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The Aprilia SXR 160 will go on sale in the country later this month
Piaggio India has started accepting advance reservations for the upcoming SXR 160 maxi-style scooter, ahead of its launch later this month. The company recently started production of the next offering at its Baramati facility in Maharashtra, and order books are now open for a token amount of ₹ 5,000. The scooter can be booked online at the company’s website or at any of the Aprilia dealerships in India. The Aprilia SXR 160 will be the first maxi-scooter of its kind to go on sale in the country in more than a decade. Piaggio India has also confirmed that the new offering will be available in four colors: bright red, matt blue, glossy white and matt black.
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Commenting on the occasion, Diego Graffi, President and CEO of Piaggio India said: “It is a great feeling as our premium scooter, the Aprilia SXR 160, has started to roll off the production lines. 2020 was a year full of challenges, but we were determined to deliver on our promise to deliver the long-awaited scooter as soon as possible. We are pleased to announce that we have now pre-booked the SXR 160 for our distinguished customers, on our e-commerce platform and at all dealerships across the globe. India. We believe that the Aprilia SXR 160 with its unique next-generation design and technologically advanced features, will create a timeless new experience for Aprilia fans. “
The Aprilia SXR 160 was presented for the first time at Auto Expo 2020 and has been designed in Italy for the Indian market. The scooter is powered by a 160cc single cylinder, three valve fuel injected engine. The new offering is also big on features with dual LED headlights integrating daytime running lights, LED taillights, digital instrument console, mobile connectivity options and more.
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The maxi styling of the new Aprilia SXR 160 also makes it more comfortable than standard scooters for sale on the market. The offer promises a longer and wider seat that will be more comfortable for the rider and passenger, adjustable rear suspension, disc brake with ABS and alloy wheels. The new SXR 160 is expected to be priced at around ₹ 1.30 lakh (ex-showroom), making it a lucrative alternative to 150cc motorcycles and other premium scooters.
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