You won’t be seeing Aprilia SRV850 and Mana 850 GT on the streets anymore, these bikes have now been discontinued in India. If the reports are to be believed, the Piaggo Group’s Aprilia has discontinued the sales of its models in India. The Aprilia SRV 850 and Mana 850 GT are the removed in the dealerships in the country. While the reasons for its withdrawal of the bikes remain unidentified, a report indicates that poor sales because of some demand for those versions might have been one of the motives. Regardless of the reports, the company is yet to make any statement on the same giving credence to the story.
Aprilia SRV 850 and Mana 850 GT come motorized by the unchanged 839.3 cc engine, which could churn out 76bhp and 73Nm of torque, mated to CVT (Continuous Variable Transmission). The Mana 850 GT comes with reflector and bulb type abilities, even though the Aprilia SRV 850 has Projector headlamps. The bikes get ABS and LED tail lamps. The Italian two-wheeler manufacturer Piaggio’s Vespa stopped its high conclusion scooter as the contract between Giorgio and Piaggio Armani came to a close. Aprilia has been withdrawing its maxi-scooter in the market at a time when Italian motorcycle manufacturer Benelli is rumored to establish its own scooter Zafferano 250 from the nation. Though not popular in the Indian market, the Aprilia SRV 850 was the only scooter in this section in India. It is speculated that the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Benelli is gearing up to launch the top-end scooter Zafferano 250 in the Indian market. This is an interesting fact in regards to the timing of Aprilia to discontinue its model in the country. The Mana 850 GT is currently sold in India with a price tag of Rs.13.58 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while the Aprilia SRV 850 is priced higher at Rs.15.94 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).