When Aprilia Dorsoduro appeared in the market landscape motorcycle, Aymeric “Gazzito” had once occupied his case to go to test in sunny virolos and check it stuck just as the road that to its stated purpose of supermoto.
A test that apparently revealed conclusive, but so far, this bundle of nerves exit Noale Is that all?
When sports dimensions and space union trail that is claimed ABS, at least on the model available, which is evolving in an environment where a fellow renowned boasts develop an idea of “Multistrada” SM is it seriously the only game in the register of this Dorsoduro who did not play molo? This is what we wanted to know using it everyday, and all conditions, on some 692 kms. Will dispel many myths.
Aprilia launched an assault on a new range of customers by designing a machine at the intersection of aesthetics, agility, ease and performance. A schedule of charges rather bold, if completed, could conquer many riders tired of exclusivity and excessive prices of exotic models. The Hypermotard SMV 750 Dorsoduro is therefore play an unknown card to date. Nothing on paper, it is already shaking competition. What on the asphalt? Action!
As it was said in a previous article announcing the upcoming release of Dorsoduro, the Hypermotard has a look that leaves no one indifferent. Useless to try to use objective qualifiers, it is simply beautiful. Well, of course, allergic Class will find fault. But as long as we love this kind of bike, there is a good chance we fell in love.
Unlike his presentation to show in Milan, it is a wearing a black dress that awaits us on the square model. It was racy red and white, it is aggressive and imperial in this version. A glossy black on the front and matte back cover plastic apparels designed by Italian designers. Everything is design, swears nothing, no bad taste. I’m looking, I do not see.
It starts with the fork head that incorporates a pilot in vertical diamond and a beautiful triangular lighthouse. Even handguards and mirrors are perfectly integrated. There rushes massive inverted fork gold 43 mm in diameter. In the end, it is hard petals Brembo calipers with hoses aviation which ensures braking.
The side scoops to aggressively cut edges emphasize the warlike side of the machine. The aluminum plates that cover the trellis frame are contrasting color plastics. The design aesthetic is pushed to the swing arm which supports the monoshock rear side. Finally, the rear profile with two silencers under the seat and the lighthouse-shaped Dart determined to spit venom. The insect is a toy only for selfish because it has no passenger footrest (perhaps a future accessory but nothing is less certain). Storage side, you have the room for the papers of the bike under the seat. Yeah, you can not have your cake, eat it, and …
Like Shiver, Dorsoduro incorporates Ride by Wire technology for accurate acceleration, with a choice of three available maps: Rain, Touring and Sport. A boiler V-twin 92 hp and 8.4 kgm of torque gives breath to this sublime machine to cut the one command. The overall quality of finish is flawless, it’s beautiful and it’s very worked. Endpoint.
Any biker who salivate after the turn of the Dorsoduro, would burn with desire to climb on and spin the handle to see if the adrenaline is waiting for you. There was no exception to the rule and even made a little zeal to test all the skills of this beautiful piece.
Engine: Liquid-cooled 90 ° V
Capacity: 749.9 cm3
Power: 92 hp at 8750 rev / min
Torque: 8.4 kgm at 4500 rev / min
Secondary transmission: Chain
Frame: Tubular steel trellis with aluminum plates
Front suspension: 43 mm inverted, deb Forks. 160 mm, adjustable preload and rebound
Rear suspension: Single shock with adjustable preload and rebound side
Front brakes: 2 discs Ø 320 mm / 4-piston Brembo radial calipers
Rear brakes: 1 disc Ø 240 mm / 1 piston caliper
Front tire size: 120/70 R 17
Rear tire size: 180/55 R 17
Fuel tank capacity: 12 liters
Seat Height: 870 mm
Weight: 186 kg
Maximum speed: 200 km / h
Average consumption: 6 l/100km
Price: € 8849 TTC
Warranty period: 2 years