Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. today announced the launch of the much publicized Vespa VX 125 at a launch event held in Pune. The new Vespa VX is priced at INR 71,380 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra unveiled the Vespa VX in two new colors- Portovenere Verde (metallic green) and Vibrante Rosa (dual tone red and pink).
The new Vespa VX comes equipped with more features to make it a more appealing product. The scooter comes with a 200mm front disc brake, MRF Zapper tubeless tires and a new grab rail. The scooter also gets a beige seat option.
Mechanically, the Vespa VX remains unchanged and continues to be powered by the same 125cc, four stroke, 3-valve single cylinder engine that has a max power output of 10.06PS@7,500rpm and peak torque of 10.6Nm@6,000rpm. The motor comes mated to a CVT transmission. The scooter features monocoque chassis and linked suspension at front and single-sided suspension at rear.The Vespa VX has a claimed FE of 60 kms to a litre.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ravi Chopra, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (India) said, “Piaggio is delighted to present Vespa VX to cater to a surging demand amongst the discerningIndian consumer.We hope to further strengthen thepremium segment with the Vespa VX,offeringthe Indian youth that lifestyle stature they wish to be associated with.The new features not only offer a better riding experience,itbrings the aspirational Indian a step closer to the Vespa Universe.”Furthermore he added, “Starting today, after the success of the first phase in the Vespa launch with a single model just over a year ago, Piaggio is now moving into the second phase for the expansion of the product range.”
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