Piaggio India is bringing a top of the line product that will be first of its kind in India. No any manufacturer of scooter has dared to do this so far. Piaggio India will launch Vespa 946 Emporio Armani in India this October 25th in Pune and the Vespa 946 price is expected around 9 Lakhs in India.
The scooter was also showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo earlier this year in the capital of India.
What’s so Special?
Piaggio has developed this scooter in conjunction with Giorgio Armani fashion house. The collaboration for development was to introduce the mark of the 130th birthday of Piaggio group and the 40th anniversary of the Giorgio Armani foundation. The scooter is based on Vespa 946 and features an exclusive body colour scheme. The scooter will be available with Azzurro 70 and Grigio 70 paint schemes. The Vespa 946 will also get an exclusive Armani’s signature colour palette with the combination of greys and green which is visible under the only certain angle. Now first time the Armani has associated with an automobile brand and anything that has Armani in it is elite and expensive.
What is Vespa 946?
Vespa company was founded in the year 1946 in Florence and has headquarters in Italy. The Vespa 946 is based on the 1945 Vespa MP6 prototype which was presented at 2011 EICMA motorcycle show. The final production version was renamed to Vespa 946 and made its debut at EICMA 2102. The 946 is fitted with the company’s new air-cooled three-valve, single cylinder engine with a claimed power of 11.7 bhp for 125cc version and 13bhp for 150cc version.
Why so Expensive?
The Vespa 946 is hand made! Yes, you read it right. It’s the Rolls Royce of scooters and its directly out from the art workshop and design lab. The Vespa 946 Emporio Armani is the most expensive scooter from the Vespa in India and expected price is around 9 lakh Rs.