Piaggio India has commenced the production of Aprilia SXR 160 at its Baramati plant early last month, with the aim to launch the new premium scooter in the Indian market and now its done! Aprilia SXR 160 is now officially priced at Rs. 1,25,997/-. To ensure convenience and easy purchase experience for its distinctive customers, Piaggio India, has in a short time, established over 250 dealerships and intends to further expand to 400+ dealerships across India. Aprilia SXR 160 will be available in very attractive Glossy Red, Matt Blue, Glossy White and Matt Black colours.
The SXR 160 was first unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020, Greater Noida. As one of the much appreciated and accolade winning scooter at the Auto Expo, the Aprilia SXR 160 brings the first of its kind combination of style, performance and extraordinary comfort riding experience, coupled with great ergonomics. Designed in Italy for India, the SXR 160 is set to create a new benchmark as a trendsetter with its unique next-generation appeal and technologically advanced features.
Aprilia SXR 160 incorporates Aprilia’s latest global design language and is equipped with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, 3 valve fuel injection BS6 emission engine technology, that produces peak power of 11 PS at 7100 RPM. The scooter comes with 12-inch wheels.
Its unique incomparable look is complemented with 3 coat HD body paint finish, featuring Aprilia signature graphics, paired with matt black design trims, along with dark chrome elements. The sharp body lines, geometric contours and high craftsmanship reflect the dynamic premium appeal of the SXR 160. The wrap-around LED technology twin crystal head lights and eye line position lights, merge with front indicator blinkers, to create its unique light play; the diamond reflection wrap around LED taillights with integrated rear blinkers, is equal in generating the much sought after new-age appeal.
The SXR 160 offers bigger, longer, comfortable and ergonomic seats, crafted in art leather suede feel, detailed with special stitch pattern in grey and red threads. Ergonomically well-positioned, and conveniently raised steering handlebar along with feather touch switches, enables the rider to operate the functionalities of the scooter without a stretch while riding.
The perfectly positioned seating enables the rider’s feet to touch the ground when required while starting, slowing down or waiting at the signal. Additionally, the dual telescope front suspension and adjustable rear suspension are tuned for a smooth ride, however, for riders who want to take the SXR 160 for a spin on a different road surface, they can do so by adjusting the rear suspension.
Aprilia SXR 160 is equipped with a large 210 cm sq. multifunctional all-digital cluster that hosts multiple features. Customers can opt for the mobile connectivity accessory which connects the user’s mobile to the scooter and helps them in locating it, raising security alarm when needed, and if necessary, even immobilizing it. The SXR 160 comes with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) along with ventilated disk brakes and twin pots calliper hydraulic brakes, which deliver high braking performance.