Italian brand Aprilia is betting big on the Indian market. The company, which rolled out the first SR 150 on Aug. 11 from Piaggio's India plant in Baramati, Maharashtra, is reportedly planning to expand the SR range in the country.
Emerging reports on the web suggest that the Aprilia is likely to add more variants of the SR 150 in India in 2017. Although it is not clear whether the Italian brand will bring the powerful or less powerful model of the SR to India, it is being said that one of the models would come in 2017.
A report of Zigwheel says that the new variants of the SR 150 will be priced higher than the current model. The SR 150 has been priced at Rs. 65,000.
Aprilia will retail its SR range in India through Vespa dealership network. The company is expected to commence the delivery of the SR 150 soon. Speaking of the Aprilia SR 150, it is the first Aprilia model to be manufactured in India at Piaggio's India plant in Baramati, Maharashtra.
It will run on 14-inch alloy wheels wrapped around 120/70 spec wheels. Powering the SR 150 scooter is a 154.4cc 3-valve, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that also does duty in the Vespa 150 in the country. It will generate 11.39bhp of power and 11.5Nm of torque mated to a CVT unit. The scooter will employ telescopic front forks and monoshock unit at the rear.