Piaggio Group has expanded its
portfolio for Vespa in India by unveiling two exclusive products in the country
- the Vespa 946 Emporio Armani and Vespa 70th anniversary special edition. The
Vespa 946 Emporio Armani is priced at Rs 12,04,970 /- Ex Showroom Pune. The
price of the Vespa 70th Anniversary edition is Rs 96,500 Ex Showroom Pune.
These scooters will add to
Vespa’s signature portfolio in India. The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani will be
available in India as CBUs and will be sold through Piaggio Group’s Motoplexs.
The Vespa 70th anniversary edition will be produced in India and will be
available through wide network of Vespa dealers across India.
Vespa 946 Emporio Armani:
The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani,
was developed jointly by Giorgio Armani and Piaggio to celebrate two of Italy’s
most established symbols of style and creativity. To mark the year 2015 – the
40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani and the 130th birthday of
the Piaggio Group – Emporio Armani designed a special version of the Vespa 946.
In keeping with Armani’s signature subdued colour palette, the designer has
come up with a special combination of greys with subtle hints of green visible
only under particular light conditions for the project.
The name ‘Vespa 946’ alludes
to the year – 1946 – that this scooter, which has become popular around the
world, was first made. The design of the new Emporio Armani is a modern reinterpretation
of the original Vespa style. The metallic parts have been treated in order to
convey a matt effect in line with the body finishings.The words ‘Emporio
Armani’ appear on the side, while the iconic eagle logo of the
brand sits above the headlight.
The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani
is about technology as well as style. It comprises of aluminium cylinder
blocks, brown leather finishing, luxury accessories, electronic riding controls
which also interface with the latest internet devices. In addition, the
innovative four – stroke electronic injection engine, with enhanced fuel
economy and minimal emissions makes this two wheeler an ideal choice for city riding.
The 220 mm double disc brake,
two-channel ABS braking system and large 12 inch wheels guarantee maximum
safety on the road.
Vespa 70th Anniversary Edition:
To commemorate the 70th
anniversary of the Vespa, the Piaggio Group has come out with Vespa 70th Anniversary Edition. In India,
Vespa is marking the 70th anniversary of the brand by unveiling a special
edition of the Vespa VXL from its current portfolio. The bike has been
personalized with special features which reflect its Italian heritage.
The Vespa 70th Anniversary
Edition comes with an exclusive ‘Azzurro 70’ body colour, the new brown leather
pattern seats with white stitch work and embossed 70th Anniversary logo in the
seat making it stand out from its contemporaries, the fly screen, the chrome
rear carrier, the chrome Perimeter guard with integrated pillion footstep,
special glossy dust grey allow wheels and the Chrome Vespa 70th Anniversary
logo on the glove box augment the chic look of the bike adding a sense of
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