- Capable Adventure Tourer
- Comfortable seat
- Sporty Performance
- Lack Of Dealer And Service Network
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Aprilia Caponord Overview
The Aprilia Caponord is the best bike from the stable of Aprilia that you can find in terms of comfort, fun and technology. It is able to give you the perfect balance between comfort and balance that is longed for by many bikers today. This is the ideal motorcycle for the purpose if everyday riding, long-distance traveling and having fun. The motorcycle is available in as many as 3 colors - Competition Black, Glam White and Formula Red. The Caponord comes with the technology and experience that Aprilia has gained over the years. The motorcycle is easy to use and is reliable and effective. The bike has 2-channel ABS, Traction Control and Ride by Wire multi-map throttle. At its price range, it competes mainly against the likes of the Suzuki V-Strom 1000, the KTM 1190 Adventure (non R) and the Ducati Multistrada.
Aprilia Caponord Engine & Transmission
The 2015 Aprilia Caponord finds a return of the same platform that has been used in the ETV 1000 CapoNord in 2007 and again in the Aprilia Sunset. The Caponord does not borrow the V4 range engine from two-wheelers like the RSV4 or the Tuono. Instead, it is equipped by a liquid-cooled V-twin engine which is the same that can be found fitted in the Dorsoduro 1200. The engine has a displacement capacity of 1,197 cc. The electronics and the engine have been tuned for power of a more medium-range. Rather than the 57 mm throttle body that can be found in the Dorso, the Caponord comes with a 52 mm body. According to Aprilia, the Caponord has a commanding torque output of 84.6 foot-pounds at 6,800 rpm and a maximum power capacity of 125 hp at 8,250 rpm. It has a maximum speed capacity of 225 kmph. The engine has been coupled with a 6-Speed Cassette Type gearbox.
Aprilia Caponord Mileage
The fuel efficiency of the vehicle is around 33 mpg. The motorcycle has a 6.3-gallon tank and the average mileage is about 12 kmpl.
Aprilia Caponord Performance and Handling
The engine performance is good enough, making the motorcycle a perfect one for long trips. The performance is truly an impressive one, considering the price tag it comes with.It offers the perfect balance between sport and comfort. It has a 26.1 steering angle and allows an efficient steering and handling on about any type of terrain in India. The Cruise Control feature of the bike helps you to set as well as maintain the speed downhill and uphill, and without even touching its throttle control. Its system can automatically disengage in case you touch any of the Cruise Control commands on the clutch / brake. It is extremely helpful on long routes, as it can make riding easier and save fuel for you.