Aprilia’s Cross Maxi SXR160 Has Been Launched

It costs Rs 23,000 more than the base SR160

  • It is built on the same platform as the SR160.
  • Gets RS660-inspired face and large bodywork.
  • Bookings for the scooter have commenced.

Aprilia India has finally gone and launched its highly-awaited SXR160 maxi-scooter at Rs 1,25,997 (ex-showroom Pune). That makes it almost Rs 23,000 dearer than the base version of the SR160, on which it is based. One can book the scooter from Aprilia dealerships across the country or via the company’s official website for a token amount of Rs 5,000. Deliveries are expected to commence in the first couple of weeks of 2021.

We did spend some time astride the SXR160 recently and found the scooter to be pretty familiar. The 12-inch rims do soften the ride to a certain extent but in terms of delivering on a maxi-scooter, the SXR does fall short. Still, it has some redeeming qualities which you can check out by reading our first impressions here.

Here’s the company’s official press statement:

Piaggio launches the Aprilia SXR 160 in India

  • Aprilia SXR 160 is launched at a price of INR 1,25,997/- ex-showroom Pune
  • The premium offering from the stable of Aprilia, can be booked at all dealerships across India and also through our website https://apriliaindia.com/

Pune, 23rd December 2020: Piaggio India today announced the launch of Aprilia SXR 160. The much-awaited premium scooter will be available at a price of INR 1,25,997/- ex showroom Pune and can be booked for an initial amount of INR 5000/- across all dealerships in India and through e-commerce website https://apriliaindia.com/.

Aprilia SXR 160 incorporates Aprilia’s latest global design language and is equipped with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, 3 valve fuel injection clean emission engine technology, that produces peak power of 11 PS at 7100 RPM. To deliver the best riding experience and highest level of comfort, Aprilia SXR 160 offers bigger, longer, comfortable and ergonomic seats, crafted in art leather suede feel, detailed with special stitch pattern in grey and red threads. The sharp body lines, geometric contours and high craftsmanship reflect the dynamic premium appeal of SXR 160. The scooter comes a fuel tank capacity of 7L.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Diego Graffi, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India said, “We are delighted to launch the much-anticipated premium scooter, Aprilia SXR 160 for all our distinguished customers in India. Designed in Italy, for India, the Aprilia SXR 160 is an epitome of great style, high performance and great comfort. Available at all dealerships across India, we believe that this scooter will set high standards in the Indian premium two-wheeler market and will be a testament of Piaggio’s upcoming plans for India.”

Equipped with a large 210 cm sq. multifunctional all digital cluster display, the SXR 160 has a host of features such as digital speed indicator, RPM meter, mileage indicator, average speed & top speed display, digital fuel indicator, ABS indicator, engine malfunction indicator, etc. Customers can also opt for the mobile connectivity accessory which connects the user’s mobile to the scooter and helps them in locating it, raising security alarm when needed and more.

Its unique, incomparable looks are complemented with 3 coat HD body paint finish, featuring Aprilia signature graphics, paired with matt black design trims inserts along with dark chrome elements. The wrap around LED technology twin crystal head lights and eye line position lights merges with front indicator blinkers to create its unique light play; the diamond reflection wrap around LED taillights with integrated rear blinkers equally generates the much-sought new age appeal. The SXR 160 comes with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) along with ventilated disk brake and twin pots calliper hydraulic brake which delivers high braking performance. Aprilia SXR 160 will be available in very attractive Glossy Red, Matt Blue, Glossy White and Matt Black colours.

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