Deliveries of Aprilia SXR 160 maxi-style scooter begin in India
Aprilia has started delivering the SXR 160 maxi-scooter. To recall, it was showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo and was announced last month after facing several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As for the highlights, the SXR 160 offers an all-LED lighting setup, a digital instrument cluster with smartphone connectivity, and runs on a BS6-compliant 160cc engine. Here's our roundup.
The Aprilia SXR 160 has a crossmax design and sports a headlamp-mounted front apron, a raised windscreen, a stepped-up single-piece seat, a lockable glovebox, and a USB charging port. The scooter packs a fully-digital instrument console with Bluetooth connectivity and an all-LED lighting setup. It rides on 12-inch alloy wheels. It has a kerb weight of 129kg and a 7-liter fuel tank.
The Aprilia SXR 160 draws power from a BS6-compliant 160cc, fuel-injected, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that comes mated to a CVT gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 10.8hp at 7,100rpm and 11Nm of peak torque at 5,750rpm.
To ensure the safety of the rider, the Aprilia SXR 160 is equipped with a disc brake on the front wheel and a drum brake on the rear, along with single-channel ABS for improved handling on the roads. Meanwhile, the suspension duties on the maxi-scooter are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and an adjustable mono-shock unit on the rear.
In India, the Aprilia SXR 160 maxi-style scooter carries a price-tag of Rs. 1.26 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi) and is offered in Matt Black, Glossy White, Matt Blue, and Glossy Red color options.