Aprilia’s entry in the supermoto segment is the Shiver 900. This bike comes in two variants – the Shiver 900 and Shiver 750. In the UK, only the Shiver 900 is available for now as per the official website. Aprilia also offers a less powerful version of the same bike for A2 licence holders. But why will you want a Shiver 900? You will want it because it is not as powerful as the naked bikes derived from litrebikes and middleweight sport bikes. Also, its ergonomics seem more comfortable for daily use in varied conditions, making it a versatile purchase. So, let’s take a look at 2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 price in UK, specifications and features.
2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 Price in UK
At 7,999 pounds, the 2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 is adequately priced for what it promises to offer – a daily fuss-free rider. THis makes it usable for those not just having more than one bike in their garage but those who may use it as their only bike.
2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 Specifications
|Engine displacement and type||896cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, longitudinal 90-degree V-Twin|
|Suspension (front)||41mm Kayaba upside down fork, rebound and preload adjustable|
|Suspension (rear)||Monoshock, rebound and preload adjustable|
|Brakes (front)||Dual 320mm discs with dual 4-piston calipers, ABS|
|Brakes (rear)||240mm disc with single 1-piston caliper, ABS|
The spec-sheet of the 2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 looks quite good. In fact, with modest output of 95HP power and 90Nm torque, tjhis bike seem quite usable. However, even then Aprilia has thrown in electronic aids such as ABS with its brakes. The adjustable suspension on this bike will help you tailor this bike’s ride and handling characteristics for different road conditions. So, the components on this bike make it a nice package.
2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 Features
- Traction control
- V-Twin engine
- Fully digital dashboard
- Adjustable suspension
- Dual underseat exhausts
- One colour option
The presence of traction control on the 2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 is commendable. The fully digital dashboard lends it a sense of modernity. The dual underseat exhausts of the bike make it stand out from the crowd of side-slung exhausts. However, Aprilia could have offered more colour options for this bike. All in all, if you can live with just one colour option that is offered with this bike, this will make for a worthwhile purchase. If you have room for just one motorcycle in your garage, this may very well be one of the best options for you to own.