Aprilia is motorcycle company from Italy, one of the brands owned by the Piaggio. Having started as a manufacturer of bicycles and moved to manufacture of scooters and motorcycles. In the recent 1970 s years it started producing the sports bikes and also participating in the road racing also. Aprilia Sr 150 is a bike from Aprilia .
It was founded after the world war by Cavaliere Alberto Beffio, as a bicycle production factory at Noale, Italy in the province of venice. His Son take over the company and started the production of motorcycles of 50 cc. The first production Aprilia named as Colibri, and later they started producing bike with name of Scarabeo in 1970 year. The bike Scarabeo is runned unto late 1970 with 50cc and 125 cc bikes.
YEARLY IMPROVEMENTS IN APRILIA MOTORCYCLES COMPANY :
In the year 1977 Aprilia won the racing championship of 125cc and 250cc In the year 1985 with the help of Austrian company Aprilia introduced a lot of models of 250 cc and participated in all the European racing. In the year 1990 aprilia introduced a plastic scooter of 2 stroke of 125cc. Later in the year 1993 it introduced the four stroke and four valve engines. In the year 1995 it started introduced the 1000cc bikes in racing of V-Twin superbike and the Falco a 1000cc V-Twin sport tourer with emphasis on sport. Both the bikes used a variation of a rotax 1000cc Engine. In the year 1999 Aprilia entered into World super bike Championship racing with its bike RSV mille, and during the year 2000 year.
In the 2000 year Aprilia Aprilia launched the 50cc ( direct injection Technology ) two stroke engine for scooters which gives high mileage and low emissions and also the RST Futura, Later Both of these two motorcycles used a variation of the rotax 1000cc V-Twin. Most Recent in the year 2003 Aprilia RSV Mille Tuono motorcycles magazines picked as the best bike of the year.
In the year 2004 Aprilia was acquired by Piaggio & C. SPA , to form the worlds fourth largest motorcycle group with 1.5 Billion Euro in sales, an Annual Production capacity of over 600,000 Vehicles and a presence in 50 countries. Aprilia also introduced the SR 150 and SR125 Scooters. In India it is released in the January month 2019. Aprilia SR 150 is one of the European bikes launched in India.
APRILIA SR 150 :
Details of the bike:
It is an Automatic transmission with engine capacity of 150 CC.
It is having the power of peak 11bhp @7000rpm.
Its weight of 122 kg.
It is having drive type of belt drive.
Peak torque of 11.5 nm @5500 rpm.
Four stroke and single cylinder, 3- valves per cylinder.
Breaking features of disc drums at the front and the Rear end comes with drum brakes.
Fuel capacity of 7 litres.
Bore and Stroke of 58mm and 59mm.
Top Speed of 95 kmph.
Accelerate with 0-100kmph in 23 seconds.
Cooling system of air cooled.
Estimated mileage capacity of 40 km/lit (Approx.).
Front suspension is of Hydraulic double Telescopic fork type and comes to Rear suspension is of hydraulic Shock Absorber.
Breaking feature of front brake type of disc size of 220mm and Rear Brake type of drum size of 140mm.
Colours of Red and white, Red and Black, and Red and Green.
Front tyre of =120/70-14.
Rare tyre of =120/70-14.
Wheel size is 14 inches.
Chassis type of Rigid Steel Frame.
Alloy type of wheel types.
Clutch of Dry Centrifugal.
Fuel system of petrol.
Ignition system of cdi.
Instrument console features:
Fuel gauge, is in digital, and having speedometer, pillion seat, pillion grabrail and pass light.
Carburetor fuel system.
Comfort and convenience features:
Foot rest and electric start, kick start.
Having MF Battery.
Head light of halogen type and also tail light of bulb.Ground clearance:
Ground clearance of 155 mm.
Wheel base of 1365 mm.
Seat height of 780mm.
Length, width, and height of 1985x703x1166.
Price: Hero Aprilia Sr 150 costs of 73,000 rs (varies to showroom).