Piaggio launches Ape NXT+

A subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL) recently launched a new product in the Passenger Segment – the all-new Apé NXT+. The Apé NXT+ comes at an introductory ex-showroom price of INR 2,35,811 onwards for the CNG variant and is available at all Piaggio Authorized dealerships across India.

The newly launched three-wheeler vehicle gives a fuel efficiency of up to 50km per kilogram for the CNG version. It also comes equipped with the Segment First Tubeless and sports a 3-valve engine, which gives high power and picks up along with a smooth drivable experience.

Speaking on the occasion, Diego Graffi, Chairman & MD, Piaggio India Pvt. Ltd. said, “At Piaggio, we are thrilled to launch another three-wheeler passenger vehicle with CNG, LPG and Petrol fuel variants. The new Apé NXT+ is designed and developed in India for the Indian market and will also be exported to markets overseas.”

The rising demand for alternate fuel options and the need to control pollution is giving an impetus to CNG-powered vehicles. The Government of India is taking path-breaking steps to promote alternate fuel options, which in turn is also helping OEMs like us to innovate with our product portfolio to cater to larger customers. “With the launch of this Apé NXT+ we aim to further strengthen our position in the alternate fuel segment space,” added Graffi.

“This new Apé provides the highest in class fuel efficiency, higher comfort, and more space with minimal maintenance costs. Apé’ NXT + comes with contemporary design elements which makes it the most stylish product on offer. The 3-valve technology engine is designed for powerful pickup and exceptional driving experience,” said Saju Nair, EVP and Head Domestic Business CV (ICE) & Retail Finance, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd.