Piaggio showcases electric Vespa 'made for India'

Piaggio showcases electric Vespa 'made for India'

An electric scooter become the star attraction for Italian company Piaggio at the Auto Expo in New Delhi that saw the launch of a plethora of electric vehicles.

Promising 100 km in a single charge, the electric scooter scores well on its design front too.

The company has introduced a ‘made for India’ model at the expo. However, the company has not yet officially announced when it will be launched. Since the government is offering incentives for eco-friendly vehicles, the launch of the scooter won't be long away.


Coming with a round headlamp, the scooter is a combination of retro and modern design elements. It gets chrome-finished grab handles, alloy wheels and reverse mode.

It also gets a 4.3-inch TFT instrument console, displaying speed, range, battery charge and other details. Since it is a connected scooter one can make or receive calls and read messages.

The scooter will be powered by a 4 kW electric motor. It takes four hours to fully charge the battery.

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