2008 Aprilia Shiver 750 Review — A Review of the 2008 Aprilia Shiver

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Aprilia Shiver 750

The Bottom Line


streetfighter looks

Responsive and ride makes it loads of fun to

Electronic throttle control greater control


settings can be distracting to use


Conformists beware- this will set you apart from the


MSRP: $8,999

90- cooled, 749.9 cc V-twin ride-by-wire technology producing 95 horsepower

2-into-1 stainless steel

Six-speed gearbox

Steel frame

43mm inverted fork, rear aluminum swingarm with hydraulic and spring adjustable preload and damping

Radially-mounted four-piston, floating stainless steel front brakes, single-piston stainless rear brake

height: 31.8 inches

capacity: 3.96 gallons

Dry 416.6 lbs

Guide Review — Aprilia Shiver 750 Review

It may like a raw, snarling thanks to its sharp angles. but the Aprilia Shiver 750 can take on any of personas, thanks to its ride-by-wire throttle. Default is ‘Sport’ which delivers an impressively throttle response that’s and accurate. ‘Tour’ mode is more sedate, while is downright anemic- and all settings are on a digital dash. which conveys ambient temperature, consumption, average speed, and

But ‘Sport’ is where it’s at- you’re in a downpour and intent on the shiny side up- and the V-twin which produces 95 crank creates loads of thrust, you thankful that the saddle is holding you snugly in place hard acceleration. The handling/ride quotient is nicely balanced, to its 43mm inverted fork and rear shock with preload and rebound damping, is mounted to an attractive aluminum

Brakes offer great and strong stops, and the 2-1 stainless exhaust sounds awesome, but the bike’s Achilles’ heel ironically, be found at left the shifter. The lever action feels very crisp, and I hit neutrals several times, can be disconcerting during spirited

Don’t get me wrong: the Shiver is powerful, and fun to ride, and perhaps because it does those so well that its unsmooth is especially disappointing. If you can overlook weak link, Aprilia’s should satisfy your for a middlweight … bike looks like no other, with a pleasing balance of and comfort, and does it all for the relatively price of $9,000.

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