The Aprilia SR 50 R is one of the most popular sports scooters developed by Aprilia. Since its inception, the scooter was constantly upgraded and the 2012 model comes with a new design, inspired by the RSV 1000 R Factory.
Apart from its tasty new skin, the SR 50 incorporates numerous technical solutions derived directly from Aprilia’s world-beating maxi.
The company says that ever since it was first introduced, the SR has been the preferred scooter of the Aprilia Racing Team, and is used extensively at trials and race meetings to get quickly between pit lane and the paddock.
Power comes from a liquid cooled horizontal single cylinder two stroke engine with 49cc displacement. The unit is mated on an automatic gearbox which offers smooth and precise shifts.
The scooter’s speed is kept in check by a front 190 mm stainless steel disc gripped by a racing caliper with twin opposed 32 mm pistons and a rear 190 mm stainless steel disc paired with a racing caliper with twin opposed 30 mm pistons.
Hit the jump for more information on the Aprilia SR 50 R - Replica SBK.
So you know all about sports scooters. You’ve read up on scooter technology and performance too. The you know you need the new SR 50.
Just to refresh your memory, the SR 50 was the first scooter to fit 13” wheels, the first with liquid cooling, the first with a double disc braking system, and the first with a direct injection engine.
And finish and equipment are superbike level. Just look at the mirrors, integrated footrests, and open brake master cylinders. The SR 50 has to be yours!
Maybe you’re one of those who remove original transfers and put your own stickers on instead. With all the trouble that Aprilia takes to give you such great graphics! Oh well, that’s up to you! But we’d like to know that we’ve styled your new SR in a way can be proud of, with an uncompromising sposts look to reflect its cutting-edge technology, we’ve even designed a completely new steel frame for improved rigidity for unrivalled agility. And you can’t fail to appreciate the SR’s superior multi-functional digital instruments panel, twin halogen headlights, motorcycle-style switchgear.
In fact, there’s only one thing missing…you! The SR is waiting.
SR One Of The Pack?
Maybe you use tour scooter to get around with your friends. If so, on an SR you’re sure to attract the right company! SR riders always have something in common. Like you. They aggressive style, streamlined aerodynamics and impeccable handling when they see them. Everybody’s different, but on an SR everybody’s got something to share.
The SR 50 is equipped with a large, complete digital instrument panel that provides readings for speed, clock, odometer, trip counter, fuel level, coolant temperature and battery voltage.
Responsible Young Man
Maybe you fit in neatly with one of the personalities described above – or maybe you don’t! In any case, we’re sure you’re a responsible young man, and your family’s pride and joy! So it’s just as well that the SR has what it takes to keep everybody happy, including advanced safety systems like double disc braking, high performance shock absorbers, and a host of high-tech components.
However you see yourself, here are the good reasons for riding an SR. Don’t forget to tell your family!
- Sleek, aggressive styling, to ensure that all eyes turn your way.
- Motorcycleroad-holding, precision, aglility and total safety.
- Double disc brakes for bags of controllable stopping power and fantastic active safety.
- Robust construction, to make sure that your SR remains faithful mile after mile after mile.
- Provision for the body guard armoured cable lock. Because you can never be too sure.
- The right size, not too small not too big. As real sports scooter should be.
- Attention to detail to satisfy the most demanding.
- Enviable equipment, including powerful 35 watt headlights, storage compartment in the seat nose, motorcycle style switchgear and number plate holder, and rear suspension with an open coloured spring.
|Engine||Liquid cooled horizontal single cylinder two stroke|
|Bore x Stroke||40 x 39,3 mm|
|Total displacement||49 cc|
|Ignition||CDI - capacitor discharge ignition|
|Generator||Flywheel-magneto, 70 W – 12 V|
|Lubrification||Separate mixing with mechanical oil pump|
|Gear box||Continuous automatic variator|
|Clutch||Automatic centrifugal dry clutch|
|Primary drive||V belt|
|Final drive||Gears in oil bath|
|Frame||Split single cradle frame in high tensile strength steel tube|
|Front suspension||Hydraulic fork, 90 mm wheel travel|
|Rear suspension||Engine unit acting as swingarm; frame linkages on two radial silent block mountings; wheel travel 70 mm|
|Brakes||Front: 190 mm stainless steel disc; racing caliper with twin opposed 32 mm pistons. Rear: 190 mm stainless steel disc; racing caliper with twin opposed 30 mm pistons|
|Wheels||Five spoke, light alloy wheels front and rear: 3.50 x 13"|
|Tyres||Tubeless. Front and rear: 130/60 x 13”|
|Dimensions||Overall length: 1860 mm Overall width: 705 mm Overall height: 1120 mm Seat height: 820 mm Wheelbase: 1290 mm|
|Fuel tank capacity||7 litres|
|Carburettor||Dell’Orto PHVA 17.5|
Bikez----"So you know all about sports scooters. You’ve read up on scooter technology and performance too. The you know you need the new SR 50. Just to refresh your memory, the SR 50 was the first scooter to fit 13” wheels, the first with liquid cooling, the first with a double disc braking system, and the first with a direct injection engine."