Dugar Brothers and Sons, the official distributor of Aprilia vehicles in Nepal, recently launched the most-awaited premium scooter model, Aprilia SXR160, in Nepal. With an introductory price of Rs. 4,09,900, the scooter is available across all showrooms of Aprilia.
“After the great success achieved in India in just a few months since its debut, we are delighted to launch the long-awaited Aprilia SXR 160 premium scooter on the Nepalese market. The Aprilia SXR 160 is a synonym for style, outstanding performance, and superior comfort. It was designed in Italy, and we believe that it will set high standards on the top-end two-wheeler market in Nepal and pave the way for further expansion of the Piaggio Group in the country.”
– Diego Graffi, Piaggio India CEO
Aprilia SXR160 Overview
The all-new Aprilia SXR160 was recently unveiled by the CEO and Managing Director of Piaggio India, Diego Graffi, Senior Vice President Sudhanshu Agrawal, M.V. Chairman Dugar Group, Motilal Dugar, Vice-chairman Vivek Dugar, and Vice-chairman Vijar Mahato.
The new Aprilla SXR160 has attracted a good response from Indian as well as many international media. It was even named “Best Two-Wheeler” at Auto Expo 2020 and “2020 Scooter of the Year” by the BBC’s Top Gear India Program. The scooter has a distinctive and innovative character, premium technology, and superior comfort.
Features and Design
The Aprilia SXR160 is equipped with various features like an all-LED lighting system, smartphone connectivity, and LCD instrument cluster. The size of the scooter is large and presumably has a spacious storage under-seat.
With a 3-coat HD body paint finish, Africa-featured graphics, and matte black design, on top of dark chrome elements, Aprilia SXR160 looks quite appealing. The scooter is available in Glossy Red, Glossy White, Matte Blue, and Matte Black.
Engine and Performances
Aprilia SXR160 is powered by a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, 3-valve, fuel-injection (FI) engine. The 160 cc engine is able to produce 11 bhp at 7100 rpm of maximum power and generate 12 Nm at 6000 rpm of peak torque.
The Aprilia SXR160 has a BS6-compliant fuel-injected motor and has a fuel tank capacity of 7 liters.
Brakes and Tires
Aprilia SXR160 has ventilated disc brakes on the front and drum braking on the rear, along with the twin-pot caliper hydraulic brakes providing extra protection along the way. Also, the scooter features a single-channel Anti-lock braking system (ABS), and it seems to ride on 12-inch alloy wheels on both ends.
The tubeless tires on the scooter are of a size 120/70-12 on the front and rear end. The wheelbase of the scooter is 1363 mm and a ground clearance of 160 mm.
Aprilia SXR160 Specifications
|Engine||Single Cylinder, 4-stroke, Air-cooled, SOHC, three-valve|
|Maximum Power||11 bhp @ 7100 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||12 Nm @ 6000 rpm|
|Starting Mechanism||Self-start only|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||7 liters|
|Kerb Weight||129 kg|
|Ground Clearance||160 mm|
|Front Suspension||Front fork with 30 mm inner tube|
|Rear Suspension||Adjustable mono-shock absorber|
|Brake Front||220 mm Disc Brake|
|Brake Rear||140 mm Drum Brake|
|Tire Front||120/70-12 Tubeless|
|Tire Rear||120/70-12 Tubeless|
|Color||Glossy Red, Glossy White, Matte Blue, and Matte Black|
Aprilia SXR160 Price in Nepal and Availability
The most-awaited Aprilia SXR160 is available in Nepal at an introductory price of Rs. 4,49,900 across all dealerships of Aprilia in Nepal.
Aprilia brings a great scooter with Single-channel ABS, FI system, and a BS6-compliant engine. The price may seem expensive for a scooter, but the features indeed define the increased cost of the SXR160.