Aprilia Motorcycles are one of the most reputed two-wheeler brands in the world for producing optimistic and realistic models that appear to be extravagant for both the auto market & motorcycle adores. Under the hood, Aprilia Dorsoduro was forayed into the auto market to treat the thirsty customers. From the launch, it gained positive feedback from the customers and stood as the best in the class commuting model in the segment.
Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 gets accessible in paint schemes like;
So, for a change, the bike maker updated the Dorsoduro and re-launched it as the ‘Dorsoduro 900’. The Aprilia feeling that this bike will be definitely a game-changing supermodel which carries plusher design with powerful & commendable engine setup that delivers ferocious rides to the biker. The bike gets even more exciting features and specs to delight the customers, who fed up with the existing models. Let’s get deeper into this.
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The updated Dorsoduro 900 gets a painted frame to give plusher stance to the rider. The blacked-out swingarm, and new alloy wheels and the new graphical theme of the bike appear to be awesome. The 870mm of seat height give tall stance to the rider, but it is somewhat disgusting for the short riders. The robust-looking 12-liter fuel tank accommodates a limited range of fuel, but the appearance of it outstanding.
The bike maker placed the exhaust up under the subframe to equalize the weight as per bike ergonomics and geometry, Hence the rear end is sumptuous. The pillion might experience some heat that comes out from the exhaust pipe, that fitted near to the rear seat. The number plate and turn blinkers are hanged to the mudguard which appears to be elegant and unique too.
This updated model gets a ride-by-wire throttle system to give perfect ride quality to the aggressive riders, who bought the bike to experience the real raw nature of the bike. The 3-ride modes; Race, Tour & Commuter give realistic endeavoring of the terrains with great ease. While the traction control enhances the rider driving proximity to the extent.
Overall, the bike gives perfectly built to discover the scapes where no other had the chance to endeavor to date. The rider feels optimum for the comfort and quality the bike offers by perfectly utilizing the riding modes to the fullest.
The 467-pounds of kerb weight is somewhat bulkier but it is not an issue on the go. The bike was built on a tubular-steel trellis that holds strong in every situation and circumstances. While the sturdy aluminum swingarm employed to clench the pressure that the rear monoshock produces. The three-spoke reduce the weight and pressure so as to provide premium comfort to the rider & pillion.
The inverted 41 mm front forks mounted on a Forged-aluminum triple clamps give responsive rides without affecting the ride quality. The updated bike gets new forks that come with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping, to improve the quality of the rides. The rear also gets the same adjustable extension and spring preload suspension configuration to handle the surface tension with ease.
The braking duties are done by the 320 mm dual radial-mount, 4-pot calipers at the front and a 240 mm, 1-pot anchor disc at the rear give good stopping power to the rider. While the switchable ABS give secure rides to the biker, which stops the bike at accordingly on demand. Hence the rider will get safe & secure drives by employing efficient braking setup.
The Aprilia Dorsoduro gets power improved and updated 896.1 cc potent engine that produces peak output to deliver the desired drives to the biker. The 90-degree V-twin sprints on a 67.4 mm stroke in a 92 mm bore layout and with a responsive 11.5-to-one compression ratio. The DOHC 4-valve heads cool the heating engine very effectively.
While this updated bike gets a ride-by-wire throttle that works accordingly with the fuel injection and throttle body to give individual configuration to Sport, Touring or Rain situations. As said, the bike churns a peak power of 95.2PS @ 8750rpm and 90Nm of torque @ 6500rpm.. Hence the bike offers ferocious rides to the biker with the commendable engine setup that produces acquired power to sprint the bike with rage.
The 6-speed gearbox gives easy gear shifts to the rider and also delivers grunt power to the rear wheel with great effort. The bike handles all the pressure well without affecting the handling, driving, and comfort of the occupants.
Hence, the Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 is characterized to endeavor the terrains with great ease by ensuring the vigorous vibes for the adores, This Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 is an all-in-all Supermotard that leaves you at the galaxy with the desirable nature. The bike is aggressively priced at the range of INR 12.50 lakh (ex-showroom Pune) initially and also expected to be hiked in the future.