2007 Honda Shadow Spirit VT750C
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Introducing the Cool and Sporty Cruiser
Long and low, sleek and mean, the new Shadow Spirit takes Honda's VT750C
concept another big step in the direction of fun and wild. Featuring a tall and slim 21"
front wheel and the lowest seat in its class, the new Shadow Spirit's looks are pure
cruising excitement. Its time-tested liquid-cooled V-twin engine features new fuel
injection and an impressive pair of shotgun exhaust pipes for both the look and
dynamic feel of pulsating V-twin power. Combining eye-catching style and a laidback
ride with strong performance and proven Honda reliability, the new Shadow
Spirit delivers the best look and the best fit at the best value money can buy.
The new Shadow Spirit comes loaded for fun on the street with a host of
impressive features that offer the ultimate in style, comfort and riding exhilaration.
Slim and aggressive cruiser form highlighted by large 21" wire-spoke front wheel,
wide and long fuel tank and shorted bobbed rear fender.
Low 'gunfighter'-style seat offers comfortable ride and easy reach to ground.
Short, semi-drag-style handlebars positioned for easy reach and cool looks.
Prominent, chrome-plated tank-mounted instrument panel with large, easy-to-read
Strong and responsive liquid-cooled 52° V-twin engine with long-stroke singlepin
crankshaft for impressive feeling of power.
Newly developed PGM-FI fuel injection system features single 42mm throttle
body, dual injectors and IACV (Idle Air Control Valve) for easy starts and smooth
Dual shotgun exhaust system provides dynamic looks and exhilarating sound.
Dual exhaust system features built-in 300-cell catalyser elements and oxygen
sensors for low emissions that meet EURO-3 regulations.
Smooth-shifting five-speed transmission.
Quiet, clean and low-maintenance shaft final drive.
Low-slung double-cradle steel frame with large-diameter single tube backbone
and pressed steel pivot plates.
One-piece 'gunfighter' seat height lowest in 750cc class at 652mm.
Cast steel seat rail sub-frame supports the pillion seat section and sleek bobbed
Extended 41mm telescopic front fork and large-diameter 21" front wheel provide
smoothly responsive handling and a relaxed ride.
Dual conventional dampers support shaft drive swingarm for easy riding comfort.
Large-diameter 296mm disc brake stopped by responsive dual-piston calliper.
Leading/trailing shoe rear drum brake.
Honda Ignition Security System (HISS) effectively deters rideaway theft.
Extensive range of optional equipment available.
Specifications Shadow Spirit VT750DC ED-type
Engine - Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 6-valve SOHC 52° V-twin
Displacement - 745cm³
Bore x Stroke - 79 x 76mm
Compression Ratio - 9.6 : 1
Max. Power Output - 33.5kW / 5,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
Max. Torque - 65.1Nm / 3,500min-1 (95/1/EC)
Idling Speed - 1,200min-1
Oil Capacity - 3.2 litres
Carburation - PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with automatic choke
Throttle Bore - 34mm
Aircleaner - Viscous, cartridge-type mesh net filter
Fuel Tank Capacity - 14.6 litres (including 3.6-litre reserve)
Ignition System - Fully transistorised electronic
Ignition Timing - 8° BTDC (idle) ~ 50° BTDC (5,500min-1)
Sparkplug Type - DPR7EA-9 (NGK); X22EPR-U9 (ND)
Starter - Electric
Battery Capacity - 12V / 12AH
ACG Output - 399W
Headlights - 12V, 55W x 1 (low) / 60W x 1 (high)
Clutch - Wet, multiplate with coil springs
Clutch Operation - Mechanical; cable-actuated
Transmission - 5-speed
Primary Reduction - 1.763 (67/38)
Gear Ratio - 1; 2.400 (36/15), 2; 1.550 (31/20), 3; 1.174 (27/23), 4; 0.960 (24/25), 5; 0.852 (23/27)
Final Reduction - 3.091 (34/11)
Final Drive - Enclosed shaft
Frame - Double-cradle; steel tube
Dimensions - (LxWxH) 2,424 x 837 x 1,107mm
Wheelbase - 1,653mm
Caster Angle - 34° 30'
Trail - 158mm
Turning Radius - 3.4m
Seat Height - 652mm
Ground Clearance - 132mm
Dry Weight - 230.5kg
Kerb Weight - 248.3kg (F: 114.3kg; R: 134kg)
Max. Carrying Capacity - 180kg
Loaded Weight - 438.5kg (F: 155.5kg; R: 283kg)
Suspension - Front; 41mm telescopic fork, 115mm axle travel, Rear; Dual conventional dampers with 5-step adjustable spring preload, 90mm axle travel
Wheels - Front; Chromed steel rim/wire spoke, Rear; Chromed steel rim/wire spoke
Rim Size - Front; 21M/C x MT2.15, Rear; 15M/C x MT3.50
Tyre Size - Front; 90/90 21M/C (54S), Rear; 160/80 15M/C (74S)
Tyre Pressure - Front; 200kPa, Rear; 200kPa
Brakes - Front; 296 x 6mm hydraulic disc with dual-piston calliper and sintered metal pads, Rear; 180mm leading/trailing drum
All specifications are provisional and subject to change without notice.