First 160CC scooter manufactured in India with fuel injection BS VI technology under Aprilia range
Piaggio India introduced fuel injection technology in its entire Vespa and Aprilia scooter range to comply with Bharat Stage Emission Standard VI (BS VI). With this launch, the company has established an important milestone towards cleaner technologies. This technological change would not only enhance the consumer riding experience but also with this compliance the Piaggio range of 2-wheelers manufactured in India will deliver its green objectives.
Aprilia SR range gets a new high performance 160CC engine with 11.00 PS peak power at its disposal and is ready to deliver extraordinary fun to its riders. In line with the Aprilia brand ethos “Designed for Racers, Built for Riders”, the SR range continuously reinvents itself to reflect the high performance DNA of the brand; today, this high-performance couples with the high compliance to greener technology and the Aprilia Storm on other end, delivers the Aprilia philosophy to its Gen Z customers by complying to greener standards.
The iconic Vespa with its impeccable style statement is as thrilling and complying to cleaner emission standards.
Commenting on the incorporation of BS VI technology across Vespa and Aprilia, Mr. Diego Graffi, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio India, said: “We are pleased to transition effectively into BS VI emission norms for our Vespa and Aprilia range of scooters, well ahead of the deadline. Being aligned to the Government’ efforts on emission, we have achieved significant reduction in emission through our advanced combustion system. As a global brand, we understand the need to innovate and evolve, in order to build the mobility for future.”
Mr. Ashish Yakhmi, Head of Two-wheeler Business, added: “At present, we have successfully integrated BS VI technology across Vespa and Aprilia brands of scooters and have started rolling out with BS-VI engines. Our upgraded range of scooters are available across dealerships in India. The BS-VI variant and models go on sale from now.”