Tuesday, September 08, 2009

2010 Can-Am Spyder Roadster line-up announced

The 2010 Can-Am Spyder RT and RT-S are now available in the US

BRP announced the 2010 Can-Am Spyder Roadster line-up last week, which includes the regular Spyder RS and the more touring-oriented Spyder RT and RT-S trikes.

The all-new Can-Am Spyder RT is powered by a 998cc Rotax v-twin and features Bosch-engineered bits like a vehicle stability system, ABS, traction control and stability control. An optional trailer, which provides 622 litres of storage space, is also available and is compatible with the vehicle’s stability system.

Can-Am Spyder RT/RT-S/RS: Tech specs

Engine: 998cc, DOHC, 8-valve, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled v-twin
Power: 100bhp@7,500rpm (106bhp@8,500rpm for Spyder RS)
Torque: 104Nm@5500rpm (104.3Nm@6,250rpm for Spyder RS)
Gearbox: Five-speed manual, with electronic reverse (five-speed semi-automatic optional)
Final drive: Kevlar-reinforced drive belt
Front suspension: Double A-arm with anti-roll bar, gas shocks with five-position cam adjustment
Rear suspension: Swing-arm with monoshock, adjustable preload
Brakes: Foot-actuated, fully integrated hydraulic three-wheel disc braking system, with ABS and EBD
Dry weight: 421kg (317kg for Spyder RS)

The 2010 Can-Am Spyder RS starts at US$16,500 and the RT is priced at US$21,000. More details on the BRP website here

The Spyder RS is lighter and a bit more powerful than the RT...

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