At the time of his last world wide convention, the Piaggio group revealed to his network the Bike Guzzi California 1400 and the Aprilia Caponord 1200, two bikes a lot of promises on the paper. But sources close of the file Caponord indicated us that the perfect again road trail of Noale proves itself complex. In cause, the consumption of the v-twin of the Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200…
Built on the basis of the Dorsoduro 1200 1.2, the Aprilia Caponord 1200 is likely to appear in the 2013 catalog. The future road trail will Noale in sight Ducati Multistrada 1200 and the KTM 990 SMT ABS. Two competitors that share the same philosophy of versatility and a sporty road adjoining sheet: V-Twin power / weight ratio enticing, luggage significant technological and chain final drive … But then, insiders have reflected the work of tirelessly led by Aprilia in time to reduce the consumption of 1200 twin home while maintaining its performance.
In fact, according to the consumer tests at the time of our essays, the Dorsoduro 1200 consumes in average between 8.5 l/100 and 10.4 l/100: well too for a road trail, same sportsman. Aprilia must review this aspect on the Caponord 1200 that has itself to offer an autonomy of road student. By way of comparison, the relief of the Maxi test of the Ducati Multistrada 1200 indicates an average consumption of 6.62 l/100 km, is a rather reasonable data screw to screw of performances.
Let’s hope that the accomplished work allows the Aprilia Caponord 1200 to come close to itself the average consumption of the previous model, the ETV 1000 that – still in the Maxi test Bike Station – is given for an average consumption of 7.07 l/100 km.