For the first time this bike was introduced to the public at the Italian exhibition EICMA-2007 in Milan. Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 is a unique motorcycle of supermoto class that was created on the basis of the great racing experience of Aprilia. 92-horsepower engine includes a long list of advanced technologies, as liquid cooling and Tri-Map engine management. It also uses throttle control, four valves per cylinder, double overhead valve of inner tube, electronic fuel injection and hydraulic wet clutches. Engine output is estimated at 67.3 kW (92 hp) at 8750 rpm and 8.4 kgm (82 Nm) of torque at 4500 rpm. Motorcycle's gearbox is presented with a 6-speed transmission. This is all combined with a minimal weight of the bike. Dorsoduro 750 can satisfy even the most experienced driver.
Dashboard of Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 receives information on CAN-line and puts it into onboard memory to form an integral part of the diagnostic system. The driver manages the system with steering wheel controls.
The model has a combined frame consisting of steel and aluminum tubes. The upper part of the frame is designed as tubular steel bars, which are mounted on a firm aluminum case.
Dorsoduro 750 is a real masterpiece of motorcycle art that was created for a real pleasure.
More powerful modification of the motorcycle is named Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200. In comparison with the Dorsoduro 750 no significant changes have been made. Dorsoduro 1200 has received new three-spoke wheels that are 2.3 kg lighter than the five-spoke. Suspension and traction control systems have been reconfigured. Now they operate according to the selected mode of gas. The bike has also received a new color scheme, new front wing, and it has become 3 kg lighter than the previous version. The main difference between models is a 1200 cc Twin engine with a maximum power of 130 horsepower. The fuel tank's volume is 12 liters.
The braking system is represent with a front brake, consisting of two floating steel disks of stainless steel, 4-piston calipers and reinforced brake hoses. A steel disc with two-piston caliper and armored hoses is placed at the rear.