Scooters are the most fascinating 2-wheelers in the auto industry and the customers, especially women whose desire is raising day to day. In order to make them delight and pleasure, the bike manufacturers all over the world working hard at their plants to impress them to the extent. As a result of Aprilia also came forward with the new commendable scooter, that carries every answer to the crazy scooter adores. The Scooter is nothing but the Aprilia SR 125. It is the scooter that gives blissful journeys to every rider whose intention is to drive the scooter with lust. It has been launched and became a hit model with decent sales figure. Continue Reading.
The Aprilia SR 125 is the unique and elegant scooter model that was alike to its elder model SR 150. The design language and styling cues are almost same in both the models except the new and longer seat symmetry and new color choices. The scooter gets the long seat to give good posture & utmost comfort to both the rider & pillion.
Aprilia SR 125 gets offered in colors elegant color schemes like;
Though it comes with long seat, it was a bit disgusting for the pillion to seat and share the drive with a rider. The bike misses a grab rail but you can avail the option buy paying some extra bucks to the dealer. Badly, the customer should also spare additional amount to avail side stand as the elder model ‘150’.
Except for these differences, the bike share all the styling and design cues that SR 150 boast that includes; 14-inch alloy wheels, the body frame, and design ergonomics, analog basic dials, and switchgear.
Coming to the powering of the scooter, The SR125 gets power from a 125cc engine, that pumps out a 9.65PS of power @ 7,250rpm along with a torque of 9.9Nm @ 6,250rpm. The Vespa 125 also gets the same engine configuration but the only difference is the gearbox and some displacement figures. The SR 150 makes 10.20PS at 6,750rpm. Hence the bike offers decent drives by engaging worthy engine setup that churns acquired amount of energy to sprint the bike.
The rider can handle the bike with great ease, though it gives some disturbance on the revs, it is not considered as a significant issue in the bike. The rider can feel the pleasure while riding the bike and it also claimed to be the naked sports scooter in the segment. Though the scooter hits the top speed, it will give annoyance to the rider in the entire go on.
The real raw performance is grunted and executed by the scooter to revive and relish the fed of customers with old and existing models. Hence the Aprilia SR 125 is the iconic and eye-snap scooter that gives sumptuous feeling to the scooter adores.
Though it is a speedy and quickest scooter in the lineup and the segment, it claims decent fuel efficiency on both city & highway roads. The efficient mileage is only possible with the good throttle responsive, tuned and refined output.
Coming to the driving dynamics of the bike, it gives memorable drives with the offered features and specs. No, doubt the bike also shares chassis, suspension, and the braking unit as the ‘SR 150’. The scooter gives excellent grip over all surfaces, and for this, the 14-inch wheels wrapped by a Thai-sourced Vee rubber tubeless tyres give fruitful driving experiencing to the rider.
As of the Braking, the scooter gets stopped with the efficient braking setup that includes disc brake at the front & drum brake unit at the rear. Hence the rider can fury the road by honestly hoping on the braking setup employed by the bike maker.
The rider will also get pleasure from the reliable and hassle-free suspension setup employed by the manufacturer, for this, the 30mm hydraulic telescopic fork at the front and hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear works very effectively and duly to enchant the rider’s drive by reducing the bumps, potholes and other disturbances caused on the road.
Overall the Aprilia SR 125 is best in the class scooter that gives no flaws on the road and also a good refreshing model to the Indian customers. The raw rides and enriched design & styling cues give a perfect stance to the rider, either it is a man or women. The comfort features, driving & handling dynamics relish the customers to the extent.
One can drive the Aprilia SR 125 with raging speed, by sparing almost INR 65,310 (ex-showroom, Pune), which is expensive when compared to the other existing alluring models in the country. So one can opt the Aprilia SR 125 if you desire for the sporty drives with decent comfort and considerable performance.
Also Read: Aprilia SR 125 Features, Specs, Details.