> One concept, two characters. Both are players in the still growing, successful segment of big dual-purpose bikes, each equipped with a powerful engine on a lighter frame. But two different interpretations went into production. The Aprilia ETV 1000 Caponord and the Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom have a lot in common.
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