Aprilia SR150 India Launch Commences at Rs, 65,000 and makes it clearly epic value for money proposition in the market for scooter enthusiasts
Aprilia as a manufacturer is known for few things such as sports bike and not just any sport bikes. Legendary motorcycles such as the RSV4 and Tuono series of motorcycles. It is also kwnon for making same, wild motorcycles, using the same platform such as adventure motorcycle which is mainly the Caponord 1200. However, it is also known for making automatic gearbox equipped motorcycle known as the Mana 800 and many more other high-capacity motorcycles. What fewer people know is that they make same terrific scooters as well. Aprilia promised us the same couple of years back. Piaggio stall at the Auto Expo 2016 showcased the SR 150 and this time the news is that they have finally launched it. Aprilia SR150 India Launch makes it one of a kind scooter in the market today.
Aprilia SR150 Design and Dimensions
The front design is quite beaky in design and hints at the off-road capability it has. The scooter has a long profile but yet it looks compact and stylish at the same time. Unique and minimalist elements on the scooter make it look purpsoeful. There will be various paint schemes and graphics on offer to make it stand out.
Seat Height: 775 mm
Ground clearance: 170 mm
Kerb weight: 122kgs
Fuel capacity: 7 litres
Aprilia SR150 India Launch and Price
India launch commenced in the month July 2016 and is very well priced in its category at RS. 65,000 only. Will be avaliable through Motoplex showrooms nationwide.
Aprilia SR150 Chassis, suspension and brakes
What makes it even more special is that it can do off-road as per the company which makes it quite a hoot to ride on and off-road as well. Long travel suspension on both ends, massive disc brake at the front and a big drum brake at the rear should clearly bring this scooter to a stop easily.
Chassis – Underbone type
Front – 32 mm Forks
Rear – Monoshock
Front – 100/90-14
Rear – 120/70- 14
Front – 220 mm Disc Brake
Rear – 140 mm Drum Brake
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Aprilia SR150 India Engine And Specification
The engine will be mostly borrowed from the Vespa range. The engine will make class leading power and torque and will be the only 150cc scooter in the market apart from its Vespa sibling. Specification are sweet indeed and this scooter should be something to ride given the fact that the scooter will have the highest output ever from a scooter in a very long time.
Single-cylinder, air-cooled 3-valve
Maximum Power – 11.3 PS @ 7000 RPM*
Maximum Torque – 11.5 NM @ 5000 RPM*
Transmission – CVT Gearbox
Aprilia SR150 Safety and Features
There will be no ABS or CBS offered in the scooter for now. Features set will include two pod instrument cluster for speedometer, fuel gauge and odometer with a long list of tell-tale lights.
Bookings are open and is sensationally well priced at Rs. 65,000 only! The scooter is cheaper than its Vespa siblings which have come in the past. Aprilia being a more performance orientated and much premium brand offering scooter at this price is clearly sheer value for money.