Aprilia SR 125 spied once again - This time wearing ARAI stickers
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Aprilia SR 125 spied once again – This time wearing ARAI stickers

Aprilia has managed to launch itself as a very attractive proposition in the scooter industry.

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After the successful launch of the Aprilia SR150 and the SR150 RACE, the Italian premium two wheeler maker appears to be testing the waters to introduce more automatic scooters in the country.

The Aprilia SR 125 was spotted at a Vespa dealership in Bengaluru last year. This time, it has been spied in Pune, wearing ARAI stickers. It is believed that the scooter is with ARAI for homologation. Images were clicked by Jyoti Swaroop Mishra.

The new SR 125 looks identical to the SR 150 and can be identified only by means of the “125” sticker on the right side of the front apron. The apron-mounted butterfly shaped headlamp, steering mounted front turn indicators, twin-pod analog instrument console, sleek engine cover, dual-tone seats, 14-inch alloy wheels and thick tyres are the highlights. The 125 cc engine, mated to a CVT, produces 9.6 PS and 8.2 Nm of torque.

The scooter is underpinned by tubular steel frame which is suspended by telescopic front fork and a single-sided coil spring at the rear. A 220 mm disc at the front and a 140 mm drum at the rear take care of braking duties.

The Aprilia SR Motard 125 is reported to be here for testing purposes. It’s too early to speculate about its launch prospects in India but if Piaggio decides to bring the small scooter at an attractive price point, it could attract some serious attention from the brand-conscious urban audience.