Vespa VX and S launched in Nepal by Piaggio India – IAB Report

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D-Styles is the official dealer partner in Nepal.

Piaggio India today launched the Vespa scooter in the mountain kingdom of Nepal. Two models, the Vespa VX and the Vespa S were launched for a price of NPR 2,49,946 and NPR 2,63,946 respectively. D-Styles, a part of the Dev Jyoti Group, will act as the official dealer for Piaggio India in Nepal.

Piaggio Vespa Sport press shot front
The Vespa Sport, called the Vespa S in Nepal, distinguishes itself from other Vespa models with its red front suspension coil and squarish headlamp.

The company has made the Vespa VX available in five colours – Lime Yellow, Portovenere Green, Dragon Red, Monte Bianco White, and Midnight Blue, while the Vespa S gets 4 colours, Taormina Orange and Matt Black apart from the white and red from the above list.

Mr Stefano Pelle, Managing Director, Piaggio India at the launch of Vespa in Nepal
Mr. Stefano Pelle, Managing Director, Piaggio India at the launch of Vespa in Nepal.

The Vespa VX was launched in India in July 2013 at a price of Rs 71,380. The scooter is powered by a 125 cc 3-valve single cylinder four-stroke petrol engine that makes 10 PS and produces 10.6 Nm of peak torque. Power is transferred to the wheels via a CVT box. With a fuel tank of around 8 litres, Piaggio promises a range of around 400 km on a full tank. Up front is a 200 mm disc brake while the rear features drum brakes.

Vespa VX 125 new colors
Both the Vespa VX and the Vespa S will share the same 125 cc 3-valve single cylinder four-stroke petrol engine.

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The Vespa S was launched in March 2014. The engine, transmission, and brakes remain the same, and except for a red suspension at the front, and a squarish headlamp that distinguish the Vespa S from the VX.

Vespa VX (Indian-spec) – Image Gallery

Vespa Nepal Launch – Press Release

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