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PICS: Vespa's sexy new model

July 05, 2013 14:37 IST

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The Italian bike maker launches the feature-rich VX.

Piaggio has launched a new variant of the Vespa, called the Vespa VX. The Italian automaker is expanding its scooter line up in India but has no plans of bringing in any non-Vespa scooters in the near future.


Image: Vespa VX
Photographs: vespaindia.com

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The Piaggio Vespa VX is similar to the Vespa LX but with more features.


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Piaggio has given the Vespa VX a front disc brake (200 mm in size). The company has also given the scooter tubeless MRF Zapper tyres along with a re-designed instrument cluster and a raised chrome handle bar.


Image: Vespa VX
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The Vespa VX is priced at Rs 71,380 (ex-showroom, Delhi). 


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The Vespa gets two new colours -- green and dual tone pink and red. The company has stopped production of the maroon and black colours on the Vespa due to poor demand.


Image: Vespa VX
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One can opt for a beige seat on the Vespa VX, which is available for blue and red coloured scooters.


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The Vespa VX is powered by a 125cc, 3-valve engine which belts out a class leading 10.06 BHP of peak power and 10.06 Nm of peak torque.


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The scooter offers retro styling along with excellent performance, making it a unique offering in the segment. Piaggio will continue to focus on the premium scooter space.


Image: Vespa VX
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