2017 Aprilia SR125 will lower the price of the moto-scooter by a subtle margin to make more attractive as the formula has worked for Piaggio towards success
Aprilia, an Italian two-wheeler company famous for its racing bikes, has set a standard for itself in the automatic scooter segment. After the successful launch of the SR150 and SR150 Race, the company is now planning to release the SR125 in India. The scooter was recently spied at Pune for ARAI for homologation and is aimed at an urban audience. The main difference can be found at the right apron, where the 125 sticker is placed and the rest looks are identical to its bigger brother.
2017 Aprilia SR125 Chassis, suspension and brakes
The scooter is built on a tubular steel frame which has reduced the weight to 122 kilograms and has a very good suspension system. The scooter houses telescopic forks at the front and a single-sided spring coil at the rear. Tyres include a 120/70, 14’’ alloys both on the front and the back, that has a good road grip
2017 Aprilia SR125 Engine And Specification
The scooter is powered by a 124cc single cylinder, four stroke engine that produces a power of 9.46 bhp and torque of 8.2 Nm and is mated to a CVT gearbox. The scooter should have very good acceleration that will be linear and smooth.
2017 Aprilia SR125 Price and Launch
The scooter is aimed at a price of Rs. 55,000 Rupees which can be considered the best in the segment. The scooter, once launched can be a hit in the market because of its styling and design.
2017 Aprilia SR125 Safety and Features
As we move on to the electronics, the instrument cluster is the same as the SR150. The instrument cluster features a speedometer, fuel indicator, low-oil level indicator, high beam indicator and turn indicator. Unfortunately, DRL’s do not come with this variant. The scooter also has a decent boot, which can fit only a small helmet.
2017 Aprilia SR125 Competition
Competitors for this bike are Honda Activa 125, Suzuki Access 125, Yamaha Ray ZR and Mahindra Gusto 125.