Aprilia to launch new SR 150 Crossover bike from the Piaggio Group in August.
The Piaggio Group owner of Aprilia motorcycle and scooter will soon introduce the Aprilia SR 150 in Goa India in August 2016. The crossover bike was showcased at the 2016 Auto expo.
Keeping in mind the Aprilia brand heritage, the SR 150 combines the feel of a sports bike with the ease of a scooter, making it a crossover vehicle from the brand.
It has been designed and engineered in Italy and will be manufactured at Piaggio’s India plant in Baramati, Maharashtra.
The Aprilia SR 150 will be sold at an introductory price of Rs 65,000/-. Ex-showroom. (Goa price to be confirmed at time of launch).
The Aprilia SR 150 will be equipped with large 14 “wheels with five spokes that are similar to the Aprilia racing bikes which are seen on the Moto GP championship circuits.
It will have a single cylinder 150cc, 4-stroke engine. With the Aprilia SR 150, Piaggio will reach out to the urban youth who are not only dynamic but also embrace international culture and are upwardly mobile.
The bookings for the Aprilia SR 150 will commence shortly and will be available through Vespa dealerships in Goa.
Vespa has 3 dealerships in Goa – Veljee Motors in Panjim, K V Mototech in Mapusa and Quadros Motocorp in Margoa.
The scooter segment in India is one of the largest in the world, with nearly five million units sold in 2015 and has seen a growth of 20% in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period last year nationally.