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2013 Can-Am Spyder RS Review

2013 Can-Am Spyder RS

Embrace the open road with the Spyder RS. Its sport-ergonomic position makes accelerating and cornering a blast. And with its proven Rotax engine and high-performance brakes, it’s always ready to hit the road when you are. Plus, it offers ample storage and automotive-inspired technologies like a Vehicle Stability System and a manual or semi-automatic transmission for quicker, smoother shifts.

Attitude comes standard . Embrace the open road with the Spyder RS. Its sport-ergonomic position makes accelerating and cornering a blast. And with its proven Rotax engine and high-performance brakes, it’s always ready to hit the road when you are. Plus, it offers ample storage and automotive-inspired technologies like a Vehicle Stability System and a manual or semi-automatic transmission for quicker, smoother shifts.

 

2013 Can-Am Spyder RS Key Features

•998cc Rotax V-Twin engine
•Vehicle Stability System
•12 gallons (44 L) of storage
•Metallic silver front rims with twin-spokes
•Sport windshield
•Brembo† brake system
•Multifunction LCD / analog gauge
•Roadster electronic command center
•Anti-theft system: Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)

"S" package adds:

o 6 twin-blade spokes Carbon Black front rims
o FOX PODIUM front suspension
o Refined front fenders with integrated LED lights
o Two-tone coloration
o Carbon Black trims
o Painted A-arm and front spoiler
o Seat with contrast stitching
o RS-S graphics
o Electronic cruise control
o Multifunction color digital gauge

Transmissions and Colors available:
SM5 - 5-speed manual with reverse OR SE5 - 5-speed semi-automatic with reverse
Alloy Orange Metallic /Satin Black
Pure Magnesium Metallic / Steel Black Metallic
Neutron Green Metallic / Satin Black

 


2013 Can-Am Spyder RS Features and Benefits

Mono Seat Cowl
Sporty, color-matched cowling covers the passenger seat. Easy to install and remove.

Akrapovic‡ Sport Silencer
Provides raw performance sound, while being fully street legal (compliant with NA regulations). Premium titanium shell construction
with carbon fiber end cap and heat shields renders it 55% lighter than stock silencer. Conical canister shape for pure sporty look.

FOX‡ podium‡ Adjustable Shock Kit with Sway Bar
• Fully adjustable gas-charged front FOX PODIUM 5.7" (145 mm) shocks
• Standard on 2013 Spyder RS-S package
• Can be installed on Spyder RS and Spyder RS-S models
• Kit complete with a high-performance sway bar

15" (38 cm) RS-S & ST -S Front Wheels
• Premium cast-aluminum 15 in. (38 cm)
• 6 twin-blade spokes mags
• Standard on 2013 Spyder RS-S and ST-S packages
• Sold in pairs

Comfort Seat
Premium plush styling with stitched seat skin. Custom saddle look and new relaxed sitting position. Increases driver and passenger comfort and reduces tailbone pressure. Ideal for driving long distances.

Fog Lights
Enhance low beam light for better visibility at ground level and on the sides of your vehicle. Uniquely styled halogen fog lamps feature a 35W bulb and clear lens with a faceted inner reflector. Harness included. Easy installation.

Proven Rotax V-Twin Engine
With 998cc, the powerful Rotax V-Twin engine delivers crisp acceleration and plenty of torque. And the electronic throttle improves fuel economy.

Multi-Function Gauge Display
State-of-the-art LCD and analog gauges display all critical information.

15-in. Front Wheels with Low -Profile Tires
Metallic Silver, twin-spoke wheels and low-profile tires with exclusive treads for a stylish edge.

Ample Storage
Lockable front storage with 12 gallons (44 L) of watertight space and enough room for two helmets.

 

 


 

2013 Can-Am Spyder RS - USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $16,699 USD

Engine
Type 998 cc Rotax® V-twin engine, liquid-cooled with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control
Bore & stroke 3.82 in. x 2.68 in. (97 x 68 mm)
Power 100 hp (74.5 kW) @ 7500 RPM
Torque 80 lb-ft (108 Nm) @ 5000 RPM

CHASSIS
Front suspension Double A-arm with anti-roll bar
Front suspension travel 5.9 in. (151 mm)
Rear suspension Swing arm with monoshock
Rear suspension travel 6 in. (152 mm)
Electronic brake Foot-operated, hydraulic 3-wheel brake
Front brakes 270 mm discs with Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear brake 270 mm disc with Brembo single-piston floating caliper
Parking brake Manual
Front tires 165 / 55 R15
Rear tire 225 / 50 R15
Front rims Metallic Silver 6 twin-spoke, 15 x 5 in. (381 x 127 mm)
Rear rim Metallic Silver, 15 x 7 in. (381 x 178 mm)

FEATURES
Instrumentation LCD / Analog: digital speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip & hour meters, gear position, temperature, engine lights, electronic fuel gauge, clock
Running lights 2 halogen headlamps (50W)
Windshield Sport
Metallic Silver trims Rider and passenger footpegs and footpeg support castings, handlebar, rear sprocket wheel, front and
rear suspension springs, exhaust tip and heat shield
Transmissions SM5 - 5-speed manual with reverse OR
SE5 - 5-speed semi-automatic with reverse
Color available Pure Magnesium Metallic standard specifications

SAFETY & SECURITY
SCS Stability Control System
TCS Traction Control System
ABS Anti-lock Braking System
DPSTM Dynamic Power Steering
Anti-theft system Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.TM)

DIMENSIONS
L x W x H 105 x 59.3 x 45.1 in. (2,667 x 1,506 x 1,145 mm)
Wheelbase 67 in. (1,711 mm)
Seat height 29 in. (737 mm)
Ground clearance 4.5 in. (115 mm)
Dry weight 798 lb (362 kg)
Total storage capacity 12 gal (44 L)
Maximum vehicle load 440 lb (200 kg)
Fuel capacity 6.6 gal (25 L)

Warranty
Factory 2-year BRP Limited Warranty with 2-year roadside assistance
Extended B.E.S.T. available from 12 to 36 months

 


 

2013 Can-Am Spyder RS - Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $18,699 CDN

ENGINE
Manufacturer
BRP-Rotax®
Type
998cc Rotax V-twin engine, liquid-cooled with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control
Bore & stroke
3.82 x 2.68 in. (97 x 68 mm)
Injection
N/A
Power
100 hp (74.5 kW) @ 7500 RPM
Torque
80 lb-ft. (108 Nm) @ 5000 RPM
Transmissions
5-speed manual with reverse (SM5)
5-speed semi-automatic with reverse (SE5)

CHASSIS

Front suspension
Double A-arm with anti-roll bar
Front suspension travel
5.9 in. (151 mm)
Rear suspension
Swing arm with monoshock
Rear suspension travel
6 in. (152 mm)
Brake type
Foot-operated, hydraulic 3-wheel brake
Front brake
270 mm discs with Brembo 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear brake
Single 270 mm disc with Brembo single-piston floating caliper
EBD
Electronic Brake Distribution
Parking brake
Manual
Front tires
165/55R15
Rear tire
225/50R15
Front wheel
Metallic Silver six twin-spoke, 15 x 5 in. (381 x 127 mm)
Rear wheel
Metallic Silver, 15 x 7 in. (381 mm x 178 mm)

SAFETY & SECURITY
VSS
Vehicle Stability System - Standard
SCS
Stability Control System - Standard
TCS
Traction Control System - Standard
ABS
Anti-lock Braking System - Standard
DESS
Digitally Encoded Security System - Standard
DPS
Dynamic Power Steering - Standard

VEHICLE DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT
Wheel base
67 in. (1,711 mm)
Seat height
29 in. (737 mm)
Ground clearance
4.5 in. (115 mm)
Dry weight
798 lb (362 kg)
L x W x H
105 x 59.3 x 45.1 in. (2,667 x 1,506 x 1,145 mm)
Total storage capacity
12 gal (44 L)
Maximum vehicle load
440 lb (200 kg)
Fuel capacity
6.6 gal (25 L)

 



2013 Can-Am Spyder RS - Europe/UK Specifications/Technical Details
UK RRP: £TBA (Prices are recommended and inclusive of VAT @ 20% and delivery)

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2013 Can-Am Spyder RS - Australia Specifications/Technical Details
Australia MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in AU

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