2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 - tech specs revealed

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Aprilia has revealed full tech specs for the 2010 Shiver 750 which is set to cost £6,199 when it goes on sale in May.

As MCN's story back in November revealed, Aprilia has tweaked rather than redesigned their 750cc v-twin middleweight. 

New features for 2010 include a stylish bikini fairing for more wind protection, funky wavey discs (along with revised brake master cylinders) and new racier rearsets.

The ergonomics of the bike have been subtley altered - the seat is lower and 5cm slimmer to make the bike easier and more comfortable for novice or shorter riders. The rider footpegs have been re-positioned for more comfort, while the handlebars have been dropped slightly for a more aggressive and sporting stance.

The 95bhp Shiver 750 still boasts a fly-by-wire throttle and switchable engine mappings for sport, touring and rain riding.

MCN road tester Adam Child will be at the 2010 Shiver launch this Friday, so check back then for updates on what it's like to ride. 

2010 Aprilia Shiver 750 - £6,199
Engine V90 four-stroke longitudinal 90° V-twin engine, liquid cooled, double overhead camshaft with mixed gear/chain timing system, four valves per cylinder.
Bore and stroke 92 x 56.4 mm
capacity 749.9 cc
Maximum power at crankshaft 95 hp at 9,000 rpm
Maximum torque at crankshaft 8.25 kgm at 7,000 rpm
Fuel system Ride by Wire integrated engine control system.
Exhaust system 2 into 1 exhaust system in 100% stainless steel with three-way catalytic converter and lambda probe
Lubrication Wet sump
Gearbox 6 speeds
Clutch Multiple discs in oil bath, hydraulically operated
Primary drive Straight cut gears, drive ratio: 60/31 (1.75)
Secondary drive Chain. Drive ratio: 16/44
Chassis Modular tubular steel frame fastened to aluminium side plates by high strength bolts. Removable subframe.
Front suspension Upside down fork with 43 stanchions. Wheel travel 120 mm.
Rear suspension Aluminium alloy swingarm; with swingarm stiffener brace, Hydraulic shock absorber with adjustable rebound and preload. Wheel travel 130 mm.
Brakes Front: Dual 320 mm diam. wave stainless steel floating disc. Radial callipers with four pistons. Metal braided brake lines.
2-channel Continental ABS system
Brakes Rear: Stainless steel disc  245 mm. Single piston calliper. Metal braided brake pipe.
Wheel rims Aluminium alloy
Front tyre: 120/70 ZR 17 
Rear tyre: 180/55 ZR 17
length 2,265 mm
width 810 mm (at handlebar)
height 1,135 mm (at instrument panel)
Seat height 800 mm
Tank 15 litres

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James Keen

By James Keen