Aprilia Sonic 50: history, specs, pictures

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2007 Aprilia Sonic 50

The Aprilia Sonic 50 was a single cylinder, two-stroke scooter produced between 1999 and 2008. It could reach a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h).

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 40.0mm bore x 39.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.3 cubic centimeters. The engine featured a 12.5:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a automatic transmission. The final drive was via belt.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/90-10 front tire and a 100/90-10 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. caliper with two opposing ø 32 mm pistons in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic fork; ø 27 mm stanchions while the rear was equiped with a engine acting as swingarm, attached to the frame by rising rate linkages on 2 radial and 2 axial vibration dampers. rising rate monoshock; ø 50.5 mm spring. The Sonic 50 was fitted with a 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 160.94 pounds (73.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 46.26 inches (1175 mm) long.

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Aprilia Sonic 50
Manufacturer Aprilia
Also called Sonic Gp50, Sonic Gp 50, Sonic 50 GP
Production 1999 - 2008
Class Scooter
Engine single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 40.0mm x 39.2mm
Top speed 30 mph (48 km/h)
Fuel system carburettor. dell’orto ph bn 12 carburettor
Ignition type electronic ignition
Battery 12.5:1
Transmission Gear box: automatic
Final Drive: belt
Suspension Front: hydraulic fork; ø 27 mm stanchions
Rear: engine acting as swingarm, attached to the frame by rising rate linkages on 2 radial and 2 axial vibration dampers. rising rate monoshock; ø 50.5 mm spring
Brakes Front: single disc. caliper with two opposing ø 32 mm pistons
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 100/90-10
Rear Tire 100/90-10
Wheelbase 46.26 inches (1175 mm)
Dimensions L 66.14 inches (1680 mm)
W 24.02 inches (610 mm)
H 42.13 inches (1070 mm)
Seat height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight 160.94 pounds (73.0 Kg) (dry), 180.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters)
Fuel consumption 99.99 litres/100 km (1.0 km/l or 2.35 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Aprilia Sonic 50 was a single cylinder, two-stroke scooter produced by Aprilia between 1999 and 2008. It could reach a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h).

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 40.0mm bore x 39.2mm stroke result in a displacement of just 49.3 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

The bike has a automatic transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 100/90-10 front tire and a 100/90-10 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. caliper with two opposing ø 32 mm pistons in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic fork; ø 27 mm stanchions while the rear was equipped with a engine acting as swingarm, attached to the frame by rising rate linkages on 2 radial and 2 axial vibration dampers. rising rate monoshock; ø 50.5 mm spring. The Sonic 50 was fitted with a 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 160.94 pounds (73.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 46.26 inches (1175 mm) long.

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