Aprilia Shiver 900 is a naked street fighter from the house of the Italian motorcycle manufacturer in the 900cc segment. It was launched in India along with the Dorsoduro 900, which is an adventure tourer. The Shiver 900 delivers improved torque and is equipped with electronics, such as advanced traction control system, ride by wire and smartphone connectivity.
Design aesthetics of the Aprilia Shiver 900 have been revamped to include side covers on the fuel tank, side panels, tail fairing and front mudguard, highlighting the sporty appeal. The frame, cylinder head covers and rear shock spring have been painted red, which adds to the overall look.
Aprilia Shiver 900 offers comfortable riding stance thanks to the straight handlbar, along with a hint of aggression as the foot pegs are rear sets. Overall the design even encourages long haul rides.
Aprilia Shiver 900 is powered by a 900cc V-twin, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, double overhead camshaft engine with four valves per cylinder. It delivers 95.2 hp at 8,750 rpm and 90 Nm at 6,500 rpm.
Aprilia Shiver 900's engine is paired to a six-speed gearbox. It comes with a hydraulically operated multi-plate wet clutch.
Aprilia Shiver 900 is equipped with dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs with four-piston callipers at the front assisted by continental two-channel ABS system, and at the back, it gets a 240 mm stainless steel disc with a single piston calliper.
Aprilia Shiver 900 comes with a 15-litre fuel tank.