Auto Expo Live – Piaggio Liberty 125 considered for India launch
Anjan Ravi, I'm a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.
The Piaggio Group showcased the Piaggio Liberty 125 at the Auto Expo. The company says that the Liberty could open a new segment in the Indian scooter market, leading us to believe that Piaggio is indeed considering launching it in India.
Globally, Piaggio has sold over 1 million copies of the Liberty. The model showcased at the Auto Expo is powered by a single-cylinder 125 cc 3v engine producing 10.2 hp at 7,500 rpm and 10.43 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. It uses a CVT gearbox to transmit the power.
Features in the Liberty include a 10.8 liter storage area, front disc brake, chrome finished wing mirrors and a classy Vespa-like instrument cluster. The white Liberty you see in the images sports additional equipment such as a large windscreen and an additional storage box at the rear.
Piaggio Liberty 125 at Auto Expo 2014 – Image Gallery
Apart from the Liberty, Piaggio has confirmed that it will launch the Vespa S variant in India. The Vespa S and Vespa 946 were showcased at the Auto Expo as well.