Piaggio India today unveiled Aprilia SXR 160 designed for the discerning Indian consumer. It will be manufactured at Piaggio’s Baramati factory and is slated for commercial launch in Q3, 2020. Piaggio also showcased the European version of the Vespa Elettrica which is inspiring its approach towards electric mobility solutions to be designed for India, and to be made in India.
Embodying Aprilia’s “Designed for Racers, Built for Riders” philosophy, the new SXR 160 brings to life the Crossmax design styling, sporty appeal, fun riding experience, great ergonomics and comfort. The Aprilia SXR 160 has been designed in Italy and features an imposing stance with aerodynamic design.
The all new Aprilia SXR 160 will come in all new 160 CC BS6 & 125 CC BS6 options with 3V Tech FI Engine technology. It will also be loaded with features like ,LED Twin Head and Tail Lights Technology with Daytime Eyeline Position Lamps , Large lit up under storage area and split glove box with USB charging in the front , Integrated dark fly screen, Raised convenient Steering Handle bar , Large 210 Cm^2 Multifunction All Digital Cluster including Mileage indicator ,Anti-Braking System and Disk Brake ,12 inch, 5 spoke petal machined rim Alloy Wheels with wide pattern tyres and modern styling like Dark Chrome embellishments, Sporty eye-catching Chrome Garnish Exhaust .
Shedding light on the opportunity the company sees for Aprilia SXR 160 and Electric-mobility in India, Mr. Diego Graffi, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio India said, “India continues to remain a strategic market for us. In the past few years we have seen the changing preferences in Indian consumers. Aligned to these changes, we are proud to introduce new products which cut across categories and fulfil the needs of our customers – Aprilia SXR 160 is set to create a new category benchmark. With the growing changes in the electric two-wheeler eco-system Piaggio India is in the process of introducing innovative Electric -mobility solutions in India keeping the local consumer in mind. We are exploring multiple platforms for designing Electric-mobility solutions for India.”
The SXR 160 will be available in four vibrant colours – Red, Blue, White and Black and riders can also choose from a wide range of specially designed accessories like connectivity, mobile docking system and merchandise like Aprilia helmets and apparel. Booking for SXR 160 will commence online in August 2020.
As the Indian market is witnessing a quick transition on adoption of Electric Mobility solutions , Piaggio also showcased its VESPA Elettrica .
At the Auto Expo 2020 , Piaggio also had on display
- The Limited-Edition Vespa Racing Sixties
- Vespa 2020 Facelifts – Vespa RED, Vespa SXL/ VXL Facelift
- Aprilia SR 160 and Aprilia Storm 125 with disc brakes
All three of the above are likely to be launched in Q2, 2020.
Global product propositions such as Moto Guzzi V85 TT and RSV4 1100 Factory were also on display at the Piaggio Pavilion.