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OVERVIEW 2016 Aprilia SR Motard 125

2016 Aprilia SR Motard 125

The smaller Aprilla might land in India soon

We all have been knowing Aprilia as a manufacturer which makes some of the most exotic and furious superbikes with some of their qualities being the benchmarks in their respective segments. But apart from making some of the most desirable motorcycles across the globe, this Italian manufacturer, in many countries, is also known for making something extremely different on the other end of the spectrum – affordable small capacity scooters.

Recently, Aprilia did announce that it is soon going to launch its first ever mass market scooter in India, the 150cc SR 150. But from Aprilia, it is not the only small capacity scooter in its portfolio. The scooter has yet another smaller sibling in the form of SR Motard 150, a 125cc scooter which shares a lot with the SR 150 including the basic design. But then, there’s much more to a two wheeler apart from the design, isn’t it? Here’s our comprehensive review of the Aprilia SR Motard 125:-

August 8, 2016 06:19
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Featured Aprilia Launches Updated SR 125 and SR 160 Scooters

Aprilia Launches Updated SR 125 and SR 160 Scooters

While there are no mechanical changes and the updates carry a premium, the changes done to the scooter make a big difference. Read on to find out what’s new

Aprilia has launched its updated SR range of scooters in India. The SR 160 was the most powerful scooter in India, but it was recently dethroned by the Yamaha Aerox 155. Nonetheless, the SR range of scooters is known for their out-of-the-box styling and peppy handling characteristics.

The updates made to the Aprilia SR 160 and the SR 125 are purely cosmetic, and there are no mechanical changes under the skin. The price for the updated SR 125 start from Rs 1, 08 lakh (ex-showroom), while the SR 160 is priced at Rs 1,17 Lakh (ex-showroom). The top of the line SR 160 Race Edition has been priced at Rs 1, 27 Lakh, while the Carbon edition is priced at Rs 1, 20 Lakh (ex-showroom).

We tell you all about the list of cosmetic updates that the new SR range of scooters has received and does the SR 160 makes sense anymore now that Yamaha has introduced the Aerox 155.

November 17, 2021 11:30
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Yamaha Aerox 155 VS Aprilia SXR 160 - A Comprehensive Analysis With Our Sensible Hat On

Yamaha Aerox 155 VS Aprilia SXR 160 - A Comprehensive Analysis With Our Sensible Hat On

Can the Yamaha Aerox spoil the party for the Aprilia SXR 160? Well, lets find out

Remember Kinetic Blaze from 2006? It may not have sold like hotcakes, but the scooter was very much ahead of its time, even before 150 cc motorcycles became common in India. Indians at that time preferred mileage first over performance. Moreover, there was also no highway riding culture back then that led to its downfall.

But times have changed and buyers are now more open-minded to the idea of a performance scooter. But technically we still don’t have a proper maxi-scooter in India yet, like the ones you see in Europe or Japan. But, these latest offerings from Yamaha and Aprilia are maxi-styled scooters that try to pack the practicality of a maxi-scooter in a slightly small and affordable package.

That said, Yamaha recently launched the Aerox 155, which has broken new ground by offering a powerful liquid-cooled engine and unique form factor never seen before in the Indian scooter space. The Aerox 155 rivals the Aprilia SXR 160, the only other scooter available with a similar form.

Here is a quick look at what these scooters offer and which should you pick

January 5, 2022 18:00
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These Aprilia Adventure Moto-Scooters Would Be Perfect For India

These Aprilia Adventure Moto-Scooters Would Be Perfect For India

Both the 125cc and 200cc SR GT were unveiled at EICMA 2021. They come with some clever new features which should come in handy, when taken off the beaten track

Aprilia has unveiled the new SR GT scooter range at the ongoing 2021 EICMA Motorcycle show in Milan. The SR GT scooter range gets 125cc and 200 cc engine options bolted to a double cradle chassis. Aprilia is calling the SR GT an ‘urban adventure scooter’, and the design justifies the term.

Here is what you need to know about the recently introduced Adventure scooters.

November 24, 2021 10:30
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OVERVIEW 2017 Aprilia Shiver 900

2017 Aprilia Shiver 900

The Italian gets a bigger heart and better electronics to take on its brother from another mother.

Aprilia has been firing on all pistons to give the world class leading performance motorcycles that make the riding aphrodisiac’s hearts racing. And as with them trying to stay with changing times, they add new updated models every year to their existing lineup to keep things fresh. Although they never made many headways before, it seems like they have now learnt things the hard way and have been busy making bikes that speak for themselves and beam technical prowess.

First seen on the EICMA 2016 stage, Aprilia launched the updated models of its naked streetfighter, Shiver and it is heading our way as we speak. This was initially a 750cc motorcycle first launched in 2007, and it struggled because of its unearthing looks which were not any more striking than the competition. But now, it seems that Aprilia have given their magic touch to the 2017 edition, and it looks more so ever lively and strong. This will be the first time the Shiver bandwagon enters the country’s model lineup.

It carries a bigger 900 cc engine, a jump of a lethal 150 cc from the earlier models and they sit just below the Italian brand’s flagship models RSV4 RF and Tuono V4 1100 RF. New electronics, refined mechanics and an excellent chassis structure sees this motorcycle take new levels of riding pleasure and we are here to find out how.

June 6, 2017 16:13
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OVERVIEW 2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900

2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900

The supermoto crossover from Noale has everyone raise an eyebrow.

Aprilia has been firing on all pistons to give the world class leading performance motorcycles that make the riding aphrodisiac’s hearts racing. And as with them trying to stay with changing times, they add new updated models every year to their existing lineup to keep things fresh. Although they never made many headways before, it seems like they have now learnt things the hard way and have been busy making bikes that speak for themselves and beam technical prowess.

First seen on the EICMA 2016 stage, Aprilia launched the updated model of its adventure crossover, Dorsoduro 900. Dubbed as a “True Thrill Generator”, Aprilia have been making the Dorsoduro crossover for some time now, and it used to run on a 750cc before. Now, Noale has updated the part-supermotard-part-sportsbike motorcycle with an all-new 900cc machine that also makes a scene in the Shiver 900.

With more modern technologies and features embedded into a fine tune chassis built with the experience of the Aprilia Racing Department, there isn’t much that could go wrong with this adventure crossover here. New electronics, refined mechanics and an excellent chassis structure sees this motorcycle take new levels of riding pleasure and we are here to find out how.

June 7, 2017 15:41
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2015 Aprilia RSV4

2015 Aprilia RSV4

In the last few months, the segment of liter class supersport motorcycles has seen a lot of action, with all the manufacturers revamping their respective offerings in this very segment. In this segment of supersports, Aprilia has been steadily maintaining its prowess with the RSV4.

The Aprilia RSV4 has been a well accomplished name in the circuits of SBK championship, where the motorcycle has already recorded five world titles in a span of four years. It is this testimony of the RSV4, which has made it quite unshakable when it comes to consistency in the liter class supersport segment.

The motorcycle has already received several accolades for bringing in the focused credentials of a track oriented superbike onto a street legal motorcycle. Having an excellent set of electronics in its package, the latest versions of the RSV4 are being claimed as the fastest, safest and most powerful units of RSV4 ever developed. Following is a quick description of what all things does the Aprilia RSV4 possesses, which makes it one of the most legendary two-wheeled machines ever made on the planet.

May 25, 2015 03:49
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2015 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

2015 Aprilia RSV4 Factory

In the last few months, the segment of liter class supersport motorcycles has seen a lot of action, with all the manufacturers revamping their respective offerings in this very segment. In this segment of supersports, Aprilia has been steadily maintaining its prowess with the RSV4.

The Aprilia RSV4 has been a well accomplished name in the circuits of SBK championship, where the motorcycle has already recorded five world titles in a span of four years. It is this testimony of the RSV4, which has made it quite unshakable when it comes to consistency in the liter class supersport segment. But it seems that Aprilia wanted to raise the bars even higher, which is why at a later stage, they came up with a more sportier avatar of the bike, the Aprilia RSV4 Factory.

The RSV4 Factory has already received several accolades for bringing in the focused credentials of a track oriented superbike onto a street legal motorcycle. Having an excellent set of electronics in its package, the latest version of the RSV4 Factory is being claimed as the fastest, safest and most powerful unit of RSV4 ever developed. Following is a quick description of what all things does the Aprilia RSV4 Factory possesses, which makes it one of the most legendary two-wheeled machines ever made on the planet.

October 16, 2015 05:29
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OVERVIEW 2016 Aprilia SR Motard 50

2016 Aprilia SR Motard 50

The smallest engine from Aprilla powers this scooter

We all have been knowing Aprilia as a manufacturer which makes some of the most exotic and furious superbikes with some of their qualities being the benchmarks in their respective segments. But apart from making some of the most desirable motorcycles across the globe, this Italian manufacturer, in many countries, is also known for making something extremely different on the other end of the spectrum – affordable small capacity scooters.

Recently, Aprilia did announce that it is soon going to launch its first ever mass market scooter in India, the 150cc SR 150. But from Aprilia, it is not the only small capacity scooter in its portfolio. The scooter has yet another smaller sibling in the form of SR Motard 50, a 50cc scooter which shares a lot with the SR 150 including the basic design. But then, there’s much more to a two wheeler apart from the design, isn’t it? Here’s our comprehensive review of the Aprilia SR Motard 50, the smallest product in the Aprilia’s entire global lineup of products:-

September 6, 2016 02:30
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OVERVIEW 2017 Aprilia SR 150 Race

2017 Aprilia SR 150 Race

The sports scooter just got more sportier.

In 2016, Aprilia did something unbelievable for the Indian two-wheeler market by launching a mass oriented scooter SR 150. This was an ‘out-of-the-blues’ decision for a superbike maker like Aprilia, which is known for motorcycles that cost at least ₹ 20 lakh and upwards, thus targeting itself towards a niche audience. However, with the SR 150, Aprilia has widened its base and has created an all new segment of performance oriented scooters in India for the mass market buyers.

Touted to be the sportiest and fun-to-ride scooter to ever step into the Indian mass market for scooters, the SR 150 carries a lot on its shoulder, as it also is the very first model from Aprilia in the sub-1 lakh segment. And the scooter has been accepted with open hands in India, which is the reason why despite very limited sales network across India, the scooter has churned up some pretty impressive numbers.

To continue the momentum, Aprilia has launched a limited edition version of the scooter titled as SR 150 Race, which comes with some cosmetic as well as mechanical changes over its regular version. Here’s is a comprehensive review of the all new Aprilia SR 150 Race:-

March 2, 2017 02:10
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Aprilia is busy with preparing its new 125 cc SR scooter to launch in India soon.

Aprilia is busy with preparing its new 125 cc SR scooter to launch in India soon.

The SR 125 is undergoing homologation tests at the ARAI for approvals.

In 2016, Aprilia did something unbelievable for the Indian two-wheeler market by launching a mass oriented scooter SR 150. This was an ‘out-of-the-blues’ decision for a superbike maker like Aprilia, which is known for motorcycles that cost at least ₹ 20 lakh and upwards, thus targeting itself towards a niche audience. However, with the SR 150, Aprilia has widened its base and has created an all new segment of performance oriented scooters in India for the mass market buyers.

Now, Aprilia wishes to continue the momentum by getting a smaller and less expensive version of the same scooter so that it could be accessible to a lot more customers and eventually increase their market share. Spied at the ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India) in Pune, Aprilia is taking the SR 125 scooter through homologation tests to make it legislation approved so that they can launch the scooter as soon as possible in the market.

May 24, 2017 05:30
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OVERVIEW 2017 Aprilia RS 125

2017 Aprilia RS 125

Symbol of Aprilia’s sport DNA

Celebrating 25 years of success at Intermot, Aprilia profoundly revamped the RS 125for the 2016 edition. It is aimed at new riders wanting a smaller capacity performance machines as it hails to still being a point of reference for those young dedicated racers and enthusiasts alike.

The RS 125 does well in highlighting Aprilia’s passion for the sport with the conglomeration of technological refinements and exclusive ergonomics along with being aggressive and oozing with dynamic character. All traits of a worthy sports bike.

Born from its multiple title winner elder sister, the RSV4, it sure does carry over many design and technical features to keep a place in the family tree.

October 19, 2016 16:34
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