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The Vespa LX 125 is the entry-level model in Piaggio’s scooter line-up in Bangladesh. A modern incarnation of the original the Italian scooters from the 1960s, the LX is offered in a single variant with a 125cc engine which can produce 9.76 BHP @ 7500 RPM maximum power and 10.6 NM @ 6000 RPM torque .
Vespa LX 125 Review – Specification, Breakdown and Analysis
Overview: To put it in simple words, Vespa LX 125 offers the combination of Italian iconic style from seventies combined with great performance that is demanded by today’s riders. The scooter has its own set of followers and lovers. It is one of the world’s best-selling scooters. The vehicle was released in the Indian market during mid-2012, at the time when Vespa reentered India. In the middle of May 2018 Vespa scooter lunch in Bangladesh.
Design: The Vespa LX125’s design incorporates retro styling elements, carrying over the scooter’s signature ducktail-shaped body from 1940s. The scooter offers a comfortable seating posture for the rider, with an optimum seat height and adequate distance between the floor board and the seat, which minimizes the stress on the rider when riding for long durations.On the flip side, the foot board is slightly narrow, which makes it difficult for tall riders to place their feet comfortably apart. For the pillion, the grab rail is mounted low and doesn’t offer any back support. To add to that, the rear foot pegs are placed at an awkward angle, increasing stress on the pillion rider.
Engine & Transmission: Vespa LX 125 powered by an air-cooled 124cc single-cylinder engine that is equipped with a 3-valve system, which helps in improving power and torque outputs. It develops 10.5 BHP @ 7500 RPM and 10.6 NM @ 6000 RPM. It has 62 mm bore and 48 mm stroke. Its engine compression ratio is 10.6:1. Its ignition system is CDI. Its starting method is only electric. Its fuel supply system is carburetor. It has automatic type transmission & clutch.
Body, Break & suspension: Vespa LX 125 has Monocoque Steel High Rigidity Structure type chassis. Its overall dimension is Length 1770mm, Width 690mm, Height 1140mm, its wheelbase is 1290mm and its ground clearance is 155mm and its overall weight is 114 kg. Its front tire size is 90/100 x 10” and rear tire size is 90/100 x 10”. Both tire is tubeless.Its front wheel has drum brake system which diameter is 150mm and rear wheel has also drum break system which is 140mm. It has aircraft derived single side arm in front and hydraulic shock absorber suspension in rear.