2016 Vespa S125 -3

Launched today at The Garage in Kuala lumpur was the 2016 Vespa 125S, at an event organised by official local distributor Naza Premira. Retailing at a cost of RM10,988, this Italian city scooter comes from an iconic line of Vespas that goes back to the 50s.

The 2016 Vespa S125 comes with a 124 cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder, three-valve EFI engine that produces 11.6 hp and 10.7 Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. As can be deduced from the engine numbers, this scooter is primarily intended for urban mobility and as a lifestyle statement for the younger crowd.

New for the 2016 Vespa S125 are the square headlight, stylish mudguards and saddle profile. There are five colours available: Toarnima orange, Rosso Dragon red, Nero Vulcano black, Monte Bianco white and Grigio Titanio matte grey.

Braking for the 2016 Vespa S125 is with hydraulic disc brake on an 11-inch wheel in front, and drum attached to a 10-inch wheel at the rear. Weighing in at 167 kg dry, the S125 carries an 8.3-litre fuel tank, with a seat height of 785 mm.

Naza Premira has priced the 2017 Vespa S125 at RM10,988 excluding GST, insurance and road tax, with a two-year manufacturer warranty. The S125 is available from the Naza Premira showroom in Petaling Jaya and dealers nationwide. While stocks last, 70 units of the 2016 Vespa S125 will come with limited edition decals.