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    Aprilia SXR 125 Scooter Detailed In First Look Walkaround

    New Aprilia SXR 125. Image – Jet wheelsAprilia SXR 125 draws a strong resemblance to Aprilia’s big bikes like the RSV4 and Tuono V4
    Following the launch of the SXR160 in December 2020, Aprilia now brings in a new premium, lightweight commuter maxi scooter called Aprilia SXR 125. This scooter has made its debut in the Indian two wheeler market and bookings have opened at Rs.5,000 via company site or at any of the authorized Piaggio dealerships in the country.
    The maxi scooter is the first scooter designed in Italy for the Indian market. Just like the SXR 160, the SXR 125 enters production at the Aprilia’s newest plant in Baramati plant in Maharashtra and will be officially available from the end of April. Earlier last month, Aprilia SXR 125 along with SXR 160 went on sale in Nepal markets.
    Aprilia SXR 125 Style and Features
    The new Aprilia SXR 125 will be based on the SXR 160’s platform and follows the same design philosophy. It gets aggressive body styling with a three way split twin front headlamps with full LED lighting system and DRLs, a digital instrument panel with Bluetooth connectivity and large display of all rider information, USB charging port, a large windshield and generous front storage space and lit-up under-seat storage.
    It is also seen with prominent side body panels, body graphics and extensive chrome accents to enhance premium appeal. The new Aprilia SXR 125 gets a single piece seat setup which is well cushioned for rider’s comfort. Take a look at the detailed walkaround video by Jet Wheels below.
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    The SXR 125 dimensions stand 1,985mm in length, 1,261mm in height and 806mm in width. It will be presented in colour options of Matt Black, Glossy White, Glossy Red and Matt Blue and will get a fuel tank of 7 liter capacity.
    BS6 125 cc Engine Specs
    Aprilia SXR 125 will get its power via a 125 cc, single cylinder, 3 valve, fuel injected engine that also powers the SR 125. This engine offers peak power of 9.4 hp at 7,600 rpm and 8.2 Nm peak torque at 6,520 rpm. The engine is mated to a CVT gearbox.
    Braking and suspension are via 220mm front disc and 140mm rear disc brake along with CBS (Combined Braking System) with conventional telescopic forks and monoshock. The SXR 125 will ride on 12 inch alloy wheels fitted with tubeless tyres.
    The new Aprilia SXR 125 will not have any direct rivals when it comes to price. But it can be seen as a rival to the TVS NTorq and the Suzuki Burgman Street in terms of engine capacity. Official price has not been announced, but the company website states that the price is Rs 1.15 lakh. More

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    2021 Aprilia RS 125 And Tuono 125 Debut In Italy – India Launch Unlikely

    2021 Aprilia Tuono 125New Aprilia RS 125 and Tuono 125 come with visual, functional and engine updates
    Ahead of their launch in international markets, Aprilia has unveiled 2021 RS 125 And Tuono 125. A number of changes have been incorporated to keep the twins relevant to market trends.
    2021 Aprilia RS 125 and Tuono 125 key updates
    The 125cc twins get refreshed bodywork with new paint schemes. With the reworked body panels, the motorcycles look a lot sleeker and aggressive. The headlight assembly has been updated and it looks similar to that of SXR125 and SXR160. The semi-digital instrument cluster has also been replaced with a new fully-digital unit.
    The engine is the same as earlier, but it has been tweaked to comply with Euro 5 emission norms. Even with transition to Euro 5, power output remains the same as earlier at 15.2PS at 10,750rpm. As per European norms, this is the max power output allowed for motorcycles of this class. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
    In other changes, Aprilia RS 125 and Tuono 125 get wider rear tyres. The dual-channel ABS system has also been updated. There could be updates to suspension and braking system as well, but these will be confirmed at the time of launch.
    2021 Aprilia RS 125
    Will India get 2021 Aprilia RS 125 and Tuono 125?
    It is unlikely that Aprilia will introduce the 125cc twins in the Indian market. High pricing could be one of the reasons, something that would make the twins out of reach of most customers.
    For reference, we can compare with prices of bigger siblings – RS 660 and Tuono 660. These are scheduled for launch soon. As per a leaked document, prices of RS 660 and Tuono 660 start at Rs 13.39 lakh and Rs 13.09 lakh, respectively.
    Supposing that Aprilia RS 125 and Tuono 125 are launched in the Indian market, they will rival the likes of KTM RC125 and 125 Duke. The latter two would work out much cheaper. Moreover, there won’t be any major difference in performance between KTM 125 twins and Aprilia 125 twins. Due to these reasons, Aprilia may not choose to target the entry-level performance biking segment in India.
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    However, Aprilia has confirmed that it is working on a 300-400cc motorcycle that will be especially designed for the Indian market. It will take on rivals such as KTM RC 390. An exact timeline is not available, but Aprilia’s new 300-400cc motorcycle for Indian market could take more than a year.
    Aprilia’s current focus in India is maxi-scooter segment, wherein the company has planned the launch of SXR125. It’s based on its bigger sibling, SXR160. Pre-order bookings are open for SXR125 for Rs 5k. Aprilia has officially revealed the price of SXR125 at Rs 1.16 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). More

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    Aprilia SXR 125 Price Revealed On Official Website Ahead Of Launch

    Aprilia SXR 125Aprilia SXR 125 is open for bookings a token amount of Rs 5,000
    Having received good response for the Aprilia SXR 160, launched in India in December 2020, the company now gears up for the launch of one more maxi scooter called the Aprilia SXR 125. Ahead of official launch, the company has now made the scooter available for booking.
    Aprilia currently sells the Storm 125, SR 125, SR 160 and SXR 160 in the Indian market and will soon add the SXR 125 to this list. The upcoming scooter has been detailed in terms of features and engine specifications.
    Aprilia SXR 125 Bookings Open
    Price, Bookings – Aprilia SXR 125
    The Aprilia SXR 125 is the company’s second maxi scooter which will be released in the Indian market. Bookings have opened at Piaggio India’s authorized dealerships and via Aprilia’s official India website at a down payment of Rs.5,000. Launch date is scheduled for the coming weeks and production has also commenced at the company’s Baramati facility in Maharashtra.
    When you are trying to book the scooter on the official website, you will notice that the price is mentioned. For Pune, price is Rs 1.15 lakh while that for Delhi is Rs 1.16 lakh. If these are the ex-sh prices of Aprilia SXR 125, then it is about Rs 10k cheaper than the SXR 150.
    Aprilia SXR 125 Price Revealed
    Aprilia SXR 125 Features
    Aprilia SXR 125 maxi-scooter will borrow a host of features from its SXR 160 counterpart which has gone on to become the company’s flagship model. The two scooters will also share the same equipment, while colour schemes will also be similar and would include Matt Black, Glossy White, Glossy Red and Matt Blue.
    Aprilia SXR 125 Price Revealed
    New Aprilia SXR 125 is seen with a similar front fascia as seen on the Aprilia RS series. It sports a distinctive headlamp cluster inspired by RS660, integrated LED DRLs, LED tail lamps and a tinted fly-screen to protect the rider from wind blasts.
    The Aprilia SXR 125 will also receive sporty ‘Y’ shaped alloy wheels, large exhaust outlets, a wide seat and flat footboard. A glove box, USB charger and sufficient under storage capacity will also be its highlights. It will also sport a fuel tank of 7 liter capacity which is also similar to that seen on the SXR 160. It will get a 210 cm sq. all digital instrument cluster with read outs from speedometer, odometer, ABS status, trip meter, fuel efficiency, etc. and Bluetooth mobile connectivity.
    Engine Specs
    The Aprilia SXR 125 will get powered via a 125cc, 3 valve, single cylinder, fuel injected, air cooled engine that also powers the SR 125 and other Vespa 125cc models. This engine makes 9.3 hp power at 7,600 rpm and 9.2 Nm torque at 6,250 rpm. Suspension is via telescopic front forks and twin shocks at the rear. Braking is via 220mm front disc and 140mm rear drum brakes, with combined braking system (CBS) for added safety. More

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    Aprilia SXR 125 Production Starts Before Launch – Bookings Open Officially

    2021 Aprilia SXR 125Earlier last month, Aprilia SXR 125 along with SXR 160 went on sale in Nepal
    After a lukewarm response to Aprilia SXR 160, parent company Piaggio has announced that bookings for its lesser powerful sibling have commenced. The Italian manufacturer has claimed that production for the upcoming SXR 125 has begun at the brand’s Baramati facility near Pune in Maharashtra.
    Interested buyers could book an SXR 125 via Aprilia’s official India website or through any nearby Aprilia dealership at a token amount of Rs 5,000. Exact prices are expected to be announced at the time of its official launch. The more powerful SXR 160 made its debut in India in late December last year.
    2021 Aprilia SXR 125
    Expected Design
    In terms of styling, it is expected to carry forward the same Maxi-style design as its larger sibling. The front apron of the scooter will don split LED headlamps that are inspired by RS660. The integrated LED DRLs make the scooter more attractive. Another notable highlight is a tinted fly-screen in order to prevent the rider from wind blasts.
    The visor will be large enough although visibility shouldn’t be compromised by its positioning. Designed in Italy for India, like SXR 160, it is expected to portray small details like the tri-colour insignia of the Italian national flag on the side apron of the scooter.
    2021 Aprilia SXR 125
    Unlike other contemporary Maxi-style scooters, SXR 125 is likely to feature a flat footboard. At rear, it flaunts a pair of wraparound LED taillights with integrated rear turn indicators. The body panel will wear signature Aprilia graphics that enhance the Maxi scooter’s look.
    2021 Aprilia SXR 125
    Talking about its features, it is likely to be equipped with a similar 210 cm sq. fully digital instrument console that would read out critical information from the speedometer, odometer, ABS status, trip meter, fuel efficiency, etc. It will also be provided with Bluetooth mobile connectivity and a USB charging port along with a longer, bigger and comfortable saddle. It will be offered in four colour options namely Matt Black, Glossy White, Matt Blue and Glossy Red.
    Mechanical Specs
    Coming to its specifications, SXR 125 will be powered by the same 124cc, three-valve, air-cooled mill that performs duties on SR 125 and other Vespa 125cc models. This engine is capable of churning out 9.4 bhp and 8.2 Nm of peak torque.
    2021 Aprilia SXR 125
    As far as cycle parts are concerned, it is likely to feature telescopic forks at front and a preload-adjustable mono-shock at rear. A disk brake at front and drum brake at rear with CBS is likely to carry out anchor duties. We can expect a price of around Rs 95,000 – Rs 1.00 lakh (ex-showroom) More

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    Aprilia RS 660, Tuono 660 Colour Options, Price Leak Ahead Of Launch

    Aprilia Tuono 660
    Aiming to expand its India portfolio, Piaggio led Aprilia will be launching RS 660 and Tuono 660 by mid-2021

    RS 660 is already on sale in international markets. There’s growing interest in premium middleweight motorcycles in the country, something that can work to Aprilia’s advantage. As of now, this space is dominated by rivals such as Honda, BMW Motorrad, Yamaha and Kawasaki.
    Ahead of official launch, prices of the upcoming Tuono 660 and RS 660 have been leaked. It is to be noted here that the company has not confirmed these prices. As per the leaked document, prices of Tuono 660 starts from Rs 13.09 lakh and that of the RS 660 start from Rs 13.39 lakh. Prices are ex-sh.
    Unconfirmed price list of Aprilia RS 660 and Tuono 660. Credit – TorqueTV
    Aprilia RS 660, Tuono 660 design and features
    RS660 comes in a sporty package, as is evident in its compact design, striking twin LED headlamps, LED DRLs with integrated turn indicators, sculpted fuel tank, dual tone wheels, rear set foot pegs, and sharp body panels. Tuono 660 is based on its larger sibling and is designed to have an aggressive look and feel. Even though the sport-naked motorcycle has several of its mechanical parts exposed, the fluid, aerodynamic design seems intact.
    Both bikes have been equipped with a range of electronic rider aids to ensure optimal performance and max rider comfort. There’s Aprilia Performance Ride Control (APRC), which is a six-axis IMU based system. It offers a range of functionalities such as traction control, adjustable wheelie control, engine brake control and three level cornering ABS.
    Aprilia Tuono 660
    Users also have access to cruise control and an up/down quickshifter. The motorcycle comes with five riding modes – Individual Commute, Dynamic, Challenge and Time Attack. These are easily accessible via the TFT dashboard. Colour options on offer with RS 660 are Apex Black, Lava Red and Acid Gold. Those on offer with Tuono 660 are Concept Black, Iridium Grey and Acid Gold.
    Aprilia RS 660, Tuono 660 powertrain
    Aprilia RS 600 is powered by a new 659cc, parallel-twin engine that is Euro5 compliant. It is capable of producing 100 hp of max power at 10,500 rpm and 67 Nm of max torque at 8,500 rpm. Tuono 660 will have the same engine, but it will be tuned to deliver lesser power and torque.
    Both motorcycles share several mechanical bits such as 41mm Kayaba USD fork and monoshock rear suspension. Braking system comprises 320 mm disc with four-piston Brembo radial callipers at the front and 220 mm disc with two pistons Brembo at the rear.
    Aprilia RS 660
    Apart from scooters, Aprilia’s current portfolio in India comprises three litre-class motorcycles – RSV4 1100 Factory, Tuono V4 1100 Factory and Tuono V4 1100 RR. All three share the same 1077cc DOHC 64-degree V4 engine, but have different power and torque output. On RSV4 1100 Factory, the engine is tuned to deliver 214 bhp at 13,200 rpm and 122 Nm at 11,000 rpm. On Tuono Factory and RR, the engine makes 173 bhp at 11,000 rpm and 121 Nm at 9,000 rpm. More

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    Aprilia SXR 160 TVC Video Released – Maxify Life

    Aprilia SXR160 TVC
    Designed in Italy for India, the Aprilia SXR 160 is a combination of a Maxi-scooter and a regular scooter

    Aprilia SXR 160 is the latest offering from Italian scooter makers Piaggio. It was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo last year, launched in India in December 2020 and bookings opened soon after. Launch date was set for earlier last year but the pandemic situation caused some delay.
    Aprilia SXR 160 Design
    Now deliveries of this maxi-scooter have commenced in the country. The new SXR 160 is priced Rs.1,25,997. This ‘Made in India’ and ‘Made for India’ scooter has been designed in Italy. It boasts of a mix of design and as the company calls it a ‘Crossmax’ design combining the sportiness of a maxi-scooter along with the comfort and practicality of a regular scooter.
    It gets a full front apron and a tall windscreen and twin LED headlamps, LED DRLs, large seats, feather touch switchgear, lockable split glove box, USB charging port and 5 spoke 12 inch alloy wheels fitted with MRF Zapper tyres are also a part of its onboard features. Below is the latest TVC video.
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    An all-digital instrument cluster makes for easy read out even under direct sunlight. It also receives two trip meters, real time fuel indicator, speed indicator and indicator showing battery voltage along with tell-tale lamps for engine malfunction.
    The maxi-scooter gets under-seat storage space for a full size helmet and a fuel tank of 7 liter capacity. The Aprilia SXR 160 is available in four colours of Glossy Red, Matt Blue, Glossy White and Matt Black.
    Engine, Braking and Suspension
    2021 Aprilia SXR 160 is powered by a 160cc, single cylinder, 3 valve, air cooled and fuel injected engine that also powers the SR160. This engine, which complies with the new BS6 emission standards, makes 10.9 hp power at 7,100 rpm and 11.6 Nm torque at 5,750 rpm.
    It gets telescopic front forks and single adjustable suspension at the rear while braking is disc brake up front and drum unit at the rear with ABS. Its chassis ensures better stability even at higher speeds while its highly efficient engine offers good low end and strong mid-range power output.
    The Aprilia SXR 160 is now being delivered to customers across India. It has no real competition in the country. As on date the Aprilia scooter lineup apart from the new SXR 160, consists of the SR160 and SR125. The Italian two wheeler maker also has plans to launch premium motorcycles later this year in India. More

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    Aprilia Tuono 660 Officially Revealed – India Launch Later This Year

    2021 Aprilia Tuono
    At the time of its launch, Aprilia Tuono 660 will rival the likes of Kawasaki Z 650 and the upcoming Triumph Trident 660

    After a long wait, Aprilia has finally revealed its upcoming middleweight roadster Tuono 660 ahead of its India launch. The Italian bikemaker had first revealed a concept version of the new Touno 660 back at the EICMA in Milan in 2019. Interestingly, the final product is very similar to the concept showcased earlier.
    The naked street fighter is based on the same underpinnings as its faired sibling RS 660 which was also recently revealed. Tuono 660 was spotted testing on Italian roads on multiple occasions in recent past. Aprilia likes to call it a scaled-down version of its flagship naked superbike Tuono 1100.
    Starting with its design, it gets a signature three-pod headlight setup which is inspired by its fully faired sibling. These are nicely rounded by LED DRLs which accentuates its visual appeal.
    Despite being a naked motorcycle, it adopts a semi-faired design with the engine and other mechanical components exposed from sides even though it features a large underbelly cowl that leads to a short exhaust pipe. It also carries forward the same fuel tank and alloy wheels from RS 660.
    Aprilia Tuono 660
    It will be made available in three colour options- Iridium Grey, Concept Black and a new Acid Gold colour scheme which is also offered in RS 660. Seating position is noticeably aggressive with yoke mounted “Renthal” style clip-on handlebars and rear-set footpegs.
    As mentioned earlier mechanically, the naked Tuono 660 is similar to its faired sibling. It has the same suspension setup from Kayaba although with a slightly different tuning. It gets 41mm USD forks at front and a preload adjustable mono-shock at rear.
    Features on offer
    In terms of features, it gets a fully digital instrument cluster and a host of electronic aids under Aprilia’s Performance Ride Control system. This system consists of features such as multi-level traction control, cornering ABS, anti-wheelie control, cruise control, engine brake and five selectable engine maps.
    Aprilia Tuono 660
    Along with these, Tuono 660 comes with a six-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) which offers ride-by-wire technology and five riding modes- three road-based and two track-based.
    Mechanical Details
    Performance is the most crucial aspect, its 659cc parallel-twin engine with a 270-degree crank holds great value. This unit is also offered in RS 660 although it is slightly detuned in this naked motorcycle.
    Aprilia Tuono 660
    In Tuono 660, this unit cranks out 95 bhp which is 5 horses less than its fully-faired derivative and a torque output of 67 Nm. Even with the detuning, the naked roadster feels exhilarating to ride since it weighs only 183 kg which translates to an impressive power to weight ratio.
    In the USA, this naked motorcycle will be offered at USD 10,499 (INR 7.69 lakh) for the standard model and USD 10,699 (INR 7.84 lakh) for the trippy Acid Gold colour scheme. In the UK it will be retailed at £9700 (INR 9.65 lakh). Aprilia is also set to launch a product based on the same 660cc platform later this year named Tuareg 660. Aprilia Tuono 660 and RS 660 will be made available in India in the middle of this year after country-specific homologations are carried out. More

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    Aprilia SXR 160cc Scooter Launch Price Rs 1.26 Lakh – Official

    Image – The Bucket List
    Aprilia SXR 160 is powered by a 160cc BSVI complaint engine with 3 valve Fuel Injection engine technology

    Piaggio India had showcased the Aprilia SXR 160 at the 2020 Auto Expo earlier this year. Earlier this month, bookings were opened and today, they have officially launched the premium scooter in India. Prices start from Rs 1,25,997, ex-showroom Pune.
    At this price, it may not find much competition in India in its price segment, but could be compared with the Suzuki Burgman Street 125. Designed in Italy for India, this scooter, positioned in the premium segment is set to enter production at the company’s plant in Baramati.
    Mr. Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India said, “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.”
    Features and Design
    This new scooter, which was much appreciated by viewers at the 2020 Auto Expo, will set a benchmark in the premium scooter segment with distinct styling and outstanding performance while it will also offer riders a better riding experience. Below is a detailed review of Aprilia SXR 160cc Scooter by youtube channel The Bucket List.
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    The Piaggio SXR 160 will get LED technology with twin crystal headlamps and eye line position lights along front indicators and with wrap around LED tail lamps with integrated rear indicators. It will also be seen with a large 210 cm sq multi-function digital cluster offering all vital information to the rider while buyers will also be given the option on mobile connectivity accessory synced to the scooter to raise a security alarm in the event of theft or even immobilize it.
    The body gets unique three coat paint finish with Aprilia graphics and accentuated by matte black and dark chrome design elements. The seats are longer, more comfortable and ergonomically designed with art leather suede with stitching accents in grey and red.
    Engine and Suspension Specs
    Aprilia SXR 160 scooter will be powered by a 160cc BS6, 3 valve, fuel injected engine with clean emission technology. The SXR 160 sits on 12 inch wheels at both ends. It shares its underpinnings with the Aprilia SR 160 and gets Anti Lock Braking System with ventilated disc brakes and twin pot caliper hydraulic brakes. Suspension is via dual telescopic front suspension and adjustable suspension at the rear.
    Ride position is also better with raised steering handlebars along with feather touch switches while the seat is positioned so that the rider’s feet touch the road allowing for easy start and to slow down or wait at traffic lights. A large foot-board and spacious under seat storage capacity will also be among its highlights.
    Piaggio India plans on expanding its dealership network from current 250 dealerships to around 400+ dealerships in new towns and cities across India in the near future. This will help the company reach a larger audience. They also have plans to launch new motorcycles next year, in the 650cc segment. More