WHO ARE YOU?
SR 50: the legend rides on, and gets better every year! When the SR 50 first came out, it was already in a class of its own. The sports scooter category was invented specially for it.
Now, the SR 50 features an aggressive new design, inspired by the RSV 1000 R Factory, but theres more to it than style! The SR 50 incorporates numerous technical solutions derived directly from Aprilias world-beating maxi, to bring you the tops in equipment and the highest level of active safety you can get. With advanced technology, a legendary name, and guaranteed performance, the new SR is destined to be yet another Aprilia success story. Especially if ridden by people like you.
EVOLUTION OF THE SPECIES
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. Aprilias top riders can also be seen riding their SRs around town in total freedom. Just like you.
BIG BIKE LOVER?
So you know all about sports scooters. Youve 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 youre 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, thats up to you! But wed like to know that weve styled your new SR in a way can be proud of, with an uncompromising sports look to reflect its cutting-edge technology, weve even designed a completely new steel frame for improved rigidity for unrivalled agility. And you cant fail to appreciate the SRs superior multi-functional digital instruments panel, twin halogen headlights, motorcycle-style switchgear and transponer anti-theft system.
In fact, theres only one thing missingyou! 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 youre sure to attract the right company! SR riders always have something in common. They like aggressive style, streamlined aerodynamics and impeccable handling when they see them. Everybodys different, but on an SR everybodys got something to share.
If we wanted to, we could write a book about the SR 50 R's brand new, active matrix, digital instrument panel. After all, it does have analog rev counter and a large LCD display for fuel level, coolant temperature, clock, speedometer, odometer, dual trip counters, journey time, maximum speed, 16 stage timer, battery voltage, and complete diagnostic system, but we shall limit ourselves to pointing out that all these functions are accessible from convenient handlebar controls.
RESPONSIBLE YOUNG MAN!
Maybe you fit in neatly with one of the personalities described above or maybe you dont! In any case, were sure youre a responsible young man, and your familys pride and joy! So its 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. Dont forget to tell your family!
1. Sleek, aggressive styling, to ensure that all eyes turn your way.
2. Motorcycle road-holding, precision, aglility and total safety.
3. Double disc brakes for bags of controllable stopping power and fantastic active safety.
4. Robust construction, to make sure that your SR remains faithful mile after mile after mile.
5. A digital instrument panel with on board computer
6. Transponder anti-theft system and provision for the body guard armoured cable lock. Because you can never be too sure.
7. The right size, not too small not too big. As real sports scooter should be.
8. Attention to detail to satisfy the most demanding.
9. 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.
Technical InfoEngine: Liquid cooled horizontal single cylinder two stroke. Electronic direct fuel injection.
Bore x Stroke: 40 x 39.3 mm
Total displacement: 49 cc
Compression ratio: 11.5:1
Ignition: High power inductive ignition
Generator: Flywheel-magneto, 165 W 12 V.
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. Rear: 190 mm stainless steel disc; racing caliper with twin opposed 30 mm pistons
Brakes: Front Brake 7.5 stainless steel disc; racing caliper with twin opposed 1.3 pistons Rear Brake 7.5 stainless steel disc; racing caliper with twin opposed 1.2 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: 32.2" Wheelbase: 50.78"
Fuel tank capacity: 1.85 gals
Intake: Reed valve
Other: Fuel injection Electronically controlled, air assisted, direct injection into the combustion chamber. Injector type EFI low flow injector. Direct injection system External opening, SMD 8 micron medium spray. Pressure regulator Pressure differential maintained at 2.5 bar. Throttle body 18 mm throttle body with integrated TPS (Throttle Position Sensor). Air compressor Driven off crankshaft, lubricated by air-oil mix in crank chamber. Fuel pump 6.5 8 bar, high pressure pump with low electrical power absorption,