Aprilia entered the Indian two-wheeler industry with the SR 150 which was further followed by another scooter offering the SR 125. Both the scooters share similar body language but with different propelling powertrains. In terms of pricing, these scooters sit in the premium segment. So in order to cater more budgeted scooter segment, Aprilia has rolled out the Storm 125 which is priced at INR 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). To know more about the Aprilia Storm 125 keep on reading.
Gets Smaller Wheels with Fatty Tyres: The Aprilia Storm 125 runs on 12-inch alloy wheels as compared to 14-inch wheels on the Aprilia SR 125. However, it comes equipped with dual purpose tyres which makes it easier to take on any kind of road surfaces. At the front wheel, it gets 120/80-section tyres while the rear gets embellished with the 130/80-section tyre.
Shares Design Language with Sibling: In terms of styling, both the SR 125 and the Storm 125 share styling from the SR 150. However, the provided colour options, tall single piece grab rail unit and a single halogen headlamp setup, differentiates the Storm 125 with the elder sibling.
Packs Drum Brakes: As compared to its elder siblings comprising the Aprilia SR 150 and SR 125, the Storm 125 comes featured with drum brakes unit at both ends. They measure 150mm and 140mm at the front and rear respectively. Other than this, in order to comply with the new safety norms, the scooter is blessed with the combined braking system (CBS) feature as standard.
Same Powertrain and Suspension Setup: The Aprilia Storm shares the similar 124.49cc 3-valve motor from the SR 125. The engine is rated to deliver 9.6PS of maximum power along with 9.9Nm of peak torque. Not even this, the Storm 125 suspends over the similar suspension setup performing duties on the SR 125- a telescopic fork and a single shock absorber at the rear.
Pocket-Friendly Pricing: In terms of pricing, the Aprilia Storm 125 which attracts the price sticker of INR 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi), is the most affordable scooter from the automaker. However, in its segment, when compared with its rivals (Honda Grazia, TVS NTorq, Maestro Edge 125) and younger sibling as well the SR 125, is costlier up to INR 6400.