- The new Apé Xtra LDX is equipped with Piaggio’s own and customers’ trusted 230cc, Air-cooled, 3-valve engine
- Offered with a long 5.5ft deck, the Apé Xtra LDX promises best-in-class mileage, low operating costs, high working efficiency, and 36 months/1,00,000 km of super warranty
Pune, 18 May 2023: Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian auto giant Piaggio Group and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles, announced the launch of the all-new Apé Xtra LDX. Available in CNG, the new Apé Xtra LDX is a Cargo Three Wheeler with a long 5.5ft deck with best in class fuel efficiency and lowest operating costs.
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It has the trusted and proven 230cc, air-cooled, naturally-aspirated engine with 3-valve technology, which promises high pulling power, superior working efficiency, and low cost of maintenance.
The new Apé Xtra LDX comes with a slew of upgrades making it the best choice for customers:
- Increased grade ability to 26% allowing easy plying on flyovers and hilly terrains
- Tubeless tyres for higher efficiency and stress-free driving
- Higher torque of 17.1Nm to effortlessly carry extra load
- Best-in-class mileage of 40km/kg of CNG
- Max speed of 56kmph, resulting in faster turnaround
- Extra headroom for driver comfort
- Super warranty of 36 months or 1,00,000 kms ensuring low maintenance costs
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Diego Graffi, Chairman & MD, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., said, “Our revolutionary Apé is a fuel-agnostic brand, committed to providing our customers with the most suitable options for their needs. Whether it’s CNG, LPG, Diesel, Petrol, or Electric, we have a product that caters to all. We believe in giving our customers the freedom to choose the variant that works best for them, and we are proud to offer a range of options that are reliable, efficient, and innovative. I am happy to announce the introduction of the new Apé Xtra LDX to our offering and am sure that customers will get the best value out of it.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Amit Sagar, Executive Vice President CV Domestic Business (ICE) and Retail Finance, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., said, “The Apé Xtra LDX has been developed in response to the customer requirements seeking a product which is easy to maintain, has low operating costs and caters to their varied requirements. Based on this insight, our R&D developed the high-quality Apè Xtra LDX which gives the best returns to our entrepreneurial customers by being extremely fuel efficient and providing the best mileage. With the new Xtra LDX, customers can experience it’s great pulling power at faster speeds, and have least economical operations due to savings on fuel costs. We are confident this product will enable increased earnings for our customers due to it’s lower operating and maintenance costs and thereby, ensure high profitability for them.”
The Apé Xtra LDX is launched with a price range starting from ₹ 2,51,586 (ex-Maharashtra) and will be available at all Piaggio dealerships in India.
About Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.
Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Piaggio Group. The Company commenced operations in India in 1999 with the launch of the three-wheeler brand Apé, which was an immediate success and has grown from strength to strength over the years. PVPL created the market, grew it, and has sustained a dominant position in the Diesel and Alternate fuel 3-wheeler segments. Piaggio is a leading player in the light transportation industry with a complete range of three-wheelers in Diesel, Petrol, CNG, and LPG fuel variants & has also entered the Electric vehicle market. The Company’s products are not only endorsed by over 3.0 million satisfied customers across India but also exported to more than 50 countries worldwide. Piaggio has a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant at Baramati in Maharashtra, with an installed annual production capacity of over 3,30,000 commercial vehicles & 1,80,000 two-wheelers. It is also self-reliant in some of the engine categories with its advanced engine plant with a capacity of 2,35,000 engines. Piaggio has an over 4000-strong workforce comprising experienced engineers, R&D specialists, plant workers, sales, service and marketing professionals.
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