Expected Launch Date: Dec 2018
Aprilia Tuono 150
Aprilia Tuono 150 Overview
Aprilia –the leading Italian two-wheeler manufacturing company recently released the entry-level bikes named as “Aprilia RS 150” and the “Aprilia Tuono 150” at the Auto Expo 2018. The highly attractive Aprilia Tuono 150 appears as a naked retro-styled motorbike that gets its design inspiration from the classic model 1100cc Tuono V4. With the given design features and technical specifications, the Aprilia Tuono 150 is expected to be delivering a tougher performance in the given 150cc segment of the motorbikes in the Indian markets.
Aprilia Tuono 150 Engine & Transmission
The Aprilia Tuono 150 gets its power from the 150cc, single cylinder, fuel injected, liquid cooled, BSIV-compliant, petrol engine. The engine of the bike generates a power of 18 HP at 10,000 rpm along with around 14 Nm of peak torque at 7500 rpm. The engine of the bike has been coupled to a 6-speed transmission gearbox.
Aprilia Tuono 150 Braking & Safety
The braking duties on the Aprilia Tuono 150 tend to be highly premium. There is the presence of a 300mm disc towards the front along with a 218 mm disc at the rear end. ABS comes as standard in the bike. This further helps in increasing the overall effectiveness of the braking and thus, safety is ensured.
Aprilia Tuono 150 Competitors
The classic Aprilia Tuono 150 will be directly rivaling against the likeness of the models like the Yamaha FZ-S 2.0, the Honda CBD Hornet, and the Suzuki Gixxer in the given segment. However, with respect to its price tag and the overall caliber, the Aprilia Tuono 150 could also be competing against the Bajaj Pulsar Ns 200 and the TVS Apache 200 4V.
Aprilia Tuono 150 Mileage
The Aprilia Tuono 150 features an engine displacement of 150cc. In terms of the design, the bike appears to be extremely good-looking with the overall aggressive design lines and the bikini fairing sporting. The motorbike featured at the Auto Expo 2018 resembled a classic range of the Aprilia’s signatory model in attractive shades like Red, Silver, and Black color combinations as the Aprilia Tuono 150 showcased several additional features. The front end of the bike receives the signatory Aprilia’s triple-headlamp system. From its sides, the bike receives more sporty & aggressive designing with the given frame & the bikini fairing appearing immensely classic. The rear end of the bike also receives an attractive LED taillamp
Aprilia Tuono 150 Performance and Handling
The suspension duties on the Aprilia Tuono 150 are handled by the presence of premium front-side upside down forks, along with adjustable monoshocks towards the rear end. These features of the suspension unit promise high-quality riding and handling performances. The Aprilia Tuono 150 bike will also be offering quickshifter as an accessory for enhancing the overall performance and handling experiences of the riders.
Aprilia Tuono 150 What we think
While the bike manufacturing company Aprilia had launched the Tuono series with the intent of checking its feasibility and gauging the reactions, there is no doubt that the Aprilia Tuono 150 will be rocking the Indian markets.
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