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Vespa 946 scooter India launch price INR 12.04 lakh (Yes, Twelve!)


Vespa 946 Emporio Armani is the most expensive Vespa you can buy. It is also the most expensive scooter you can buy in India.

The new Vespa 946 Emporio Armani scooter was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this year. It has finally been launched in India today. Sold as a CBU, price of this scooter starts from INR 12,04,970 (ex-showroom Pune), minus the fancy leather accessories you see in the images.

Coming in with an attractive, retro design with a high level of attention to detail, the most significant feature, which sets it apart from other Vespa’s, is its floating seat which is minus any grip for pillion to hold onto. LED headlamps and tail lamps with LCD instrument cluster will also be observed on board the new Vespa 946.


Vespa 946 Emporio Armani scooter is based on the Vespa 946. It was launched by Piagio and Giorgio Armani tpo celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vespa. It sits on a steel monocoque chassis and is offered in only a single matte black colour option. Power comes from a 125cc engine offering 11.95 ps power and 10.3 Nm torque.

Vespa 946 is the most technologically advanced model ever created. Safety features on board Vespa 946 will include traction control system, Anti Slip Regulator, 220 mm disc brake in front and rear, ABS, 120/70-12 front tyre, 130/70-12 rear tyre, and a 8.5 litre fuel tank.


The idea behind launching this super-expensive scooter in India is to improve Vespa’s premium brand image even further in the minds of enthusiasts and their customers. Vespa India line-up includes LX125, VXL125, SXL125, VXL125, Elegante, SXL150 and now the 946 Emporio Armani.

Specs 946 Emporio Armani

Displacement 125 CC, 4 Stroke
Maximum power 8.5 Kw @ 8750 Rpm
 9.6 Nm @ 7750 Rpm
Cooling Air
Supply Electronic Fuel Injection
Front suspension Single link arm with coil spring and dual-action hydraulic shock absorber
       Rear Suspension         Coil spring with adjustable preload (4 settings) and with dual action hydraulic mono shock with progressive lever system
Front brake Disc 220m
Rear brake Disc 220m
Front tyre 120/70-12”
Rear tyre 130/70-12”
Fuel tank 8,5 Litres

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Pearl Daniels

Pearl Daniels

Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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  • Devesh Gole

    😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 .. How many do they expect to sell?
    Now the Vespa GTS 300 – whenever it is launched – would seem to be much more relevant. 😀 😀

  • siddhartha padhy

    CKD Hayabusa is there for 200000 more!!