KATHMANDU, March 7: Piaggio and MV Dugar Group on Sunday announced the launch of Aprilia SXR 160, the first scooter to be designed under the new Aprilia design language.
The much-awaited premium scooter will be available at an attractive introductory price of Rs 409,900 across all dealerships in Nepal, according to a press release issued by Piaggio and MV Dugar Group. The event was graced and inaugurated by the Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India Diego Graffi, Chairman MV Dugar Group, Senior Vice President Sudhansu Agrawal, Moti Lal Dugar, Vice Chairman Vivek Dugar and Vice President Vijay Mahato.
Aprilia SXR 160 incorporates Aprilia’s latest global design language and is fitted with a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, 3 valve fuel injection clean emission engine technology, that produces peak power of 11 PS at 7100 RPM.
To deliver the best riding experience and highest level of comfort, Aprilia SXR 160 offers bigger, longer, comfortable and ergonomic seats, crafted in art leather suede feel, detailed with special stitch pattern in grey and red threads. The sharp body lines, geometric contours and high craftsmanship reflect the dynamic premium appeal of SXR 160. The scooter comes with a 12V, 5.0 Ah MF battery and a fuel capacity of 7L.
Commenting on the launching ceremony, Diego Graffi, chairman and managing director, Piaggio India said, “We are delighted to launch the much-anticipated premium scooter, Aprilia SXR 160 for all our distinguished customers in Nepal, the Aprilia SXR 160 is an epitome of great style, high performance and great comfortis specifically designed in Italy, we believe that this scooter will set high standards in the Nepal’s premium two-wheeler market and will be a testament of Piaggio’supcoming plans forNepal.”
Vivek Dugar, vice chairman, MV Dugar Group, said, “MV Dugar group is a partner with Piaggio Group to offer their world class, premium products from Vespa and Aprilia in Nepal. With the launch of Aprilia SXR 160 today, we are geared up to offer more exciting product range to fulfill the needs of the youth in this region, and we are looking forward to offer the world-class Piaggio experience to all our customers.”
Sudhanshu Agrawal, senior vice president PIAGGIO Group, said that Nepal is doing very well in two wheelers and with our authorized dealers MV Dugar Group we are more than happy to work with the whole team in such a disciplinary manner.
Vijay Mahato, vice president MD Dugar Group said "Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we are still doing the best we could do. We are extremely happy to deliver the new stylishunique, incomparable SX160. We are live from 34 active 3S facilitated check points all over Nepal."
SX160 complemented with 3 coat HD body paint finish, featuring Aprilia signature graphics, paired with matt black design trims inserts along with dark chrome elements. The wrap around LED technology twin crystal head lights and eye line position lights merges with front indicator blinkers to create its unique light play; the diamond reflection wrap around LED taillights with integrated rear blinkers equally generates the much-sought new age appeal.
The SXR 160 comes with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) along with ventilated disk brake and twin pots calliper hydraulic brake which delivers high braking performance. Aprilia SXR 160 will be available in very attractive Glossy Red, Matt Blue, Glossy White and Matt Black colors.