Piaggio gives the BS VI treatment to Vespa, Aprilia scooter range

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 23 Dec 2019


Piaggio India today introduced fuel injection technology to its entire Vespa and Aprilia scooter range to comply with BS VI emission norms. The Aprilia SR range gets a new 160cc engine, which develops 11hp peak power.

Commenting on the incorporation of BS VI technology across the Vespa and Aprilia scooters, Diego Graffi, MD 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. We have achieved significant reduction in emission through our advanced combustion system.”

Ashish Yakhmi, Head of Two-Wheeler business, Piaggio India added, “At present, we have successfully integrated BS VI technology across the Vespa and Aprilia brands of scooters and have started them rolling out with BS VI engines. Our upgraded range of scooters is available across dealerships in India. The BS VI variant and models go on sale from now.”

The company has not revealed any prices or the price increase due to the BS VI emission upgrade.