Aprilia will bring the naked motorcycle Shiver 900 and the adventure motorcycle Dorsoduro 900 to India by July-August 2017.

Aprilia Shiver 900 Side
The Aprilia Shiver 900 is a naked street-fighter

Aprilia will be extending its line-up here in India by launching two new models by July-August 2017. Aprilia has decided to bring in the Shiver 900 and Dorsoduro 900 to India. Both the motorcycles are currently on sale in international markets.

On the similarities front, both the Italian bikes sport an 896cc V-twin engine that churns out 95.2 HP of power and 90 Nm of torque. Both the bikes sit on a trellis type steel tube frame placed on aluminum side plates along with dismountable rear sub-frame. The motorcycles also get a 41 mm Kayaba inverted forks up front and an adjustable monoshock at the rear.

Braking duties are via twin 320 mm discs up front with Brembo calipers and a 240 mm disc brake at the rear. There’s ABS as standard. Both these Aprilia machines will come with new 17-inch cast aluminum 6-spoke alloy wheels that are light-weight. The bikes also feature switchable traction control as standard.

For an enhanced riding experience, Aprilia has also thrown in three riding modes on both the Shiver and Dorsoduro, namely Sport, Touring and Rain. There’s also a smartphone compatible infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity on offer. Since both these motorcycles come via the CBU route, expect Aprilia to price the Shiver 900 at around Rs. 13 lakhs and the Dorsoduro 900 at around Rs. 14 lakhs (ex-showroom).

Aprilia Shiver, Dorsoduro 900 India Launch

– Aprilia will launch the Shiver and Dorsoduro 900 by July-August this year
– Both the motorcycles get the same 896cc engine as well as the same equipment list
– The Shiver 900 is a naked motorcycle whereas the Dorsoduro 900 is an adventure bike

2017 Aprilia Shiver Rear
The double exhaust placed under the seat looks cool
2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro
The Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 is a smaller version of the current Dorsoduro 1200
2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro Rear
The Aprilia Dorsoduro is expected to be priced at Rs. 14 lakhs (ex-showroom)
Aprilia Shiver and Dorsoduro
Both the Shiver 900 and Dorsoduro 900 share a lot of similarities between them

Source – AutocarIndia.com