Piaggio India begins deliveries of the Aprilia SR 150

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Piaggio India began deliveries of what is said to be India’s first sports crossover bike, the Aprilia SR 150. Deliveries of the bike have started from Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Kerala and Chennai and will move to other parts of the country in subsequent days. The SR 150 is manufactured at Piaggio’s India plant in Baramati, Maharashtra and is being sold with a price tag of Rs. 65,000 (Ex Showroom, Pune).

The bookings for the Aprilia SR 150, according to the company, are still going strong across the Piaggio dealerships in India. Piaggio’s tie up with PayTM is also said to have augmented the sales for the Aprilia SR 150, enabling consumers to book their bikes on the web.

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Available in matte black and white, the Aprilia SR 150 comes equipped with features such as black 14 inch alloy wheels with five spokes, 220 mm front disc and 140 mm rear drum brakes, a steel frame structure, a twin pod analogue instrument cluster, front apron mounted twin-pod headlight, tubeless tires and RSV 4 1000 RF Factory super-bike inspired styling. The Aprilia SR 150 is propelled by a 154.4cc four-stroke air-cooled carburetor engine that is tuned to produce 10.4 bhp and 11.4 Nm of torque.

Speaking on the occasion, Stefano Pelle, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL), said, “The commencement of deliveries of the Aprilia SR 150 is a milestone moment for all of us at Piaggio India. This is the first bike from the Aprilia stable that has been designed for the India market and is being manufactured locally. With the Aprilia SR 150, patrons can now experience the racing heritage of the brand on Indian roads. It has managed to create a new category of crossover bikes in India and is receiving a favorable response from the youth of India.

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