Aprilia SXR 160: All You Need To KnowDecember 24, 2020
With the 12 months coming to an in depth, Aprilia lastly launched the SXR 160 maxi-scooter in India and nicely let you know all the things you could learn about it.
After a protracted wait, the Aprilia SXR 160 was launched in India at a value of ₹ 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Bookings for the Aprilia SXR 160 have already begun and deliveries for the brand new scooter will start in just a few days from now as nicely. The all-new scooter was unveiled on the 2020 Auto Expo in February and was initially slated to reach within the third quarter of the 12 months. However, the launch was delayed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s all the things you could know in regards to the new Aprilia SXR 160.
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Aprilia says that the SXR 160 will get a ‘Crossmax’ design which, because the identify suggests, is a design that could be a cross between the sportiness of a maxi-scooter and the practicality of a daily scooter. The Aprilia SXR 160 was designed in Italy, with particular deal with the wants of the Indian scooter market. The scooter will get an aggressive stance and the entrance finish specifically, stands out, particularly with the RS660-inspired LED headlights. The tall design, wide-handlebars, step seat and a pointy, raked rear part make for a good-looking scooter. The scooter is obtainable in 4 color choices – Red, Blue, Black and White and presently there is just one variant obtainable.
In phrases of options, the SXR 160 will get a full-digital instrument console and single-channel ABS. There is a devoted ‘Mode’ swap on the right-hand stalk that provides you entry to totally different info on the console. There is a lockable glovebox and an USB charging port on provide as nicely. Aprilia says it would provide elective Bluetooth connectivity system on the SXR 160 as nicely.
Engine Specifications & Chassis
The new SXR 160 is constructed on the identical platform because the SR 160 and it will get the identical 160 cc single-cylinder, 3-valve, air-cooled engine that’s fuel-injected and is tuned to develop 10.eight bhp at 7,100 rpm and 11 Nm of peak torque at 5,750 rpm. The motor is paired to a CVT unit. The scooter will get 30 mm telescopic entrance forks and adjustable rear monoshock. The braking tech features a 220 mm entrance disc brake with a 140 mm drum brake on the rear. No disc on the rear, whilst an choice. The SXR 160 is about 7 kg heavier than the SR 160, weighing in at 129 kg (kerb weight) and it rides on 12-inch alloy wheels.
Pricing and Rivals
The Aprilia SXR 160 is priced at ₹ 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom), which makes it ₹ 23,000 dearer that the SR 160. In truth, it is likely one of the most costly scooters on sale in India proper now. The SXR 160 doesn’t have a direct rival at current, with the one different maxi-scooter being the Suzuki Burgman Street. But at that value, a number of the different choices that you may take a look at are Vespa SXL 150, Honda Hornet 2.0, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V and the Royal Enfield Bullet 350.