Piaggio launches 0.5 tonne Ape mini truck; passenger variant could follow soon

Posted on Oct 13 2010 - 3:14pm IST

Piaggio Ape mini 0.5 truck india

Piaggio India has launched the 0.5 tonne Ape Mini truck and has priced its new four wheel light commercial vehicle at Rs. 1.74 lakhs across all of India. Regular readers would remember we had brought spy pics of the Ape Mini few months ago.

The Ape Mini is said to return 29 kms to the liter, thanks to its incredibly fuel efficient engine and comes with a 15-month warranty and 5 free services. We expect a passenger version of the Ape Mini 4-wheeler to follow soon.

Ravi Chopra, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio India -

We have consistently gone to the market with our customers in mind. We are confident that the ape mini will outclass others in the half-tonne four-wheeler segment.

Piaggio India is one of the leading players in the light commercial vehicle segment with the Ape three wheeler having more than 10 lakh customers so far. With the Ape Mini four wheeler Piaggio would be take the fight right to the doorstep of Mahindra Gio and the soon to be launched Tata Ace Zip (Penguin).

Source: BusinessLine

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  1. venkatesh naik July 15, 2011 at - Reply

    hi sir i want to purches apemini but i will pay less amount and remaining amount i will pay in monthy instalment if it is posible to give chance plese inform me. thank you

  2. vaisakh June 1, 2011 at - Reply

    its performinfg very poor, and loading capacity is also too low

  3. rahul kumar shroti May 3, 2011 at - Reply

    i want to buy piggeio-ape s new mini truck what is the compleet prise of thir bike and what is the millage of this vehicle please provid me this vehicle my contect number is–+91-7697726458 and other- 8269624056 so please contect me , and sell this this vehicle for me ! thanks

  4. SUMIT December 16, 2010 at - Reply

    As may be it is looking good, but from the current scenario GIo is much better in terms of comfort & safety

  5. nagarjuna November 23, 2010 at - Reply

    your vehicle looking is vest this vehicle copy mahindra gio ape mini truk fail in market back engine not comfortable

  6. Mainul Islam October 25, 2010 at - Reply

    Hi Ravi Chopra,
    Nice introduced with you….
    we are searching all kind of Mini Truck product.!!
    Also need your price details for refrence. than discuss all details.
    so, can you contact with me for business development of brand marketing in Bangladesh market ??
    we are hearing from you soon…
    Thanks Regards
    Mainul Islam
    A-brand Technology

  7. Mithun Gopinath October 22, 2010 at - Reply

    Good compared to others in its variant

  8. SRK October 13, 2010 at - Reply

    This looks better than the Mahindra Gio but I feel the Tata Penguin looks the best of the lot.

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