The design of the all new Aprilia SR 160 has been revealed.[Read more…]
The most sophisticated Tuono with a new Marelli ECU, combined with an all-new five-inch colour TFT dash, allows more innovative rider aids than ever. New looks, a higher revving V4, a new swing-arm, and a new aerodynamic package — it is the best Tuono to date. Having spent a day on track at Misano MotoGP racetrack in Italy, we came back highly impressed by this motorcycle. Here is how and why
You could say Aprilia have a slightly unfair advantage as they smartly fitted an Akrapovic silencer to the test bikes, to simply add to the amusement around Misano. It does sound amazing, even at tick-over. I know from experience that Aprilia’s V4 has always had a distinctive “character” but now, with more revolutions per minute (rpm) to play with (300 rpm more) this has amplified the experience to over-indulgent levels.
Leaving the famous pit-lane at Misano, the new Factory sounds magnificent, the V4 blasting pulsating vibrations off the pit wall. Out on to the track on pre-heated Pirelli slicks (no need to warm them up), the bike is straight into it, accelerating hard to join the swarm of Italian racers already up to race speed.
The noise is lovely, what a voice! This is escorted by the smoothest of quick-shifter changes I have experienced on a road bike. The changes are quick, perfectly matched in rpm; it is as if the peg, selector, and gearbox have been purposely designed for me.[Read more…]
The Aprilia SXR 125 has just been launched in India, joining its bigger sibling the SXR 160. Here are a few things you should know:[Read more…]
The Aprilia SXR 125 has been launched at a price of Rs 1.15 lakh, in an effort to expand the SXR range of stylish maxi-scooters.
The Italian two-wheeler manufacturer, Piaggio, could bring a performance electric Aprilia scooter to India.
Aprilia are a prominent name in the global two-wheeler industry and are looking to create a stronger foothold in the world’s largest two-wheeler market – India. [Read more…]
India’s most powerful scooter, Aprilia SR 160 Race, receives an engine upgrade for 2020, making it even faster than before. We put it to the test to find out how quick it really is.
Story: Azaman Chothia
Photography: Apurva Ambep
The Aprilia RS 660 which has been teased for quite a while now, has just been launched in international markets.
The Italian two-wheeler maker has discontinued the Aprilia SR 125 from the Indian market to draw a distinct line between its entry-level scooters and the more premium ‘SR’ brand.
Piaggio India have opened bookings for the 2020 Vespa SXL and VXL range of scooters as well as the new Aprilia Storm.