PUNE-BASED manufacturer Piaggio Group updated its Vespa range along with the 2019 edition of the Aprilia SR 150 in India. The updated Vespa VXL 150 now retails at Rs. 91,140, while the top-end SXL variant is available for Rs. 97,276 and comes with host of new cosmetic updates. Similarly, the 2019 Aprilia SR 150 edition will now retail at Rs. 70,031 and the SR 150 Carbon Edition will set you back by Rs. 73,500. The SR 150 receives a bunch of changes like new paint options and features update. The refresh was long overdue for both the models and you might remember these from the Piaggio’s pavilion at the Auto Expo 2018.
Piaggio has also introduced a new factory fitted connectivity feature that is assisted by a mobile application for both Vespa and Aprilia scooters. The new app is available for both android and Apple phones and will come with features like distress button, find my vehicle function and also find the nearest fuel pump through the app. The Aprilia SR 150, on the other hand, comes with adjustable shock absorbers, new windshield and a semi-digital console. Moreover, the scooter also gets bright new colour scheme inspired by the Italian flag, and is now painted in red, white and green. It also gets a new blue shade. The SR 150 facelift comes with 14-inch large wheels, 220mm disc brakes, new digital cluster, USB option, connectivity feature in carbon and in option to fit connectivity feature. Vespa says the new products will help to increase the footprint across the country. Piaggio plans to launch 300 Motoplexes in India by end of 2018.
Diego Graffi (right), MD & CEO Piaggio India and Ashish Yakhmi (left), head of two wheeler business unveiling the updated Aprilia SR150