Piaggio is the most awaited scooter in India, which will be launching on 26 April 2012 and the price is expected to be around Rs. 55,000 approximately. This would be the second time that this Italian iconic scooter maker will be launching their scooter on Indian soil. This Italian would be entering Indian market after a time span of 13 years. Piaggio started their business in India in way back in Eighties, initially they partnered with Indian scooter manufacturing company Bajaj, the partnership was not fruitful with Bajaj Auto at that time and later the partnership with Bajaj was broken. Then this Italian scooter maker joined hands with another Indian two wheeler manufacturer LML in 1986.
The partnership with LML also ended in late nineties this partnership also was dissolved which led to discontinuation of this iconic brand in India. Now this Italian iconic scooter manufacturer is back again and will be launching Piaggio Vespa LX 125 on 26th of April across various states in India. This is the first time that Vespa is going to launch its model with its parent name Piaggio. Piaggio has set its own manufacturing plant at Baramati in Maharashtra. Some of the parts will be imported from Vietnam that will be used in the manufacturing of this iconic scooter. Piaggio will be marketing their scooters on their own under the name of Piaggio Vespa India. Piaggio is an Italian based company, started way back in 1946 and is a subsidiary of Piaggio & C S.p.A of Italy. Piaggio Scooters were known for style from very beginning of their establishment. Piaggio is the first company in the world to introduce scooter model. Piaggio from there on sold about 17 million scooter units across 100 nations.
Piaggio Vespa LX reviews of Vespa LX125 Scooter and various company sources state that this would be a branded as a lifestyle scooter. This automatic scooter made a public appearance at Auto Expo Show which was held earlier this year at New Delhi. Vespa LX125 Scooter which was seen in Indian Auto Expo 2012 has made a good impression on the visitors who visited the Piaggio stall in the Expo. There s also some news information that people are very much excited after looking at the Piaggio Vespa LX pictures on different websites and want to lay their hand on this iconic machine. Vespa LX125 Scooter comes with 125 cc engine with 10.7 BHP power and a torque level of 10 NM. The scooter is expected to have fuel injection system with four stroke air cooled engine. This scoter weighs around 114 kilo grams, and is fitted with tubeless tyres. The scooter has 8.5 liter fuel tank capacity and is expected to give a better mileage compare to other 125 cc automatic transmission model two wheelers that are available in the market. There is information that Piaggio is also planning to launch Piaggio bikes in India. These bikes will also be manufactured at the facility center in Baramati, Maharashtra, which will be inaugurated on 28 April 2012. Piaggio returns to India with the New Vespa and Vespa Scooter to be launched on 26th April.