Piaggio India, the retailers of Aprilia scooters and motorcycles in India, has finally unveiled the highly awaited Aprilia SR125 automatic scooter at the Auto Expo 2018. The new SR125 will be slotted below the SR150 and will rival the likes of Suzuki Access 125 and even the upcoming Suzuki Burgman Street. The Aprilia SR125 India launch is likely to happen very soon. The new scooter will cost roughly Rs 60,000.
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In terms of looks, the SR 125 looks much like its 150cc sibling. The only visual difference arises out of the different set of stickers and a new paint scheme. The Aprilia SR 125 gets its juice from a 125cc single-cylinder engine that comes along with a CVT. This motor outputs 9.5 BHP and 8.2 Nm.
Aprilia SR125 India Launch Price
The Aprilia SR125 should launch by the end of this financial year. Once launched the new scooter will go on to rival everything from a Honda Activa 125 to Piaggio Vespa 125 series. Expect prices to start at roughly Rs 60,000. This simply means the upcoming 125cc automatic scooter in India will cost significantly lesser than its 150cc sibling. Currently, the SR150 is on sale at a starting price of Rs 68,806 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The scooter’s ‘Race Edition’ costs Rs 71,923 (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The racy new scooter will go on to rival some well-established models like the Honda Activa 125, TVS Jupiter 125 and Suzuki Access 125.
Aprilia SR125 India Specifications
|Engine||124cc, four-stroke, single cylinder|
|Maximum Power||10.05 BHP|
|Maximum Torque||9.9 Nm|
|No. of Cylinders||Single Cylinder|
|Suspension||Hydraulic Telescopic forks (front), Single side coil spring (rear)|
The upcoming automatic scooter in India gets power from a single-cylinder 124cc engine that comes mated to a CVT automatic. The engine is an air-cooled format and has a 3-valved head. Its cylinder has a bore and stroke of 57 mm and 48.6 mm respectively. The engine meets BSIV emission norms. It outputs a max. power of 9.5 BHP and a peak torque of 8.2 Nm. Suspension duties are courtesy of Hydraulic telescopic fork with straight stanchions at front. Rear suspension comprises of a Single arm with engine crankcase as swinging element, served by a single dual chamber shock with 4-setting adjustable spring preload at the rear.
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