Imran Khan unveils Piaggio's Vespa S
Posted on Mar 05 2014 | IBNS
New Delhi, Mar 5 : Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned Indian subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group on Wednesday announced the launch of the sporty new Vespa S in the presence of Bollywood actor Imran Khan.
Imran unveiled the chic new Vespa S in an all new orange and matt black colour.
The Vespa S signifies the Vespa culture and reinforces the mark made by the Italian brand in India.
The introduction of the Vespa S, with its sporty style and design, strengthens Piaggio's position in the premium scooter segment that the group has successfully created in the Indian market. Vespa S joins the earlier launched Vespa LX and VX.
The Vespa S reinforces the Vespa's Italian design and style that has endured many decades of changing lifestyles. Touted to be the sportiest and most youthful Vespa, the Vespa S's clean, essential lines express a dynamic and lively character, the company said in a statement.
Speaking at the launch, Ravi Chopra, Chairman and Managing Director, Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (India) said, "Piaggio is delighted to present Vespa S to the dynamic youth in India. As we move closer to our two year existence in the Indian market, we are proud to launch our third Vespa to further strengthen the premium segment we have successfully created. The Vespa S is truly a game changer. With its square design elements, it has opened up a new, non- conventional space. We understand the needs of the aspirational consumers and believe that the Vespa S will enable them to experience another notch in the Vespa lifestyle."
The Vespa S rides on 125cc, 3 valve engine and is also loaded with features like disc brakes, tubeless tyres, single piece steel monocoque chassis.