Piaggio Launches BS6 Aprilia and Vespa Scooters; Aprilia SR160 Debuts
Piaggio has recently launched the BS6 Aprilia and Vespa scooters in India while the bookings for the updated scooters have now begun at select dealerships. Apart from launching the BS6-compliant Vespa 125cc and 150cc range, the brand has also launched the BS6 Aprilia SR160 which replaces the SR150 in the India market.
Commenting on the incorporation of BS-VI technology across Vespa and Aprilia, Mr Diego Graffi, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio India said, “We are pleased to transition effectively into BS-VI emission norms for our Vespa and Aprilia range of scooters, well ahead of the deadline. Being aligned to the Government’ efforts on emission, we have achieved a significant reduction in emissions through our advanced combustion system. As a global brand, we understand the need to innovate and evolve, in order to build mobility for the future.”
The price range for the BS6 Aprilia scooters now starts at INR 85,431 while the Vespa scooters range starts from INR 91,492. The brand has equipped the scooters with fuel injection technology which a step ahead from the brand in offering more cleaner combustion and concentrate on its green objectives.
Though the brand has not yet announced more details on the recently launched scooter variants, the BS6 Aprilia SR160 is capable of offering maximum power of 11HP and reflects the higher performance DNA offered by the brand. Here is the official press release for the BS6 Aprilia and Vespa scooters:
Official Press Release
Mumbai, 23 December 2019: Piaggio India today introduced Fuel Injection technology in its entire Vespa and Aprilia scooter range to comply with Bharat Stage Emission Standard VI (BS-VI). With this launch, Piaggio India has established an important milestone towards cleaner technologies. This technological change would not only enhance the consumer riding experience but also with this compliance the Piaggio range of 2 wheelers manufactured in India will deliver its green objectives.
Aprilia SR Range gets a new high-performance 160cc engine with 11.00 PS peak power at its disposal and is ready to deliver extraordinary fun to its riders. In line with the Aprilia brand ethos “Designed for Racers, Built for riders”, the SR range continuously reinvents itself to reflect the high-performance DNA of the brand; today, this high-performance couples with the high compliance to greener technology and the Aprilia Storm on the other end delivers the Aprilia philosophy to its Gen Z customers by complying to greener standards.
The iconic Vespa with its impeccable style statement is as thrilling and complying to cleaner emission standards.