Elegante 150 Review: A Premium Special Edition Vespa

Vespa Elegante

The Elegante 150 is a special edition scooter from Piaggio. The company has provided this special edition version for the SXL and VXL 150 models. In Elegante, Vespa has undergone various cosmetic changes to make the scooter appealing and attractive to the prospective buyers.

Vespa Elegante Scooter Special Edition

The Elegante is made to look and feel premium and luxurious in its style and making. For luring the Indian customers, Vespa has also introduced some exclusive accessories like the colour coordinated open-face helmet which is specially made for the Elegante and is available through the official online store and as well as Piaggio offline stores across the country.

Vespa Elegante Scooter Accessories

One of the major additions to this special edition Italian scooter are the exclusive fitments like tinted fly screen, specially made twin leather finished seat and an exclusive Elegante badging.

What makes the Elegante different from others is seen in the design department, the Elegante 150 is the luxurious member of the Vespa family. The specially tinted fly screen, stylish and comfortable twin leather finished seat and an exclusive "Elegante" badge reflects this premium design and making. The tinted fly screen is the first thing that everyone notices when looking at the Elegante.

Vespa Elegante Scooter Front Design

What makes the Vespa Elegante special is the new front fascia which is complemented by round headlamps and chrome stylized mirrors. This also makes this scooter distinguishable from other Vespa scooters.

Comfortable Split-Seat
The Elegante has a redesigned split seat that gives supreme comfort for the rider and the pillion. The premium chrome saddle is designed with a chrome touch up and adds to the look and feel of this scooter. The seat is made of extra cushions to make the rider as well as the pillion comfortable while riding through traffic and highways.

Vespa Elegante Scooter Seat With Chrome Guards

The pillion seat comes with a key lock that opens up to a spacious under seat storage. The under seat storage could hold a helmet, small college books, shopping bags and other essentials securely.

The engine of the Elegante is powered by the 154.8cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine. This engine can also be spotted in other Vespa scooter models like the VXL 150, SXL 150 and Aprilia SR 150. The Elegante churns out 11.6 PS power @ 7000 RPM and an 11.5 Nm torque @ 5500 RPM.

Vespa Elegante Engine

A continuous Variable Transmission system is used for transmission and this makes sure that the engine delivers a balanced amount of power and torque at all times. The 150cc engine is refined to provide vibration free performance at all speeds. The engine showcases quick acceleration and is stable at higher speeds.

Braking and Suspension
The front suspension of the Elegante 150 is done with a Hydraulic double-telescopic fork and a Hydraulic shock absorber at the rear. The breaking is done with 220mm disc with a twin-piston calliper at the front and a 140mm Drum brake at the rear.

A Tubeless 110/70 - 11 tyres at the front and a Tubeless 120/70 - 10 at the rear is provided in the Elegante 150. The combination of good tubeless tyres and optimum braking provides safety while commuting through cities and towns. The Elegante is easy to use and comes with a good suspension setup to absorb any accidental shocks while riding.

Colour and Availability
The Vespa Elegante 150 is available to buy in all major cities and comes only in two shades; Beige Unico and Bianco Perla

Vespa Elegante Scooter Colours

Full Technical Specifications Of Vespa Elegante 150

Engine 150 cc 4 Stroke, SOHC, Air Cooled
Engine StartingKick Start and Electric Start
Cooling SystemAir Cooled
Maximum Power10.06 PS @ 7500 RPM
Maximum Torque10.6 Nm@6000 RPM
TransmissionContinuous Variable Transmission
Front Suspension Hydraulic double-telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionHydraulic shock absorber
Front Tyre110/70 - 11
Rear Tyre120/70 - 10
Length x Width x Height1770 x 690 x1140
Wheelbase1290 mm
Petrol Tank Capacity6.5 litres


Price(Ex Showroom)

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Last updated on 29-08-2017. Published on 29-08-2017.
Published by Scooters4Sale in category Reviews
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