Aprilia SRV850 price

By Kevin Ash - 25/09/2012

Aprilia has announced the UK price of its new SRV850 scooter.

At £7,799 this sets it head to head with the new BMW C650 GT, although the sportier C600 Sport comes in at £7,300. Yamaha‘s 530cc T-Max looks beleagured at £8,870, especially as that doesn‘t include ABS, standard on the BMWs. ABS is not available for the Aprilia either.

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The SRV850 is based on the discontinued Gilera GP800 and uses the same 839cc V-twin which also powers the auto transmission Aprilia Mana. Output is the most powerful for any production scooter at 76bhp.

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The Aprilia weighs 12lb (5kg) less than the GP800 and a series of other changes have been made to improve handling and stability.

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