2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

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2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster
2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

– 2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster

The 2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S gives you a premium Spyder sport experience, with a unique coloration, rolling travel bag, stitched seat and custom wheels.

The Can-Am Spyder RS Roadster. Riding Reinvented.

There’s nothing ordinary about the way it looks. Or the way it rides, for that matter. You gas, it comes to life.

You steer, it reacts and adapts. With its Rotax® 990 V-Twin engine and unique, three-wheeled stance, the Can-Am™ Spyder® roadster offers a bold, new way to experience open-road freedom. And it all starts at the end of your driveway.



Features and Specifications

Semi-Automatic Transmission (SE5)

Limited Edition color

Spyder rolling travel bag

6-spoke Custom Wheel Kit

Special Edition seat



6-Spoke Custom Wheel Kit – Lightweight design and aluminum construction. Outer gloss black rim, polished spokes.

Limited Edition Color – A unique Pearl White finish that makes it hard not to stare.

44-Liter Front Storage – Lockable front storage with 44 liters of space. Can fit two helmets.

Vehicle Stability System (VSS) – The Y-architecture enables the Spyder to host an innovative and unique stability system. Developed in conjunction with Bosch, the Vehicle Stability System (VSS) reduces the risk of losing control, integrated into Vehicle Stability System (VSS) and Stability Control system (SCS), Traction Control System (TCS) and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) functions.



Semi-automatic finger-trigger shifting (SE5).




2010 Can-Am Spyder RS-S Roadster – North American Specifications
North America MSRP: starting at $18,799 USD

ROTAX Engine
Manufacturer BRP-Rotax
Type 990 V-Twin
Displacement 998cc (60.90 cu. in.)
Bore 97 mm (3.82 in.)
Stroke 68 mm (2.68 in.)
Cylinder 2
Valves per cylinder DOHC 4
Max output 106 hp @ 8500 RPM (79 kW @ 8500 RPM)
Max torque 77 lb.-ft. @ 6250 RPM (104.3 Nm @ 6250 RPM)
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Ignition type Electronic ignition with dual output coil
Lubrication 5W40 semi-synthetic oil
Exhaust system 2-into-1 with catalytic converter
Cooling Liquid-cooled
Injection Multi-point EFI with 57 mm-diameter throttle bodies

Drive Train
Gear box 5-Speed manual (SM5) with transmission-based reverse
Optional gear box 5-Speed semi-automatic (SE5) with transmission-based reverse
Final drive 28/79 ratio final drive with
Kevlar-reinforced drive belt
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, manual operation through a hydraulic piston
Electric Equipment
Magneto 500 Watts
Starter Electric
Battery Sealed maintenance-free, 12V, 21 Amp

Front suspension Double A-Arm with anti-roll bar
Front suspension travel 5.67 in. (145 mm) shocks
Rear suspension Swing-arm with monoshock
Rear suspension travel 5.67 in. (145 mm) with adjustable cam
Chassis type SST Spyder (Surrounding Spar Technology)
Steering DPS (Dynamic Power Steering)

Tires & Wheels
Front tire KR21 165/65R14
Front nominal pressure 13-17 psi (90-117 kPa)
Rear tire KR21 225/50R15
Rear nominal pressure 26-30 psi (179-207 kPa)
Wheel size, front Aluminum 14×5 (355×127)
Wheel size, rear Aluminum 15×7 (381×178)

Type Foot-actuated, fully integrated
hydraulic 3-wheel braking system
Front braking system 4 piston calipers with 10.2 in. x 0.25 in. (260 mm x 6 mm) discs
Rear braking system Single-piston caliper with 10.2 in. x 0.25 in. (260 mm x 6 mm) disc
EBD Electronic Brake Distribution
ABS Anti-lock Braking System
Parking brake Mechanical, foot actuated to the rear caliper

Safety & Security
VSS Vehicle Stability System
ABS Anti-lock Braking System
TCS Traction Control System
SCS Stability Control System with roll-over mitigation
DPS Dynamic Power Steering
DESS Digitally Encoded Security System

Vehicle Dimensions & Weights
Dry vehicle weight 699 lb. (317 kg)
Front storage capacity 11.62 US gal. (44 l)
Front max load capacity 30 lb. (15.9 kg)
Total vehicle load allowed 440 lb. (200 kg)
Fuel capacity 7.13 US gal. (25 l)
Oil capacity 1.19 US gal. (4.5 l)
Coolant capacity 0.85 US gal. (3.2 l)
GVWR 1,188 lb. (540 kg)
Ground clearance 4.5 in. (115 mm)
Vehicle overall height 45.1 in. (1,145 mm)
Vehicle overall length 105 in. (2,667 mm)
Vehicle overall width 59.3 in. (1,506 mm)
Seat (top) height 29 in. (737 mm)
Wheel base 68 in. (1,727 mm)
Wheel track, front 51.5 in. (1,308 mm)
Type of gas Unleaded, 87 octane minimum

Color Choices
Full Moon Silver
Roadster Red
Quantum Blue
Millennium Yellow
Pearl White (RS-S Special Edition only)

Sport windshield X
11.62 US gal. (44 l) front storage X
Parking brake X
Digitally Encoded Security System X
Speedometer X
Tachometer X
Electric fuel gauge X
Dual trip meters X
Engine temperature X
Ambient temperature X
Gear position indicator X
6-Spoke custom wheel kit X
Custom white trim seat X
Spyder rolling travel bag X
Custom decals X
Exclusive pearl white color X
Two-year warranty X
X – Standard Feature o – Optional Feature

For the authorized Can-Am dealer nearest you, call 1-888-864-2002 or visit our website at spyder.brp.com. ©2009 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). All rights reserved. ®, ™ and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates.

† Bosch is a trademark of Robert Bosch GmbH. ? All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Read and pay special attention to your Operator’s Guide and to the safety labeling on your vehicle. Watch the safety DVD for important information concerning your vehicle and safety to reduce the risk of injury. Severe injury, including death, can result from ignoring warnings or through improper use of the vehicle. Always ride responsibly and safely. Follow all instructional and safety materials. Always observe applicable local laws and regulations.

Always wear a helmet, eye protection and appropriate protective clothing. And always remember that riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix. BRP reserves the right, at any time, to discontinue or change specifications, prices, designs, features, models or equipment without incurring obligation. Some models depicted may include optional equipment. Products are distributed in the U.S.A. by BRP US Inc. Vehicle performance may vary depending on weather, temperature, altitude, riding ability and rider/passenger(s) weight. Printed in Canada PN: 200998






Washington, D.C., September 2, 2009 – BRP introduces the new Can-Am Spyder RT roadster in response to specific consumer demand for a touring platform. The 2010 Can-Am Spyder roadster line-up now includes the Spyder RS (roadster sport) and the Spyder RT (roadster touring) models.
The introduction of the touring model coincides with a substantial gain in market presence on the heels of strong consumer demand since the roadster’s launch more than two years ago. Driven by a passionate owner community, the innovative three-wheel concept has become a global phenomenon in more than 50 countries to-date with authorized BRP dealers.

“The Can-Am Spyder RS is already a resounding market success, although, clearly, its full growth potential is only beginning to materialize,” said Yves Leduc, vice-president – general manager Can-Am and After Sales Operations, responsible for North American Sales & Marketing. “We are delivering the expansion of our Can-Am Spyder roadster line-up as promised at its launch in 2007 and we believe the announcement of the Spyder RT will even further accelerate the momentum experienced thus far.”

The Can-Am Spyder RT roadster powered by a Rotax 991 engine with Electronic Throttle Control optimized for touring stays true to the brand’s promise to deliver a perfect balance of performance and peace of mind. The roadster features the same acclaimed BOSCH-engineered Vehicle Stability System (VSS) as found in the Spyder RS-S Roadster, which includes Anti-lock Brakes, Traction Control and Stability Control systems. The VSS, coupled with the inherent stability of the roadster’s ‘Y-architecture’ and overall ease of use reinvents riding for enthusiasts of all skill levels.

BRP is also introducing an industry-first optional RT622 trailer package*, providing an additional 622 litres (22 cu. ft) of storage, designed specifically for the Spyder RT roadster and compatible with the vehicle’s stability system.

“The introduction of the Can-Am Spyder RT now provides options for sport and touring enthusiasts alike,” said Chris Dawson, vice-president and general manager, International division. “BRP’s superior design and innovation continues to deliver paradigm-shifting vehicles that push the envelope, and the RT model is no exception. The new platform goes well with what touring riders demand and there is no doubt in my mind the Can-Am Spyder RT is going to forever change the touring motorcycle category.”

The Spyder RT roadster will be available for trial at authorized BRP dealerships this fall. Consumers currently have the option to pre-order Premiere Edition Spyder RT-S roadsters for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), a privately-held company, is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorized recreational vehicles. Its portfolio of brands and products includes: Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft and sport boats, Evinrude and Johnson outboard engines, direct injection technologies such as E-TEC, Can-Am all-terrain vehicles and roadsters, as well as Rotax engines and karts. With manufacturing facilities on three continents, BRP products are distributed in more than 80 countries.

Sea-Doo, Ski-Doo, Lynx, Evinrude, Johnson, Can-Am, Rotax, E-TEC, Spyder and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

* Certain options may not be available (or homologated) in your country.


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