Both the scooters priced At Rs 1.26 Lakh & 1.22 Lakh respectively
Piaggio India recently launched the BS6 types of the Vespa SXL 149 and Vespa VXL 149 scooters in India. The BS6 Vespa SXL 149 and BS6 VXL 149 scooters come with a price-tag of ₹ 1,26,650 and ₹ 1,22,664 respectively (All Prices Ex-showroom, Delhi). Piaggio had showcased both the scooters at the 2020 Delhi Auto Expo alongside the Vespa RED in February this year. The new 149cc Vespa range of scooters features 3 catalytic converters for effectively controlling the harmful emissions. The manufacturer introduced both the scooters as a replacement for the outgoing BS4 Vespa SXL 150 and Vespa VXL 150 models respectively.
New Vespa BS6 Vespa VXL 149 & Vespa SXL 149 Engine & Power
The major change in the BS6 versions of Vespa SXL 149 and Vespa VXL 149 seems to be similar on the mechanical side. The BS6 scooters now deliver slightly less power than the BS4 versions. both the scooters are now powered by a 149cc, single-cylinder, 3-valve engine with FI technology. The motor is tuned to produce 10.32 bhp of maximum power along with 10.6 Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, the BS4 scooters were offered with a 150cc engine producing 10.45 bhp & 10.9 Nm of torque.
Furthermore, the BS6 Vespa scooters continue to feature a similar design theme as compared to the BS4 versions. Main features on the BS6 Vespa SXL 149 and Vespa VXL 149 scooters include a new sleek front look, monocoque full-steel body. Besides, they offer signature-style LED headlamp, comfortable contoured seat, and alloy wheels. Also, they have a digital console, broader tubeless tires, visor, and many more features.
Single sidearm front suspension with anti-dive characteristics, hydraulic shock absorber with dual-effect at the rear carry out the suspension duties on these scooters. The BS6 scooters come with a 200 mm ventilated front disc brake and 140 mm rear drum brake. They get assistance from the ABS. The overall dimensions of the scooters stay the same as the BS4 versions. They come with a length of 1,770 mm, a width of 690 mm, and a height of 1,140 mm.
Furthermore, the manufacturer is offering BS6 Vespa VXL 149 scooter in a total of 7 shades. They are – Matt Black, Yellow, Vibrant Red, Azzuro Provenza, Vibrant Pink, White & Maze Grey. However, the BS6 Vespa SXL 149 scooter comes in 5 colors. They are – Matt Black, Matt Red Dragon, Orange, Matt Blue, and White.
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