Aprilia launched latest updated Shiver 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 Dorsoduro 900. The hot and stylish Dorsoduro 900 is beefier motard capable of handling touring. The Shiver 900 is a light, agile roadster with appealing specifications and options. 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.
Aprilia Shiver powered by a Aprilia V90 Longitudinal 90° V-twin engine, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, double overhead engine with Displacement of 896.1 cc. This can makes Maximum Power of 95.2 HP @ 8750 rpm and Maximum Torque of 90 Nm @ 6500 rpm. There is Integrated engine management system with Ride-byWire Fuel System and Digital electronic, integrated with the injection Ignition.
Engine mated to 6 speed gears. Front Brake is Dual Ø320 mm stainless steel floating discs. Radial, four-piston callipers type. Rear Brake is Ø240 mm stainless steel disc. Single piston type. It is supported with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Front Suspension is Upside-down fork, stanchions Ø 41, with adjustable hydraulic rebound damping and spring preload type.
Front Suspension is Aluminium alloy swingarm with stiffening truss. Rear gets Hydraulic shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload. You can purchase the Shiver 900 from Piaggio’s exclusive MotoPlex showrooms in Pune, Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore and Hyderabad.