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New Vespa GTS, Piaggio e-scooter, Aprilia e-bike idea and extra showcased at EICMA | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The Aprilia Electrica is the corporate’s new electrical bike idea which has fairly a supermoto-ish design.

The Piaggio Group showcased a wide range of 2023 model-year two-wheelers on the EICMA 2022 underneath its Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Vespa manufacturers. Two of those merchandise are electrical. Right here’s an inventory of the autos that had been showcased.

Aprilia Electrica 

Aprilia previewed its idea electrical bike whose design is kind of supermoto-ish with a tall seat and minimal physique panels. One may also see a twin-spar chassis with the battery and motor nestled inside. The body itself is suspended by a USD fork and monoshock and the bike rides on what seems to be a pair of 17-inch wheels shod with Pirelli tyres. 

Aprilia hasn’t revealed any specs of the battery or motor but; however, by the seems to be of it, the bike seems to be extra mass market than an unique EV.

Aprilia RS 660 Extrema

The RS 660 Extrema is the lightest model of the bike but, achieved by including various carbon-fibre elements. Normal gear features a new and lighter street-legal exhaust system. Additionally contributing to the general discount in weight are the entrance mudguard and the brand new undercover under an engine with a brand-new design, each product of high-quality carbon. The result’s a motorbike that weighs 166kg whereas making 100hp. 

Along with the usual electronics on the RS 660 (traction management, cornering ABS, wheelie management), the RS 660 Extrema additionally has software program to flip the shift sample to a GP-style configuration.

Moto Guzzi V100 Mandello

The V100 Mandello opens a wholly new chapter in Moto Guzzi’s historical past. It’s the first Moto Guzzi to be powered by the brand new ‘compact block’ engine, with its refined technical traits. The V100 Mandello develops 115hp at 8,700rpm and most torque of 105Nm at 6,750rpm. Below the bodywork is a compact and light-weight chassis, suspended by a USD fork and a monoshock. And because the bike is designed for touring, the using place is relaxed with a generously spacious saddle. 

The electronics bundle includes a six-axis IMU for lean-sensitive traction management and ABS. 4 Driving Modes can be found – Touring, Sport, Rain, and Highway. Every of those manages three completely different engine mappings, 4 ranges of traction management, three ranges of engine brake in addition to the settings of the Ohlins Good EC semi-active suspension.

Moto Guzzi V7 Stone Particular Version

The basic V7, one of many best-selling Moto Guzzis, now will get a Particular Version. It flaunts a particular Shining Black color scheme, with contrasting graphics and crimson particulars on the tank. The Moto Guzzi V7 Stone Particular Version is powered by a 66.5hp, 75Nm engine. 

Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber particular version

This Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber particular version seems to be reasonably particular with its distinctive paint job. The corporate calls it a particular workshop with a twin-tone, black-and-grey color scheme. Complementing the black bodywork is the matte black end on the engine that contrasts with the Moto Guzzi branding on the cylinder heads. Talking of the engine, the 853cc mill makes 65hp and 73Nm. One other particular function on the bike is the street-legal, slip-on exhaust.

2023 Piaggio 1 electrical scooter

Piaggio unveiled the 2023 model of the 1 electrical scooter and it affords extra efficiency than the earlier model. Known as the Piaggio 1 Lively, it has a peak output of 3kW, sufficient to propel it to a prime velocity of 60kph and that’s sufficient for the city jungle. Battery vary can be fairly first rate at 85km and including to the comfort is the truth that it may be eliminated and charged at dwelling or within the workplace. Different options on the scooter embody full LED lighting and digital color instrumentation. The corporate claims that it’s the solely e-scooter in its phase with a boot that’s massive sufficient to accommodate a full-face helmet. 

New Vespa GTS

This GTS’ ‘neck tie’ on the entrance protect is new, as are the metallic profiles of the physique, and your entire lighting system is now absolutely LED. The tail part is new as properly, together with the aspect panels, a license plate bracket and recent shapes for the lighting system. The mirrors sit on a wider and extra ergonomic handlebar. 

By way of consolation, the brand new Vespa GTS will get a revised entrance suspension with higher functionality to soak up any sort of bump. ABS and traction management programs come customary. In all, there are 4 variations within the vary and 14 colors on supply. 

Vespa GTV and Primavera Shade Vibe

Constructed on the Vespa GTS base, the Vespa GTV  is reborn with a very new look and options some design parts which might be paying homage to the unique Vespa, just like the headlight on the entrance mudguard. The Vespa Primavera Shade Vibe, alternatively, has a particular two-tone livery with the blue wheels including a splash of distinction.

Rounding off the record of Vespas is 946 10° Anniversario that celebrates 10 years of the Vespa 946 and wears a particular inexperienced color.

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