In yet another industry first, Piaggio India
unveiled India’s first Sport-Scooterbike – Aprilia SR 150 designed for the
country’s discerning young riders who are looking for the sensation of sport
bikes and the convenience of automatic scooters in their daily city commute.
The innovative Aprilia SR 150 has the unique design which perfectly blends the
cues of motorbikes and scooters. This cross over with its powerful 150cc
engine, 14 inch big wheels like motor bikes and auto gears like motor scooters
is set to carve out a new category in the country’s booming two-wheeler market.
Aprilia SR 150 is characterised by an aggressive sporty style. The design
reflects the character of brand Aprilia. The distinct sporty handlebar, the
light unit included in the shield and above all the pronounced ‘beak’ on the
front wheel characterise the front end. The large black 14" alloy wheels
with five spokes show off the decisive and sporty design drawn from the Aprilia
racing bikes. The raw power of 150cc enhances the liveliness of a vehicle born
to make every city ride fun, fitted with sport street tyres and 220 mm front
disc and 140 mm rear drum brakes.
To be manufactured at
Piaggio’s state of the art Baramati plant, the Aprilia SR 150 is all set to be
launched in the Indian market by August 2016. Aprilia SR 150 is Piaggio’s
latest offering to India. With this addition, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited
– the Piaggio Group’s wholly owned Indian subsidiary again pioneers a new
category in India’s premium two- wheeler market. Shedding light on the
opportunity the company sees for the Aprilia SR 150 in India, Stefano Pelle, CEO,
Piaggio India said, “Piaggio India is once again set to carve out a new
category in the premium two wheeler segment with the Aprilia SR 150. Aimed at
catering to the desire of the discerning youth of India, this innovative cross
over Sport-Scooterbike is designed to appeal to those looking for the sensation
of sports bikes and the convenience of automatic scooters in their daily city
Alongside the new Aprilia SR
150, the Piaggio Group exhibited the most representative vehicles from Aprilia,
Moto Guzzi and Vespa brands.
Source: Piaggio India
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