Italian two-wheeler maker Piaggio, manufacturer of Vespa scooters, today launched 150cc-Aprilia SR-150 crossover bike priced at Rs 65,000 (ex-showroom). Coming to the geography from the Aprilia portfolio the Aprilia SR-150 is targeted at patrons looking for the sensation of sports bikes coupled with the convenience of automatic scooters, Piaggio India said in a statement. With this truly unique and powerful crossover, the company is confident about creating yet another first in India's two-wheeler segment. The company had earlier announced the scooter back in July and today it plans to officially launch it in stores.
The gearless product is being manufactured at Piaggio’s plant in Baramati.
“The Aprilia SR 150 is powered by a 154.4cc engine with an automatic transmission that produces 11.4 BHP @ 6,750 rpm and a peak torque of 11.4 Nm @ 5,500 rpm.
You get 220mm front disc brakes and 240mm rear drum brakes for the 14-inch tubeless tyres. The suspension system consists of telescopic forks at the front with spring aided shock-absorbers at the rear.
Piaggio will be selling the new Aprilia SR-150 through existing Vespa outlets.
The scooter can also be booked through Paytm by submitting an amount of Rs 2,000. Paytm is also offering a 100 percent cashback on the booking amount.