Vespa India has launched the Vespa Elegante – the Limited Edition scooter at Rs 78,999 (ex-showroom, Delhi). This scooter gets the cosmetic updates like a new chrome grille, chrome guard kit and a front bumper guard, colour coordinated leather finish twin seats, limited edition ‘Elegante’ badge and a colour coordinated helmet.
The Vespa Elegante runs the same mechanicals as the VX. A three-valve 125cc engine which makes 10.06PS of power and 10.60Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a variomatic transmission. Vespa claims 60kmpl fuel efficiency from this engine.
At the launch, Ravi Chopra, chairman and managing director, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (India) said, “Piaggio is delighted to offer the stylish limited edition Vespa Elegante for its Indian fans. The Limited Edition Vespa Elegante symbolizes Piaggio’s ownership of the premium scooter segment that the group has successfully created in the Indian market. It takes the legacy of the iconic Vespa to another high. With its classy yet quirky designs, Vespa Elegante will be a proud possession of any real Vespa enthusiast. We at Piaggio, understand the needs of our aspirational consumers and believe that the Esclusivo will enable them to experience another mark in the Vespa culture of being Do You Vespa”
Vespa is expected to launch atleast one or two such limited edition models every year.
From the Press Release:
Soon to be launched in India, Vespa Elegante marks a new grade in style and elegance in the premium scooter range. It was unveiled with two new attractive metallic colors :-
- Inspired from the brown clays of Seina Region in Italy, “MARRONE CRETE SENESI” &
- “BIANCO PERLA” inspired from the exquisite white pearls from the sea
Highlights of Vespa Elegante :
- A colour coordinated helmet, taking the value proposition to another level
- A brand new front look incorporating a chrome grill
- Colour coordinated leather finished twin seats
- An all-round chrome guard kit alongwith a front bumper guard
- A Limited Edition “Elegante” badge
About Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited
Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (PVPL) is a 100% subsidiary of Piaggio & C S.p.A. PVPL commenced its India operations in 1999, with the launch of the apé, which became India’s favorite three-wheeler brand in a short span of time.
Piaggio invented the Vespa in 1946. Having successfully established itself in the world wide two wheeler segment Vespa was launched in India in April 2012. The Company has set up state-of-the-art plant in Baramati to manufacture the original, iconic Vespa.
The Vespa, a household name worldwide, epitomizes the unmistakable world famous design and is a perfect combination of style & practicality, with comfort & legendary looks. Vespa is not just a symbol of Italian creativity; it’s a unique example of immortal design that has become a part of social history. Known for its heritage, the Vespa with the Italian design and style is positioned as a lifestyle product in the Indian market.