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Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord

Year (of specifications) 2009
Engine 998 cc, 60 degree, V-Twin
Transmission 6-speed, chain
Top speed -
0-60 MPH -
Horsepower 98 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
Weight -
Seat height 820 mm / 32.2 inches

The Aprilia ETV 1000 CAPONORD was the first trail bike in the world to be fitted with a variable geometry aluminium perimeter frame. The frame frame is manufactured from extruded box section aluminium alloy profiles welded to aluminium-magnesium castings. The rear swingarm is also in aluminium-magnesium alloy and features a cold cast central section, extruded arms and forged terminals.

The engine of the Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord is derived from the unit that powers the racing RSV, but has been thoroughly modified for touring use.

The ETV 1000 CAPONORD's suspension system is similar to that used on big racing enduros, but has been modified to cope with a variety of surfaces.

- 50 mm Marzocchi fork with extended wheel travel (175 mm). The fork’s hydraulic damping has been improved and a variable action spring fitted. The new spring becomes firmer when the fork enters the second half of its compression stroke. End of stroke lo

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