New 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 First Look Review - The Best 125cc Maxi-Scooter in India?

Updated On: 18 May 2021 Shakti Nath Jha

Aprilia is a very popular two-wheeler manufacturer in the Indian market among performance enthusiasts. This Italian automaker makes some great affordable yet powerful and fun to ride machines. Just a few months ago, the company launched the Aprilia SXR 160 in India. But, to cater to a large number of people, the company recently launched the new Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 too. So, in this article, we have for you the First Look Review of the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6.

Aprilia SXR 125 - Looks and Colour Options

The new Aprilia SXR 125 looks completely identical to the Aprilia SXR 160. Both these maxi-styled scooters look very handsome and they have a great road presence too. At the front, the SXR 125 gets large twin LED headlamps with LED DRLs. There is a small blacked-out windscreen, minor fairing, LED turn-indicators and chunky body panels too. The Aprilia SXR 125 has huge dimensions and at the rear, it gets LED tail lamps with unique split grab rails that have been neatly integrated into the body. It is available in four colours. They are Matt Blue, Matt Black, Glossy Red and Glossy White.

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Aprilia SXR 125 - Dimensions and Capacity

SpecificationAprilia SXR 125
Length1963 mm
Width803 mm
Height1205 mm
Seat Height775 mm
Wheelbase1361 mm
Ground Clearance160 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity7-litres
Under Seat Storage21-litres
WeightNot Available
2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 Review

Aprilia SXR 125 - Engine and Transmission

The new Aprilia SXR 125 is powered by a BS6 compliant 124.45cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 9.9 PS of power at 7700 RPM and 9.7 Nm of peak torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a CVT. This is the same motor that also does its duty in the Aprilia SR 125 and the Storme 125 too.

2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 Review
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Aprilia SXR 125 - Tyres, Brakes and Features

The new Aprilia SXR 125 gets telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock absorber at the rear. The braking duties on the maxi-scooter are performed by a disc brake at the front and at the rear, it gets a drum unit along with a combi brake system (CBS) as an additional safety aid. The scooter rides on 12-inch tubeless tyres and both the tyres measure 120/70-12. The Aprilia SXR 125 also gets a large 5.7-inch all-digital instrument cluster that displays a ton of information and gets an optional smartphone connectivity feature too.

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Aprilia SXR 125 - Price and Rivals

The new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 has been launched in India at Rs. 1.15 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. At this price point, it doesn't have any direct rivals in India, however, indirectly it rivals the Suzuki Burgman Street 125 and the Aprilia SXR 160.

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So, this was our First Look Review of the all-new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6. What are your thoughts on this 125cc maxi-scooter from Aprilia in India? Do feel free to share your thoughts and opinions with all of us in the comments section below. You can also join our 91Wheels Auto Enthusiast Telegram group (click via mobile to join) curated exclusively for the fans, enthusiasts and owners. Further, subscribe to our YouTube channel for more such amazing motoring updates.

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