Vespa is absolutely becoming a premium scooter brand in India. Launching and announcing highly reliable and extremely dash-looking scooters, the company finds the easiest way to pick up the hearts of Indian customers. Though Vespa machines are unaffordable for many riders who seek for budget scooters, they sometimes get tempted before the aggressive look of the Vespa craftsmanship. And that's the recipe behind the success of Vespa in every two-wheeler market.
The latest story about the Italian scooter maker is that the company plans to roll out the Vespa S in India by the end of 2013.However, the firm hasn't posted any official notice yet on it. Earlier, the company was rumored on the launch of the Vespa 946. It has been blogged that the Vespa 946 is on its way to the Indian roads. Meanwhile, the company had launched the VX which is featured with front disc brake, a reworked instrumentation cluster, beige seat option, and an attractive grab rail. On the other hand the LX remains as a successful scooter for Vespa in its third comeback to India.
The Vespa S is powered bya 124cc, Single cylinder 4 stroke, electronic injection, SOHC (single overhead cam), 3 valves per cylinder engine. It delivers a max power of 11.39 Hp at 8250 Rpm and a max torque of 10.7 Nm at 6.500 Rpm. It is equipped with a PI (Port Injection) electronic injection fuel system. Coupled with a CVT with torque server transmission, it is driven even better with Automatic dry centrifugal clutch with vibration dampers.
The scooter is crafted on a sheet steel body with welded reinforcements frame. It remarks the reliability of the bike. Well, the comfy level is comparatively higher. Mated with a Single sided link arm with coil spring and dual action monoshock absorber at front and Coil spring with adjustable preload and dual action hydraulic monoshock absorber at rear does the job of suspension fabulously.
The Vespa S looks really beautiful. It remembers us the Vespa scooters of 50s. Its square headlight, the more decisive design of the mudguards and the profile of the saddle look more than gorgeous. The Die-cast aluminium alloy wheels of the Vespa S is the another beauty of it. And a hydraulically operated 200 mm ø stainless steel disc brake attached to the front wheel sheds a sporty appearance and adds confidence to the rider.
The machine is also added with more accessories such as top box kit, colour-coded with vehicle, top box back rest, windscreen, vehicle cover, leg cover, soft bag to fit inside top box, electronic alarm, mechanical antitheft system, clear/smoked windshield, chromed front luggage rack, chromed rear luggage rack, chromed edge trim, chromed bumper, rubber mat, leather saddle, hand grips in eco-leather aluminium, and vespa softouch helmet.
Provided with great looks and more features, the Vespa S is expected to be priced around Rs.90,000 in India.