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Keeway SR125 launched at Rs 1.19 lakh | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The SR125 serves because the entry level to Keeway’s India vary; its 125cc engine makes 9.7hp and eight.2Nm.

Keeway India has launched the brand new, retro-styled SR125 at Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom), making it one of the vital costly 125cc bikes out there. That mentioned, the retro-styled motorbike serves because the entry level to the Keeway India vary that features 300cc scooters and 250cc Bobbers. And earlier than you surprise, the Keeway SR125 has nothing to do with the Aprilia SR125!

Keeway SR125: design

The Keeway SR 125’s design is kind of easy, with a tear-drop formed, a 14.5-litre gasoline tank and a compact aspect panel forming a lot of the bodywork. There’s a small, halogen headlight, with a single-pod color digital show positioned above it, whereas the single-piece seat completed in tan brown provides a splash of distinction. The tail part is super-minimal, with a tiny fender and spherical tail-light and indicators current.

Keeway SR125: engine

The bike is powered by a 125cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that makes 9.7hp and eight.2Nm. For reference, these energy and torque figures are lesser than the 10.7hp and 11Nm that the Honda Shine 125’s engine makes.

Keeway SR125: chassis

The SR125 has a single down tube body, suspended by a telescopic fork and 5-step adjustable twin shock absorbers. The bike rides on 17-inch wire spoke wheels, shod with dual-purpose tyres. Braking duties, in the meantime, are taken care of by a 300mm disc and a 210mm disc on the rear. It should be famous that the 300mm disc measurement is somewhat too massive for a 125cc, sub-10hp motorbike. Additionally, whereas we’re on the subject of energy, the Keeway SR125 not solely makes much less energy than the likes of the Honda Shine or the TVS Raider but in addition weighs much more at 120kg.

Keeway SR125: colors, availability and competitors

The Keeway SR125 is accessible in any respect Keeway dealerships in India in three colors – Shiny Black, Shiny Pink and Shiny White.

So far as competitors is worried, the Keeway SR125 goes up in opposition to the TVS Raider, Honda Shine, Honda SP125 and Bajaj Pulsar 125. Nonetheless, these bikes undercut the Keeway when it comes to worth considerably. The truth is, the SR125’s 1.19 lakh price ticket places it in the identical worth vary because the TVS Apache RTR 160 and Yamaha FZ sequence.

 

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