This is new Aprilia Caponord, the bike the Noale factory hopes will stake its own claim in the increasingly crowded adventure class.
The Caponord uses the same 1200cc V-twin fitted to the Dorsoduro 1200, developed for better economy and smoothness but thought to produce a similar output at 128bhp.
No details are yet available but it's likely the bike will get a full electronics package probably including including semi-active suspension, along with traction control, switchable ABS and engine maps and cruise control.
Full details with lots more pics here at ashonbikes.com on November 13.
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