The main characteristics of the Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 ABS

Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 is the new benchmark in the maxi motard class. Dorsoduro 1200 is an explosive cocktail of horsepower, agility and riding precision.
The Dorsoduro 1200 boasts class-beating technical solutions: radial Brembo callipers, hydraulic clutch, Ride by Wire with 3 different engine maps and the Matrix instrument panel with on board computer are all elements setting the Dorsoduro apart as a unique and exclusive project. The Dorsoduro is also available with ABS and Aprilia Traction Control (ATC), to combine total fun with total safety.

On the new Dorsoduro 1200 version some important changes in the ATC system (Aprilia Traction Control) were introduced: now the torque return in post wheelie phase is modulated based on the ATC level selected by the rider. The weight of the bike dropped about 3 Kg, approaching values very similar to that of its little sister, the Dorsoduro 750

and here are the main characteristics of the Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 in detail :
  • 90° V2 engine with four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft, liquid cooling and twin spark ignition;
  • Triple map Ride by Wire technology (with Sport, Touring and Rain maps)
  • Electronic fuel injection;
  • Mixed gear/chain valve timing system;
  • Exhaust system with three-way catalytic converter and oxygen sensor;
  • Ultralight modular frame made from tubular steel trellis/aluminium castings offering outstanding torsional stiffness;
  • Aluminium saddle mount;
  • Aluminium swingarm with lateral shock absorber;
  • Fully adjustable 43 mm upside-down front fork and piggy-back design rear monoshock;
  • Brembo racing brake system with radial callipers.
  • New lightweight three split spoke wheel rims.