Aprilia has launched its 150 cc scooter in India. The Aprilia SR 150 has a lot going for it. The scooter looks fantastic, has the sporting heritage of Aprilia, and claims to be India’s first sport-scooterbike! The Aprilia 150 scooter shares its engine with the Piaggio Vespa 150. However, the SR 150 is definitely sportier. The new Aprilia 150cc scooter is locally made at Piaggio’s Baramati facility in Maharashtra. Aprilia SR150 costs Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). Read on for more on Aprilia 150 Scooter India Launch Date, Price, Specs, Mileage, etc.
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Aprilia 150 Scooter India Launch Date
Aprilia has started the production of the SR150 in India. And the Aprilia SR 150 India launch took place on 22nd August. However, Aprilia had revealed the price and specs long before the official launch. It was on display at the Auto Expo in February 2016.
|Aprilia SR 150 India Launch Date||August-22, 2016|
Commenting on the Aprilia SR150 India launch, Mr. Stefano Pelle, Managing Director and CEO – PVPL said, “It is with great pleasure and humble anticipation that we finally launch the Aprilia SR 150 today and extend our India product portfolio. Here at Piaggio India, we have all been waiting with baited breath to extend the Aprilia experience from the race track to the streets of India with the Aprilia SR 150. It’s racy, it’s sporty and it promises to be a cracker on the road! From the initial response received, it appears that the market has been waiting as well. With this truly unique and powerful crossover, we are confident about creating yet another first in India’s two-wheeler segment and continuing our vision to bring truly innovative and never-seen-before products to the market.”
Aprilia 150 Scooter Price in India
While the Aprilia SR150 shares its engine with the Vespa 150, it is still priced much lower than the Vespa sibling. The Aprilia SR 150 has been priced at INR 65,000 (ex-showroom Delhi price). The SR 150 becomes the sportiest scooter in India. It also becomes the most affordable Aprilia product on sale in India. However, this price is introductory. Aprilia SR 150 will get costlier in the coming months.
|Aprilia SR 150 Price in India|
|Introductory Price||INR 65,000*|
*ex-showroom Delhi price
The SR 150 is now available at Piaggio’s Vespa dealerships across the country. It can also be bought through the MotoPlex multi-brand outlets in Pune, Chennai, Kochi and Hyderabad.
Aprilia SR 150 Specifications
|Engine||154.4cc, four-stroke, single cylinder|
|Maximum Power||11.55 PS @ 7000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||11.5 NM @ 5500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||Single Cylinder|
|Seat Height||775 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||6 litres|
|Front Brake||220 mm Disc|
|Rear Brake||140 mm Drum|
|Front Suspension||32mm Hydraulic Telescopic forks|
|Rear Suspension||Single side coil spring|
Most of these specs are in common with the Piaggio Vespa 150. The 154.4 cc engine makes a maximum power of 11.55 PS and a peak torque of 11.5 Nm.
Aprilia SR 150 Mileage
|Estimated Aprilia SR 150 Mileage|
Aprilia SR 150 Features
The Aprilia 150 Scooter for India is a feature rich offering. It has features like-
- Powerful Headlamps
- Sporty Decals
- Alloy Wheels
- Maintenance Free Battery
- Semi-Digital Speedo Console
- Electric Start
- Tubeless Tyres
- Disc Brake (Front)
- Colours – White, Black
Aprilia SR 150 Engine and Transmission
Powering the Aprilia 150 scooter is a 3-Valve, 150cc Single Cylinder engine. This engine is high on technology and boasts an Aluminium Cylinder Head, Overhead Cam and Roller Rocker Arm. It also gets MAP Sensing and Variable Spark Timing Management. This is the same engine that also powers the Vespa 150 S. It pumps out a maximum power of 11.6 PS and a peak torque of 11.5 Nm. The engine comes mated to a CVT automatic transmission.
Aprilia SR 150 Suspension and Brakes
The Aprilia 150 scooter gets telescopic forks at front and a single side coil spring suspension at the rear. Braking comes from a 220 mm Disc brake at front and a 140 mm Drum brake at the rear. The SR150 rides on black-painted 14-inch alloy wheels.
Aprilia SR 150 Design
The Aprilia 150 scooter has been branded as the country’s first sport-scooterbike. Basically, this scooter is a step-thru, the kind popular in some South East Asian markets. The twin headlamps, sharply-styled panels and sporty decals infuse a touch of sportiness with the way this bike looks. The Aprilia SR150, without a doubt, is the sportiest-looking scooter in India. It definitely justifies the Sport-Scooter tag. Aprilia is offering the SR 150 in two colour themes- white with red and black body graphics and black with red and grey body graphics. Both colour options get black alloy wheels and a black-red seat. It could easily begin a new segment in the market. Its design will be one of its biggest selling points in India, apart from the attractive price tag.
Aprilia SR 150 Images
Stay tuned Aprilia 150 scooter launch date, price in India, specifications, features, etc. Also watch this space for a test ride review of the new Aprilia SR 150.