Vespa SXL 149 is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a
price of ₹1,27,524 (ex-showroom) and the top
version from a price of ₹1,28,315 (ex-showroom). Vespa SXL 149 generates 10.2 bhp of power and 10.6 nm of torque from its 149cc engine. Single cylinder engine of SXL 149 has an automatic gearbox. With rear drum and front disk brakes, the top variant of Vespa SXL 149 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 114 kg scooter is available in 6 colours.
The Vespa SXL 150 is a facelifted version of the Vespa S scooter. Powered by a bigger 150cc engine, the Vespa SXL 150 is the flagship model in the company’s line-up of lifestyle scooters.
The Vespa SXL 150’s retro design has been heavily influenced by the iconic Vespa scooters of yesteryears. The chrome detailing on the rectangular headlamp, mirrors, front suspension and the exhaust shield enhances the scooter’s retro appeal. The new seat offers extra support and comfort for the rider and the pillion. It also gets a new trendy design for the blacked-out alloy wheels, a 3D logo for the ‘SXL’ branding and a revised instrument cluster with an electronic display. Bluetooth connectivity is now standard, with features like the ability to find service centres nearby using GPS. Owners can also use it to track their Vespa. The SXL 150 also a feature called ‘Find Me’ that allows the owner to find it in a crowded parking lot.
The Vespa SXL 150 is powered by a carburetted 150cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. This engine delivers 11bhp and 11Nm of torque through a CVT gearbox. Suspension duties are performed by a single side arm suspension at the front and a hydraulic monoshock in the rear. The Vespa SXL rides on beefier 11-inch 110/70 front and 10-inch 120/70 section tubeless Maxxis tyres, which should improve the scooter’s riding dynamics. It gets a 200mm ventilated disc brake at the front and a 140mm drum brake in the rear. ABS is an option worth Rs 8000, but will become standard fitment by April.
The Vespa SXL 150 is available in six paint schemes - orange, matte black, white, matte red, matte yellow, and blue. It doesn’t have any competition in the Indian market. The SXL 150 is priced at Rs 97,000 (ex-showroom, Pune).