Turbochargers equal performance these days. Can-Am's Spyder F3 Turbo Concept shows that forced induction works just as well on three wheels as it does on four – or two for that matter. This trike packs a turbo version of the standard F3's 1,330cc three-cylinder Rotax engine with 150 horsepower and 137 pound-feet of torque. Those are useful upgrades over the stock machine's 115 hp and 96 lb-ft. The added boost can get the three-wheeler to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds and across the quarter mile in 12.3 seconds, Can-Am claims.

In addition to the extra power, the F3 Turbo Concept boasts a three-into-three Akrapovic exhaust to make it sound the part, and Fox shocks to sharpen the handling. Slick tires keep things planted, at least when the rider hasn't engaged the Sport Mode that lets the rear end slide.

The aggressive styling and bright yellow paint don't let this concept blend in. The trike has a gaping mouth and big front splitter. Above the grille, there's also a second intake and LED lights. Sadly, Can-Am's clip doesn't offer a great opportunity to hear the turbocharged engine sing. Still, it looks cool, and it's got more than enough performance to keep its rider happy.

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SPYDER® F3 TURBO CONCEPT
150 HP RACE-INSPIRED

HIGHLIGHTS

ROTAX® POWERED 1330cc TURBOCHARGED AND INTERCOOLED ENGINE –
Leverages cutting-edge Rotax technology found in high-performance engines such as the Can-Am® MaverickTM TURBO and the 300-horsepower Sea-Doo® RXP®-X®.
• Engine Type . . . . . . . . . .In-line 3 cylinders, 1330 cc
• 0-60 mph . . . . . . . . . . . .4.3 sec.
• Power. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150 hp @ 6800 RPM
• 1/4 Mile. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12.3 sec.
• Torque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 lb-ft. @ 5000 RPM

NEW SPORT MODE – The concept vehicle unleashes the ability to perform controlled rear tire drifts

BOLD AND AGGRESSIVE – Race-inspired styling and performance
• Straight pipe, 3 to 3, Akrapovic† exhaust
• Autometer† boost gauge and instrumentation
• FOX† high-performance shocks
• Push to start button
See more at canamspyder.com
• Racing cut-off switch
• Racing slicks
• Mono seat Bobber kit
• Oversized hood and air intake • Oversized lower grill
• NASCAR†-inspired front spoiler • LED front signature light
• Drag bar
• Circuit Yellow paint scheme

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