Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Aprilia, has launched a touring scooter Aprilia SR Thursday Max. Manufacturing was launched in two variants namely engined 125 cc and 300 cc.
"SR Max may not be entirely new, because this scooter is a rebadged version of the Gilera Nexus," motorcycle.com pages, writing, Thursday, June 23, 2011.
Understandably, Aprilia and Nexus previously been part of the joint venture under Piaggio Group. As a result, they could share a platform to produce the last variant.
Scooter that is for fans of the touring suspension fork equipped with the device measuring 35 millimeters (mm) and twin shock at the rear wheels. Interestingly, the shock can be arranged according to the wishes and needs of motorists in three models.
125 cc engined variant which is claimed capable of producing 15 horsepower (hp) at 9250 rpm and 9 lb-ft of torque at 8,000 rpm. The 300 cc engine variants (or rather 278 cc) powered 22 hp at 7250 rpm and 17 lb-ft of torque at 6,000 rpm.
Specifications Aprilia SR Max 125/300
SR Max 125 | SR Max 300
Engine Single cyl, 4 stroke, 4 valves | Single cyl, 4 stroke, 4 valves
Engine capacity 124cc | 278cc
Bore/stroke 57 mm / 48.6 mm | 75 mm / 63 mm
Induction system Electronic injection | Electronic injection
Max power at 15 hp at 9,250 rpm | 22 hp at 7,250 rpm
Max torque 12 Nm at 8,000 rpm | 23 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Timing system SOHC – 4 valves | SOHC – 4 valves
Starter Electric | Electric
Cooling system Liquid | Liquid
Lubrication Wet sump | Wet sump
Transmission CVT with torque server | CVT with torque server
Front brake 260 mm Ø disc | 260 mm Ø disc
Rear brake 240 mm Ø disc | 240 mm Ø disc
Front tyre Tubeless 120/70-15" | Tubeless 120/70-15"
Rear tyre Tubeless 140/60-14" | Tubeless 140/60-14"
Length/Width/Wheelbase 2,110 mm/780 mm/1,515 mm | 2,110 mm/780 mm/1,515 mm
Saddle height 815 mm | 815 mm
Fuel tank capacity 15.5 litres | 15.5 litres
source from motorcyclenews.com