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2012 Can-Am Spyder Roadster RT-Limited

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2012 Can-Am Spyder Roadster RT-Limited

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2012 Can-Am Spyder Roadster RT-Limited Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport-Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $28,899.00
Dealers Can-Am Dealers
Warranty  24
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Rotax®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  100 / 71
Horsepower RPM  7500
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  80 / 104
Torque RPM  5000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  97 / 3.82
Stroke (mm/in)  68 / 2.68
Displacement (cc/ci)  998 / 60.9
Compression Ratio  12.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Mid Grade
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  51
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual / Automatic Clutch
Number Of Speeds  5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Final Drive Ratio  2.82
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Wheel Width (in)  5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  7
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  165
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  65
Front Wheel Diameter  14
Rear Tire Width  225
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  50
Rear Wheel Diameter  15
Front Tire (Full Spec)  KR21 165/65 R14
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  KR21 225/50 R15
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.8 / 250
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.8 / 250
Anti-Lock Brakes  Standard
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double A-Arm
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.9 / 151
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  Yes
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  5.7 / 145
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Air Adjustable  Yes
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.75
Width (in/mm)  61.9 / 1572
Height (in/mm)  58 / 1473
Wheelbase (in/mm)  67.2 / 1708
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.5 / 115
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  929 / 421
Payload Capacity (lbs/kgs)  525 / 240
Towing Capacity (lbs/kgs)  400 / 181.4
GVWR (lbs/kgs)  1477 / 670
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  6.6 / 25
Storage Capacity (cuft/gal/l)  5.5 / 41 / 155
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.07
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  30.4 / 772.2
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Backrest Type  Fixed
Backrest Location  Driver and Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Adjustable  Yes
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  Yes
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Top Crown  Standard
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Wind Deflector  Standard
License Plate  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
GPS Brand  Garmin®
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Multi-Lingual Instrumentation  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)  0
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport-Touring
Manufacturer Country  Canada
Introduction Year  2011
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Can-Am™
Display Name  Spyder Roadster RT-Limited
Audio & Communication:  
Radio  Standard
Number Of Speakers  4
Mounts:  
Side Case Mount  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  Yes
Glass:  
Folding  Yes
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  Yes
Tinted  Yes
Height  High
Storage:  
Side Case Material  Vinyl
Number Of Side Cases  2
Hard Side Case Capacity (gal/l)  11.8 / 52
Location  Left and Right Side
Side Storage Mount  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Storage Cover  Standard
Rear Rack Storage Material  Hard Vinyl
Rear Rack Storage Trim  Plain
Bag Liner Material  Cloth
Helmet Locks  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Glove Box / Dash Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Fog Lights  Standard
Headlight Mounts  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Convenience:  
Engine Immobilizer  Standard
Heated Hand Grip Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  Yes
Power Outlet  Standard
Cruise Control  Standard
Handlebar Lock  Standard

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By Joy Roley(Owner), May. 2, 2013
I bought my rt limited December of 2012 . I love it. We recently went to missouri to a rally. We put on over a thousand miles. It handled great. I felt much safer ridding in the rain on my Spyder then I did on my Honda shadow. The Spyder is fun to ride and handles great anyone thinking of a tr... Read Full Review

 

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By Earl horth(Owner), Jul. 28, 2015
First complaint is the amount of heat there is on the right side by my foot when driving and worse when it's hot Second I had 11000km. With one week left on warranty when this problem occurred the tube going to my map sensor cracked causing engine to stall when coming to a stop erratic shifting a... Read Full Review

 

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By David Schubert(Owner), Jul. 14, 2015
I love the way it handles and drives. I've been on bikes all my life and this is up there with the best of them. That said I would NOT tell anyone to buy one! With the range of just over 100 miles before you run out of gas the bike is not worth the price tage they put on it. I fell like I was riped ... Read Full Review

 

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