Italy manufactures some of the best motor vehicles and bikes in the world. Theirs’ are machines of pride and beauty. Driven by the status of Italian motor products, Aprilia has gone ahead to produce some of the finest motorbikes in the world. Its bikes feature superior design, comfort, and high performance, and this is what define their Shiver 750 line. With refined mechanics and a top class chassis, this bike is one to reckon. Here is a review of its latest model, the 2016 Aprilia Shiver 750.
Style and Design
The 2016 Aprilia Shiver 750 features innovation and unique design. It has a very attractive look that indicates a strong desire to expose the distinctive personality of the bike and its rider. The bike features a sporty naked look that suggests a perfect blend of aggressiveness, elegance, and excitement. The design of this machine allows for maximum comfort when riding in the sporty riding position.
Suspension and Performance
The 2016 Shiver 750 is fitted with a 43mm upside-down fork that is mounted on shell cast radial caliper mounts. Together with the lateral shock absorber mounted to the swingarm, you are sure to achieve maximum rigidity and smooth handling on nearly all terrains. The bike also features three riding modes. These modes are Sport, Touring, and Rain. The modes allow the rider to take advantage of riding conditions, therefore, fully exploiting the bikes abilities.
Four-stroke four valves per cylinder longitudinal 90° V-twin liquid cooling engine
Double overhead camshafts that are driven by mixed gear/chain timing system
Ride by Wire throttle control
Capacity 749.9 cc
Hydraulically operated multi-plate wet clutch
– Suspensions and Brakes
43mm upside down fork front suspension.
Aluminum alloy swingarm rear suspension with stiffener brace
Hydraulic shock absorber, with adjustable rebound and preload (rear suspension)
Dual 320 mm floating wave discs front brake made of stainless steel with four-piston radial calipers and metal braided brake lines.
240 mm stainless steel wave disc rear brake with single piston caliper and metal braided brake lines.
120/70 ZR 17 radial tubeless front tire
180/55 ZR 17 radial tubeless rear tire
189 kg dry weight
15 liters fuel tank capacity