Vespa VXL 149

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Key specs
  • Displacement150 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)11.4 bhp
  • Kerb Weight114 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

1,04,570
EMI   3,555/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 20,914
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Vespa VXL 149 Summary

VXL 149 key highlights
Displacement 150 cc
Kerb Weight 114 kg
Colours
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Matt Black
  • White
  • Blue
Max Power 11.4 bhp @ 7,000 rpm

About VXL 149

Vespa VXL 149 is a scooter available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹1,04,570 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹1,23,303 (ex-showroom). Vespa VXL 149 generates 11.4 bhp of power and 11.5 nm of torque from its 150cc engine. Single cylinder engine of VXL 149 has an automatic gearbox. With rear drum and front disk brakes, the top variant of Vespa VXL 149 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 114 kg scooter is available in 5 colours.

The Vespa VXL 150 is a cosmetically updated and more powerful version of the Vespa VX 125 scooter.  It also happens to be one of the first 150cc Vespa scooters to be launched in India.

The styling of the Vespa VXL 150 harks back to the retro design of the old-school Vespa scooters, which gives it a simple and clean look. It gets a host of trendy features, an electronic display in the instrument cluster and a new mode button on the switch gear. The new-for-2018 instrument cluster has Bluetooth connectivity as standard, with features like the ability to find service centres nearby using GPS. Owners can also use it to track their Vespa. The VXL 150 also a feature called ‘Find Me’ that allows the owner to find it in a crowded parking lot. Chrome has been liberally used on the round headlamp, mirrors, parts of the front suspension and the grab rail. The seat has been revamped to offer more comfort for the rider and pillion. The alloy wheels have also been redesigned.

The Vespa VXL 150, like all other Vespa scooters, is built on a steel monocoque chassis. Though Vespa offers fuel-injected engines in its other global models, the Indian customers have to make do with a carburetted one. The Vespa VXL 150 is powered by a new 150cc single-cylinder air-cooled engine. This engine delivers 11bhp and 11Nm of torque, through a CVT gearbox.

Vespa has upgraded the tyre setup of the Vespa VXL 150, to offer better riding dynamics. The front 11-inch and the rear 10-inch alloy wheels now get broader 110-70 and 120-70 section Maxxis tubeless tyres. The front wheel gets a 200mm disc brake, while the rear wheel gets a 140mm drum brake. ABS is an option worth Rs 8000 or so, but will gradually become standard fitment by the time April arrives.

The Vespa VXL 150 doesn’t have any rivals in the Indian market. It comes in eight paint schemes - green, yellow, white, red, matte black, matte red, matte yellow, and blue. Optional accessories include a front chrome bumper guard, a perimeter kit and a retro visor. The VXL 150 competes with the other 150cc offering from Piaggio Group - the Aprilia SR 150. Although the Suzuki Burgman Street can also be considered as an option.
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Vespa VXL 149 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Sturdy built quality
    • Light weight makes it flickable in traffic
    • Brakes have good amount of bite
  • Could be Better

    • 150cc engine feels under-powered
    • Lack of space on footboard
    • Ride quality is quite stiff

BikeWale's Take

The VXL 150, like all Vespas, boasts of an eye-catchy Italian styling which is purely retro. Besides the good road presence, it is also fairly agile to easily flick in traffic while the good brakes add to the overall experience.  However, the 150cc motor could do with better acceleration. 

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Vespa VXL 149 mileage

As reported by VXL 149 owners, the real mileage of Vespa VXL 149 is 48 kmpl.

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VXL 149 Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • VXL 149 Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 11.4 bhp @ 7,000 rpm

    Maximum Torque 11.5 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

    Emission Standard BS-IV

    Displacement 150 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore --

    Stroke --

    Valves Per Cylinder 3

    Compression Ratio --

    Ignition CDI

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission Automatic

    Transmission Type CVT

    Clutch Automatic

    Fuel Delivery System Carburetor

    Fuel Tank Capacity 8 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 2 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge 384 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported 48 kmpl

    Top Speed --

  • VXL 149 Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 200 mm

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size 140 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 11 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 10 inch

    Front Tyre Size 110-70/11

    Rear Tyre Size 120-70/10

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Single side arm

    Rear Suspension Hydraulic Shock Absorber

  • VXL 149 Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 114 kg

    Overall Length 1,770 mm

    Overall Width 690 mm

    Overall Height 1,140 mm

    Wheelbase 1,290 mm

    Ground Clearance 155 mm

    Seat Height 770 mm

    Chassis Type Monocoque Full - Steel Body Construction

Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) --

Mobile App Connectivity --

GPS & Navigation --

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Single Channel ABS

USB charging port --

Front storage box --

Under seat storage --

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer --

Stand Alarm --

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator --

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo

KillswitchNo

ClockYes

Electric System12V DC

BatteryMaintenance Free

Headlight TypeMulti-Reflector Type

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightBulb Type

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightNo

Additional features--

Vespa VXL 149 Price

VariantPriceSpecs
VXL 149 Connectivity - ABS 1,04,570 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
VXL 149 BS VI 1,23,303 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

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Vespa VXL 149 User Reviews

4.7 (32 ratings) 12 reviews
  • 5

    Visual Appeal

  • 4

    Reliability

  • 5

    Performance

  • 4

    Comfort

  • 4

    Service Experience

  • 4

    Value for Money

  •  4Best 2 months ago by Aditya Srinivas, Visakhapatnam

    Very good bike for daily commence use , good pick up and best outlook, best experience, smooth and very comfortable for short journeys and daily use. best premium scooter to buy in India. Good performance, classic looks, wide range of colour options with funky matte col

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      Never owned

    • Got mileage of

      45 kmpl

  •  3Vespa vxl 150 70th limited edition 3 months ago by Aman Kumar, Patna

    Scooty is too good on performance ,look ,long ride It's top speed i ride approx 105 ,road grip to good but it mileage is to low and wheel base very poor when you ride city in speed-braker the body touch the speed braker it and it side stand not good and fuel capacity 7l

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      25 kmpl

  •  5Exciting vespa 5 months ago by Saumendra Prasad Pradhan, Bhubaneswar

    Riding experience was very nice and exciting . Obviously the only way and the best bike i had ever seen , wheels are very good and has very good machine power and works better than other scooters , vespa engine is very advanced and it leaves other competitors far behind

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      Never owned

    • Got mileage of

      60 kmpl

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