2018 Can-Am Spyder RT Review

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT

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THE RIDE IS THE DESTINATION.

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT: 

Enjoy the open road in comfort with plenty of storage, smooth ride and long fuel range.

Get on the Spyder RT, hit the open road and don’t look back. With a long list of comfort and convenience features, you and your passenger won’t be able to resist the open road.

 

SPYDER RT
Open your road with unmatched comfort for two riders and luxurious styling.

 

 

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

– Rotax 1330 ACE in-line 3 cylinders, high torque engine
– SACHS Big-Bore shocks
– BRP Audio Premium 6-speaker sound system with AM/FM, USB, Bluetooth† and 1/8” (3.5mm) audio inputs
– Full color LCD display with BRP Connect
– Ultra comfort seat with lumbar support and passenger backrest
– Adjustable electric windshield
– Rider heated grips
– Cruise control
– Adjustable passenger footboards
– 41 gallons (155 L) of storage
– Vehicle Stability System with ABS, traction control and stability control
– Anti-theft system
– Dynamic Power Steering
– ECO mode smart assist
– 12-spoke, Carbon black front wheels

 

 

 

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

 

ENGINE

1330 ACE

 

TRANSMISSION

SEMI-AUTOMATIC / MANUAL

 

STORAGE

41 GAL. (155 L)

 

Infotainment System to connect your journey with a Can-Am Spyder

INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM

CONNECT YOUR JOURNEY

Enhance your ride thanks to the new twin 4.3 in. full color LCD display with BRP Connect allowing the integration of vehicle-optimized smartphone apps. Get directions, check the weather, share experiences with your community and listen to your favorite music on the BRP Audio Premium 6-speaker sound system. All this technology is easy to access while maintaining your hands on the handlebar with to the new intuitive joystick.

 

Cargo Space for a Can-Am Spyder

CARGO SPACE

BRING IT ALL…

Keep your belongings safe and protected with trademark lockable, watertight front, side and rear compartments and a glove box for a total of 41 gallons (155 L) of cargo capacity.

 

Can-Am Spyder RT Luxury features designed for comfort

RT LUXURY FEATURES

DESIGNED FOR COMFORT

Activate the cruise control, sit back and enjoy the scenery. Heated rider grips keep your hands warm, while an electric adjustable windshield enables you to quickly react to changing weather conditions. Plus, the adjustable rear air suspension lets you set your preferred level of comfort.

 

Touring Saddle for a Can-Am Spyder long ride

TOURING SADDLE

PERFECT FOR EVEN THE LONGEST RIDES

A premium saddle with lumbar support and passenger backrest provides maximum comfort even on the longest rides. It’s also ready to accommodate a driver backrest (sold as an accessory).

 

Extended Trips calibrated for towing for a Can-Am Spyder

CALIBRATED FOR TOWING

EXTENDED TRIPS

This vehicle is calibrated to pull a Can-Am Freedom Trailer (150 gal. / 566 L of cargo capacity) so you can bring everything you need for your adventure. It includes a plug-in module that adds a trailer mode to the Vehicle Stability System (VSS), ensuring the same peace-of-mind riding with the trailer as without.

 

 

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $24099 
USD

ENGINE
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rotax® 1330 ACE™ in-line 3 cylinders, liquidcooled with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control
Bore & stroke………. 3.31 x 3.14 in. (84 x 80 mm)
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 hp (85.8 kW) @ 7250 RPM
Torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 lb-ft. (130.1 Nm) @ 5000 RPM

CHASSIS
Front suspension . . . . . . . Double A-arms with anti-roll bar
Front shocks type /Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SACHS† Big-Bore shocks / 6.9 in. (174 mm)
Rear suspension . . . . . . . . Swing arm
Rear shock type / Travel
RT: SACHS shock with air preload adjustment / 6 in. (152 mm)
RT Limited: SACHS Shock with self-leveling air preload adjustment / 6 in. (152 mm)
Electronic brake distribution system . . . . . Foot-operated, hydraulic 3-wheel brake
Front brakes . . . . . . . . . . . 270 mm discs with Brembo† 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear brake . . . . . . . . . . . . 270 mm disc, 1-piston floating caliper with integrated parking brake
Parking brake . . . . . . . . . . Electrically actuated
Front tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . MC165/55R15 55H
Rear tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MC225/50R15 76H
Aluminum front rims . . . . 12-spoke , 15 x 5 in. (381 x 127 mm)
Aluminum rear rim . . . . . Deep black, 15 x 7 in. (381 mm x 178 mm)

DIMENSIONS
L x W x H . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 x 61.9 x 59.4 in. (2,667 x 1,572 x 1,510 mm)
Wheelbase . . . . . . . . . . . . 67.5 in. (1,714 mm)
Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.4 in. (772 mm)
Ground clearance . . . . . . 4.5 in. (115 mm)
Dry weight . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,012 lb (459 kg)
Storage capacity……. 41 gal (155 L)
Maximum vehicle load . . 494 lb (224 kg)
Fuel capacity . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 gal (26 L)
Reserve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 gal (3.8 L) approx.
Fuel type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Premium unleaded

FEATURES
Instrumentation . . . . . . . .Twin 4.3 inch full color LCD display with BRP Connect™: allowing the integration of vehicle-optimized smartphone apps such as media, navigation and many others controlled through the handlebars. Gauge functions include: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip & hour meters, fuel consumption avg, gear position, ECO mode smart assist, temperature, engine lights, electronic fuel gauge, clock, and more.
Running lights . . . . . . . . . 2 halogen headlamps (55-W)
Windshield . . . . . . . . . . . . Touring – Electric adjustment
Wind deflectors . . . . . . . . Standard
Cruise control . . . . . . . . . . Electronic
Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ultra comfortable with lumbar support and passenger backrest
Rider heated grips . . . . . . Standard
Audio system . . . . . . . . . .BRP Audio Premium 6-speaker sound system with AM/FM, USB, Bluetooth† and 1/8” (3.5mm) audio inputs
Towing capacity . . . . . . . . 400 lb (182 kg)

SAFETY & SECURITY
SCS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stability Control System
TCS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Traction Control System
ABS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anti-lock Braking System
DPS™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dynamic Power Steering
Anti-theft system . . . . . . Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)
WARRANTY
Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-year BRP Limited Warranty with 2-year roadside assistance
Extended . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BRP’S B.E.S.T. extended service term available from 12 to 36 months.

 

 

 

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $27,499 CDN

ENGINE
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rotax® 1330 ACE™ in-line 3 cylinders, liquidcooled with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control
Bore & stroke………. 3.31 x 3.14 in. (84 x 80 mm)
Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 hp (85.8 kW) @ 7250 RPM
Torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 lb-ft. (130.1 Nm) @ 5000 RPM

CHASSIS
Front suspension . . . . . . . Double A-arms with anti-roll bar
Front shocks type /Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SACHS† Big-Bore shocks / 6.9 in. (174 mm)
Rear suspension . . . . . . . . Swing arm
Rear shock type / Travel
RT: SACHS shock with air preload adjustment / 6 in. (152 mm)
RT Limited: SACHS Shock with self-leveling air preload adjustment / 6 in. (152 mm)
Electronic brake distribution system . . . . . Foot-operated, hydraulic 3-wheel brake
Front brakes . . . . . . . . . . . 270 mm discs with Brembo† 4-piston fixed calipers
Rear brake . . . . . . . . . . . . 270 mm disc, 1-piston floating caliper with integrated parking brake
Parking brake . . . . . . . . . . Electrically actuated
Front tires . . . . . . . . . . . . . MC165/55R15 55H
Rear tire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MC225/50R15 76H
Aluminum front rims . . . . 12-spoke , 15 x 5 in. (381 x 127 mm)
Aluminum rear rim . . . . . Deep black, 15 x 7 in. (381 mm x 178 mm)

DIMENSIONS
L x W x H . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 x 61.9 x 59.4 in. (2,667 x 1,572 x 1,510 mm)
Wheelbase . . . . . . . . . . . . 67.5 in. (1,714 mm)
Seat height . . . . . . . . . . . . 30.4 in. (772 mm)
Ground clearance . . . . . . 4.5 in. (115 mm)
Dry weight . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,012 lb (459 kg)
Storage capacity……. 41 gal (155 L)
Maximum vehicle load . . 494 lb (224 kg)
Fuel capacity . . . . . . . . . . 6.9 gal (26 L)
Reserve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 gal (3.8 L) approx.
Fuel type . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Premium unleaded

FEATURES
Instrumentation . . . . . . . .Twin 4.3 inch full color LCD display with BRP Connect™: allowing the integration of vehicle-optimized smartphone apps such as media, navigation and many others controlled through the handlebars. Gauge functions include: speedometer, tachometer, odometer, trip & hour meters, fuel consumption avg, gear position, ECO mode smart assist, temperature, engine lights, electronic fuel gauge, clock, and more.
Running lights . . . . . . . . . 2 halogen headlamps (55-W)
Windshield . . . . . . . . . . . . Touring – Electric adjustment
Wind deflectors . . . . . . . . Standard
Cruise control . . . . . . . . . . Electronic
Seat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ultra comfortable with lumbar support and passenger backrest
Rider heated grips . . . . . . Standard
Audio system . . . . . . . . . .BRP Audio Premium 6-speaker sound system with AM/FM, USB, Bluetooth† and 1/8” (3.5mm) audio inputs
Towing capacity . . . . . . . . 400 lb (182 kg)

SAFETY & SECURITY
SCS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stability Control System
TCS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Traction Control System
ABS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anti-lock Braking System
DPS™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dynamic Power Steering
Anti-theft system . . . . . . Digitally Encoded Security System (D.E.S.S.™)
WARRANTY
Factory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-year BRP Limited Warranty with 2-year roadside assistance
Extended . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BRP’S B.E.S.T. extended service term available from 12 to 36 months.

 

 

2018 Can-Am Spyder RT – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Below for Pricing in  GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

 

 

 

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