Updated On: 14 May 2021 Shakti Nath Jha
Piaggio India has finally launched the new Aprilia SXR 125 in the Indian market. The new SXR 125 is the younger sibling of the recently launched Aprilia SXR 160. These SXR siblings have a lot of things in common with each other and they are maxi-styled scooters. The price of the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 in India starts at Rs. 1.15 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. Here are all the details about the arch-rival of Suzuki Burgman Street 125.
First of all, let's talk about the powerplant. So, the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 is powered by a BS6 compliant 124.45cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, three-valve, fuel-injected engine. This motor churns out 9.9 PS of power at 7700 RPM and 9.7 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM. The engine comes mated to a CVT. This is the same mill that also does its duty in the SR 125 and Storme 125. It packs in decent hardware too. For suspension duties, it gets telescopic front forks and an adjustable spring-loaded mono-shock absorber at the rear.
The braking duties on the scooter are performed by a disc brake at the front and a drum unit at the rear and it gets CBS too. Commenting on the launch occasion, Diego Graffi, MD and CEO, Piaggio India said, "I am very pleased and enthused today as the Aprilia SXR heads towards completing the range starting from 160 CC and now with 125 CC. The Aprilia SXR 125 is another exciting experience in the most appealing engine category, the 125 CC, our engines offers the best performance with three Valves and Fuel injection technology offering an interesting combination of riding experience and fuel utilisation, With this launch, we will be able to offer the new Aprilia Experience to many followers of Aprilia who strive to Maxify Life!"
In terms of features, the SXR 125 gets a large 5.7-inch all-digital instrument cluster which gets an optional smartphone connectivity feature too and it is available in four colour variants. They are Matt Blue, Matt Black, Glossy Red and Glossy White. It primarily rivals Suzuki Burgman Street 125. What are your thoughts on the price of the new 2021 Aprilia SXR 125 BS6 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.