The new Aprilia SXR 160 may be booked for a token of Rs. 5000, and it’s supplied in 4 color choices – Red, Blue, Black and White. Currently there is just one single-channel ABS variant on sale in India.
The Aprilia SXR 160 may be booked for a token of Rs. 5000, throughout all Aprilia dealerships or on-line
Piaggio India has lastly launched the much-anticipated Aprilia SXR 160 maxi-scooter, priced at ₹ 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune). The scooter may be booked for a token of ₹ 5000, throughout all Aprilia dealerships in India or via the corporate’s e-commerce web site. It’s about ₹ 23,000 dearer than the common SR 160 scooter. First showcased on the 2020 Auto Expo, the Aprilia SXR 160 is what the corporate calls a crossmax design or a hybrid of kinds, an amalgamation between the sportiness of a maxi-scooter and the practicality of a daily scooter. We have already ridden the brand new SXR 160, so you may learn our detailed assessment on the carandbike web site.
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Commenting on the launch of the brand new Aprilia SXR 160, Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India stated, “We are delighted to launch the much-anticipated premium scooter, Aprilia SXR 160 for all our distinguished customers in India. Designed in Italy, for India, the Aprilia SXR 160 is an epitome of great style, high performance and great comfort. Available at all dealerships across India, we believe that this scooter will set high standards in the Indian premium two-wheeler market and will be a testament of Piaggio’s upcoming plans for India.”
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The new SXR 160 is constructed on the identical platform as the corporate’s in style moto-scooter, the SR 160, and it packs the identical 160 cc single-cylinder, 3-valve, air-cooled engine that’s fuel-injected and is tuned to develops 10.eight bhp at 7,100 rpm and 11 Nm of peak torque at 5,750 rpm. The SXR has been tuned to be a extra comfort-oriented scooter and energy is unfold extra evenly via the rev vary. That stated, it is also 7 kg heavier at 129 kg (kerb) and thus it does not really feel as fast because the SR 160.
Visually, the SXR 160 comes with a maxi-scooter fashion beefy entrance apron with cut up LED headlamps with LED daytime operating lights, a tall windscreen, and a big single-piece seat with a step-up design that provides a little bit of heft to the scooter. It additionally will get a chunky exhaust system together with 12-inch alloy wheels, and a big, all-digital instrument cluster comes with a speedometer, tachometer, engine oil temperature and exterior temperature indicators. It additionally will get two journey meters, real-time gasoline effectivity indicator, common pace, battery voltage and tell-tale lights for engine malfunction and ABS.
There is a devoted ‘Mode’ change on the right-hand stalk that provides you entry to completely different data on the console. The SXR 160 comes with a 30 mm telescopic entrance forks and the adjustable rear monoshock. The braking system features a 220 mm entrance disc brake with a 140 mm drum brake on the rear. Aprilia doesn’t supply a rear disc brake at the same time as an possibility, whereas single-channel ABS is normal on the mannequin.
The scooter is obtainable in 4 color choices – Red, Blue, Black and White and at the moment there is just one variant out there. There is not any direct rival to the Aprilia SXR 160 in its class, nonetheless, the one different maxi-scooter out there is the Suzuki Burgman Street, which is a 125 cc scooter and is priced at ₹ 86,456 (ex-showroom, Pune) or ₹ 84,786 (ex-showroom, Delhi).