Piaggio India unveiled India’s first Sport-Scooterbike – Aprilia SR 150, designed for the country’s youth who seek the thrills of sport bikes and the convenience of automatic scooters in their daily city commute. The uniquely styled Aprilia SR 150 blends design cues of both motorbikes and scooters and is powered by a 150cc engine, driving 14-inch wheels through an automatic gearbox.
The Aprilia SR 150 will come fitted with sport street tyres and will come fitted with a 220 mm disc at the front, paired with a 140 mm drum brake at the rear. 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.
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 commute”.