Piaggio India has started offering Vespa & Aprilia scooters with ABS & CBS technology since the start of 2019, ahead of the ruling by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on safety norm. Piaggio has successfully implemented Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) and Combined Braking System (CBS) on all products to ensure enhanced braking system for the best riding experience as stated by the company.
The anti-lock braking system ensures braking without slippage, provides rider a greater control of his vehicle by effectively enhancing the braking performance of the vehicle. Similarly CBS system provides proportional brake distribution between the front and rear wheels thereby increasing the stability of the vehicle.
Commenting on the introduction of new upgraded Vespa and Aprilia, Mr. Diego Graffi, Managing Director and CEO, Piaggio India said, “As a global brand, we are committed to the safety of our customers and delighted to comply with the changing safety norms from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. This move will improve the overall safety and riding standards of the two-wheeler industry. For us, our product portfolio was already ABS compliant last year, but we are launching them across the country now to fit the general demand.”
Mr Ashish Yakhmi, Head of Two-wheeler business added, “Our brands, Vespa & Aprilia have always stood for technological advancements, aligning our strategy of pursuing global innovations. Road safety is an important criteria for us hence, we are happy to offer India’s first scooter with ABS & CBS technology for the best riding experience & performance. This makes our products not only stylish and sporty but also equipped with the latest safety system to provide a unique riding experiences.”
As part of their introductory offer, Piaggio India is providing lucrative offer on the ABS range of Vespa and Aprilia two-wheelers from April onwards. Under this offer, customers can enjoy PayTM benefits worth INR 6000, adds the statement of the company.