Ntorq v grazia v SR 125
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The latest 125-cc premium scooters exchange blows to prove their supremacy
In our last issue, we had done a comparo featuring the Yamaha rayZr, Honda Grazia and aprilia sr150 and explained why the 125-cc scooter segment is growing so rapidly. in this issue, we reiterate our point, for in the last few months the segment has seen another bunch of funky new launches to cater to the increasing demand. Giving stiff competition to the Grazia now is tVs’ first ever 125-cc scooter, the ntorq 125, and the younger sibling of the aprilia sr150, sr 125. so, here we are testing the three back to back to get you a definitive winner.
First things first. let’s look at the overall appearance. Park the scooters next to one another and the ntorq stands out with its trendy new design. it sure has the most unique design, it
attracts plenty of eyeballs on the road and was clearly the crowd’s favourite during our photo shoot too. it offers the brightest body colour options, uses interesting textures such as faux carbon-fibre around the switches and foot-pegs, has red stitching on the seat, and has the most appealing rear design. there are just too many parts of different textures and colours on the panels, which may not appeal to all. overall, tVs have come up with a splendid design that should prove a big draw for the younger target audience.
the runner-up vote goes to the aprilia sr 125 for its no-nonsense sporty design — essentially the same as the sr150. However, a bunch of different colour schemes do make the two siblings stand apart and we really dig this new blue shade. Being slim and tall, and on account of its large wheels, this