Piaggio debuted its Aprilia Storm 125 during the 2018 auto expo and was preparing to launch this scooter last year. However, for some unknown reasons, Piaggio put the scooter on hold. But now Aprilia is all set to introduce the Storm 125 in India.
According to the information given by sources, this Aprilia Storm 125 will be launched in India next month. Select dealerships have already begun accepting bookings for the scooter at a price of Rs. 1,000. The price of Storm 125 will be Rs 65,000 (ex-showroom) for the Indian market. It will be the cheapest scooter in Aprilia in the Indian market.
Storm 125 is based on SR 125 and it has been taken on the style and pattern of SR 125. However, the biggest difference is 12-inch wheels has been given instead of 14-inch wheels given in SR 125. Storm 125, off-road rubber has also been used in this scooter.
The SR 125 shares its engine with the Storm 125, which is a 125CC, single-cylinder motor making 9.6PS of maximum power and 9.9Nm of peak torque. The Storm 125 also gets a disc brake in the front while the rear wheel is stopped by drum brakes. It is expected that the scooter will be equipped with CBS as standard.
This scooter will compete with scooters like TVS Ntorq 125 and Honda Grazia after coming to the Indian market.