Aprilia Typhoon 125 scooter in India confirmed to launch in March 2023
Piaggio India has confirmed that they will launch a new scooter in the Indian market and the product will be called Typhoon based on Aprilia SR series. The Aprilia Typhoon could be the new entry-level model in the company’s lineup and could replace the Storm 125 currently on sale.
Piaggio is celebrating its 25th anniversary in India and to mark the event, the company has made a number of important announcements right from product upgrades to new services. The Aprilia Typhoon will be a 125 cc product and is expected to arrive as early as March of this year. Although the company sells the Aprilia Typhoon 125 internationally, the version for the Indian market is expected to be upgraded in terms of styling, features and improved hardware. The new scooter will also be OBD 2 compliant, keeping up with the new standards.
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Expect to see LED headlights, digital instrument panel, combined brakes, etc. on the Aprilia Typhoon 125. The model will also receive an upgraded Euro5 i-get engine that comes with OBD 2 compliance. In fact, Piaggio will update its entire line of scooters to OBD 2 compliant Euro5 i-get engines before the April 1 deadline. The new engine is expected to deliver performance improvements performance with better acceleration, lower emissions and more.
Aprilia SR 125 now available $1.10 lakh (old gallery) and we expect the updated version to see a slight price increase along with the upgrades. Predicting the upcoming 125th storm will have sub $Price 1.10 lakh when it arrived.
In addition to scooters, the Aprilia brand will also enter the high-performance motorcycle segment in India this year. Piaggio has announced similar intentions and the upcoming motorcycle is expected to be called the RS440 to compete with the BMW G 310 RR, KTM RC 390 and Kawasaki Ninja 300 in the segment. Expect more announcements from Piaggio in the coming weeks.
First published date: February 10, 2023, 13:46 PM IST