The Aprilia SXR160 will carve a distinct segment for itself within the section, whereas its lower-powered sibling, the SXR125 will go head-on with the Suzuki Burgman Avenue.
In a world crammed with uncertainties, it seems to be like Aprilia India desires to be on the different finish. They first showcased the Aprilia SXR160 maxi-scooter on the Auto Expo. The launch was then set for September 2020. Nevertheless, the pandemic struck after which issues went downhill for everybody. Manufacturing was paused and so have been gross sales. Aprilia India, it was stated, had pushed the launch to November-December this 12 months. Now, the time has come. Sellers confirmed that they’re taking bookings of the scooter. One can now e book the SXR160 at any of the MotoPlex shops for Rs 5,000. Sellers are confirming supply within the second week of December 2020. This indicators that the launch may very well be subsequent week or within the first week of December. The worth, as urged by the sellers, was roughly Rs 1.5 lakh on-road. This may make it the most expensive scooter within the Indian ICE sector right now.
The Aprilia SXR160 demo autos ought to begin arriving quickly at dealerships. Check rides although might be offered solely in December. Twin all-LED headlights might be a brand new bit on Aprilia/Vespa scooters in India and the SXR will cleared the path. It will get an all-digital instrument console that additionally pairs up together with your smartphone thereby making it a related scooter expertise. It is a maxi-scooter take and therefore the floorboard within the entrance might be giant sufficient. Aprilia India can even present a lockable glovebox in addition to USB port.
Powering the Aprilia SXR160 would be the new 160cc engine. This 3-valve engine makes 11hp of energy and 11.6Nm. There’s additionally the 125cc model which might be launched and can immediately take the likes of the Suzuki Burgman Avenue. The previous will obtain ABS although it stays to be seen if will probably be single-channel or twin. Given the pricing, count on the scooter to make heads flip wherever you are taking it.
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