Piaggio Vespa Elegante Review
Piaggio Vespa Elegante is a stylish limited edition scooter based on the Vespa VX from Vespa family. This cool scooter scheduled to launched later this week in India. Vespa unveiled this new scooter recently and planning to launch the Elegante prior to the festive season.
This is a limited edition offering based on Vespa VX . Currently the Vespa line up includes Vespa LX 125, Vespa VX 12. The recently launched limited edition Vespa Esclusivo offered good response n market.
Updated on 25/09/2014
The much awaited Piaggio Vespa Elegante launched in India. The scooter priced Rs. 78,999 (ex-showroom, Delhi). According to company this is for youth who seek a differentiated premium product offering. It gets good options comparing to standard version. The new vespa offered in two new metallic colors. Marrone Crete Senesi and Bianco Perla.
What is new in Piaggio Vespa Elegante ?
- chrome grill
- colour coordinated leather finished twin seats
- All-round chrome guard kit
- Front bumper guard
- ‘Elegante’ badging
- Colour coordinated limited edition helmet
Looks and Style
On external the Piaggio Vespa Elegante is visually appealing. Styling done based on Vespa Primavera – An international vespa model. The major attractive points of external style includes front grille, retro looking split seats, limited edition badge, round head light and chrome guards.
The Italian two-wheeler manufacturer offers range of attractive colors to choose for customers. The all new Vespa Elegante available in new metallic shades of Marrone Crete Senesi and Bianco Perla.
- 0 – 60kmph – 11.73
- 0 – 400m (seconds) – 25.52
- Top Speed – 84.60 kmph
- 60 – 0kmph distance – 40.19
- City mileage – 54.08
- Highway mileage – 57.20
- Overall mileage – 54.86
- Manufacturer Claimed mileage – 60.00
Engine, Gears and Performance
There is no Mechanical changes in new scooter. Powering this limited edition will be same 125cc, single-cylinder, 3-valve, air-cooled motor. It can churns out 10PS of peak power and a maximum torque of 10.6Nm on ride.
Engine mated with automatic gears for smooth transmission. 60kmpl is the claimed mileage of Vespa Elegante. It can reach 0-60kmph in just 11.7 seconds. 84.60 kmph is the offered top speed.
Revealing for Public Response ?
Other good news is that, Limited Edition ‘Vespa Elegante’ to be revealed for public response for the first time. This popular premium scooter Before its scheduled launch, somewhere during festive season will be revealed for the general public.
This will happen at The Corinthians Club in Pune on September 16. The aim of the company is to garner public response towards the product. This will be the fifth Vespa offered by Piagio in India and second limited edition model from Vespa series.
List of Features – Overall
- Electric start
- Low Fuel Indicator
- Low Battery Indicator
- Pillion Seat
- Pillion Grabrail
- Pillion Footrest
Brakes and Suspension
The Vespa Elegante scooter fitted with good suspension and braking option. There is a traditional single-side hydraulic shock absorbers at front and hydraulic monoshock at the rear. Brakes used are 200mm dia ventilated disc brakes at front and drum brakes at rear.
- Length (mm) – 1770.00
- Width (mm) – 690.00
- Height (mm) – 1140.00
- Wheelbase (mm) – 1290.00
- Ground clearance (mm) – 155.00
- Fuel capacity (litres) – 8.00
- Reserve Fuel Capacity (litres) – 1.50
- Kerb weight (kg) – 0.00
- Seating capacity – 2 person
Features and Price
There is tubeless tyres, which are standard in Vespa Elegante scooter. It is fitted with chrome accents on the sides and chrome mirrors. Decent storage area is other option. Pricing of the scooter is not yet revealed by the company.
You will get a colour coordinated limited edition half-face helmet along with the purchase of Vespa Elegante. So chance for the new edition became an expensive one with premium of around Rs 5 to 10,000 over the Vespa VX. Only 3,500 units of the Elegante will be produced as done for the Vespa Esclusivo edition.
Piaggio Vespa Elegante Price in India: Rs. 78,999 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Other limited edition model from Piaggio – Vespa Esclusivo edition launched few weeks ago in India. The model is based on Vespa VX. The Piaggio Vespa Esclusivo packed with 125cc, 4 Stroke engine. It can churns out 9.92 Bhp @ 7500 rpm Power. It is priced Rs. 74,500 Ex-showroom, Delhi.
Vespa S 150 is a powerful scooter packed with 150 cc Single-cylinder 4-stroke engine. Vespa LX 125 is one of the most expensive scooter in India with rich features and Impressive mileage.