Piaggio had launched the Vespa 125 LX with a price tag of Rs.66,661 (ex showroom, Maharashtra) making it the most expensive scooter in the Indian market. Many might be wondering what is so great in the Vespa 125 LX which comes with a 125cc engine that produces a mere 10 bhp and maximum torque of 9.5 Nm.
Let's have a close look at the new scooter. First of all, the Vespa 125 LX is a premium lifestyle scooter which is a real head turner with it's retro looks and catchy colours. The large round headlights and short handle reminds us the good old days of the 80s. The rear design is more in sync with current trends with an aerodynamic finish.
Going deep into the technical specifications of the Vespa 125 LX, you can see that the engine is equipped with three valves unlike other scooters with two. This technology helps the Vespa 125 LX achieve great fuel economy of around 60 kmpl.
The scooter comes with an automatic CVT gearbox to help you enjoy an effortless drive. The Vespa 125 LX which can get to a top speed of 96 km/h also gets a twin-caliper front disc for quicker breaking.
Piaggio Vespa had stated that the new Vespa is a lifestyle scooter, more of a brand builder aimed at young urban riders, not huge sales. Nevertheless, the hefty price tag of the Vespa 125 LX doesn't seem to stop potential buyers from buying it considering Piaggio Vespa's high brand value.