We reported about Piaggio’s plans for India from the Auto Expo held in January this year. We also reported in detail about the manufacturer’s plans to introduce the LX125 scoot in the Indian market. Now, we are the first to bring to you the news that the Italian two wheeler manufacturer has launched the Vespa LX 125 scooter in country. This launch event took place in Mumbai today and following the event will be the inauguration of the Vespa plant in Baramati on 28th. The inauguration will take place in presence of Mr. Matteo Colaninno, Group President, Piaggio.  
Piaggio’s Indian operations will commence with a dealer network of 50 dealers across 35 cities and the manufactuer will also start Vespa clubs.The Vespa is the only scooter to use the single piece monocoque construction and the motor in LX125 has been especially tuned for Indian riding conditions. 

Vespa LX125 Specifications- 
Engine capacity- 124 cc 
Max Power-10.06 BHP @7500 RPM 
Max. Torque- 1.08 kgm@6000 RPM
Transmission- CVT
Expected fuel efficiency- 50 km/l
Weight- 114 kgs. 

The Vespa LX125 will be made available in 7 colours- red, silver, yellow, orange, blue, black and white and the new scooter has been positioned as a lifestyle vehicle. The sexy two wheeler is priced at INR 66,661/- in Maharashtra.

The only complaint we have is no option of a disc brake. 

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  1. While looks are a personal opinion, this does not look one bit classy, just looks as though they dug deep into their old files and picked up some ancient drawing. That too, at a 50% premium? I'm not sure any young lady would like to come to college or go to work riding what looks like her grandad's hand me down after a paint job.

  2. While looks are a personal opinion, this does not look one bit classy, just looks as though they dug deep into their old files and picked up some ancient drawing. That too, at a 50% premium? I'm not sure any young lady would like to come to college or go to work riding what looks like her grandad's hand me down after a paint job.

  3. While looks are a personal opinion, this does not look one bit classy, just looks as though they dug deep into their old files and picked up some ancient drawing. That too, at a 50% premium? I'm not sure any young lady would like to come to college or go to work riding what looks like her grandad's hand me down after a paint job.

  4. 15k premium over its rivals! Are they selling a Honda City?

    Its Overpriced by Rs.10k.
    Rs.56,000 could've been the optimum price for this Premium scooter.
    'ROMBA BAAAD'. 😛

  5. 15k premium over its rivals! Are they selling a Honda City?

    Its Overpriced by Rs.10k.
    Rs.56,000 could've been the optimum price for this Premium scooter.
    'ROMBA BAAAD'. 😛

  6. 15k premium over its rivals! Are they selling a Honda City?

    Its Overpriced by Rs.10k.
    Rs.56,000 could've been the optimum price for this Premium scooter.
    'ROMBA BAAAD'. 😛