Vespa has been inspiring and moving young people in its scooters for more than over a 70 years and one of the most important models that marked this long run in the history of its period is the Primavera; a stylish scooter which was originally launched back in 1968.
The Primavera is essentially an Italian creation and its making and aesthetics stay close to the Italian culture and heritage, but however, the Primavera moved even beyond the likes of the Italian audience and grown into a global phenomenon and that gave the Vespa brand a global recognition. The Primavera was seen as an icon of style and freedom, and the beauty and style of this scooter spread across the world and became a unique part and parcel of the lives of the youth.
The Vespa became a great global phenomenon due to the Primavera and the iconic scooter has now returned with a totally new makeover and modern style. The new Primavera showcase a saddle that could host a full-face helmet easily. It also features daylights and taillight with LED, new digital dashboard with trip computer, USB port and other modern functionality to make it a vehicle that will be an ideal choice to suit the life of the fast and frequent reality of metropolitan mobility. Vespa has always followed and respected the old tradition and the Primavera also possess this heritage and custom by making use of the modern and retro styling in its entire making.
The design inspiration of the Primavera 150 is taken from the legendary Vespa 946. The distinctive and modern streamlined look and stylized modern features come as a key element that echoes the exclusive design and making of this scooter. The highlights of the Primavera 150 include the new frame and innovative features for enhanced quality, including increased space between the handlebars and seat, and a low saddle height that allows for easier access to the ground, ensuring greater comfort for rider and passenger.
A very spacious and comfortable seat comes as stock in the Primavera 150. The spacious seat has enough padding and this enables to provide good comfort while long rides.
The premium seat comes with a good under seat storage that can be locked and unlocked with a key lock. The under seat storage could hold a helmet very easily and also can hold sports wear, sunglasses, college books and other things safely.
The Primavera 150 showcase a Euro 4 150 cc 3-valve single cylinder engine, the new engine is tuned to provide maximum power to give out maximum performance and minimum consumption levels and emissions.The engine produce a power of 12.7 HP @ 7,750 RPM and a 12.8 NM torque @ 6,500 RPM. The engine is refined and provide vibration free performance. A Sheet metal body with welded reinforcements act as the chassis of this scooter and provide better stability and handling control in any twist and turns very easily.
Braking and Suspension
The suspension duties of this scooter are done with a single sided trailing link at the front and a Hydraulic shock absorber at the rear. The suspension duty of this scooter is made to provide ample comfort to the rider as well as the pillion rider and gives a safer and relaxed ride.
The breaking of the Primavera 150 is done with 200mm ABS disc brake at the front and a 110mm drum brake at the rear. The ABS braking system enhances the braking power and gives enough stopping power to this scooter.
Colour and Availability
The Vespa SXL 150 is available to buy internationally, but this model is yet to hit the Indian market. We can hope that the Piaggio will surely launch the Primavera in India soon as the company will get good sales figures in the country. The Primavera 150 comes in different shades; Bianco Innocenza, Blu Midnight, Nero Vulcano, Rosso Passione, Azzurro Incanto and Rosa Corallo.
Full Technical Specifications Of Vespa Primavera 150
|Engine||150 cc Single-cylinder 4-stroke|
|Maximum Power||11.6 Bhp @ 8000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||11.5 Nm @ 6250 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|No. of Gears||Automatic|
|Clutch||Automatic dry centrifugal|
|Chassis||Sheet metal body with welded reinforcements|
|Front Brake||200mm disc brake|
|Rear Brake||110mm drum brake|
|Front Suspension||Single sided trailing link|
|Rear Suspension||Hydraulic shock absorber|