Aprilia launched latest updated Dorsoduro 900 in India. This is a luxury bike packed with a larger V-twin motor and gets more comprehensive electronics package. Along with this Aprilia also offers Shiver 900. The Shiver 900 is a light, agile roadster with appealing specifications and options.The hot and stylish Dorsoduro 900 is beefier motard capable of handling touring. The bike competes with the well known Ducati Hyperstrada.
The bike features same steel-tube trellis frame and aluminium side-plates with bolt-on rear subframe. There’s special switchable traction control on both bikes. There are also ride-by-wire throttle, three riding modes – sport, touring and rain, full-colour 4.3” TFT display, Bluetooth connectivity, trip computer functions and buttons on the handlebar.
Dorsoduro 900 powered by an efficient Four stroke, longitudinal 90°V twin, DOHC, with mixed gear/ chin timing system, 4 valves per cylinder engine with Displacement of 896.1 cc. It can makes Maximum Power of 95.2 hp @ 8750 rpm and Maximum Torque of 90 Nm @ 6500 rpm on ride. Engine mated to 6 speed gears. There is Front Brake of Dual 320 mm disc, 4-piston calipers type.
Rear Brake is Single 240 mm disc, 1-piston caliper type. Choose from Silver/Black/Red colors. Front suspension of the bike is Upside-down-fork, adjustable hydraulic rebound damping and spring preload type. Rear gets Aluminum alloy swingarm. Hydraulic shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload type. You can purchase Dorsoduro 900 from Piaggio’s exclusive MotoPlex showrooms in Pune, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore and Hyderabad.