2009 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750 Review — Dorsoduro 750 First Ride- Photos

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Aprilia Dorsoduro 750

First Ride: 2009 Dorsoduro 750 Middle motard, V-Twin.

Riding on the coattails of the 450 and 550cc V-Twin-powered SXV racers, the is Aprilia’s latest interpretation of a supermoto streetbike. It proves the freshly capitalized company is about expanding market

This new model is based the Federico Martini-designed, 750cc, V-Twin that was developed at company Piaggio’s headquarters in and first used in the Shiver 750 went on sale this spring. It was anticipated that the would be introduced with a version of that engine but problems delayed the release and a version was green-lighted instead.

Sharing the same frame, tank and engine as the Shiver, the has a strong family resemblance, but a few styling touches give it a of its own. Aprilia designers always blessed their with a certain elegant and this 750 is no exception. The mini-fairing partially around a Shiver and features an integrated front the fuel tank includes radiator shrouds for a lean and supermoto appearance.

Stance is tall, with a seat height; benefits are offering ample lean and legroom. Out back is the same cantilevered monoshock as found on the The 43mm inverted fork has a 26-degree rake and 4.3 inches of

Wheelbase is a long 59.2

Engine tuning on the ultra-short-…, four-valve-per-cylinder Twin has been from Shiver specs, slightly less peak (92 at 8750 rpm), but making 61 of torque at only 4500 On the road, this proved to be a good compromise. Throttle on the smooth-running engine is very delivering a solid punch at about any rpm.

Aprilia Dorsoduro 750

An adjustable ECU allows three levels of throttle response for standard, sport and rain

A claimed dry weight of 409 pounds the bike feel light and Ample suspension travel inches front and rear) the Dorsoduro to digest bumps in the surrounding Rome in impeccable It’s very stable, a quick pace on rough in tricky conditions.

A fat 180/55ZR-17 tire mounted on a 6-inch rim positively huge and may take a bit of agility but is very stylish; a rolls up front. Radial-mount calipers squeeze 320mm discs with a single-piston and 240mm rotor out back.

Aprilia’s interpretation of the maxi-moto combines an upright riding lively engine, long-travel and nice styling. Expect the to hit U.S. shores this as a 2009 model with an MSRP around $10,000.

Aprilia Dorsoduro 750
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750
Aprilia Dorsoduro 750

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