According to report, the launch of Aprilia Storm 125 has been postponed to the next year. Aprilia Storm 125 scooter was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2018. The Aprilia Storm 125 was originally planned for festive season launch this year,2018. But the launch is delayed for some reasons. It will be launched in India in January, 2019.
The new law of Combined Braking System [CBS] will come into effect by April,2019. According to new rule, ABS is compulsory for all two wheelers above 125 cc displacement. Besides that all new scooters and bikes with engine capacity of 125 cc will have to use CBS. Therefore this new law will result in price hike for the upcoming two wheelers than the current ones.
Aprilia Storm 125 was Showcased at 2018 Auto Expo
Aprilia Storm 125 comes equipped with CBS. The price is likely to be near Rs. 62,000. The new Aprilia Storm 125 gets some cosmetics updates from SR125. Aprilia Storm comes with 120 section front and wider 130 section rear tyres. The Storm 125 promotes a new red matte colour with black graphics all over. Besides that it comes furnished with smaller 12 inches alloy.
The scooter will extract power from a 124 cc, three valve, single cylinder engine. This engine produces power of 9.46 bhp with maximum torque of 8.2 Nm. The engine of the Storm 125 is matted to the CVT gearbox. Besides that the new scooter will get equipped with a tank of capacity 6.5 litres.
Disc brakes at the front and drum unit at the rear will be provided to the Storm 125. Besides that it will come with 30 mm telescopic forks up front and a single rear shock absorber at the rear. The shock absorber at the rear can be adjusted. The company states that the sporty scooter is mainly planned for the young generation and will provide a wide range of accessories. The tyres will be made smaller and the wheels chunkier.
The Italian maker has planned to introduce the CBS in the Aprilia Storm 125. Therefore the launch is postponed to January, 2019. The launch will take place beforehand, three month prior to the enforcement of new law.
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