Vespa is as iconic as any company could ever get, with its roots deep into history Vespa is one manufacturer who had precisely decoded making modern classics like none other, this Italian scooter maker is probably way more smart and effective than most of the legacy manufacturers from the motorcycle world even. However, Vespa has seen a rather sluggish growth in India, mainly because of its premium pricing, but with the next boom in two wheelers sales market surely to come from the premium scooter segment waiting to explode just like the segment of motorcycles priced in between 1-3 lakhs INR did just a few years ago, Vespa is poised to benefit from it the most.
Now to further strengthen its portfolio in India, Vespa has just launched its most powerful 150cc range of scooters at an event in Mumbai, where the scooter was launched by Vespa’s global brand ambassador Alessandro Del Piero, introduced all new 150 cc range from Vespa and alongwith it, Vespa has also started a “Vespa for Children/ Del Piero version” programme for a charity auction, a programme that runs under the auspices of Piaggio Group charity “Vespa for Children”, the special scooter, signed by the global star was auctioned during the culmination of the event.
The two new Vespa Models Vespa SXL and Vespa VXL are powered by 150cc and 125cc engines respectively, both engines are 3 valve engines. The new launches also wears new set of clothes that are modern yet fully pays an ode to the olden days. Alongwith with the new looks the launched models get a host of features such as digital instrument console, 11 inch five-spoke front alloy wheel, broader tubeless tyres, front disc brake and single piece monocoque steel body to name a few. The SXL range comes in five colour options to choose from, namely orange, matt black, white, matt red and azure blue while the 125cc VXL can be choosen from a range of six colours yellow, white, red, matt black, green and maze grey.
The stunning and sumptuous Vespa SXL 150 can be yours at 88,686 INR and the Vespa VXL 150 will cost you 84,641 INR. While the new Vespa range with smaller 125cc engines, the SXL and VXL have been priced at 81,967 INR and 77,308 INR, while all the mentioned prices are Ex-Showroom Pune.