Only yesterday we reported that the Vespa S has started reaching dealerships and will be launched soon. Now, the good folks at OD have confirmed the Vespa S India launch will happen on March 4th.
According to the report, the Vespa S is priced at INR 82,868 On-road Pune. The Vespa VX, which was launched in July last year, retails at INR 78,390 On-road Pune, which makes the Vespa S dearer by approximately INR 4500.
The new Piaggio Vespa S is powered by the same 125 cc, 3v engine that powers the Vespa VX. The engine produces a max power of 10.06 PS and peak torque of 10.6 Nm.
Visual differences between the Vespa S and the Vespa VX lie in the headlight shape. While the Vespa S comes with a squared headlight, the Vespa VX comes with a round headlamp. Apart from this, the Vespa S mirros have a different shape and tail light positioning also differs slightly. The Vespa S gets a powder coated three spoke alloy wheels. Other changes include a open cubby hole and a slightly different instrument panel.
The Vespa S uses the same suspension from the Vespa VX, but the company claims that they have made the seat more comfortable.
The new Vespa S will go on sale with 4 body color options:
- Matte Black
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