Sunday, January 8, 2012

2012 Aprilia Shiver 750 Review

2012 Aprilia Shiver 750 Review
2012 Aprilia Shiver 750
Aprilia Shiver is without a doubt the benchmark bike for medium engine capacity nakeds.
2012 Aprilia Shiver 750 Model Highlights

The main characteristics of the Aprilia Shiver 750 are:
- V2 90° engine with four valves per cylinder, double overhead camshaft and liquid cooling;
- the integral Ride-by-Wire tri-map technology developed for competitions;
- modular trellis/aluminium frame with significant torsional rigidity;
- aluminium swingarm with stiffener brace and lateral shock absorber;
- 43 mm upside down fork;
- racing brakes with radial callipers and 320mm Wave discs
- Sport rider/passenger footpegs
- Rear wheel with 5.5 mm channel
Shiver aims in no uncertain terms towards sportiness.
The engine
Thanks to its peculiar technical features the Aprilia twin-cylinder is able to combine an exceptionally high level of output with maximum exploitation rates and user-friendly riding options. This technical solution obviously represents the state-of-the-art version of engine control systems and Aprilia Shiver confirms its technological leadership position in its sector.
Thanks to the technical solutions installed on this bike the V90 Aprilia is able to achieve outstanding output values. Maximum power of 95 HP at 9,000 rpm and maximum torque of 81 Nm at 7,000 rpm is top of the line performance. Frame
The swingarm has benchmark rigidity levels in this category.
The rear brake features a 245mm disc with single piston calliper to provide adequate support to the front system.