2008 Honda Shadow Aero®

Only 3993 Miles

Full-sized looks and 750 cc performance without the full-sized price tag. Sound like a stretch? Not when you’re talking about the Honda Shadow Aero®. Stunning is one way to describe its long, low, retro styling simply drenched in chrome from tip to tail and boasting classic valanced fenders, spoked wheels and five all-new colors. Staggering is another - especially once you see that all this muscular V-twin style and performance could be yours for a mid-sized price.

Additional Features

  • Large, custom-styled taillight and attractive retro-styled turn-signal indicators.
  • Broad, low-slung solo seat with detachable passenger seat.
  • Stylish 3.7-gallon fuel tank.
  • Speedometer is set into the front of the fuel tank for classic retro styling.
  • Chrome Highlights Include:•Cylinder-head cover•Air-cleaner cover•Left and right engine sidecovers•Brake and clutch lever brackets•Rear brake pedal•Shift lever•Swingarm pivot cap•Ignition switch cover•Handlebar•Rear shock covers•Headlight.
  • Steering-head lock and helmet lock for added security when parked.
  • Classically styled and powerful 60-watt/55-watt halogen headlight.


  • Dual-shock rear suspension features five-position spring preload adjustability and eye-catching chrome covers, while offering 3.5-inches of wheel travel for a smooth, well-controlled ride.
  • Large-section tires are mounted on traditional spoked wheels with wide chrome rims. The front end features a fat 120/90-17 tire that provides a wide footprint and matches the substantial style of the machine.
  • Single front disc brake with twin-piston caliper grips a 296 mm drilled rotor between sintered metal pads. Rear brake features a 180 mm drum.
  • Large 4 mm-thick fork brace mounted under fender enhances rigidity.
  • Innovative frame design features large, steel tube backbone reaching back from massive cast steering head to rear of the engine case for simplicity and strength.
  • Shaft final-drive system provides smooth, low-maintenance operation.
  • Sturdy and responsive 41mm front fork features large-diameter chrome steel shrouds and large billet-aluminum triple-clamp for a distinctive retro look. Delivers confident, neutral handling control and plush 4.6-inch wheel travel.


  • Wide-ratio five-speed transmission.
  • Three-valve dual-plug combustion chamber.
  • Aluminum radiator maintains consistent engine temperature for optimum performance and long engine life. Mounted between frame rails for enhanced appearance.
  • Finned cylinders enhance appearance and give a big-bike look.
  • 745 cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine produces impressive power over a broad rpm range.
  • Crankshaft features long-stroke design along with high-mass ACG to produce strong V-twin feel and low-rpm torque peak.
  • Single 34 mm constant-velocity carburetor offers crisp throttle response.
  • Ignition with electronic advance offers dependability and is maintenance-free.

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Touring Accessories:•Custom windscreen•Backrest with pad (tall and low styles) •Rear carrier (square tube)
  • Leather Accessories:•Saddlebags (two styles: plain and studded)•Front pouch (three styles: plain, studded and fringed)•Touring bag (three styles: plain, studded and fringed) and tank belt (two styles: plain and studded)
  • Chrome Accessories:•Backrest trim (tall and low styles)•Lightbar•Spotlight visors•Front fender guard rail•Rear fender guard rail•Radiator guard•Front fender tip•Front fender trim•Rear fender trim•Swingarm pivot cover set•Seat trim rail•Solo rider rear carrier•Driveshaft cover•Master cylinder cap (chrome and chrome billet)
  • Additional Accessories: •Digital audio system•Cycle cover

New for 2008

  • New Candy Dark Red, Metallic Silver/Black, Black/White, Candy Dark Red/White and classic Black colors.
  • New custom-styled Shadow tank logo.
  • Sleek new two-into-two exhaust system features bullet-style mufflers for a classic crusier style.

General Information

Manufacturer Honda
Model Year 2008
Model Shadow Aero®
Model Code VT750CA8
Stock Number 401206
Color Black / White


Brakes Front: Single 296 mm disc with twin-piston caliperRear: 180 mm drum
Tires Front: 120/90-17Rear: 160/80-15


Weight TBD
Wheelbase 64.5 in.
Seat Height 25.9 in.


Transmission Wide-ratio 5-speed
Final Drive Shaft


Engine Liquid-cooled, 52° V-twin, SOHC, 3-valves per cylinder
Displacement 745 cc
Bore x Stroke 79 x 76 mm
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Carburetion Single 34 mm CV type
Ignition CD with electronic advance, 2 spark plugs per cylinder


Suspension Front: 41 mm fork; 4.6 in. travelRear: Dual shocks with 5-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.5 in. travel
Rake 34°
Trail 6.3 in. (161 mm)