A chat with Diego Graffi, MD and CEO, Piaggio India revealed that Aprilia has cancelled its plans for launching the Aprilia RS 150 and the Tuono 150 in India. Instead, the corporate shall be engaged on a brand new bike within the 300-400 cc phase.
Aprilia is creating a brand new bike within the 300-400 cc vary, particularly for India and Asia
Aprilia and Piaggio have large plans within the two-wheeler phase for India. While the producer hasn’t been in a position to attain its potential in India but, Diego Graffi, MD and CEO, Piaggio India believes that India has lots to supply when it comes to gross sales potential to the corporate. Giving us a top level view of Aprilia’s future path in India, Graffi confirmed that Aprilia is or has plans of engaged on a brand new bike within the 300-400 cc vary, which shall be designed and developed particularly for India. Graffi mentioned that these bikes shall be launched in India by 2023.
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The new bike shall be designed and developed in Italy, however will probably be manufactured in India. The styling is more likely to be impressed by the Aprilia RS and Tuono vary. To a query about two 150 cc bikes showcased on the Auto Expo 2018, the Aprilia RS 150 and the Aprilia Tuono 150, Graffi mentioned that the market has developed and now progress is within the mid-size phase, within the 300 cc plus capability, and that’s what Piaggio is contemplating, a brand new platform which shall be focused particularly at Asian markets, together with India.
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This successfully implies that Aprilia could rethink its determination of launching the RS 150 and the Tuono 150 in India. Both these bikes have been showcased at Auto Expo 2020 to gauge curiosity of consumers. Aprilia is more likely to take the premium route with the brand new 300-400 cc bike(s) and cargo it with efficiency and options. Team carandbike in reality, had reported this growth proper on the time of the Auto Expo.