Aprilia has wrapped up the year 2020 with the launch of the SXR 160 Maxi-scooter, the Aprilia SXR 160 is priced at Rs 1.26 lakh, and now the company has begun to deliver the scooter in India. The all-new scooter was revealed at Auto Expo 2020 in February and is due to arrive in the third quarter of the year. However, the launch has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Aprilia SXR 160 was built in Italy, with a special focus on the needs of the Indian scooter market. The scooter takes an aggressive stance and the front end stands out particularly well, especially with the LED headlights which are inspired by the RS660. Aprilia says the scooter uses a Crossmax design, which combines the sporty character of a Maxi scooter and provides the practicality of a regular scooter.
Aprilia SXR 160
Aprilia SXR 160 Features
In terms of features, the Aprilia SXR 160 has a fully digital control unit and a single-channel ABS system. There is a dedicated "Mode" switch on the right stick that allows you to access various information on the console. Also included are a lockable glove compartment and a USB charging port. Aprilia says it will also offer an optional Bluetooth connectivity system on the SXR 160.
Aprilia SXR 160 Engine
The SXR 160 is built on the same SAR 160 platform and has the same three-valve, air-cooled, 160 cc single-cylinder fuel-injected engine that is tuned to deliver 10.8 hp at 7100 rpm and 11 Nm of maximum torque at 5750 rpm. The engine is mated to the CVT unit. The scooter has 30mm telescopic front forks and an adjustable rear mono-shock. The braking technology includes 220 mm front disc brakes with 140 mm disc brakes at the rear. There is no disk at the back, even as an option. The Aprilia SXR 160 is about 7 kg heavier than the SR 160, weighs 129 kg (empty weight), and rides 12-inch alloy wheels.
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