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Aprilia SL 750 Shiver is one cool

By Susan Carpenter Los Angeles Staff Writer

May 7, 2008

Is it in here, or is it me? Maybe I’m feeling the cool from new Shiver, in all its freak-out orange

The 750 cc V-twin Shiver is a sport but it’s an entirely new breed for the manufacturer: a competitively priced, middleweight standard that can be to slice and dice canyons or slab to work.

Until year’s Shiver, Aprilia have any bikes to fill the gap its 143-horsepower RSV liter bike, its … brother — the — and its scooters, which explain why the Venice-based company have nearly the same recognition in the U.S. as its Bologna Ducati. But, as the Shiver’s emblem so proudly declares ESL flair, Aprilia is 27 times champions. Most of those have just been in the smaller 125 and 250 cc categories.

It’s this racing that Aprilia is leveraging the Shiver, employing various technologies that are more on a track-oriented, middleweight sport than on an upright, street-going The brake cables, for example, are steel. And the front 320 mm discs are with racetrack-ready, radial calipers.

Even more notable are the throttle, which uses (instead of a cable) to more respond to twists of the grip, and a new feature that allows to select between three power modes.

This system, managed by the bike’s control unit, is new for Aprilia, and only available on the Shiver. the bike is idling, the ignition doubles as a toggle that riders to choose between mode (a safety feature muzzles the bike’s power the riding gets slick), (which makes the throttle to the point of being twitchy) and (which makes it smooth). I the three modes to be so distinct each setting was like a different motorcycle.

I also found the touring to be sort of a misnomer since bike is a standard and doesn’t a windshield. Commuting would be a more accurate name for easy-to-use mode, which is the I enjoyed most. Sport was sensitive than I wanted, in the cut-it-loose canyons, where the otherwise shimmers as an extremely smooth-shifting and flickable machine.

Aprilia is Italian, which its focus isn’t only but also style. The Shiver is no with its steel trellis and bodywork that is more than a Mr. Olympia contender.

there’s my favorite feature on bike — the exhaust. It the shape of these tucked-under-the-tail, 2-into-1-into-2 stainless steel that grabbed me so much as guttural thrum, which was with fellow Italians Romeo. The legendary sports-car has a much larger and more sound chamber, and it’s 170 miles from Aprilia — easily reached a crack of the throttle.

Aprilia Shiver 750

2008 Aprilia SL750

Base price: $8,999

Liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC, 90-degree V-twin, four per cylinder, four …, six

Maximum horsepower: 95 hp at 9,000 rpm

torque: 60 pound-feet at 7,000 rpm

Seat height: 31.9

Dry weight: 417 pounds

Aprilia Shiver 750
Aprilia Shiver 750
Aprilia Shiver 750
Aprilia Shiver 750


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