Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 First Ride- 2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 V-Twin

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Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 – Ride Italy’s other V-Twin breaks cover.

The 1200cc version of Piaggio 90-degree V-Twin has finally and it was well worth the wait. yet, this first of the engine has been shoehorned the chassis of Aprilia’s Dorsoduro a move made possible the engine hides its larger inside external dimensions to those of its three-quarter-liter kin.

It just a bored-out 750, as the cylinders have been the rear barrel now associated the right con-rod and the front the left roda concession to the transmission. Bore and … 106.0 x 67.8mm, and shorter rods are used to keep height the same as on the 750. The new is perfectly balanced in primary but it tells you it’s there via a secondary imbalance, though not to the of making your hands go

Chief Project Engineer Martini was conservative in tuning first version of the Twin, makes a claimed 130 hp at 8700 rpm and 85 of torque at 7200, but 150-hp are already in the works for other A 12.0:1 compression ratio the adoption of twin-spark ignition to a complete burn.

This modern, compact impressed during my test of the which included laps on the de la Frontera racetrack in southern Generous torque and good power are managed by Aprilia’s throttle-by-wire system. Three modes are selectable, including Touring and Rain; ABS and three-position control are standard in Europe, but will be available in the U.S.

Although the 1200 is close to to the 750 in appearance, there are substantial between the two chassis. The new bike’s frame is constructed of 2mm-fatter, 1mm-thicker-wall steel tubing, additional sheet has been to the steering head area for Better components, like the adjustable Sachs suspension and Brembo front brake with 320mm discs, are upgrades.

Slippery and bumpy around the Jerez area that fitting the torquey with traction control was a choice. In Sport mode, the delivers very linear and response, yet is never overly and always easy to modulate. The gearbox shifts smoothly, and the actuated clutch requires effort.

For a bike this size dry weight is 440 lb.), the Dorsoduro is agile at low speeds, aided in by the wide handlebar and upright position. Increased rake (27.3 degrees compared to along with added and wheelbase (4.6 and 60.2 combine to make the bike stable at speed.

Call it a MaxiMoto (like Hypermotard or KTM’s 990 SMR ) if you like, but a long list of accessories include saddlebags, the bike becomes a threat to BMW’s GSs or Multistrada .

List price in the is expected to be $11,999. The bike arrive at dealers this

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

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