Limited-edition Vespa Racing Sixties to launch next month

    Vespa has added a retro, racing-inspired variant of the SXL 150 scooter to its line-up; to go on sale in March.

    Published On Feb 05, 2020 06:08:00 PM

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    Limited-edition Vespa Racing Sixties to launch next month

    Vespa has unveiled a new scooter called the Racing Sixties at Auto Expo 2020. It’s based on what appears to be the BS6-compliant SXL 150 and gets cosmetic changes that, as its name suggests, are inspired from racing liveries from the 1960s. While its price is yet to be revealed, Vespa has said that it will go on sale next month, along with the disc-brake-equipped Storm 125.

    The base colour on the Racing Sixties is white and gets contrasting red-and-gold graphics towards the front and the sides. The scooter also has matching gold-coloured wheels. The white-coloured piping on the seat that matches the scooter’s base colour is another design touch. Components like the headlight surround, mirrors and exhaust shield are finished in matte black; and it gets a smoked windscreen that sits above a new LED headlight.

    Powering the Racing Sixties is a 150cc, three-valve, fuel-injected, BS6-compliant engine that makes 10.4hp at 7,600rpm and 10.6Nm of torque at 5,500rpm. Braking is handled by a 200mm disc up front and a 140mm drum at the rear. ABS is also part of standard equipment on the scooter. Speaking of equipment, the Racing Sixties is also fitted with an under-seat light and a USB charger.

    The standard BS6-compliant SXL 150 gets a Rs 1.26 lakh price tag. The Racing Sixties is expected to cost more, but not by a significant amount. One can expect its price to be around Rs 1.30 lakh.

    (All prices, ex-showroom Delhi.)

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