For those of you who’ve been waiting to catch a glimpse of Aprilia’s new maxi-scooter, the wait is over.
Aprilia just released photographs of their new SRV850 scooter. As the name suggests, the two-wheeler has an 850cc engine – quite impressive for a scooter. In fact, it puts out more power than many motorcycles.
That’s a big switch from the old image of scooters as agonizingly slow grocery-getters.
According to Faster and Faster, the twin-cylinder motor should put out about 76 hp, and 76Nm of torque, and Aprilia says the frame and suspension have been designed to give the best possible handling dynamics. It appears that styling was taken from the company’s RSV4 motorcycle.
[…] with the SRV850 maxi-scooter we told you about last month, Aprilia has made some other changes to their 2012 lineup. Like the Dorsoduro, the […]
Bring it on!
Could this be the future of our Canadian Superbike Series?
You mean ‘the styling was taken from the RSV4 motorcycle’ I presume?
Not often I’ve seen a scooter with a chain drive!
Yeah, thanks! Fixed….