The most premium automatic scooter manufacturer in India, Piaggio India has introduced Vespa SXL and VXL automatic scooters. At the same time, the company has discontinued the older Vespa S, LX, and VX range in India. These range of scooters are no longer seen on their website.
The new lineup of Piaggio Vespa VXL and SXL scooters are offered in two engine options each, 125 cc and 150 cc. The 125cc single cylinder engine offering 10.06 PS peak power at 7,500 rpm and 10.6 Nm peak torque at 6,000 rpm. The 150 range receives sturdier tyres and a 150cc single cylinder engine offering 11.6 PS power at 7,000 rpm and 11.5 Nm torque at 5,500 rpm. All four variants get CVT transmission.Save for the Vespa Elegante Limited Edition scooter, all old scooters are removed from Vespa India website.
Piaggio Vespa VXL and SXL scooters receive 5 spoke alloy wheels and a new range of colours (candy blue colour on SXL and the metallic grey colour on VXL) and suspension setup. It also receives new front fascia and turn indicators while tail lamp design, forged levers and instrument cluster has also been modified. The SXL and VXL have distinct badges located at the rear.
Pricing for the Vespa VXL 125cc is at INR 77,308 while the SXL 125cc is at INR 81,967. Piaggio Vespa VXL and SXL scooters in the 150cc segment are priced at INR 84,641 and INR 88,696 respectively. All prices are ex-showroom, Pune prices.
Piaggio Vespa VXL and SXL 150cc scooters were launched in the presence of Alessandro Del Piero, the Italian automakers’s new global brand ambassador. Piero was a part of the Delhi Dynamos Football Club in the 2014 Indian Super League.