The Vespa is a retro inspired classic scooter from Piaggio. This scooter is a making of classic and modern design combined with modern technology that stood the test of time and survived many historical moments like the World War. Being an Italian by birth, the Vespa, like many other Italian creations showcase utmost creativity, careful design and robust engineering in its form and making. Due to these facts, the Vespa holds a special place among the people of the globe with its unique body design, its engineering marvel and stylish body design. Overall, the Vespa holds the true spirit of Italian making and their proud heritage.
Vespa has gained the hearts of many motorcycle enthusiasts around the globe and the India market has also shown immense love for the brand over the years. The Vespas has always been a point of interest for the two wheeler lovers in the country and the company has showcased many scooters in the county and the Vespa 125 LX is one of its kind that gained many peoples attention in India.
The Vespa LX 125 showcase a design and aesthetics that reflects the marvel of Italian design and engineering. The scooter reflects the fashion that has always been an important part of Italy's cultural life and society. With the modern engineering and retro inspired look and feel, the Vespa is a product of Italian culture and life and holds the rich heritage of Italy with its stylish and classic modern design.
The storage of this scooter is very spacious and could hold a big helmet, shopping bags, handbags, books and many other essentials very easily. The city users and commuters can use this big storage to pickup many materials and household items from the market to home very easily.
The Vespa showcase a 125 CC engine that has a 3- valve engine with Variable Spark Timing Management, Manifold Absolute Pressures (MAP) Sensing, and 3 Phase Electrical system. The incorporation of modern engineering makes this scooter stand out from the rest of the crowd. The engine produces a power of 10.06 PS @ 7500 RPM and peak torque of 10.6 Nm @6000 RPM.
The smooth 125 cc engine provides smooth acceleration and good pickup at variable speeds. The new engine also features technologies to use more horsepower and showcase excellent fuel efficiency and running performance at all rev ranges. The Vespa is tuned to provide excellent road performance added with its lightweight design and this can be felt especially in the extremely low- and low-speed ranges. The new engine is also tuned to provide better mileage without compromising on performance and the company claims a top class mileage of 55km per litres and this is a major improvement when considering the mileage of its older engine.
Braking and Suspension
The Vespa make use drum brakes for its braking system and it provides enough braking power, the combination of Nylon grip tyres with the drum brakes also showcase excellent road grip while riding in all terrains. The big tyres give confidence to the rider while riding.An Aircraft inspired suspension setup is followed in this scooter.
The aeroplane-inspired single side arm at the front and the hydraulic front Suspension with Anti-dive characteristics makes for a more compliant ride. Vespa is the only scooter in India to provide this suspension setup and provides maximum comfort in all road conditions. The dual-effect hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear ensured good comfort for the rider as well as the pillion and provide great comfort while riding through uneven terrains and bumpy congested roads.
Colour and Availability
The Piaggio Vespa LX 125 is available to buy in all major cities and comes in following shades - Monte Bianco, Rosso Dragon, Giallo Lime and Nero Matt Black
Full Technical Specifications Of Vespa
|Engine||125.0 CC Air cooled, 4 stroke|
|Max Power||10.6 PS @7500 rpm|
|Max Torque||10.6 Nm @6000 rpm|
|Bore x Stroke||N/A|
|Front Tyre (Full Spec)||90/100-10 53J|
|Rear Tyre (Full Spec)||90/100-10 53J|
|Front Brake Type||150 mm Drum|
|Rear Brake Type||140 mm Drum|
|Suspension Front||Aircraft derived single side arm Front Suspension with Antidive Characteristics|
|Suspension Rear||Dual-Effect hydraulic shock absorber Rear Suspension|
|Overall Length||1770 mm|
|Overall Width||690 mm|
|Overall Height||1140 mm|
|Ground Clearance||155 mm|
|Kerb Weight||114 kg|