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Piaggio unveiled the NT3 prototype at the Auto Expo, four years after it was first shown at the 2010 EICMA Moto Show in Milan. The NT3 seats features four wheels and three seats with the driver placed forward in a central line. Last time we heard, the vehicle was still on the road to production.

Piaggio calls the NT3 a tangible demonstration of the advanced level of Piaggio Group’s R&D in light four-wheelers.

Piaggio NT3 concept front three quarter live

The company decided to term the NT3 a “light 4-wheeler,” adding that it would be in a space that is of particular interest in India today. The NT3 protoype is powered either by a 230 cc or 350 cc petrol engine. Piaggio has also developed a 350 cc hybrid powertrain for the four wheeler.

Piaggio NT3 concept dashboard live

All models offer particularly interesting features for urban and metropolitan environments, with a special focus on eco-sustainability, says the company.

Piaggio NT3 concept front rear live

The NT3 has a top speed of 80 kph, returns up to 33 kmpl and has a benchmark exhaust figure of 70 g CO2/km.

Piaggio NT3 concept rear three quarter live

The NT3, the company says, is a symbol of the Group’s R&D and design work on future product ranges that deliver ideal solutions in the future.

Piaggio NT3 Concept at Auto Expo 2014 – Image Gallery

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  • shankar

    Good design, it would manage effortlessly in crowded roads.
    when can we expect on roads?

  • Prady

    This is what we need for India to substitute two wheelers…33 Kmpl is a good mileage, It’s compact dimensions allow to park in narrow conditions, efficient for personal mobility. I would prefer to take it around the city. If it can come with Variomatic gear and a light steering, nothing can match this. Please get it to India….we need this very badly…..change the way of travel from two wheelers to NT3.

    • Shredder

      feel proud that we have NANO here.. do you think it would be that cheap so that people can take it as a substitute to two wheeler?

      • Prady

        I am not sure buddy…..concepts are always different than the final product……if they can do it at a reasonable price….there is always a market for good product. Some one at some time has to make a first move…..that puts them in a league….like Maruti did with small cars.