2017 Can-Am Spyders Are Here! (Sort of)

Riding fans of three-wheeled motorcycles will be glad to know Can-Am have released its 2017 line-up, bringing some interesting features that tend to blend the two and three-wheeled worlds.

The manufacturer that continues to widen the motorcycle definition continues to improve on its models and expand the way open roads are conquered. While there is a lot of information to take in with the most recently revealed highlights, more news on the 2017 Can-Am Spyder line up is expected in August later this year.

What has made motorcycle headlines so far is the new Sport mode which gives riders the freedom to perform controlled rear tire spins allowing for rear tire drifts. But Can-Am have also included new technology, features and even additional paint options for this years offerings.

The model range is divided into three categories, Touring, Sport Cruising and Cruiser Touring. Here’s what the 2017 line-up is looking like.

2017 RT

Filed under the Touring section, the RT’s comfort-tuned suspension options, electric adjustable-height windshield and premium saddle and backrest offer a luxurious ride for driver and passenger. Generous built-in cargo capacity and a premium sound system make the Spyder RT perfect for multi-day adventures, across town or cross-country.

The high-torque Rotax 1330 ACETM in-line, triple-cylinder engine promises to be smooth and responsive across the entire rev range, while the six-speed transmission utilizes a cutting-edge clutch-activation system and ECOTM mode smart-assist to enable a range up to 252 miles at 62 mph on a single tank of fuel.

Some other key features:

  • Semi-Automatic or Manual 6-Speed Transmission with Reverse
  • Traction Control, Stability Control and Anti-Lock Brakes
  •  Dynamic Power Steering
  •  Brembo Braking System
  •  ECO Mode Smart Assist
  •  Ultra-Comfortable Seat with Lumbar Support and Passenger Backrest
  •  41 Gallons (155 L) of Cargo Space
  •  AM/FM Audio System with USB port and Independent Passenger Audio Controls
  •  Premium Color Digital Gauge
  •  D.E.S.S. Anti-Theft System
  •  Adjustable Electric Windshield
  •  Self-Leveling Air Suspension
  •  Rider Foot Pegs
  •  Metallic Silver Accents
  • Heated Rider Handgrips
  • Cruise Control
  • 12-Spoke Metallic Silver Wheels

The Can-Am Spyder RT is available in Pearl White and has a starting Retail Price of $23,449.

2017 Can-Am Spyder RT

2017 RT-S

Up next, the 2017 RT-S enjoys everything the base model of the RT does with the addition of a 6-Speed Semi-Automatic Transmission with Reverse (SE6) on all RT-S Models and new to the Spyder, an Automatic Rear Air Suspension Adjustment with Selector Switch.

Other features

  • Rider Footboards
  • Carbon Black Accents
  • 12-Spoke Carbon Black Wheels
  • Adjustable Air Suspension
  • Fog Lights
  • Front Cargo Light and Liner
  • Heated Passenger Grips
  • Two-Tone Seat
  • Refined Front Fender with LED Lights
  • Fog Lamps and LED Accent Lights

The RT comes in three colors, Pearl White, Orbital Blue Metallic and a new choice of Champagne Metallic with a starting retail price: $28,499.

2017 Can-Am Spyder RT-S

2017 RT Limited

Building on everything covered so far the 2017 RT Limited enjoys everything found on the Spyder RT-S with the additional features of Garmin Zumo 590 GPS, new to the Spyder world, Limited Signatures, Chrome Accents, 12-Spoke Chrome Front Wheels and Front Cargo Rolling Travel Bag.

Available in the same colors as the RT, Pearl White, Orbital Blue Metallic and a new choice of Champagne Metallic the Spyder RT Limited has a starting retail price: $31,049.

2017 Can-Am Spyder RT Limited

2017 F3-S

Moving into the Sport Cruising category of the Spyder line-up, the 2017 F3-S is where interested riders can find the much-reported about Sport mode mentioned at the beginning of this article. It’s also where the UFit system is highlighted.

The exclusive Spyder F3 UFit system lets riders easily position the footpegs according to their height and choose the handlebar based on a preferred riding style, essentially ensuring a truly customized riding experience.

2017 Can-Am Spyder F3-S

Other features include;

  • Rotax 1330 ACETM In-Line 3-Cylinder High-Torque Engine delivering 115 HP and 96 lb-ft of torque
  • Vehicle Stability System with ABS, Traction Control and Stability Control
  • High-Performance Brembo Braking System
  • Gas-Charged, Aluminum FOX PODIUM Front Shocks
  • ECOTM Mode Smart Assist
  • Passenger Pegs
  • Dynamic Power Steering
  • 6-Spoke, Machined Deep Black Wheels
  • Cruise Control
  • Refined Front Fenders with Integrated LED Lights
  • Black Embossed Suede Seat
  • Anti-Theft System
  • 5 Gallons (24.4 L) of Cargo Space

This model also offers the Transmission Options of 6-Speed Manual with Reverse (SM6) or 6-Speed Semi-Automatic with Reverse (SE6).

Coming in Oxford Metallic Blue and Pure Magnesium, the F3-S starts at $21,249.

 

Daytona 500 Edition F3-S

Everything found on the F3-S is included on the Daytona 500 Edition, which highlights the Can-Am brand’s connection to auto racing. This special edition enjoys race-Inspired Graphics and Styling, Including black stripes and Daytona 500 Logo as well as;

  • Super Sport Front Grill
  • 6-Spoke, Deep Black High Gloss Front Wheels
  • Mono Seat Cowl
  • Drag Style Handlebar

Available in Pure Magnesium Metallic with Circuit Yellow Frame, Oxford Blue Metallic and Circuit Yellow Metallic the starting price for Daytona 500 Edition F3-S is $21,249.

2017 F3-T

Riding into the Cruiser Touring category, the F3-T offers additional cargo capacity and wind protection make the Spyder F3-T ready for extended adventures. Riders can enjoy the added comfort of a tall windshield and smooth and quiet shocks. Meant for the longer road trips, Can-Am promises capacity with this models integrated hard side luggage.

The key features include

  • Rotax 1330 ACE In-Line 3-Cylinder High-Torque Engine delivering 115 HP and 96 lb-ft of torque
  • Vehicle Stability System with ABS, Traction Control and Stability Control
  • High-Performance Brembo Braking System
  • Big-Bore Shock Absorbers
  • ECO Mode Smart Assist
  • Dynamic Power Steering
  • UFit Custom Fitting System (discussed above)
  • 4-Speaker Audio System (now standard on all F3-T models)
  • Long Silencer
  • 6-Spoke, Machined, Deep Black Wheels
  • Manually-Adjustable Rear Air Suspension
  • Cruise Control
  • Premium Color Digital Gauge
  • Trailer Ready
  • E.S.S.TM Anti-Theft System

This model also offers the Transmission Options of 6-Speed Manual with Reverse (SM6) or 6-Speed Semi-Automatic with Reverse (SE6)

Available colors include Pure Magnesium Metallic, Intense Red Pearl, Monolith Black Satin and Pearl White with the F3-T having a starting retail price of $24,099.

2017 Can-Am Spyder F3-T

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