In Europe and Asia, maxi-scooters have grow to be a strong center floor between scooters and full-size bikes. Combining the accessibility and ease of use of a scooter with the facility and efficiency of a bike, maxi-scooters additionally supply a tad extra practicality when it comes to cupboard space and driving consolation than commonplace scoots. As such, almost all producers have at the least one maxi-scooter mannequin within the 250cc-350cc vary.
The latest of which involves us from Italian producer Aprilia, with the brand new SR Max250 HPE. Initially launched in China, the SR Max250 seems prefer it’s based mostly on an analogous platform as that of Aprilia’s different scooters, however designed to supply extra practicality and long-distance consolation. From a efficiency standpoint, the SR Max250 is powered by Aprilia’s 244cc, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine. Capable of pumping out 25 horsepower and 16 ft-lbs of torque, the SR Max250 is completely enough for driving across the metropolis, in addition to the odd roadtrip to the countryside.
As for its styling, the SR Max250 boasts maxi-scooter proportions, and incorporates a sporty fairing with angular styling on the entrance and aspect panels. The scooter will get a big windscreen, in addition to a spacious saddle that’s greater than able to cozy seating for 2. Tech options include a full-color, seven-inch TFT show, two driving modes consisting of Eco and Sport, and a rudimentary traction management system. The scooter involves a cease due to ABS-equipped entrance and rear disc brakes, whereas a telescopic entrance fork and twin gas-charged shocks on the again deal with suspension duties.
At the second, Aprilia has launched the SR Max250 completely in China. That mentioned, it isn’t a far-fetched chance that the scooter will make its approach to different elements of Asia within the not-too-distant future. As for pricing, Aprilia is asking the equal of $3,971 USD, fairly honest sport contemplating the extent of options the SR Max250 brings to the desk. If Aprilia had been to launch the SR Max250 in Europe and different elements of Asia, it’ll possible go up towards the 300cc maxi-scooter choices from the likes of Kymco, Yamaha, and Honda.