The iconic scooter from
Piaggio, the Vespa will now see a new avatar in India with its most powerful
150cc range of scooters. The scooters were launched in Mumbai. The Vespa 150 range has the SXL 150 cc priced
at Rs 88, 696 and the VXL 150 cc priced at Rs 84, 641. The new 125 cc range has
the SXL priced at Rs 81,967 and VXL 125 is priced at Rs 77,308.( All prices are
ex showroom Pune )
Vespa’s global brand
ambassador Alessandro Del Piero, unveiled the brand’s new 150 cc range and
launched the “Vespa for Children/ Del Piero version” programme for a charity
auction, under the umbrella Piaggio Group charity “Vespa for Children”. During
the evening, a Vespa signed by the soccer star was auctioned.
The new Vespa SXL and Vespa
VXL ride on a 150 cc, 3 valve engione. They are also available in very efficient 125
cc, 3 valve engines. The Vespa new range sports a new look and is loaded with
features such as digital instrument console, 11 inch front alloy wheel, broader
tubeless tyres, front disc brake, single piece monocoque steel body and many
The Vespa SXL range is
available in 5 colours (orange, matt black, white, matt red and azure blue),
whereas the Vespa VXL range is available in 6 colours (yellow, white, red, matt
black, green and maze grey).
Stefano Pelle Managing
Director of Piaggio India said, “We are very happy to introduce the new Vespa
150 cc powerful range in presence of our global brand ambassador, Alessandro
Del Piero. Vespa and Alessandro Del Piero have a lot of things in common, and
they both well represent the excellences of Italy. Two globally renowned
Italian icons, two urban legends recognised for their successes and profound
impact on public opinion, Vespa and Alessandro Del Piero show a very classy and
dynamic elegance and a contagious spirit of freedom able to move people’s
emotions, bodies, and beliefs”.
An international football
legend, Alessandro Del Piero has played on the Italian National team in three
World Cups, becoming World Champion on 9 July 2006 at the Berlin
Olympiastadion. He scored 27 goals in 91 matches with the Italian “Squadra
Azzurra". Del Piero played with Juventus Football Club of Turin for 19
seasons. He holds all the possible personal records in the Club, including 705
official presences, 289 official goals and 18 titles won. Juventus FC is the
Italian football team that has won the most national “Serie A” titles. During
his career, Del Piero has scored 344 goals.
Source: Vespa / Piaggio India
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