Aprilia Announces New Caponord 1200 — RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring &…

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Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200

Aprilia Announces New Caponord

The newest offering from the Italy based company is with enough acronyms to any bureaucrat jealous. It comes with Ride by Wire ABS, and Aprilia Traction (ATC), and can be equipped with Dynamic Damping (ADD) and CC. acronyms that may be associated the new bike include, DOHC, and EFI.

Of course, for most decoding this alphabet has become second nature. The is, Aprilia has gone to great to make the Caponord 1200 most technologically advanced to date.

The Caponord features a of Aprilia’s 1197cc 90 degree also found in the Dorsoduro For this application, the engine software and hardware changes at broadening the torque curve for a progressive power delivery, at low rpm. Aprilia reports the figures for the revised power as 128 hp at 8,500 rpm and 85 lb-ft of torque at rpm.

To give the rider maximum of all this power, the Caponord to its previously mentioned collection of with Aprilia’s RbW system and The latest iteration of Aprilia’s RbW which dates back to the Shiver 750, offers different throttle maps. Touring, and Rain. In Sport throttle response is tailored to be as as possible with all 128 horses on

Set to Touring, full power is available, but is delivered in a smoother, civilized manner. The Rain map output to 100 hp in anticipation of diminished Aprilia’s Traction Control also comes with settings, with Level 1 the least intervention and Level 3 the most. And, for those who want any intervention at all, the ATC can be turned off.

Likewise, the standard ABS can also be disabled.

The new Aprilia is also available a “Travel Pack,” which a number of desirable options. include, Cruise Control, stand, and panniers. A semi-active suspension system, (for Aprilia holds a patent) ADD the harshness and severity of suspension while taking into whether the bike is accelerating, braking, or on constant throttle, and the suspension accordingly.

Spring is also easily adjustable four predefined load rider only, rider and rider with loaded and two-up with loaded

Perhaps the best thing this technological tour-de-force is Aprilia recognizes that a motorcycle begins with a engine and chassis, and not with a of electronic nannies. The Caponord offers the best of modern technology, but the ability to turn technology off shows that isn’t hiding anything. We can’t wait to give new Italian sport-tourer a thorough

Technical Specs:

2013 Caponord 1200


Engine:  liquid-cooled 90° V-Twin, 4 valves per cylinder


Bore and Stroke:  106-67.8mm


Exhaust:  stainless steel

Final Drive:  chain

 wet, multi-plate


Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200

Front Wheel . aluminum,

Rear Wheel . aluminum,

Tires Front/Rear:  120/70-R17 /

Front Suspension:  43mm upside-down front fork w/ adjustable compression, rebound and spring preload; wheel 167mm

Rear Suspension: alloy swingarm; Sachs shock absorber w/ adjustable and preload; wheel travel

Front Brakes . dual floating discs; Brembo radial calipers

Rear  single 240mm disc; piston Brembo caliper

Seat Height:  33in


Rake/Trail:  27°/5in

Tank:  6.34gal

Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200


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