- Torque abundant engine
- Under seat exhausts
- Higher price
- Limited Service Facilities
- Conventional Design
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Aprilia Shiver 900 Overview
The Aprilia Shiver was launched in 2007 as a 750cc middleweight naked motorcycle. Unfortunately, it did not receive the attention that it expected from the market. About 10 years down the line, ApriliaShiver has finally made a comeback and has been made in the best possible way, giving it more power and love; now, it’s Aprilia Shiver 900. The bike still uses ride-by-wire throttle and for the first time has got gains traction control, which helps in shedding out weight by more than a pound as compared to the Shiver 750.
Aprilia Shiver 900 Performance and Handling
The front suspension is an upside down fork, stanchions 41mm Kayaba fork with adjustable hydraulic rebound damping and spring pre-load, and at the rear, there is Aluminium alloy swingarm with stiffening truss. Hydraulic shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload provide a good grip and handling in the corners.
Aprilia Shiver 900 Engine & Transmission
What powers the new Shiver 900 is an 896cc liquid-cooled four-stroke V-Twin engine, which is a better version of the 750’s engine. The power has increased to a good 95bhp at 8750rpm. It produces 90Nm of torque at 6500rpm and comes with a 6-speed gearbox with a multi-plate wet clutch, which is operated hydraulically.
Aprilia Shiver 900 Breaking and Safety
The Shiver 900 features a 4.3-inch digital instrument cluster. The customer also gets an option to change the background and front light colours in order to optimize visibility. A rider can also pair his smartphone to the bike's digital screen by opting for the AMP kit. Through this, the rider can access the contacts and audio files on the go. The electronics package includes features like traction control system, a two-channel ABS, and ride-by-wire technology with three ride modes: Sport, Touring, nd Rain.