Italian two-wheeler maker Piaggio announced the launch of two new scooters -- Vespa 946 Emporio Armani Edition and 70th Anniversary Edition -- in India on Tuesday, November 15.
The 946 Emporio Armani carries a whopping price tag of Rs 12.04 lakh (ex-showroom, Pune) and bags the title of the second most expensive scooter in the Indian market. Wondering which is the most expensive then? That is Aprilia SRV 850 ABS, which is on sale in India for a hefty price tag of around Rs 13.5 lakh. On the other hand, the 70th Anniversary Edition scooter, which has been launched to celebrate the 70-year journey of Vespa, comes for Rs 96,500 (ex-showroom, Pune).
The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani, the limited edition variant of the 946, was launched to mark the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani as well as the 130th birthday of the Piaggio Group. The stylish Vespa 946 Emporio Armani sports an exclusive colour scheme and flaunts grey wheels, dark brown leather wrapped seats, and chrome finished rack at the rear for holding a bag. The Emporio Armani logo has been added
The stylish Vespa 946 Emporio Armani sports an exclusive colour scheme and flaunts grey wheels, dark brown leather wrapped seats, and chrome finished rack at the rear for holding a bag. The Emporio Armani logo has been added at the rear, sides, and above the headlamp. It gets LED headlamps and tail lamps with LCD instrument panel. It features ABS, traction control system, Anti Slip Regulator and disc brakes in front and rear and gets Michelin tyres with 220mm disc brake for both wheels. Powering the Emporio Armani is a 4-stroke 125cc 3Valve mono-cylinder engine. The engine is tuned to churn out 11.7hp at 8250rpm and a peak torque of 10.3Nm torque at 7000rpm.
Coming to the 70th-anniversary edition, the scooter, which is based on the VXL model, gets special 'Azzurro 70' body colour, brown leather pattern seats, fly-screen chrome rear carrier, chrome perimeter guard, foot step and special glossy dust grey alloy wheels. The scooter also gets special '70th-Anniversary Edition' logo. The special edition scooter will be available only in limited numbers.