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Ben Purvis  says:

New Aprilia Caponord 1200 revealed

This is the long-anticipated Aprilia Caponord, designed to rival machines such as Ducati's Multistrada 1200 as a road-oriented dual-sport-tourer. The bike was snapped at Piaggio Group’s annual dealer convention in Monte Carlo just days after MCN discovered patent diagrams showing the same bike (see MCN out this Wednesday). Referred to as either the Tuareg or Caponord, both revivals of old Aprilia...

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bikenutter

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bikenutter says:

What the hell is wrong with aprillia, their design team seem to just slap an RSV-4 front fairing on everything, kinda devalues the flagships pedigree. DESIGN SOMETHING UNIQUE!

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Rogerborg

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Rogerborg says:

Thank some wankstain with a pony tail

Babbling on about showcasing common styling cues and leveraging brand synergies.

At least they didn't just copy the 1200GS directly - I'm looking at you Honda.

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toshibaz

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toshibaz says:

v-strom

somehow, it reminds me on vstrom

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COZ69

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COZ69 says:

Rogerborg

Honda haven't copied BMW fool

You wont see a Honda with shit build quality and paint falling off here there and everywhere

quality speaks for itself my friend.

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ducatigav

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ducatigav says:

it looks better than other bmw copys still not as good looking as my ktm 990 r and thats no looker realy

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tman39a

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tman39a says:

interesting

looks a bit like a Multistrada...should have a bit of character...not looking forward to the price though.

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