Aprilia SR 150 Race
Specification: Aprilia SR 150 Race
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|4. Brakes, Wheels & Suspensions|
|5. Top Speed and Mileage|
- Front suspension.
- Large storage.
- Sporty design.
- Powerful for commuting.
- Thick tires.
- Low power.
- Small wheelbase.
- Less nimble.
Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a sports commuting scooter. This scooter was designed to appeal to the people who wish to have a scooter that is not ordinary. This scooter looks like a beast from a distance. People who think scooters are basic modes of transportation that are there just to commute will definitely take a minute to take this scooter in. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE was designed by keeping the Aprilia WSBK bike in mind.
Aprilia is one of the top Italian motorcycle manufacturers. Aprilia over the years has become quite popular due to its designs. Aprilia started as simple cycle manufacture and made its way up to large-capacity motorcycles. Now two of their most popular motorcycles are the Aprilia RSV Mille, and the RSV4. Both of these bikes are 1000cc beasts. Aprilia was acquired by Piaggio in 2004. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a scooter by Aprilia. Aprilia is marketed in Bangladesh by Runners Automobiles Bangladesh.
Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a sports scooter. This scooter comes with a fully sporty design and sporty decals. The decals of the scooter give it a very premium appearance. The scooter has a long single seat, with the pillion side slightly elevated to make the scooter look sportier. The head and tail section of the scooter is also sharp with an edge, which makes it look more aerodynamic. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes in only one single design, which resembles the WSBK design.
The light setup of the scooter is a complete halogen setup. The headlight of the scooter is a dual halogen light setup. The headlight will be quite suitable for the city commute, however for the long ride out of town the light might not be sufficient. The taillight of the scooter is also a halogen bulb, which is sufficient to be noticeable from a distance. The indicators are also bulbs, but for a scooter of the modern age, bulb indicators are a bit backdated.
The scooter comes with a very minimalistic instrument cluster. The instrument cluster of the Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with a speedometer, an odometer, and a fuel gauge. The instrument cluster does not have any gear position indicator as the scooter comes with an automatic transmission. The instrument cluster has been kept minimal so that the rider does not get confused while commuting.
The first question any scooter enthusiast asks is “How much storage space does it have?”. And we are here to answer your question. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with huge under-seat storage space. Space is enough for a helmet to fit.
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a small and sporty machine. It has a saddle height of 775mm. Which allows riders of 5’3” to comfortably ride the scooter. The leg rest at the front also has suitable space for taller riders not to feel uncomfortable. The scooter also has a ground clearance of about 155mm, which is enough to avoid most speedbumps of BD. The fuel capacity of the scooter is about 6.5liters, which is quite enough for the city commute.
The length, width, height, and weight of the Aprilia SR 150 RACE are 1985mm, 703mm, 1166mm, and 122kg. The scooter may seem quite heavy, but that is to keep the scooter grounded and to keep it stable at high-speeds. The scooter has a ground clearance of around 1363mm, which is more than enough to keep the scooter stable while at corners.
Engine and Transmission:
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with a 3-valve, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, and 154.8cc engine. The engine is also air-cooled and carbureted. The engine pumps out 10.06BHP of power at 6750rpm, and 10.9Nm of torque at 5000rpm. The power and torque of the scooter seems a little less for the highway but is quite enough for the city commute. The scooter is expected to have a fuel efficiency of 40kmpl combined (city and highway).
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with a fully automatic gearbox, which makes it very much easy to control. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE also has an engine-mapping system which makes it detect the elevation of the scooter and send power to the wheels accordingly.
Brakes, Suspensions, and Wheels:
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with a Disc-drum setup. The front has a 220mm disc brake while the rear has a 140mm drum brake. The front disc is quite big, and also bigger than quite a few motorcycles as well. The rear drum brake setup may seem very backdated, but for the city commute, this drum brake will be enough.
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE has telescopic forks as the front suspension, whereas the rear has a single spring-loaded fork on one side of the scooter. The front suspension is expected to perform well, while the rear suspension may not be the best for a pillion, but will be quite responsive at corners.
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE comes with alloy wheels. The front and rear both have 120/70 sectioned tires. The wheels are both 14” at the front and rear. The big wheels take away some of the nimbleness of the bike, while the thick tires allow the rider to comfortably corner and lean.
The Aprilia SR 150 RACE was made for the sporty scooter lover. It was made for the commuter who wants a sporty scooter at an affordable price. This scooter is for the youngsters and the university goers who don’t want a scooter that looks boring and sad. This scooter is also good for anyone who wants to go on long rides as well.
The competitors of the Aprilia SR 150 RACE are:
Yamaha Ray ZR.
Vespa VXL 150.
Beetle Bolt Bobcat.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
The FAQs about the Aprilia SR 150 RACE are answered below.
1. What is the origin of Aprilia?
Answer: Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle Brand.
2. How fuel-efficient is the Aprilia SR 150 RACE?
Answer: The Aprilia SR 150 RACE has a mileage of around 40kmpl on average, which may vary.
3. What kind of scooter is the Aprilia SR 150 RACE?
Answer: Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a sports commuting scooter.
4. What is the most popular Aprilia bike in Bangladesh?
Answer: Aprilia GPR 150 is the most popular Aprilia bike in Bangladesh.
4. What is the top speed of the Aprilia SR 150 RACE?
Answer: The Aprilia SR 150 RACE has a top speed of about 100kmph.
All in all, the Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a well-built and strong scooter with a very sporty design. The Aprilia SR 150 RACE is a commendable scooter with commendable features.