BRP PARTERNS WITH AKRAPOVIČ TO DISTRIBUTE HIGH QUALITY EXHAUST SYSTEMS FOR THE CAN-AM SPYDER ROADSTER

Valcourt, Québec, Canada, October, 2012– BRP will distribute two Akrapovič high performance silencer models for the Can-Am Spyder roadster and will present them for the first time at the 70th International Motorcycle Exhibition EICMA in Italy next month. 


"Having a partner which has built a solid reputation through its association with leading motorcycle and automotive brands allows us to provide our customers with the best option to customize their Can-Am Spyder Roadster"" said Bernard Leblanc, vice-president and regional manager for EMEA. "Akrapovičis a strong and reputable brand with proven success. We are pleased to present these silencers for their European premier at the EICMA exhibition in Milan".

"This agreement with BRP is a perfect fit for Akrapovič, we commercialize high quality and performance exhaust systems and BRP is the leader in innovative Powersports products with industry-shaping vehicles such as the Can-Am Spyder roadster" said Neil MorleyMarketing Director for Akrapovič

BRP will distribute two exhaust systems specially calibrated for the Can-Am Spyder roadster, the Akrapovič Sport touring and sport silencers. Both of them are made of premium titanium shell construction with carbon fiber end cap. These new parts are fully street legal and compliant to the North American and European regulations. The Akrapovič silencers are compatible with all roadster models (Spyder RS, RT and ST). Installed on a Can-Am Spyder roadster, they enhance the rider experience and are 55% lighter than the standard stock exhaust system.

BRP will present these new Can-Am roadster accessories for the first time to general public at the EICMA in Milan Italy from November 15 to 18th 2012 at the pavilions of Fiera Milano, in Rho. These parts will then be available through BRP dealers and distributors network.

Akrapovič Exhaust Systems Technology is a manufacturer of top-quality exhaust systems for motorcycles, sports cars and carbon parts with 13,000 m2 of production and commercial space and 450 employees.


Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), a privately held company, is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and marketing of motorised recreational vehicles. Its portfolio of brands and products includes: Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea‑Doo watercraft, Evinrude outboard engines, Can-Am all‑terrain and side-by-side vehicles and roadsters, as well as Rotax engines. BRP products are distributed in more than 100 countries. BRP currently employs more than 6,000 people worldwide.


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For information:

Marc Lacroix
Director, International Product Management
BRP
Tel: +1 450 532 5023
marc.lacroix@brp.com

Johanne Denault
Manager, Corporate Communications
BRP
Tel: +1.450.532.5173
johanne.denault@brp.com

Akrapovič :
Neil Morley
Marketing Director
Akrapovič
Tel: +386 1 78 78404
Neil.Morley@akrapovic.com