2018 Shiver 900
The naked bike from Noale grows in displacement with a new Euro 4 twin-cylinder capable of more than 95 hp and 66.3 ft-lb (90 Nm) of torque. New performance combined with an absolutely top shelf frame for a rideability that raises the bar to new heights in the naked sport bike segment. An intuitive, powerful, agile and technological bike is born in the best Aprilia tradition, dedicated to absolute riding pleasure.
A new engine, new power
As always, Aprilia makes refined mechanics and an excellent chassis structure the winning values on its new bike. The new Aprilia Shiver 900 evolves the original project of a bike that, from its first appearance on the scene in 2007, marked a turning point as the first factory bike fitted with Ride-by-wire technology to manage engine throttle valve electronics. A technological first from Aprilia derived directly from the racing world, the Aprilia Cube, in fact, was the first MotoGP bike to use this technology in 2002 and since then all of the global manufacturers have followed suit.
The Aprilia Shiver 900 increases in performance, thanks to the new 900 V-twin engine, capable of increasing, not only the power, but more importantly, the maximum torque delivered at any rpm at top levels for its category. More power and more character that translate into great riding satisfaction without sacrificing the ease and comfort that have always been characteristics of the Aprilia Shiver. It stems from a bike that has made fledgling and expert riders alike fall in love, thanks to its chassis architecture that, in the best Aprilia tradition, draws on the know-how of a manufacturer that has won 54 world titles in its brief history and that currently has bikes in premier competitions like MotoGP and Superbike.
The new superstructures - side covers on the fuel tank, side panels, tail fairing, front mudguard - that profoundly revamp the aesthetics make the new naked sport bike from Noale stand out at a glance. The new twin cylinder also stands out for its aggressive features that highlight its distinctly sporty character: the wheel rims, the frame, the shock absorber spring and the cylinder head covers are now painted red.
The instrument cluster is completely new and is now made up of an ultra-modern TFT technology display to ensure that the information is perfectly legible. The large, 4.3” screen (the same one used on the new Aprilia RSV4 and Aprilia Tuono 1100 V4 versions) allows all the on board information to be clear and highly legible at all times, thanks in part to its capacity of adapting the background and font colours based on the conditions detected by the light sensor.
Connectivity with your smartphone, provided as an accessory with the AMP kit, also provides you with all the data related to incoming/current calls on the screen, as well as information related to the use of an intercom or any audio files that you may be playing.
For the first time, the easy to ride, powerful and technologically advanced Aprilia Shiver 900 now has an advanced traction control system that increases safety while taking riding pleasure to maximum levels. From city riding to more flowing routes, from mountain passes to touring itineraries, even long range, Shiver 900 invites you to fasten your helmet and set off in search of the best sensations on two wheels.
The new Euro 4 engine grows to 900 cc from the 750 cc on the first version. This increase was achieved thanks to the increased stroke that means the power at the shaft exceeds the threshold of 95 HP and, more importantly, significantly increases torque at medium rpms, all to the advantage of pick up power during acceleration and coming out of corners. The 90 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm that are consequently obtained guarantee pure fun in the saddle.
Aprilia Shiver 900 is an easy bike to ride even for new bikers, accompanying them in their personal evolution of experience in the saddle. The new powerplant maintains the 90 degree angle between the two cylinders, as well as a timing system with four valves per cylinder, dual overhead cam and liquid cooling. On the other hand, it now has a more efficient lubrication circuit and the new Marelli 7SM ECU.
2018 Shiver 900
Aprilia V90 Longitudinal 90° V-twin engine, 4-stroke, liquid cooled
95.2 HP (70 kW) at 8,750 rpm
66.3 ft-lb (90 Nm) at 6,500 rpm
11:1 compression ratio
Double overhead camshaft with mixed gear/chain timing system
Four valves per cylinder
Integrated engine management system with Ride-by-Wire.
Modular tubular steel frame fastened to aluminium side plates by high strength bolts. Dismountable rear frame.
Upside-down fork, stanchions 41, with adjustable hydraulic rebound damping and spring preload. Wheel travel 120 mm.
Aluminium alloy swingarm with stiffening truss. Hydraulic shock absorber with adjustable extension and spring preload. Wheel travel 130 mm.
Front Brake: Dual 320 mm stainless steel floating discs. Radial, four-piston calipers. Metal braided brake hose. Continental two-channel ABS system.
Rear Brake: 240 mm stainless steel disc. Single piston caliper. Metal braided brake hose.
All 2015 and newer Aprilia Motorcycles include a 2-year unlimited-mileage warranty. *Limits are outlined in the warranty booklet