2008 Aprilia Sonic 50

2008 Aprilia Sonic 50 Specifications

  • Updated: 2023-03-20

General moped information

ModelAprilia Sonic 50

Engine and transmission

Displacement49.3 ccm (3.01 cubic inches)
Engine typeSingle cylinder, two-stroke
Bore x stroke40.0 x 39.2 mm (1.6 x 1.5 inches)
Fuel systemCarburettor. Dell’Orto PH BN 12 carburettor
IgnitionElectronic ignition
Lubrication systemSeparate mixing with mechanical pump
Cooling systemAir
Transmission typeBelt (final drive)

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame typeSplit single cradle in high strength tubular steel
Front suspensionHydraulic fork; Ø 27 mm stanchions
Front wheel travel65 mm (2.6 inches)
Rear suspensionEngine 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
Rear wheel travel70 mm (2.8 inches)
Front tire100/90-10
Rear tire100/90-10
Front brakesSingle disc. caliper with two opposing Ø 32 mm pistons
Diameter155 mm (6.1 inches)
Rear brakesExpanding brake (drum brake)
Diameter110 mm (4.3 inches)
Dry weight73.0 kg (160.9 pounds)
Seat height770 mm (30.3 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height1070 mm (42.1 inches)
Overall length1680 mm (66.1 inches)
Overall width610 mm (24.0 inches)
Wheelbase1175 mm (46.3 inches)
Fuel capacity8.00 litres (2.11 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity2.00 litres (0.53 US gallons)
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