Piaggio Vespa LX 125 Short Review
Piaggio Vespa LX 125 is one of the most expensive scooter in India with rich features and Impressive mileage. This hot scooter with classic looks attracts every one. It is mostly compared with the Honda Activa scooter. Sophisticated appeal is assured with fine curves and several touches of chrome in various parts of Vespa.
Looks and Style
Piaggio Vespa LX 125 is said to be the best looking scooter in country. This is an iconic scooters in automobiles history with stunning and simple looks. There is lot of effortless curves and bends, unique shades and chrome finishing. The round headlamp, chrome finished handle bars, signature logo of Vespa is eye catching. All these makes vespa unique and worth for the money.
Piaggio Vespa LX 125 Key Specifications
- 125cc, 4 Stroke engine with 125 cc displacement
- 9.92 Bhp @ 7500 rpm power output
- 10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm torque
- Automatic gears
- Monocoque steel high rigidity structure chassis
- Air Cooling type engine
- 100 kmph top speed & 50 kmpl mileage
- 1290.00 mm wheelbase
- 7.00 litres fuel tank
- Low Fuel Indicator & Low Battery Indicator
- Multi-focal with 35w halogen headlamp
- Alloys and Pass-light
- Nero Volcano (Black), Monte Bianco (White), Rosso Dragon (Red), Giallo Lime (Yellow), Midnight Blue, Rosso Chainto (Dark Maroon) colors
- Arm with coil spring and dual effect shock absorber front suspension
- Coil spring and dual effect shock absorber
- 150mm Drum brakes in front
- 110mm Drum brakes at rear
Honda Activa Vs Piaggio Vespa LX 125
Honda Activa available for Price of Rs. 48,951/-. It is fuel efficient and can return Mileage of 50 kmpl on ride. Attainable Top speed of the Honda Activa is 95 kmph on ride. While the Vespa Lx 125 available for Price of Rs. 68,300. It can offer Mileage of 50 kmpl. Piaggio Vespa LX 125 can reaches top speed of 100 kmph.
Engine, Performance and Mileage
It is powered by 125cc, 4 Stroke engine with 125 cc displacement. Engine churns out 9.92 Bhp @ 7500 rpm power output and 10.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm torque on ride. Variable Spark Time management and Manifold Absolute sensing technology in this scooter can assures best performance.
It is mated with Automatic gears (CVT transmission) also. 50 kmpl is the offered mileage of Piaggio Vespa LX 125. Mileage can vary from 50 to 60 kmpl on ride. Piaggio Vespa LX 125 can reaches top speed of 100 kmph.
Comfort and Convenience Features
The scooter comes with Monocoque steel high rigidity structure chassis and Air Cooling type engine for high performance. Overall length x width x height is 1770 mm x 690 mm x 1140 mm. It measures 1290.00 mm wheelbase and 7.00 litres fuel tank also.
Piaggio Vespa LX 125 also gets Low Fuel Indicator & Low Battery Indicator for users easiness. The carbon-finish background with the speedometer in center is useful. There is also a digital clock on the speedometer. Piaggio Vespa LX 125 equipped with powerful Multi-focal with 35w halogen headlamp and features Alloys and Pass-light. It gets Seat Height: 770 mm and Kerb Weight: 114 kgs.
Available Colors and variants
It is available in Nero Volcano (Black), Monte Bianco (White), Rosso Dragon (Red), Giallo Lime (Yellow), Midnight Blue, Rosso Chainto (Dark Maroon) colors for customers selection. It is available in single model and priced Rs. 68,300 on ex-showroom.
Brakes and Suspension
This hot two wheeler features good suspension and braking system, as it comes with Arm with coil spring and dual effect shock absorber front suspension. Rear gets Coil spring and dual effect shock absorber. Brakes used is the 150mm Drum brakes in front and rear gets 110mm Drum brakes at rear for all the safety and stability on ride.
The effective braking assures comfortable ride. The scooter is very nimble in the city and at high speed tyres ( 90 x 100 x 10 tyres) lose grip quickly, so it is best to ride in slow speed. Ride quality is good and handling is average.
What is good and Bad in Piaggio Vespa LX 125 ?
Piaggio Vespa LX 125 looks stylish and performance assured scooter. There is enough storage capacity too in it. The things you may find not so good in this scooter is its average quality and lack of advance features. There is high price for accessories of Piaggio Vespa LX 125.
There is cheap plastics, missing front disc brakes, inconsistent panel gaps, missing front telescopic suspension, no side step for female pillions, over-sized gasket, cheap side stand, absence of one shot spring loaded action are the major worse points of Vespa. Higher price is another unacceptable thing.