Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter (Photo Credit: Twitter)
Piaggio Group, the largest European manufacturer of two-wheel motor vehicles, on Thursday launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India. In India, the price of Aprilia Storm 125 cc has kept Rs 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is to be noted that the new Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo.
Introducing the new Aprilia Storm 125, Diego Graffi, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio India said, "We are delighted to launch the long-awaited Aprilia Storm in India. Known for its undisputed racing heritage, Aprilia uses cutting-edge technology to design and create premium differentiated products for the youth of the country that reflect the true characters of brand Aprilia. Storm has a dynamic exterior theme with vibrant colours, specially designed wide terrain tyres, 125 cc engine and customisation through accessories that make it unique."
The new Aprilia Storm is powered by a single-cylinder 3-valve engine. The engine is tuned to churn out a maximum of 9.52 bhp at 7250 rpm and develop a peak torque of 9.9 Nm at 6250 rpm. It comes mated to a CVT automatic gearbox.
The scooter is equipped with hydraulic telescopic front forks up front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear. It also gets a set of new 12-inch black alloy wheels with drum brakes both at the front and back, 150 mm and 140 mm units respectively, which is assisted by a combi braking system (CBS).
The Aprilia Storm comes in two colour options i.e. Matte Red and the Matte Yellow shade. Both colour options are complemented with bold black graphics on the front apron and side panels. The entire head unit is painted in black with the Aprilia logo in contrast white.
Interestingly, the new Aprilia Storm will be available in all Vespa and Aprilia showrooms across India from today.