR is seet at 825 mm and fuel is carried in a 18.5-litre tank.

Naturally a full suite of riding aids is supplied, controlled by a 4.3-inch TFT-LCD screen, including Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC) which gives traction control, wheelie control, launch control, cruise control, quick shifter and pit lane speed limiter, all of which are rider customisable. ABS is provided by Bosch with its 9.1 MP advanced multimap cornering ABS.

The 2019 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR comes in either Sachsenring Red or Magny-Cours grey while the Tuono Factory is available in Superpole graphics. As for tyre choices, the Tuono Factory comes fitted with a Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa in 200/55 while the RR has a 190/55 Pirelli Diablo Rosso III.