New Delhi:Piaggio India, the 100% subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group and maker of the Vespa and Aprilia range of scooters, has announced that its new design for Aprilia SR Range will be available in over 100 Motoplex dealerships across the southern states of India. The redesigned Aprilia SR 160 comes with a new look, style and enhanced technology delivering high performance, the company said in a media release.The all-new Aprilia SR 160 is priced at INR 1,18,432 and Aprilia SR 125 at INR 1,08,533 (both ex-showroom Bengaluru). Any of them can be booked for an initial amount of INR 5000 across dealerships or through the e-commerce website, the release said.
Consumers can experience the new Aprilia DNA through the redesigned SR160 range which hosts a 160 CC, 3 V Tech High Power FI Engine, with 11 PS power at 7600 RPM & torque 11.6NM at 6000 rpm, with an option of 125 CC as well.
In line with the philosophy of Continuous Evolution of Design, the new Aprilia SR 160 incorporates a new design language reflecting Italian design genesis. Inspired by the flagship RSV4 design and technology, SR 160 range incorporates global design language, the MotoGP bike RS-GP-inspired graphics in SR-Race, LED headlights and position Lights, 210 sq cm full digital multifunctional cluster, dual style seats, knuckle guards, new raised rear grab, carbon texture components, front 220 mm hydraulic dual caliper disc brake along with ABS (Anti-Lock Braking system) and broader tubeless tyres with big 14” alloy wheels giving a great riding experience on all type of surfaces.Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India, said, “The journey of the brand Aprilia has been quite exciting in India. It has been our constant endeavor to provide our esteemed customers with best-in-class products and smooth ride experience. keeping the same in mind we launched the all-new Aprilia SR 160. Our SR range has been a benchmark scooter and first to offer the great engineering technology like ABS (Antilock braking system), 160 CC 3V Tech FI, High Tech and High-Performance Engine. Aprilia brings along the elegant and premium style that is complemented with distinctive design cues”.
Sudhanshu Agrawal, head 2-wheeler business, Piaggio India, said, “We have seen a robust demand for our products from the southern part of India. This has been strategically a significant market for us as it contributes over 45 % of our overall two-wheeler sales in India. The revised SR160 will also be available in over 100 motoplexes here. The new Aprilia SR 160 is our latest and the most lucrative offering that offers style, updated technology and steady performance that represents the true Aprilia spirit”.
The long wheelbase of 1365 mm and ground clearance of 169 mm give an excellent riding experience over any given surface. SR 160 is also equipped under storage capacity of 11 ltrs with USB charger, boot light and with a fuel tank capacity of 6L.
The CVT is designed for an exceptional performance reflecting characteristics of brand Aprilia. The multifunctional digital cluster hosts features including RPM Meter, Mileage indication, Average Speed Display, Top Speed Display, Numerical Display of Speed, Digital Fuel Indicator , 2 Trip Meters , Odometer and Time display etc. The new SR 160 range will be available on White, Blue, Grey, Red and Matt Black colours, the release added.