Scooters are getting more attention in the India than in the past. Easy commuting, more mileage and less maintenance were once the "perfect equation" that worked for the success and sales of scooters in the country. But now the users as well as the manufacturers have shifted their focus and started to move away from traditional conventions.
The urban dwellers, as well as the motorcycle enthusiast, wanted innovation, careful design and more powerful engines in scooters more than ever and companies started to bring technology and innovation to the scooter arena. The rise and popularity of 125cc scooters can be seen as an emerging trend for the requirement of more powerful commuter vehicles in the country and consequently, the wind of change has now moved towards more powerful and stylish 150cc scooters.
The following is a list of powerful and trendy 150cc scooters available to buy in India.
4. Vespa SXL 150
The SXL 150 is a classic vintage-inspired Italian scooter by Vespa. This scooter is the first 150cc scooter that got launched by Vespa in India. The Vespa built this scooter as an upgrade for its younger sibling SXL 125. The SXL 150 is a pure class Vespa at first look.
A premium chromium stylized rear view mirrors, beautiful square shaped headlamp, and a front chrome bumper guards make this scooter unique from other scooters and give it a unique appearance. The V-shaped grill on the front apron, comfortable rider friendly seats, 5-spoke alloy wheels and digital-analogue console are some of the additional cosmetic features that add beauty and attractiveness to this Vespa.
The SXL 150 is powered by a 150cc engine delivering a maximum power of 11.6 Ps and 11.5 Nm of torque. This Italian scooter is available in different shades; Orange, Matt Black, White and Matt Red.
Ex Showroom Price (New Delhi): INR 92,700/-
3. Vespa VXL 150
What makes the VXL 150 different from the SXL 150 is its round shaped headlamp and its chrome stylized grab rail. The VXL 150 holds unique styling and paint jobs that reflect the aesthetics and beauty of Italian design and engineering. The semi digital instrument cluster, chrome brake levers and front storage compartment and five-spoke alloy wheels add style and identity to this Vespa.
Vespa VXL 150 is powered by a 150cc engine delivering a maximum power of 11.6 Ps and 11.5 Nm of top torque. The VXL 150 comes in five exciting shades; Yellow, White, Red, Matt Black and Green.
Ex Showroom Price (New Delhi): INR 88921/-
2. Elegante 150
The Elegante is a special edition scooter of the VXL and SXL series of the Vespa 150cc scooter range. various cosmetic changes coordinated open-face helmet which is specially made for the Elegante.What makes this special edition Italian scooter attractive is its exclusive fitments like tinted fly screen, specially made twin leather finished seat and an all exclusive Elegante badging.
A tinted fly screen, comfortable and premium twin leather finished seat and premium paint job reflects the Italian way of making this trendy Vespa. A new front fascia that comes with a tinted fly screen at the headlamps is the first thing that everyone notices while looking at the Elegante.
The Elegante is powered by the same 150cc, SOHC, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine found in the Vespa lineups VXL 150 and SXL 150. The engine produces 10.06 PS @ 7500 RPM and a 10.6 Nm torque @6000 RPM. The Elegante is available in two attractive shades; Beige Unico and Bianco Perla.
Ex Showroom Price (New Delhi): INR 97372/-
1. Aprilia SR 150
Aprilia SR 150 is the first stylized premium sports scooter in India. This sports scooter comes with the mighty and powerful 150cc engine that has been used by the Vespa scooters. This scooter showcase racing inspired looks and design and stay close to being a stand alone powerful scooter that could be used for occasional short rides and long rides.
What makes the SR 150 unique is its design; a trendy beak like front apron which comes embedded with a premium made double-barrel headlamp and a compact handle bar unit with turn indicators; reflects the precise design and purposeful making of the Italian engineering. A very sporty-dual tone seats with pillion grab rail and a sporty styled exhaust give this scooter a mean and sporty look.
SR150 holds a 154.80 cc 4 stroke engine that produces a maximum power of 10.4 bhp @ 6750 rpm and 11.4 Nm torque @ 5000 rpm. The SR 150 is available in two colours; Matt Black and Glossy White.
Ex Showroom Price (New Delhi): INR 69248 /-