Aprilia SR 125
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Aprilia SR 125 Overview
As the company’s first-ever 125 cc offering in India, the Aprilia SR 125 has been recently launched at the Auto Expo 2018 along with its sibling model –the Aprilia Storm 125 scooter. The all-new Aprilia SR 125 scooter, which is now available at all Aprilia & Vespa dealerships in India and is expected to go under sale soon, is the younger, designer sibling to the standard Aprilia SR 150 scooter. Boasting a rather sporty look throughout, the Aprilia SR 125 is aimed at gaining ample interest of the youth-oriented bikers from the Indian market.
Aprilia SR 125 Engine & Transmission
The Aprilia SR 125 gets its riding power from the 125cc, air-cooled, 1-cylinder, carbureted engine. The high-performing engine is capable of producing a maximum power of 9.46 BHP at 7250 rpm along with a 9.9 Nm of torque at 6250 rpm. The engine of the scooter sends the riding power to the rear end of the scooter through the CVT transmission gearbox. Given its engine specifications, the Aprilia SR 125 is considered to be one of the strongest scooters in the given segment.
Aprilia SR 125 Braking & Safety
The suspension duties of the Aprilia SR 125 get handled by the presence of hydraulic telescopic forks of 30mm at the front end along with hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear end. On the braking fronts, the scooter receives the front 220mm disc brakes along with the 140mm drum brakes towards the rear end.
Aprilia SR 125 Competitors
The Aprilia SR 125 will be competing against the likeness of its heavyweight counterparts including the new TVS Ntorq 125 and the Honda Activa 125 & Grazia scooters.
Aprilia SR 125 Mileage
With the engine displacement of 125cc, the Aprilia SR 125 is expected to return an average mileage of around 37.88 kmpl. In terms of the overall designs, the Aprilia SR 125 resembles its predecessor model –the Aprilia SR 150 scooter. This can be observed with the presence of up-front double-barrel headlights sitting on the front apron that comes with a rather pronounced beak. This offers an edgy and a sporty look to the scooter. Other additional features in the scooter include SR branding next to the seat along with highly aesthetic & comfy footboards.
Aprilia SR 125 Performance and Handling
Just like the SR 150, the Aprilia SR 125 is also built on the tubular steel frame ensuring the ease of riding. In terms of enhancing the overall performance & handling features of the scooter, the Aprilia SR 125 comes with built-in advanced features like the sporty handlebar, a twin-pod instrument cluster for displaying important information, dual-barrel headlight, larger 14-inch wheels, longer seats, and raised grabbing handle to extend the overall comfort of the rider along with the pillion.
Aprilia SR 125 What we think
The all-new Aprilia SR 125 is looking forward towards powering its way to being one of the topmost 125 cc scooters in the Indian markets.