Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles launched an innovative new product in the Passenger Segment – the all new Apé NXT+. This is a high mileage three-wheeler giving an industry best fuel efficiency of up to 50km/kg for the CNG version. It is equipped with very stylish aesthetic elements which provide it a contemporary and refreshed looks compared to other brand offerings in the industry.
The Apé NXT+ provides best in class space with the capability to perform on any road conditions. It sports a 3-valve engine, which gives high power and pick up along with smooth drivable experience. The Apé NXT+ is the product of next generation for urban Indian last mile mobility solution and offers substantial acquisition cost benefits along with best in market cost of ownership.
“At Piaggio, we are thrilled to launch another three-wheeler passenger vehicle with CNG, LPG and Petrol fuel variants. The rising demand of alternate fuel options and the need to control pollution is giving an impetus to CNG 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. The new Apé NXT+ is designed and developed in India for the Indian market and will also be exported to markets overseas. With the launch of this Apé NXT+ we aim to further strengthen our position in the alternate fuel segment space,” said Diego Graffi, Chairman & MD, Piaggio India Pvt. Ltd.
Saju Nair, EVP and Head Domestic Business CV (ICE) & Retail Finance, Piaggio India Pvt Ltd. commented, “Piaggio is proud to include Apé NXT+ to its diverse fleet of three-wheeler cargo and passenger vehicles. The Apé NXT+ has been developed after thorough research and extensive customer feedback. With the increase in the fuel costs, we understood our customers’ need for higher mileage with cost saving approach and, therefore, Apé NXT+ was born. We certainly believe that with the CNG network increasing in many cities in India, the Apé NXT+ will help us deliver that extra value to the customers who have been looking for a new CNG product in the market.”